Cantaloupe Summer Salad

We are coming towards the end of July and the weather has just completely gone crazy here in the Netherlands.  Raining one day, Sunshine and hot the next, does not look like it wants to settle down to just Summer.  Today, was a rainy day, a bit hot and humid, so salad was the wise…

La la la Pizza

Your probably wondering why in the world I named the Pizza La la la. Well the other day a really good friend of mine uploaded a song on Fb, that I had not heard in a while.  I am sure you all know Bill Withers song “Lovely Day”. 🙂  Such a happy song to start…

Baked Mushrooms

There are so many different recipes on how to cook Mushrooms.  This recipe comes with a bit of twist…skewers!!!  So, since it is BBQ season, I thought  you might enjoy this lovely Mushroom recipe as a side dish.   🙂   Ingredients: Whole Mushrooms 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil 2 Garlic…

Almond Cake (Patespani Amygalou)

Hello!!!  I am finally done with  painting part of the house. I discovered that some walls need to be wallpapered, and not painted.  To be able to paint them I would have to start from the very basic rules, and since I am not a professional painter I decided to wallpaper them. While searching the…

Greek Rice Pudding (Rizogalo)

This dessert is my favorite, my mother used to make this for me all the time growing up and she still does sometimes.  The reason why this is my favorite is because Milk is involved and not Chocolate.  Truth be told, I am not really a chocolate fan, 🙂   The only chocolate I mean…

Aubergine dip (Melitzanosalata)

Hello,  I received a lovely message from a follower late last night, that tried the recipe I had posted a while back “Baked Aubergine with Feta Cheese”.  It was so nice to hear that he had tried this recipe and  his family loved it.  His exact words were “Simply delicious” . 🙂    I was…

Grilled Chicken Souvlaki on a stick (Kotopoulo Kalamaki)

Hi, I hope everyone had a lovely weekend.  I have this great Chicken Souvlaki or Kalamaki recipe, which actually translates into Chicken on a stick. Hmm, anyway in Greece when you go to a Soulvaki Fast Food store,  (I call it a fast food store because it’s all put together rather quickly), you can either…

Stuffed Cannelloni with Leek-Feta-Mozzarella Cheese

Friday, end of week and the weekend just a few hours away in this part of the world.  I hope you all had a good week and looking forward to your weekend plans.   This recipe is a bit different than the usual stuffed Cannelloni, I have tweaked it with some of my added ingredients,…

Fakes Soupa (Lentil Soup)

Hi!!! I finished painting our living/dining area yesterday, I did a pretty good job for someone who really doesn’t know much about painting.  Just to be sure, I looked up a few videos on youtube on “how to paint a room for beginners” hahahaha.   I am a bit tired, so I wanted to make…

Créme Caramelé

Hi!!  The heatwave is finally over, hoorayyyy but we have rain on and off during the day. 🙂  Our basset hound Charlie, who is now 1 year old,  was really having a rough time with the heat last week, as we all did but I did my best to keep him cool with those cool…