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…

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,…

Indian Daal Empanada – Intro Price for Limited time

  ELENI’S EMPANADAS Introduces a new vegetarian variety to satisfy all taste and dietary needs.  Inspired by “The Hundred Foot Journey”, I have created this Indian Daal Empanada to expand my vegetarian varieties and explore new flavours. Savour the flavours of India; lentils and potatoes seasoned with turmeric, cumin, ginger and cilantro. Now for a…

Perfect Wedding Trio

Special thanks to Jennifer White and the couple to be for choosing Eleni’s Empanadas for their wedding dinner menu. The Perfect Wedding Trio is sure to please everyone tonight as they celebrate the union of two special people up in Beaverton, ON. Muchas Gracias! Congratulations!    Classic Beef, Classic Chicken and Tres Quesos The Perfect…

Aji De Gallina – Spicy Yellow Chicken

Aji de Gallina is by far my favourite Peruvian dish for two reasons. First reason is that it has a special place in my heart as it was the first dish my husband made me while we were still dating. Second reason is that it is the best comfort food I have eaten besides Makaronia…

Dipping Duos

Today is my nephew’s 10th birthday and my sister asked me to make three of my famous dips for the party. To embrace both our Greek and Latino heritage the request was to make Guacamole and Hummus; the Dipping Duos and my savoury Tirokafteri. In this post I will share my recipes for the Dipping…