all posts by date

Summer Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad is one of the many answers to a very annoying question. “What am I making tonight?”. An even more important question when you have a family of five. Ok four since the 5th [...]

Lemon Garlic Prawns (Gluten Free)

It’s been so hot as of late. When it’s this hot, I usually try to make salads or things that don’t have me hovering over the hot stove. So, I like this dish for that reason, [...]

Elma & Fred revisited

Georgiou Griva Digeni 42-44, NICOSIA, 22680400 Mon-Sat 9:00-23:00 Elma and what? Fred. Elma & Fred. The funky shop with the cool name should be your new must-visit place for two main reasons 1) The new “Green [...]

Lime Energy Balls

I’ve seen a million recipes on cacao bites and fruity bites but it’s the first time I looked into lime bites. If you are a lime / lemon fan I guarantee you will love them. Ingredients [...]

Wood ‘N Fire Art Bakery

40-42 Vyzantiou Street, Strovolos, 22263110, NICOSIA Mon – Fri 7am – 9pm, Sat 7am – 3.30pm, Sun Closed All-natural, hand-crafted, clean label, no E’s…these are the first things Yiannis will tell you when he talks about Wood ‘n’ [...]

Gluten-free Pasta with Superfood Pesto with Foodsaver Stores

There can never be too many ways of enjoying superfoods. And if you have kids you do need to be innovative more often than not. I have been making this recipe for the past 3 years [...]

Mikaela Kovis for Kovis Jewellery

Riga Feraios st, LIMASSSOL, 25343771 Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 10:30-13:00, 15:30-19:00, Wed & Sat 10:00-14:00 They are not jewellery traders, they are not a jewellery marketplace, they are not importers. They are jewellery makers, graders, designers. There’s not [...]

A day at Minthis

Minthis, Tsada, 26842200 All I knew about Minthis before last Tuesday was that it was a Golf resort and that from what I’ve seen in pictures it has nice villas. The fact that they had 5 [...]

Nocciola Sweets + More

Dimofontos 1, NICOSIA, 22775588 Mon – Fri 7:00-20:00, Sat 9:00-20:00 It all started around 3 months ago when I gave birth to my third baby. All I was doing was searching for sweets to give out [...]

Beach snack ideas

Summer beach days are here and I couldn’t be happier. Also because I have finally managed to become more efficient in packing for 2 kids. Although fruit is standard I am currently exploring ideas for (not [...]

Salmon Burgers 101

I have never made salmon burgers before. But I have to say I was really, really pleasantly surprised. They freeze well too, which is great as they make for a great and easy dinner, whether freshly [...]

Steaks on BBQ with Foodsaver Stores

When I lived in London I missed a lot of things but at the top of the list were undoubtedly the summer barbecues. There’s nothing better than an early evening barbecue with wine, sunset and good [...]