Sausage and Cheese Frittata

A few times I have been told that I spoil my husband because I cook for him everyday. Perhaps this is true however I believe providing good food for my family is not spoiling them, it’s giving them the nourishment to lead healthy productive lives. Sometimes I am stuck on an idea or I don’t…

Efstratia’s Lasagna

Today I am sharing with you a recipe that was given to me by my sister, Efi because everyone should try this alternative take on the traditional Lasagna; especially if you are trying to cut back on your simple carb intake. Efstratia’s Lasagna is a hearty Lasagna loaded with nutritious vegetables, filling ground beef and…

Meat Sauce with Spinach

It seems that every food blog, magazine or show has a great idea on how to pack in more nutritious ingredients into favourites. One our favourites is meat sauce with spaghetti. It is a classic for many families however I tried a new recipe that not only was tasty but healthier. The combination of fresh…

Cooking with Mom

This afternoon, I had a cooking lesson from the best cooking teacher I know…My Mom! She taught me everything I know about Greek Cooking. She is well known for her killer Pites and her homemade Pizza is a close second. One of my favourite dishes is Pizza. I believe it is a complete meal (depending…

Sunday Afternoon Frittata

Sunday Afternoon Frittata After a day of tutoring, empanada baking and some much needed rest from cooking, I was relaxed enough this afternoon to make this delicious and easy Sunday Afternoon Frittata. I had some leftover chorizo from a couple of nights ago and since I don’t usually like eating the same thing twice I…

Shrimp with Artichokes and Tomatoes

Shrimp with Artichokes & Tomatoes A few years back a celebrated my birthday in the Big Apple, New York City with one of my good friends, Suzanne Cowan. It was one of the best trips I had taken because it was full of new experiences for me. That summer I went to Broadway Show and…

Saturday Night Scramble

Saturday Night Scramble This recipe was created out of desperation. Last night, I had the intention of making dinner as simple as possible. After a long day of teaching, my plan was to buy a roast chicken from my favourite supermarket and pair it with their yummy potato wedges and a crisp salad. Unfortunately, that…

Italian Lentils with Sausage

Lentils are a staple in the Greek and Peruvian diet. Turns out lentils are popular in other cultures as well. This recipe was inspired by Jamie Oliver’s – “Jamie’s Italy”. I like the combination of lentils and sausage. The Greeks eat them as a soup. The Peruvians eat them chunkier with rice and fired eggs.…