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Greek sliced sausages with spicy peppers and onions in a rich tomato sauce.

Greek Sausages, Peppers in Tomato Sauce (Spetsofai)

Hey, foodie friends, Spetsofai is a Greek meze prepared with spicy Greek sausages and bell peppers.  combined in a rich tomato sauce.  I came across some country-style spicy greek sausages the other day and I thought why not make Spetsofai?  I sliced, chopped, and tossed all the ingredients into the […]

short pasta with octopus in a rich fresh tomato sauce. A shot of Greek red wine and a few small tomatoes in the background

Easy Greek Octopus Pasta Recipe

Hello everyone, Do you love eating seafood dishes?  Yes?  This original Greek Octopus Pasta Recipe is definitely a recipe that should be given a try.  Simple, easy put-together recipe with just a few ingredients in one pot.  This is a versatile recipe and many prefer not to use Octopus but […]

Beef, Orzo Pasta, Olives, Bread

Instant Pot Greek Beef Stew (Yiouvetsi)

..Hey there friends, I hope everyone is well.  As you already know I have had a few changes in my life these past few months.  Moving again was another huge challenge, a new country, new everything! I’m not complaining I am just expressing how I feel.  I needed to take […]

Instant Pot Chicken and Spicy Rice Recipe

Hello Foodie Friends, It was time to start emptying out my kitchen cabinets of plates, glasses, utensils, and gadgets. I came across my Instant Pot in the back of one of my cabinets.  Since most of my cookbooks, recipes, etc have already been packed, I couldn’t remember off-hand recipes for […]

White Bean Soup with celery, slices of bread, feta cheese and greek olives in the background.

White Bean Soup Recipe (Fasolada)

Heyyyy, It’s already mid-October and Soup Season has begun.  I am kicking off my Soup Season with this White Bean Soup with Celery Recipe or better known as Fasolada in Greece.  Here’s a fact that you may or may not know, Fasolada just happens to be the National Soup of […]

Another version of the traditonal Greek lasagna recipe. Meatless but made with three cheese, pasta, bechamel sauce

Meatless Greek Pastitsio Recipe

Hey there foodie friends, Okay, if you love Greek food and have traveled to Greece, you have definitely tried Greek Pastitsio.  The traditional recipe calls for meat, but in this recipe, you will not find any.  I added three different kinds of cheese and dill to this recipe. Yayyy dill!!  […]