Gyuveche (easy recipe)


Some of you asked what I would cook in the Bulgarian clay pots my mum sent me not so long ago. Here is an easy gyuveche recipe. Ingredients For one portion (one pot) you will need: 1 table spoon of oil (I use grape seed oil because it's supposed to be healthier, but in Bulgaria you'd normally … [Read more...]

Grateful for gifts and my mother-in-law

Rose quartz

You might remember me mentioning Julie Parker's Build Your Biz + Blog with Love Workshop last week. In addition to all the knowledge and inspiration I also received some lovely gifts there. I wanted to enjoy my gifts without all the questioning, 'What is this?', 'Can I play with it?', 'Can I take it … [Read more...]

Grateful for martenitsi


In Bulgaria the first day of March is a celebration of the coming spring and people give each other martenitsi (good luck charms from red and white yarn). Last year we made our own martenitsi. This year my mum sent us some by mail. She was stressing that we weren't going to get them on time … [Read more...]

Pre-school friendly tikvenik (recipe)


We had to go to a multi-cultural night at my son's pre-school last week and I was struggling to decide what to cook. They have no eggs and no nuts policy. Last time I made a salad, but that was all I could come up with that was eggs and nuts free. I settled on a traditional Bulgarian recipe, but … [Read more...]