Category Archives: Pantry

Pantry basics: Homemade candied citrus peel

  Candied citrus peel is something that seems inessential but once you start having a jar of it in your kitchen, you will wish that you started making these sooner. While it may seem tedious and time-consuming to make your … Continue reading

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Pantry staples: Chocolate coated nuts

  This post doesn’t have a recipe (not quite anyway) and everyone can make these with some good chocolate and some nicely toasted nuts. My dad loves both chocolate and nuts. He loves them on their own and perhaps more … Continue reading

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Pantry staples: Caramelised onion jam

I don’t know about you but I love having a pantry of staples so that on lazy days when I don’t feel like cooking, I would pick out these “ready-made” items and literally throw together a meal in minutes. There … Continue reading

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Chocolate and maple granola

I love having chocolate, especially dark chocolate. Despite my innate love for chocolate,  I usually stop myself for having chocolate and anything chocolate for breakfast especially when chocolate makes up fifty sixty-five percent of the ingredients. That’s until I discovered … Continue reading

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Greek inspired: Homemade carrot marmalade on greek yogurt

I had the most amazing yet unconventional dessert on Naxos (See my previous post on the highlights of my time in Naxos). After a lovely meal having grilled fish and an assortment of cold dips with bread, the lovely waiter … Continue reading

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