To Peel Or Not To Peel – Part 2

For today’s lunch I prepared pork filet with mushroom sauce and vegetable rice. Cleaning the mushrooms, I remembered some TV cooking shows where the chef was suggesting to peel the mushrooms. Doing the same, I thought, what for??! What difference does it make? So I took back the paper towel I started up wiping the…

Greek Vegetable Pie (Χορτοπιτα)

Maybe you already know my recipe for Chortopitarakia, the small pies stuffed with wild green herbs. If you do not have the time or patience to make those you should try this pie. Compared to the small pies it will take you about half hour to prepare the pie before cooking. So it is quickly…

Greek Pies with Wild Herbs (Chortopitarakia)

This is one of my favorite dishes in Greek Cuisine! What I especially love about  living on the island of Crete is the use of wild herbs in the daily nutrition. Not only to spice the dish but also to eat as a side dish or salad. There are still a lot of women, old…

Fruity Pasta Salad

This salad is really refreshing for summer. It is sweet and salty at the same time and the perfect side dish for your next BBQ. My mother used to make this salad for hot summer evenings. We all loved this salad very much and it is also a perfect party salad. What you need: 500…

Tossed Salad with Bourbon Dressing

First time I had this salad was in a burger/steak house in town. This salad flashed us all so much that I had to do it myself at home aswell. It is really easy and give a different taste to your usual vinaigrette. You can prepare a larger amount of the dressing and keep the…