lamb potatoes1

Greek Easter Lamb Leg in the oven

Nothing can be compared with the taste of Greek Easter Lamb slowly spit-roasted for seven -eight hours. But who has… Continue reading »

Smyrneika cookies8

Smyrneika: Greek Easter Cookies

Greek traditional Easter cookies as the housewives of Smyrna used to make them. Of course, back then, in the beginning… Continue reading »

pita chicken salad humus ready

Pita pockets with chicken, veggies and quick humus

There is nothing compared to a quick tasty meal full of flavors. Like a pita pocket filled with chicken and… Continue reading »

panzenella salad3

Panzanella Salad with Garlic Bread & Parmesan Poached Egg

Chunks of double roasted stale bread rubbed with garlic and fresh thyme,  sweet tomatoes, a handful of mixed greens, all bathed in… Continue reading »

Roasted yellow peppers & anchovies

Roasted yellow bell peppers with anchovies and capers

A picture cannot capture the taste explosion happening once you bite on a roasted yellow bell pepper wedge filled with fresh… Continue reading »

smoked salmon honey mustard sauce

Delicious! Smoked Salmon with quick Honey-Mustard blobs

Certainly quick, undoubtedly delicious: Cream cheese spread on multi-grain bread cuts, thick slices of smoked salmon, sprinkled with lemon splashes,  fresh… Continue reading »

choco cinnmon croissants one green1

Bitter Chocolate Cinnamon Crescents: simply irresistible!

I officially admit: I cannot resist to this puffed and fluffy crescents, this buttery yeast dough, golden browned and full… Continue reading »

Greek carrot and arugula salad

Salad with sweet carrots and peppery arugula with olive oil & lemon

Almost Spartan. Simple, light and refreshing, a sald with just few ingredients away from sophisticated finesses. Sweet carrots, peppery curly wild arugula,… Continue reading »

Spaghetti with olive oil, parmezan cheese and fresh basil

Easy Spaghetti with Olive Oil, Parmezan cheese and fresh Basil

After all this cooking and baking during the festive season, we certainly need now something light, and preferably without meat… Continue reading »

mini lemon pies1

Mini Lemon Pies with Puff Pastry and Meringue

They are just two-three mouthfulls big. Puff pastry, lemon curd and airy meringue.They are quick and easy to make: Mini… Continue reading »