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Blog - Food Stories

Coconut Bread

Coconut Bread

This is that simple but fabulously tasty & comforting bake that you can make with no special occasion required. A gorgeous, golden loaf that is so easy to make, no fancy equipment needed and only pretty standard storecupboard ingredients.

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'Covrigi'/ Pretzel Brunch

'Covrigi'/ Pretzel Brunch

This really is that perfect lazy yet impressive Sunday brunch - so easy to prepare but oh so pleasing. Covrigi are one of the most popular urban street foods in Romania, very similar to the more widely known pretzel...

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Polenta & Chilli Honey Shortbread

Polenta & Chilli Honey Shortbread

Sweet or savoury? The big question… We’re covering both right here! We love a bit of mixing it up and that delicate balance of sweet and savoury in the same dish. We are also big fans of one bowl recipes without endless lists of complex ingredients. This one is so simple to make, no mess and includes just a few storecupboard ingredients. The shortbread has a fabulous mildly hot flavour and a super interesting melt ing the mouth, crumbly texture. Firstly, we’re using one of the most staple Romanian pantry ingredients… Polenta known as ‘mamaliga’ in Romania. This humble ingredient...

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Soda Bread with Kefir & Honey

Soda Bread with Kefir & Honey

This is our take on a classic Irish soda bread with a couple of twists. A super simple, no-fuss recipe that can pretty much be made in 1 bowl - we love these kind of recipes!

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Peachy Keen

Peachy Keen

Let’s talk about peaches! That blast of sweetness that brings recollections of summer at its best… balmy hot breezes, swimming in lakes and picnicking in fields. 

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