Hi! I’m Jay
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
The Summer Kitchen
The summer months bring us some of the most delicious and flavoursome food of the whole year. Sizzling grilled meats, crisp green salads and icy cold desserts are just some of the highlights!
Below you’ll find some of my favourite warm weather recipes, packed with fresh fruit and vegetables to keep you going all summer long.
You know summer has officially arrived when the markets (and the garden) are absolutely full of zucchini. I love cooking with zucchini, as their creamy, delicate sweetness is the perfect partner for big, bold Italian flavours. One of the best ways to cook these delicious…
Buchteln, or German Sweet Yeast Dumplings are one of Germany’s best kept secrets. Not as famous outside the country as flashier dishes like Black Forest Cake or Bee Sting Cake, these soft, fruit filled rolls made from hefeteig are seriously delicious. Don’t be concerned if…
One of my all time favourite summer dishes is a big platter of Italian Roasted Peppers. This recipe is full of all those wonderful flavours that we associate with la dolce vita. I’m talking roasted and lightly charred peppers, stuffed with goat’s cheese, capers, fresh…
My FAvourite German Cake REcipes
While people often associate Germany with pretzels and beer, it’s really all about coffee and cake!