Baked Chicken with Noodles

What strange Spring weather we are having in the Netherlands.  We had a few lovely sunny and warm days, and all of sudden we are back to wearing hats, gloves, jackets, scarves. 😦   This is a delicious dish, wonderful for Sunday family lunches or dinners.  The Chicken can also be made ahead of time,…

Apple Perserve Recipe

This recipe comes straight from my Mother-in-law.  From a young girl she collected so many recipes, and decided to make her own little cookbook.  Of course, once I caught eye of this I went straight for it :).   I am very lucky in regards to having this woman in my life, a very special…

Greek Walnut Cake (Karydopita)

Everyone, who has visited Greece, or has friends who are Greek has tried either Baklava, or Galaktoboureko, or  even both since these Greek Pastries are well known.  There is also one more yummyyyy and mouthwatering tasty cake, we like to call Karydopita, otherwise known as Walnut Cake. Whole pieces of Walnuts with Cognac in a…

Oven Baked Eggplants with Feta Cheese

I love Eggplants, and since this recipe is a favorite of mine, I wanted to share it with you.   For everyone who loves Eggplants, this is a delicious and simple dish! 🙂  Portions:  6 Ingredients: 6  Eggplants  500 grams of Feta Cheese   Sauce 5 Fresh Tomatoes (diced) 1 teaspoon of Tomato Paste 2…

Greek Bean Soup with a twist (Fasolada)

Yesterday, was a bit of a chilly day in the Netherlands, so I decided to make this soup which is a favorite of mine.  This soup is usually eaten during the winter time, so when you come home from that snowy or rainy day you want to have something warm to eat. You can always…

Oven baked Chicken Meatballs

Hello!  This recipe is very simple to make, and great Appetizers if your having a party or friends over for brunch.  🙂 Ingredients: 1 kilo ground Chicken 2 teaspoon Parsley 2 teaspoon Mint (finely chopped) 2 clove Garlic (finely chopped) 2 small graded fresh Tomatoes 3/4 cup Breadcrumbs 2 Eggs 1/4 cup Olive Oil Salt…

Potato Puree with Bacon and Mozzarella

Hi everyone!  I went shopping yesterday morning at our small and quaint little flea and  food market, which takes place once a week in our little town.  A busy little historic town, 400 years old, lovely old houses, and buildings, and quaint little shops, cafes, ice cream parlors, and restaurants.  It was crowded more than…

Moussakas Classic

Hello everyone!!!  I Just got back from walking my dog on this beautiful sunny morning.  It is so colorful outside,  flowers, trees, plants in the gardens are all blooming. People walking about enjoying the weather.  Well, Spring is here, and Summer is just around the corner,  and what I  did notice is now that the…

Devilish Chocolate Rum Log

Hello! Hello!  This is a favorite dessert of mine.  To all the Chocolate Lovers out there!  🙂   Portions: 8 Ingredients: 200 grams Cooking Chocolate 50 grams Butter or Margarine 250 grams Mascarpone or similar type Philadelphia Cream Cheese 200 grams Digestive Biscuits 70 grams Almonds 70 grams Walnuts 1 tablespoon Cocoa 40 grams Rum…

Baked Lasagna with Zucchini and Feta Cheese

Hello!!! Hello!!   We are having lovely Sunny weather the last two days in the Netherlands,  still a bit chilly; but just waking up and seeing the Sun shine just makes my day.  Anyway,  I made this dish today, it is one of my favorite recipes baked Zucchini with Pasta and Feta Cheese,  topped with…

Pasta Bolognese ala Greek Style

Hi everyone,  while I was drinking my morning coffee looking out the window and watching the rain,  ( I live in the Netherlands and it rains quite often, so this was not much of a shocker 🙂  can’t really complain, the weather has been good to us so far).  Anyway,  I came up with PASTA!, …

Eggs and Tomatoes (Strapatcho)

Hello!  I guess your probably trying to figure out, what in the world  that word is next to Tomatoes and Eggs, hmmm well,. its Greek for tomatoes and Eggs 🙂  It is pronounced exactly as it is written Strapatcho, and this is a  Summer dish eaten warm, or cold. I thought you would enjoy the…