raisins bread “stafidopswmo”

‘stafidopswmo’ raisins bread reminds me of school! my mom used to give my sister and me a light lunch for school but I always liked eating a soft and most of the times still warm from the bakery stafidopswmo.. and I still do to be honest! it’s a great combination with a nice cup of…

fried eggs with rucola salad

when you’re moving into a new house and given the circumstances your kitchen is not 100% equipped, you remember this delicious, quick, healthy little meals that you haven’t eaten for a while mainly because you’re busy with building a cooking blog and thought that fried eggs are not that ‘fancy’! the recipe ingredients 2 eggs 30ml. olive oil…

pappardelle with mushrooms

if you really want to make a good impression go with something simple but tasty, casual but unique, a dish that anyone would like to eat but all would think it was especially made for them.. and believe me they would feel special if you feel it too when you cook it, I know it sounds…

chimichurri sauce

chimichurri sauce comes from Argentina and it’s said that stands for ‘give-me-curry’ or in other words ‘give me sauce-seasoning’. people there eat it mostly with red meat but here’s what; today I moved in my new house, so when you have to finish up some many things you’re happy to have a jar with chimichurri sauce,…

chicken with potatoes & carrots

this may look like a ‘Sunday’ recipe let’s say, you know the ones that your mother used to cook cause everybody would eat together for sure and most of the times it would be a recipe that require more time. The truth is that this one will take a lot less time than what you’d expect but for…

potato chips

I know that nowadays people take good care of their nutrition avoiding junk food amongst other potato chips. the thing is you shouldn’t avoid them but find a way to eat the healthy version of them, where possible. with the home made potato chips you’ll get so enthusiastic by the taste and the compliments from your…

pisia

my great grand mother was born and raised in Pontus, the ancient Greek colony in Black Sea, a region tied to epical narratives with Jason, Hercules, Odyssey, inhabited by highly competent merchants and overal hospitable people, Pontic Greeks. I never called her grandma; everybody called her ‘Mana’ – Mother. She was mother to everyone and source of unique Pontic recipes…

salmon with lentils & rice

well, did I grew up with salmon? no. I  was eating it from time to time but I was always told to eat ‘locally’ and ‘seasonally’, meaning enjoy the place and time of the year you’re into. so of course you can find good salmon in Greece if you want but you can certainly find the…