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…

Eleni’s Empanadas Crowdfunding Campaign 2015

Good Morning Readers! Today I put my heart on my sleeve with this post. Some of you may know personally, others know me from afar on the web. One thing that you may not know about me is that I hardly ask for help. For a very long time now I have been a one-woman…

Pork Tenderloin Roast with Apples and Onions

A couple of months ago when the Christian world was preparing for Easter many sites, magazines and blogs featured pork dishes that were cooked accompanied with a variety of fruits to enhance the flavour of the pork and to add layers of texture to the dishes. One particular fruit I always was interested in adding…

Easter Beef Roulade

Every Easter it is a Greek tradition to eat lamb and usually roasted on a spit. Those who have a large number lamb eaters in the family and have the space to roast a whole lamb on the soulva partake in the tradition. Those families that are an anomaly will roast a portion of a…

Coconut Cashew Chicken

The other day, I created a new condiment that I totally love. On Sunday, I created a pesto made of cilantro and cashews out of the necessity to consume the cilantro that I forgot in the crisper. Before it was inedible I rescued it from certain ruin and blended the fragrant herb with garlic, lemon…

Cilantro and Cashew Pesto Salmon

Yesterday afternoon I got the best compliment from my husband about my cooking. Usually, I know that my husband likes a dish I’ve made by helping himself to seconds or thirds. If he doesn’t like the food he is eating he will say, “Thank you for the food.”, and then eat a piece of bread,…