Nadia Emek

About Nadia Emek

Nadia Emek is a classroom assistant at a secondary school in Edinburgh. She is married with 2 teenage children and a cat called Oliver. She loves to go swimming, walking, and enjoys photography. Yet she finds nothing better than spending time in her kitchen, cooking for her family and friends, and chatting round an old worn, but much loved, kitchen table. Ooh, if only that table could talk...

Vicky Sponge – party accessory

June and July are busy months amongst our family and friends as there is not a week that doesn’t go by that we haven’t had at least one or more birthdays; and it has been a month of endless parties, … Continue reading

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  I was watching a TV programme the other night which had two famous Italian chefs motoring around Italy in a camper van, stopping in wee hilltop villages and towns, which seem as if they are ‘stuck’ on the side … Continue reading

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Being a boring mum – the perks!

As a parent you tend to accept that you have a huge amount of roles to perform on a daily basis; cook, cleaner, laundry mistress, banker, taxi driver,  to name but a few; and recently I added yet another feather … Continue reading

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Something from the weekend

I have just spent the last weekend tucked away in a rather lovely, large house, with five incredibly funny and wonderful friends, perched on the hillside, surrounded with fields of newborn lambs, commanding views that were postcard worthy. Thankfully, we … Continue reading

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Comfort food after study

Most of you will be heading off to school this week and have probably spent the past 2 weeks studying – probably!  I have noticed that my daughter is a shade whiter than when she entered her ‘burrow’ at the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Tiffin for study breaks

It’s the Easter holidays, and for most a time to study for exams. I just remember sitting hour after hour in my room surrounded by books writing and re-writing notes armed only with a flask of coffee and an endless … Continue reading

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Making bread…and memories


I didn’t realise just how much bread was part of my daily diet until I stopped eating it for Lent. Actually, it was really to support my chocy-holic daughter who decided to give up her daily ration of Nutella for … Continue reading

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