Want something delicious, simple and foolproof for the festive table? Make a chestnut chocolate tart. In the past, just the word “tart” used to be the reason to avoid a recipe and stick to the good old cheesecake. But since I started applying cookie crusts to my tarts, a whole new world of deserts unfolded before me. No blind baking, no resting time, no dough rolling, no chilling time. Just you and your blender. Continue reading
The best way to welcome guests is a tray with crusty slices of bread and flavorful bowls of pâté. I got my chicken livers and mushrooms from Foodsaver stores and I got my bowls ready. Pâté is very easy to make and all you need are great quality ingredients and a good food processor. Continue reading
I love lentils. “Moudjendra” has always been my favourite lentil dish. That’s until I cooked lentils with bulgur wheat. This dish screams healthy and its vegan too. I got so many great ingredients from Foodsaver Stores for this recipe like a fantastic veggie mix. The Green wave mix is a combination of broccoli, kale, courgettes and wakame seaweed. Continue reading
For a person who didn’t grow up eating blueberries, I have been a huge fan of this little fruit which stains everything blue. Even cake batter. I always have blueberries in the freezer so these muffins were inevitable. They are buttery and lemony and fluffy and everything they should be. Enjoy them every day and twice on Sunday 😉 Continue reading
All the satisfaction with a third of the guilt. Ok, so I added some cream. You can make this with 3 cups of yogurt and have zero guilt. But, hear me, this is nothing compared to the guilt that comes with motherhood. Plus, you are not going to eat the whole loaf (are you?)!
I have a “thing” for cherry tomatoes. They are sweet like cherries and juicy like strawberries. Feta and tomatoes scream Greek summer and this recipe is fresh, summery, healthy and delicious. You can marinate the feta up to a week in advance. Continue reading
My grandmother passed when I was twelve. She was the kindest person I’ve ever known. And she was one hell of a cook! She used to make the best “kioftedes” (Cypriot Meatballs) I have ever tasted. Whenever she cooked, all the neighbourhood kids appeared on our doorstep to taste her delicious food. Continue reading