Quinoa Spinach Salad

Salads make for a great meal especially during the hot Summer days. They are easy to prepare, healthy and can be very versatile. You can add a variety of ingredients in your salad, depending on the current fresh produce and what is available in your fridge/pantry. The quinoa spinach salad has recently become one of my favourite salads….

A Visit to Berlin

Last week, we decided to take a short trip to Berlin for the weekend. Flights between Budapest and Berlin are conveniently scheduled on Saturdays early in the morning and return on Sundays late in evening. They were definitely two long days. However, we managed to get around the city and explore quite a lot. We were very lucky…

Aubergine & Zucchini Rolls

Aubergines are definitely one of my favourite vegetables and I love experimenting with new ways to turn a basic aubergine into something interesting! Recently, I have been making these aubergine rolls and have been experimenting with different fillings. The below combination is my favourite. 🙂 If for any reason, you would like to omit the zucchini,…

Memories of home

The past 5 weeks have flown by so fast! We had a great time with our families, with the highlight of the trip being celebrating my parents’ birthday and my brother’s wedding. We also met some of our old friends to catch up over drinks, lunch or a bbq. Although we had planned to do a lot…

Madeira Cake & White Chocolate Ganache

In my last blog post, I shared photos of the surprise birthday cake which I baked for my parents’ joint birthday celebration. I had a lot of positive feedback and I thought that in this post, I will share the exact recipe and amounts I used to bake my own cake. I based my recipe on the one…