Chicken with okra & wild figs

Hail wild figs! Wild figs trilogy is starting! All started with the wild fig tree that was brought up by itself (hence wild) in my parent’s yard. A couple of meters away from the ‘normal’ fig tree that gives close to August the loveliest figs in the world. “Figs! Yes! Figs!” that was me late May when I…

Chicken with lemon sauce – ‘Kotopoulo lemonato’

There is a saying in Greek about facing a dead-end. About a time that comes when you feel you cannot move to anywhere, everything seems difficult or scary, a time when it seems that you have no choice, no option to move on. In reality there is only a voice. A voice in you saying…

Chicken soup

My mom used to make chicken soup in two cases: when she would get a nice ‘village’ chicken or when someone in the family was sick. As I got a bit ‘fooled’ from the early spring days, here I am, going down with the flu and making some chicken ‘to get stronger’ as my mom…

chicken filet with dark beer

For the past few years I’ve been living in the Netherlands, the country of canals, windmills, tulips, cheese and beer! beer here can be even cheaper than water, that’s right! and not just ordinary beer but these beautiful, mature dark ones with the bitter taste and the red or brown color, most of the times called the Trappist…

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…