Favourite recipes, Sweets

Profiteroles

I’ve had the idea to bake eclairs or profiteroles for a long time. I went online, checked in cookbooks, watched tons of YouTube videos and I tried a couple of times. Alright, more than a couple. Seven (million) in total! Seven unsuccessful attempts and one more than successful! Ingredients: 65 g Flour Pinch of salt 150 ml Water… Read More Profiteroles

Favourite recipes

Chicken Cakes

Ingredients: 1/2 bunch of spring onions, trimmed and roughly chopped 3-cm piece fresh ginger, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed handful fresh coriander, including the stalks 1 red chili, deseeded and roughly chopped 500 g fresh chicken mince 2 tbsp light soy sauce  dash of nam pla (Thai fish sauce) 1 egg white 2 tbsp plain… Read More Chicken Cakes

Decorations, Special Occasions

Flower Name Day

In Bulgaria, we have special days on which we celebrate names. One of the biggest celebrations is called Tsvetnitsa and it’s exactly on the same day as Palm Sunday. It’s a religious celebration but we also celebrate all flowers, shrubs and even tree names. It’s a moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter.… Read More Flower Name Day

Upcycled

Crocus in a Recycled Pot

This plastic container was actually from a Christmas pudding. While cleaning the kitchen after dinner just before throwing it in the bin all of a sudden I thought how very good looking this container was and how it could be used for something else. Offcourse I imagined a plant in there and decided to use… Read More Crocus in a Recycled Pot