Let’s bake a cake! 

 I made my very first birthday cake from scratch for my little brother! It turned out pretty tasty!   
    
   

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New year. New MEals.

So its a week into the new year and so far I have eaten as little meat as possible, I have been swapping meat for a vegetarian option when possible, also I was given an amazing spiralizer for Christmas which I have been using to swap spaghetti for spiralized vegetables with vegetarian bolognese sauce. I am feeling so good, I am less bloated, and I just feel so much better in myself. I would definitely recommend this ‘diet’ change for people who want to make a positive change in their lives this year, its not as hard as it sounds, and its super tasty. Ive also started making my own soups and I will be putting up recipes soon. I want to try at least one new meal a week and upload the recipe for you guys! I hope you enjoy this new journey with me.

   

  

  

  

  

First time, Korean beef

So I’ve never made Korean beef before! I wanted to try something new for dinner so I took to my trusted Pinterest account and came across a recipe for Korean Beef. I sounded and looked delicious! I had most of the ingredients apart from a few things needed for the sauce so I pretty much winged it for that part. It turned out pretty delicious although the sauce was a little strong so I’m not going to put the recipe up just yet as I want to play around with it a little more. It was definitely a good call and went down great with my boyfriend. All around success!    

My love for cooking.

I get this huge sense of accomplishment when I cook a great meal for someone. I find it hard to be confident in anything I do and yet seeing someone’s face light up when they take a bite of something I have cooked makes me so happy. It has always been a dream of mine to open up a small cafe and serve cute meals and cakes, fancy teas and coffees and have the whole place decorated in contemporary pieces of art. Who knows maybe sometime in the future I may end up there, but for now I will just have to get all my enjoyment out of cooking for my famliy and friends. p.s. this was a damn good cooked dinner if I do say so myself. xo 

Breakfast is served 

  For a slightly different breakfast option. I put my own spin on a recipe I found on buzzfeed for making Shakshuka a few weeks back, after finding that the recipe was quite simple, I decided to play around with the basics of the recipe and add my own touch.

Ingredients:

Tomato Passata

Chopped Cherry tomatoes (or normal tomatoes will be fine.)

Chopped pepper, I used a yellow pepper.

onions

garlic powder

basil

cumin

pepper

salt

cheese, feta works better but all I had was cheddar at the time.

and of course, Toast

Its basically a case of adding a little oil to a pan, frying up the onions and adding everything one at a time, you can add as much or as little as you like depending on how many people you are making this for, you can’t really go wrong as its a simple recipe of just lightly frying everything and then covering it over just to let it simmer a little more. I usually have butter on my toast but I found that eating this with dry toast works a lot nicer as the sauce itself is enough to soften up the bread.

garnish with cheese and enjoy

xo