Mushroom, Orzo, and Pea Salad

I hope everyone had a good week, mine has been a bit hectic but it looks like everything is slowly getting back to normal.  I needed to put together something very quickly to eat because these past few days, I have not been sleeping or eating well.  I truly was not in any mood for…

Oven Baked Chicken Lasagna with a Refreshing Taste

I always love trying out recipes that have chicken as the main ingredient, I prefer white meat rather than red and chicken usually is my first go to favorite. This recipe has been around a very long time in my kitchen, so if you love chicken then this recipe is one that you will truly…

Linguini with fresh Tomato Sauce (Makaronia Me Tomata Salsa)

This recipe has been sitting in my draft box for a while now, but for some reason I really never got around to making it.  Today, it’s very cold and at the moment it’s snowing and I don’t want to make soup, so I decided on this delicious pasta dish which will work just fine.  New…

Mac n’ Cheese Spinach Casserole

Amongst some of my favorite cooking shows American, 🙂 British, (I do enjoy watching Nigella but my absolute favorite is Lorraine Pascale) 🙂 French and Italian, 🙂 haven’t found a good Spanish one yet..(so if anyone in Spain knows one please let me know so I can watch it),  I also have a favorite Greek…

Beef Vegetable Soup (Kreatosoupa me laxanika)

The weekend was absolutely lovely, sunny but cold.  Being outside in the cold weather  you needed to wear all!!! I mean all the accessories…gloves, hats, scarves, ear muffs. 🙂 Yesterday morning, I had already baked the Vanilla cake for dessert, but we wanted something to warm us up from the cold weather, and this soup…

Simple Oven Baked Spinach Lasagna

When I first starting blogging I had posted a Lasagna recipe, that was given to my mom from a good Italian friend she had in the States.  Today, I am posting another Lasagna recipe, but not with meat but with SPINACHHHHH yummm.   I went to our local supermarket to check out the fresh tomatoes they…

Pasta Pie (Makaronopita)

Hi guys,  I hope you are all well….I am trying to get myself organised again, and as they say trying to get into the groove of things. hahahaha.  I thought I would start off the morning by taking Charlie for a nice long walk with a good friend and her dog. I kept bumping into…

Chicken Bolognese Recipe

Hi everyone, I wanted to say a big thank you to Chey from pinkfordays.wordpress.com for writing such a lovely post (Zucchini Gate) I was truly very touched.  If you haven’t visited her site yet, please do, its smart and sweet, pop over and check it out, and you will see what I mean.  😉  …

Pastichio Au Gratin

A different version of the Classic Pastichio recipe,  no ground beef  is added.  I use bits of Ham, and sometimes I might add in bits of Bacon, like I did this time and of course vegetables, carrots, and peas.  🙂    It’s a nice dish that can be made in advance, and stored in the…

Salmon – Bacon – Pasta

Hi everyone, the sun is finally out, and we are able to sit in the garden.  Since it is that time of  year again to start planting new flowers, I had the chance this morning to look at the garden and see what it is I want to plant.   I do love gardening, plus…

The Old Italian Lasagna Recipe

  I thought I would leave the Greek Cuisine this time around and share this very old delicious Italian Lasanga Recipe, that was given to my mother from her Italian friend Maria many many many moons ago. Our next door neighbors in the states was this wonderful and very happy Italian family.  The mother’s name…

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,…