Food&Drink

Toddler’s tea: Shepherd’s pie with cheese crust and sweet potato

~ Thursday 3rd August 2017 ~


Shepherds Pie Recipe

This is a lovely variation of the traditional shepherds pie receipe. I love experimenting with different ingredients – in a ( seemingly never-ending) attempt to get the toddler to eat more veggies and making up tasty easy recipes that don’t require a lot of ingredients. The easiest way to cook up toddler meals, for us, is to divvy up little portions... View Article

3 Easy and Nutritious Toddler Snacks

~ Wednesday 26th July 2017 ~


toddler face eating snack

I was very excited at the opportunity to team up with the guys at Indigo Herbs try out some of their yummy organic ingredients. Lila is 19 months now and has been eating big people foods from day 1 of our weaning journey. We did a combo of baby led weaning and soft foods like yoghurt or porridge. Even though... View Article

My Signature Tomato Mozzarella Salad

~ Sunday 25th June 2017 ~


Tomato Mozarella Basil Salad

This delicious tomato mozzarella salad is my ultimate summer go to salad. I call it my signature salad, because I keep going back to it time and time again. You can have it as a side, or bring it along if you’re invited to a BBQ. It’s refreshing, tasty and a family favourite.   Here’s what you need for the... View Article

Gluten – Free Eating in Croatia

~ Monday 19th June 2017 ~


stuffed calamari

Due to having an underactive thyroid and irregular IBS flare ups, my eating habits are swinging more to a gluten free ( sometimes dairy free)  way of eating. It makes me feel better and my skin looks miles better. Traditionally, Croatia hasn’t had much love for people who eat differently. I can see though that this is slowly changing and... View Article

Instapot Cherry Glazed Pulled Pork

~ Wednesday 14th June 2017 ~


pulled pork maple glaze cherry visnjevaca

On our family holiday to Croatia, my auntie gave us a bottle of Višnjevača, Traditionally, Croats make all sorts of home brews, with fresh herbs, honey, plums, pears or sour cherries. So, I put together an easy pulled pork recipe, which you can use in burgers, fajitas, or on its own with a side of sweet potato fries. I love... View Article

Exploring Croatia with Kids: Baska Voda

~ Saturday 3rd June 2017 ~


Baska Voda Sea Side

I have visited this picturesque little seaside town many times during my childhood and it was always my dream to come back here and experience it again with my family. Long stretches of dreamy beaches, crystal clear water, evening walks along the riva and gelato.  After hiking our way through 4 national parks (Plitvice Lakes, Paklenica, Telašćica, and Krka) we were... View Article