Back in the Kitchen!

In the pursuit of my teaching career I have neglected my passion for cooking. With countless hours of marking essays, planning lessons and preparing progress reports, I was starving my creativity. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy cultivating young minds but I’ve been feeling like a spectator of life but not a participant. I’m excited…

Daily Prompt: Harmonize

via Daily Prompt: Harmonize Fresh dill and chives harmonize deliciously well with the light flavour of roasted turkey and sharpness of Gouda cheese. This combination of textures and ingredients take the humble Oat Bran Galette to a grand status of fabulous breakfast dishes.

Instinct 

It takes a keen sense of smell and taste in order to create a delicious meal. It takes trusting your instinct when planning the perfect menu. It takes confidence to trust your instinct that a new recipe will be a hit. My instinct was right with this delicious Spaghetti Squash Quiche. Recipe to follow.

Daily Prompt: Realize

via Daily Prompt: Realize It’s been a few weeks now that I have been adding cinnamon to my husband’s oatmeal every morning. Aside from the delicious taste I have noticed a change in his overall mood. A few years ago, I saw this movie called “Spice of Life” which has stayed with me because of…

Dolmadakia

Originally posted on Eleni's Culinary Journey:
Today, since I had a whole day to dedicate my time to making something delicious for my family to enjoy, I decided to make a classic Greek dish – Dolmadakia. Dolmadakia have many names depending on the region they are made in. Some enjoy them as the start…

Cinco de Mayo Bacon Pie

I know this post is past its due date seeing how we are in June and Cinco de Mayo is a resent memory but I wanted to share with you one of my creations that was inspired by Saveur magazine that didn’t have much to do with Cinco de Mayo at the beginning. In the…

Deconstructed Causa – Causa nuevo

¬†For a while now I was craving one of my favourite Peruvian dishes; Causa. Causa is dish that is popular as an appetizer and commonly shared at pot-luck dinners. The first time I tried Causa was at the first Christmas with my husband’s extended family. I remember being pleasantly surprised by the velvety texture of…