This fantastic dish is based on a short video a friend sent me on how to bake a steak pizza star. It looked so inviting and delicious, I had to recreate it using my favourite pizza toppings. It’s like making a «calzone» only in a more attractive shape. My kids love it and enjoy making it . You can use any ingredient you fancy. In fact, this is a great recipe to be really creative. And because, everybody loves da pizza! Continue reading
It’s the perfect appetizer or vegetarian main. Almost like a small, gluten free pizza with a mushroom base. So light and summery. Serve it on a bed of rocket leaves, drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette. Continue reading
This dish screams summer. The aroma of fresh mint is enough to cool a hot summer’s day. Or at least feel like it’s a bit cooler. Continue reading
* “Kolokasi” in Greek.
They are perfect! Crunchy, crispy and perfectly seasoned, they are the best company to a summer night’s drink. We Cypriots are used to eating taro root (kolokasi), braised in tomatoes and celery; A dish I must admit is one of my favourites. But fried taro root chips are simply irresistible. Take care to slice them thinly and fry over medium heat, to retain crispiness. Continue reading
Every time my husband craves “Gyro”, the nagging begins. I know, it’s nerve breaking to really crave for something and someone (a.k.a. me) is not letting you enjoy it without the guilt. Ok, so I’m bossy! But only when it comes to food. Continue reading
It was one of those days, that chicken was on the menu. Roasted chicken with potatoes is a weekly staple in my house. Kids like it, grown ups like it, dog likes it. This time I had to try something new. My kids are my worst nightmare when it comes to food, so I had to make something not too strange or new to their taste buds. So I squeezed lemons, I chopped onions, I mashed garlic, I poured in the wine, emptied the mustard jar and went overboard with the pepper mill. I also drank some of the wine. Continue reading
Orzo is my favourite shape of pasta. Because of it’s denser structure it absorbs more sauce, thus becoming creamy and wonderful without being overcooked. Nobody likes mushy pasta and with orzo it’s more difficult to mess up. Continue reading