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Potatoes in Tomato Sauce

Potatoes in Tomato Sauce are made all over Mediterranean area, from Spain to Italy and Greece. It is a simple but delicious side dish that you can prepare in 30 minutes on your stovetop (no need to turn on the oven and only one pot to clean). When all the… Read more »

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Elderflower Iced Tea

Making Ederflower syrup is a tradition in my family for many generations. My grandmother made it, as well as my mom and her sisters. Even though I have a recipe and it is very easy to make, my problem is that I live in a large town and have no… Read more »

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Zucchini Rice Soup

Years ago, I saw Silvana Franco, a British-Italian chef, make this Greek summer soup on TV. It looked so tempting, I simply had to try it. The recipe was both unusual and very tasty. I’ve never before tried a soup with lemon zest and rosemary in it. Grated zucchini and… Read more »

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Watermelon Smoothie

Chilled watermelon always brings nice childhood memories of time spent by the sea. Hot weather, beach, sea urchins, star fish, pine trees, crickets… without a care in the world. Watermelon was always treated as a dessert, sort of a prize children would get at the end of a meal. And… Read more »

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Chicken Feta Cheese Pasta Salad

Gourmet Chicken Feta Cheese Pasta Salad can be an incredibly good lunch or one of the dishes on your picnic table. Served chilled, it is great in summer as a stand alone meal. It uses some of tastiest ingredients, like grilled chicken breast, feta cheese, avocados, cherry (or regular) tomatoes,… Read more »

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Eggless Vanilla Ice Cream

Eggless Vanilla Ice Cream is a very easy to make summer dessert. Basically you just mix all ingredients and let your ice cream maker do the job. Another advantage is that you can enjoy homemade ice cream without risk of food poisoning since you’re not using raw eggs. Subtle taste… Read more »

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Apricot Dumplings

Apricot Dumplings (Marillenkn√∂del) are a famous dessert, probably created in Vienna, Austria, then spread all over Austro-Hungarian empire, to countries like Hungary,… Read more »

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Churro Doughnuts

Everybody loves churros, mostly because of their crispy exterior covered with cinnamon and sugar. But, churros are not exactly healthy food since… Read more »

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Asparagus Risotto

I used to make risotto with wild asparagus. It was tasty, but wild asparagus can be a bit bitter. When wild asparagus… Read more »

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Easter Salad

I found this recipe for Easter Salad years ago in an old cookbook. There were no ingredient measurements whatsoever. It is more… Read more »

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Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles is a simple and inexpensive Mexican skillet dish you can make to use up your leftover tortillas and enchilada sauce. It… Read more »

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Lemon Ginger Tea

Lemon Ginger Tea is perfect winter drink because it warms the body from the inside out. It also reduces inflammation, fights respiratory… Read more »

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Semolina Pudding

Semolina Pudding, or semolina porridge or cream of wheat, is a quick milk pudding, cooked on stove top and eaten for breakfast… Read more »