Brunch At Mina A’Salam … Sunshine & Friends …

So after a quick trip to the Airport and picking up Harri in the small hours of the morning … we got back home and managed to get a few more hours of sleep before waking up in the morning … we got ready and headed over to the hotel … met up with our friends Paul, Sarah and their neighbours Veronica and Paul (yes another one) …

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Khoresht Karafs … Celery Stew … Iranian Food Recipe …

Ok so in my post on BATCH COOKING I said I’d post a couple of recipes for the Iranian Dishes I made … and here is the second one … Khoresht Karafs … its basically a celery stew with meat and it has always been one of my favourites … the recipe is my Mum’s and its delicious … whenever I used to go away on a trip on my return home my Mum would always make this for dinner … Yum! … so here goes …

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Taachin … Chicken & Rice … Iranian Food Recipe …

So after my post on BATCH COOKING I said I’d post a couple of recipes for the Iranian Dishes I made … and here is the first one … Taachin … its basically a chicken and rice dish and happens to be one of Perry’s favourites … the recipe is my Mum’s and its delicious … so here goes …

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Batch Cooking … Such a Time Saver …

A few weeks ago back towards the end of September … around my Birthday actually … I decided to cook a lot of food all at once … inspired after a really big grocery shop stocking up on so many different foods I wanted to do so many things with … I knew Perry and I were heading into a busy period with work and guests and I didn’t want the constant worry of making sure we had something for dinner to be something else we had to think to hard about … It was the first time I had done something on this scale so I’m happy to say its worked out really well for us …

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Monday Links For The Week … Paper Toys … Recipes & Other Stuff …

Hello and happy Monday to everyone … we didn’t have a particularly special weekend but it was really quite productive … we bought our first Christmas Presents this weekend … getting ready for our trip home in about six weeks … We hadn’t actually planned on getting Christmas gifts this early but we saw some stuff and figured why not …

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Fresh Pasta & Roasted Tomato And Pepper Sauce …

This weekend I fancied making some fresh pasta … it had been a while since I had last made any pasta from scratch … but I hadn’t had the best results using plain flour previously and I recently I found some Type ’00’ Pasta flour and I wanted to give that a go and see if it would make any difference …

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Monday Links For The Week … Cats … Recipes & Photography …

Hello all … time for another roundup post … it was a quiet weekend for us … I spent Friday on my own with the kittens and Perry didn’t get home till about 2am … but we have done very little over the past few days … just sorting out suitcases … playing with the cats and trying to get our sleeping patterns back to what they used to be …

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