Middle Eastern Meal!

Good things come to those who wait and I’m sorry I didn’t post this sooner but as I mentioned a few weeks ago I made a middle eastern meal for some friends of mine who came to stay! As with any good dinner party you need to spend time with your friends and not all your time in the kitchen so I tried to stick to things I could make in advance and used a combination of homemade dishes and ready made goodies! I made a Tabouleh salad myself and cooked halloumi and marinated chicken. I also made some homemade bab ganoush, an aubergine dip from Lebanon. You can easily recreate this feast at home using shop bought dips and salads. I also used a falafel mix that I bought from Waitrose. It made about 10 falafel for £1.10! I hope you like the images and if you want any information on the dishes just let me know!

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Middle Eastern Meal…

As I might have mentioned before I used to live in Oman in the Middle East for most of my life. Now I’m back in the UK I miss my friends from there so much! We now all live at different corners of the UK and it’s hard for us to meet up but this weekend we are doing just that and I’m planning on cooking a middle eastern feast for us all! I had a search on the internet for some inspirational ideas. This is what I came up with but I will be sure to share pictures of the food I actually make with you next week!

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Time for Tea…

Hi everyone! Sorry it’s been a while since I posted! I’ve been a little busy with a lot on my plate! On the plus side I’m off to Spain in two weeks so expect lots of photos of Tapas 🙂 Last week it was my Grandma’s 86th birthday and we had a surprise tea party for her so I thought I’d share a few pictures of it with you! Some things were bought some were home made but I’m most proud of the lemon drizzle celebration cake I made for her birthday! I hope you like it!

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Beer, Burger and Butties

Spotted this and it simply has to be THE greatest party food of all time! No doubt about it. Tiny shots of beer, miniature burgers and cheese toasties? I’d eat the lot!

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Cookie Canapé….

How cute are these cookie and milk canapés! Use tall shot glasses filled with milk and make homemade cookies, creating a hole in the cookies before baking. Thread onto a straw placed in the milk! A great idea for a baby shower or children’s birthday party!

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Jubilee Party…

To anyone who is having a Jubilee Party this weekend to celebrate the Queen’s diamond Jubilee I’ve gathered together some inspirational ideas to help you on your way!

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Easter Extravaganza…

With Easter just around the corner and hopefully some gorgeous weather in store there’s no better time for a garden party. I love to entertain friends with drinks and nibbles and dressing up the table is all part of the fun. Courtesy of Celebrations at Home (whose link can be found on my website page), here are some stunning Easter table setting ideas to get you in the mood for Spring!

PS. Absaloutely love the tiny Easter Egg Cookies on the edge of the coffee Mugs! So Gorgeous!