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,…

South Of the Border Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Yesterday, I had a craving for meat sauce and pasta because its one of my go-to comfort food dishes. I love the meaty texture of the ground meat and the neutral flavour of the pasta that picks of the savoury red sauce with each bite. There is nothing more satisfying than a steaming plate of…