Author Archives: lizatemir

Have you ever cooked a hedgehog? I have.

  Bet you haven’t.   Seriously though, of course these aren’t real hedgehogs being cooked, but rather a typical Russian childhood food made of beef mince. The dish is called “the hedgehogs” or “yozhiki” in Russian because of its looks. … Continue reading

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I am back with Banana-choc fitness pancakes for breakfast!

Hi everyone. I’ve been a bit [too] busy with uni and work, and totally abandoned this blog. But! I’ve got a few new things I now cook, and a lot more changes to my eating habits. I also lost around … Continue reading

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Easter Cadbury Mini Eggs, lemon zest, and cream cheese icing sponge cake!

  Hi all! Easter cake! Vanilla sponge cake, lemon zest filling, cream cheese icing and Cadbury Mini Eggs decoration! Mini Eggs actually really make it pop! It’s extremely moist and airy and sweet. I think it’s my best success so … Continue reading

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Packed lunch ideas! 12 things to take to uni/work/school for a healthy meal.

Hey everyone! Thanks for following me 🙂 So, lunch. I always have a lunchbox with me for two reasons: whatever healthy stuff I put there beforehand, there is no way of getting out of eating it afterwards – and I … Continue reading

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How to cook chicken: my top 3 low-fat/fast chicken breast mains.

1. Milk-marinated chicken breasts (ingredients: chicken breasts, milk, any spices you like, light frying oil spray).         2. Roasted sliced (or whole) chicken breast in paprika and garlic (ingredients:  chicken breast and spices – paprika, black pepper, salt, ground … Continue reading

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Olive pork: extra lean pork stir-fried with green olives and onion.

I love pork. And onions. And olives. And I have once had an idea of cooking with only 3 main ingredients (which, of course, has not worked out well for me as I love loads of stuff) so here we … Continue reading

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I’m still here!

Guys and girls! Sorry for not posting anything for so long, I will get on it tonight. Things like olive pork, sandwiches and home-made lunches await!

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Home made chicken kievs and such things with various fillings (mushroom and bacon).

<- I have troubles naming them. Any suggestions? Stuffed chicken cutlets? Stuffed chicken? The top one is filled with mushrooms and the bottom one is, in fact, a chicken kiev (which conveniently has got a proper name). Upon request I … Continue reading

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Mixed mince and potato lazy bake.

  This definitely cannot be regarded as the greatest recipe of all times, but it’s very simple, tasty and makes a perfect main (for me).     Cooking time: about 1 hour 20 minutes, but most of it is just … Continue reading

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Healthy breakfast ideas: make porridge less boring.

The idea behind a good healthy breakfast is to eat a mix of complex and simple carbs (to raise sugar levels after sleep and keep them steady for longer) and some protein. Usually I get hungry very soon after breakfast, … Continue reading

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