Roasted Vegetables and Short Beef Ribs

 Over the last several weeks I have been slowly going through my Nutrafarms order. Dish after dish I am very pleased with the quality of the meats Nutrafarms produces. The other night, I decided to try the Short Beef Ribs that came in my Beef package. Since we had ordered the sampler package I didn’t…

Kokkinisto me Meltzanes – Beef with Eggplant in Red Sauce

Every now and then I like to cook dishes that have been passed down to me from various family members or friends. I like to call them Heirloom Recipes because like most heirlooms that are cherished generation after generation I believe recipes can have the same quality. Today I would like to share with you…

Dolmadakia

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 to a sumptuous meal. Others enjoy them…

Kaleorizo

It is no secret now how much I love to eat kale. I have eaten kale raw as a salad, steamed with olive oil and lemon and mixing in with lentils for added texture. A couple of days ago I decided to recreate a traditional Greek dish by substituting spinach with kale. Thus I have…

Remembering Summer

We are well into September now and it looks like we’ll be having a proper Autumn after all in Toronto. The days are getting shorter, the air is getting cooler and the leaves are already changing colour. Autumn is definitely in the air. As I look through my food photos of the summer I am…

Rotiserrie Chicken and Roasted Potatoes

A week ago I celebrated my fourth decade of life with my family by gathering around the backyard patio and barbecuing a feast. One of my father’s favourites things to do is to barbecue. He will barbecue anything in any season which is great because we enjoy grilled meat and vegetables all year round. Every…

Tzatziki

In a few weeks, I will be participating in the Hot and Spicy Food Festival at the Harbourfront Centre as a Demo Chef. On August 17th at 5 pm on the Terrace I will be showing visitors how to make Politikes Keftedes and classic Tzatziki. For last few weeks I’ve been busy preparing samples for the…