special occasions


Every day is a good day for a romantic dinner. I can always find a reason for one. I made this one first time some time ago, when without a known reason there was a bottle of Prosecco waiting for … Read more…


…Christmas time, mistletoe and wine… Yes, mistletoe and wine will certainly be present at our home on Christmas day. Although every year, the main question is, what to make for the Christmas meal? As we celebrate the Christmas Eve as … Read more…


A warm summer evening. It’s time for a home-made dinner, but who wants to stay inside on an evening like that. Let’s go out. A dinner on the balcony. A few candles lit to give the evening an even more … Read more…


I found inspiration for this recipe in a beautifully illustrated book by Celia Brooks ‘Low Carb & Gluten-Free Vegetarian’. I like referring to it for healthy no-fuss recipes, whether it’s for a special occasion or just a simple ‘something’ without … Read more…


Can you make a special dinner for that special one and still keep to the diet? You bet! I admit first few weeks or maybe even a couple of months on the diet were rather tricky, as it required a … Read more…


Here’s a relatively quick and easy festive recipe. It uses ready-to-roll puff pastry and as long as you’ve got all the ingredients to hand, it doesn’t take much effort or time to prepare, so you can easily make it on … Read more…


I think I’ve just found one of the sexiest vegetables to cook with (before you say anything, who said vegetables can’t be sexy?) I admit, it can be a bit fiddly to prepare, especially the first time you’re trying to … Read more…


What are the key ingredients of the ultimate romantic dinner? The two of us. An open mind. An honest heart. A mindful spirit. Comfortable silence. A sparkle in the eye. A smile that says it all. The harmony. Happy anniversary, … Read more…


One year ago was a very magical day. One year ago we celebrated our love with closest family and friends. One year ago we said ‘Yes, I do’ to each other. It hasn’t changed anything between us, but then we … Read more…


It’s time for picnic! The sun is shining, the weekend is here, the mood is good… Erm, rewind, where’s the sun shining? Well, we did have a few hours of sun shining in the afternoon, although not quite enough for … Read more…