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Stifado (Greek Beef Stew)

ByJay WadamsApr 13, 20246 min read
This rich and sumptuous recipe comes from my good friend Deirdre Guthrie, owner of the Gardens of Irini in Bellapais, Cyprus. The secret to this dish is the long, slow cooking time, which makes the flavours extraordinarily intense and the meat meltingly tender.
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Turkish Bread (Ramazan Pidesi)

ByJay WadamsApr 12, 20246 min read
Pillowy soft, golden brown bread with a crunchy topping of nigella and sesame seeds? It can only be Turkish Bread or Ramazan Pidesi. This delicious bread is so simple to make and is perfect for filling, stuffing, dipping and more.
Oven Roasted Chicken Marbella

Chicken Marbella

ByJay WadamsApr 11, 202410 min read
The Silver Palate’s Chicken Marbella is a fabulously retro dish bursting with Mediterranean flavour. The sweet, sour and salty combination of olives, capers, red wine vinegar, prunes and garlic has won fans for generations and for good reason – it’s delicious!
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White Chocolate Macadamia Blondies

ByJay WadamsApr 8, 20245 min read
White Chocolate Macadamia Blondies are, in my opinion, even more delicious than a classic chocolate brownie. With a gorgeous caramel flavour and a soft, fudgy texture, the glorious combination of white chocolate and macadamia nuts is simply irresistible.
Shrimp, Watermelon and Feta Salad

Shrimp, Watermelon and Feta Salad

ByJay WadamsMar 24, 20246 min read
Shrimp, Watermelon and Feta Salad is a glorious mixture of textures and tastes, with cool watermelon perfectly pairing with garlicky shrimp, salty feta cheese and a pop of chilli. This simple recipe is summer on a plate!
Fruity Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

ByJay WadamsMar 22, 20249 min read
Deliciously sweet and sticky, my easy Hot Cross Buns recipe is perfect for baking this Easter. Serve generously slathered with salted butter.
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Herb Crusted Roast Lamb

ByJay WadamsMar 15, 20247 min read
My Herb Crusted Roast Lamb is a brilliant recipe for your next Sunday roast or dinner party, with perfectly tender, rosy pink lamb surrounded in a bright green fresh herb and lemon crust. Served with plenty of mint sauce and some Mediterranean roast vegetables, this is a meal the whole family can enjoy.
Made from light, fluffy homemade marshmallow smothered in rich, dark chocolate, these Marshmallow Easter Eggs are sure to delight children and adults alike. The perfect homemade Easter treat.

Marshmallow Easter Eggs

ByJay WadamsMar 13, 20248 min read
Made from light, fluffy homemade marshmallow smothered in rich, dark chocolate, these Marshmallow Easter Eggs are sure to delight children and adults alike. The perfect homemade Easter treat.
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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!


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Sweet Things
cocktail hour
Herb Crusted Roast Lamb
Marshmallow Easter Eggs
Easy Overnight Bread Rolls
New Zealand Afghan Biscuits (Cookies)
Raspberry and Almond Cake

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.
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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…

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…


Below are some of my most popular dinner recipes. Quick and easy with simple ingredients and big flavours.
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.
Italian Beef Cannelloni Recipe
An easy-breezy dinner for springtime, Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts are simple to prepare but look and taste fabulous. This is a brilliant recipe for an easy dinner party or Easter lunch.
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Baked Honey Lime Chicken
Feta and Pesto Stuffed Chicken

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