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Easy Overnight Bread Rolls

ByJay WadamsJan 31, 20248 min read
I love fresh bread in the morning, but I love it even more when it is as easy to make as these overnight bread rolls. No kneading, an overnight rise in the fridge, then a quick shape and they’re into the oven in time for breakfast. Easy and delicious with a wonderfully crunchy crust, this recipe is ideal for bread-making beginners.
New Zealand Afghan Biscuits

New Zealand Afghan Biscuits (Cookies)

ByJay WadamsJan 29, 20245 min read
New Zealand Afghan Biscuits are crunchy chocolate and cornflake cookies, covered with melt-in-the-mouth chocolate icing and topped with a walnut half. A classic or the NZ kitchen, these sweet treats are loved by old and young alike.
Raspberry and Almond Cale

Raspberry and Almond Cake

ByJay WadamsJan 29, 20245 min read
The perfect tea-time treat, Raspberry and Almond cake has a nutty crunch and bright pops of berry flavour. Quick and easy to make, this cake lasts for several days and is delicious warm or cold.
Sweet and Spicy Devilled Sausages

Devilled Sausages

ByJay WadamsJan 29, 20245 min read
Throw away the packet mix! My recipe for Devilled Sausages is made from all natural ingredients that you probably already have at home. Devilled Sausages are delicious comfort food: juicy pork sausages in a lightly spiced tomato and apple sauce. Yum!
New Zealand Peanut Brownies

New Zealand Peanut Brownies

ByJay WadamsJan 24, 20246 min read
Soft, chewy, salty and chocolatey, New Zealand Peanut Brownie cookies are quick to make and utterly moreish. One cookie is never enough! A Kiwi classic recipe.
Tasty Chickpea Burgers

Tasty Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers

ByJay WadamsJan 24, 20245 min read
My Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers are made from nutty chickpeas with fragrant spices, fresh herbs and zingy lemon and chilli. Loaded up with yoghurt, chutney and vegan mayo, they are so flavoursome and super tasty!
French Vanilla Custard Tart

French Vanilla Custard Tart

ByJay WadamsJan 21, 20249 min read
French Vanilla Custard Tart or Flan Parisiene is a heavenly treat made with creamy egg custard and tender pastry. My easy recipe will show you how to make this tempting sweet at home.
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Easy Chicken Lo Mein

ByJay WadamsJan 18, 20247 min read
The ultimate Chinese take out! My Homemade Chicken Lo Mein Recipe is quick and easy to make, packed with healthy vegetables and can feed a hungry crowd.
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Hi! I’m Jay

Jay Wadams cook and photographer.

Welcome to Days of Jay!

I’m a cookbook author and food photographer, and Days of Jay is my website where I share easy, delicious recipes that you can cook at home.

My recipes are packed with loads of photos and useful tips and tricks to help you as you cook. These recipes are all inspired by healthy, seasonal ingredients and my travels across the globe, especially in Germany, Italy, Cyprus and Australasia.

I am so excited to have you here, so let’s dive in and get cooking!

RECIPES BY CATEGORY

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Main Event
Sweet Things
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French Vanilla Custard Tart
Easy Chicken Lo Mein
Beef Cannelloni
Creamy Chicken Pie
Portobello Mushroom Burgers


Cosy Comfort Food


The days are getting shorter, and the nights darker and colder which means it’s time for some serious comfort food!

Nothing beats a night in with a rich and delicious stew or casserole. Check out some of my most popular winter warmer recipes below.
Chicken and Noodle Soup

Chicken and Noodle Soup

Is there anything more comforting when you are feeling under the weather than a big bowl of Chicken and Noodle Soup? Even the aroma of chicken soup cooking in the kitchen is enough to lift the mood. Even though it is made from the simplest…

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Creamy Chicken Pie

One of the best things about the weather getting colder is all the delicious comfort food we get to eat! When I’m craving some serious soul food I always bust out the pie dish and bake my famous Creamy Chicken Pie. It is completely irresistible!…

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

Cool and grey in Munich today, ideal for a big bowl of bright, velvety and delicious Greek Lemon Chicken Soup, or Avgolemono. This traditional recipe is so warm and comforting, with plenty of tender poached chicken and a zesty lift of fresh lemon juice. Table…


LOOKING FOR DINNER INSPIRATION?


Below are some of my most popular dinner recipes. Quick and easy with simple ingredients and big flavours.
Creamy Mushroom Pork Medallions
Honey and Ginger Chicken
Spicy, fragrant and bursting with flavour, Asian inspired Pork Meatball Soup with noodles will chase away the winter blues. Ready in under 30 minutes, it is ideal for a weeknight dinner.
One Pan Chicken Biryani
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Summer Roast Vegetable Salad

My FAvourite German Cake REcipes

While people often associate Germany with pretzels and beer, it’s really all about coffee and cake!

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Easy German Cake Recipes