My baby’s breakfast v.2

My baby is probably teething again, the last 4 teeth, and we are done! He doesn’t sleep for a week now, none during the day and very little during the night! I love coffee, but as a beverage, not as a necessity. So A variation, of the previous snack/ breakfast for my baby is a whole peach (since they are in season), a banana, half cups of puffed oats, couple of dried blueberries and2 tbsp of Greek yogurt!
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A quick blend, and voila!

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A very unappealing but delicious bowl of fruits and yogurt for toddlers!

Indian – Mexican Fusion

We recently went for a mandatory trip at Athens (due to our master degree) and catch up with some friends. Since it’s rare for us to go out for dinner, they gave us a choice between Indian or Mexican restaurant . We ended up on the Indian one, for some tikka masala but they suggested it in a naan bread type of pita, like a burrito with vegetables and a yogurt-mint sauce to ease up the fire that we had upon consuming it. My lips were numb at on point and had lost some of my taste buds. They returned soon after but it was good. The naan was huge and could held all the ingredients inside.
So, I decided to make something similar, using a tortilla type pita. I found a doable, simple recipe online
2 cups ap flour, 3/4 cup tepid milk, 1 tsp salt and 2 tbsp butter. Mix them all to get a dough, (for some exciting reason, they were perfect in proportion, I used all the milk and was fine!) and I personally weigh in 8 equal pieces, to get 8 tortillas, the size of a large plate. I heat up my biggest non stick frying pan and I was opening one tortilla while the other was baking. They are baked very quickly and they stay limp !Once, i tried another recipe and I ended up with pitas that where stiff and were cracking if you tried to fold them .0.02.01.22fe65e06df565c4bc0c6aacdfcd6316ed3ff32788cab79417f33ad169b043d8_full
I continued grilling with my chicken thighs. I had marinated them in mild curry sauce, onion powder, garlic powder and ginger powder. I drizzled some olive oil and left them all morning in the fridge. I grilled them and they were very juicy! I continued with cleaning and chopping carrots, cucumbers and green peppers julienne.
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I chopped a tomato for my husband ( I hate them and I couldn’t touch them, but learned to for my baby boy) and some lettuce. As a sauce to combine them all I used plain Greek yogurt. They were delicious, although I have a few observations. I didn’t had any tikka masala spice mix, so it was a lot milder with only the curry spices. All those vegetables took the heat away and it wasn’t spicy at all. If you ate a bite of the chicken alone, it was spicy but as a whole, was pretty mild. This dish, doesn’t need any rice or potatoes to fill full. It’s pretty cheap and can be seen as fajitas for a dinner with friends, were everyone can make their own.
So, enjoy! No photos of the end result, cause my baby awoke in the middle of the preparations!

My baby’s breakfast

My baby doesn’t like milk. He hates milk, like each time I try to feed him, he screams bloody hell. So, After 2-3 hours of trying to drink his, I feel I have to give him something good. So, my go to snack is Greek yogurt, puffed oats, a banana and any kind of berries. Normally, I use dried ones, but this week I found fresh berries and he love them. Blackberries those is, raspberries was bit sour for his taste, so I added a bit of honey and was good then! I love love the color, it can’t be seen so clearly in this photo, but it’s so pretty.0.02.01.0673267e2e34399cb4436de6a03369a5f4846daa3400b98ead03d48da7500de2_full

Just a quick mix and!

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No knead bread

My gift for Christmas was a dutch oven! I wanted one for years, but I couldn’t decide which one, then I thought they are expensive. But ok, I got one cheap-iss.
I kept looking at no knead breads on pinterest and since I got the medium (dutch oven), it was the first thing I did!
Ingredients
3 1/2 cups of flour
1 1/2 cups of warm water
1/4 tsp yeast
1 tsp salt

Basically, mix all the ingredients in a bowl and let it sit in your kitchen for 12-18 hours. Next day, it will be frothy and a bit liquid. So, cut a parchment paper and sprinkle a dose of flour and dump the mixture. Cover in with a towel and let it rest for like 2 hours. Place the dutch oven in the oven 30 minutes before the end of the rising. Open the top and now, take the mixture with the paper and throw it straight in the dutch oven. Place the lid and bake for 45′ minutes. Then take the lid off and bake for 20 more to gain color. And it’s ready!
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