Bechamel Sauce

This  simple sauce is made for topping of various baked dishes, for example Moussaka, Pastichio or even Casseroles.  🙂  I just made a delicious oven baked Chicken Lasagna and topped it off with this Bechamel Sauce.  🙂  Will post my recipe later today 🙂 Ingredients: 120 grams All Purpose Flour 120 grams Butter 1 Egg…

Bruschetta with sun dried tomatoes

I am a huge fan of tennis and Rafa’s!! 🙂 who ever enjoys tennis would know who he his..:), I played tennis most of my life and would have continued to play if I wasn’t hit by a car a couple of years ago…but that’s another story and I won’t go into that now, I…

Greek Tartar Dip

I like to oven bake Calamari, it gives it a much lighter taste than frying. But Calamari needs to have  a dip to enjoy the taste.  Some prefer just to add lemon juice which I also enjoy but I wanted something different, so I  made this tasty Tartar dip.  I have not added any onions…

Homemade Semolina Dessert (Greek Halvas)

A while back I received a few emails from fellow bloggers 🙂 that were interested in finding out if there was a greek cake that did not have any almonds or fruits. 🙂  So here it is the Semolina Cake otherwise known as Halvas.  It is purely made from Semolina, Olive Oil, Sugar and Cinnamon…and…

Fried Mushroom Pattie Appetizers

Mushrooms are on top of my food list and this recipe is my favorite..I had some in the fridge and due to the holiday season, I didn’t have a chance to make them with so much turkey and pies etc. I decided to wait a few days, for a nice evening appetiser along with a…

Greek Coffee from the past

Hi Everyone!!!  I hope the first week of the New Year is treating you all well. 🙂 So, this morning I thought to myself instead of making a dessert, soup or a main dish to post,  I would post a simple coffee drink that is loved in Greece.  The term Greek Coffee is just used…

Greek Apricot Jam Tart (Pasta Flora)

This Jam Tart recipe was my mom’s idea, actually she has been asking me for days to make  it and since she is only here for a few more days, I said sure but we needed to find Apricot Jam. 🙂  As usual my mom wanted to do everything by herself so all I did…

Yogurt, Honey & Walnut dessert

Happy New Year Everyone!!!  I hope you all had a great time!!  I wanted to start off the New Year with something light and healthy…what could be better than a nice bowl of Greek yogurt, drizzled with honey and topped off with walnuts..:) I don’t know about you but we truly had too much to…

Vasilopita the traditional New Year’s Eve Greek Cake

We baked our Vasilopita a few hours ago, (added the coin)  so this gives me plenty of time for cooking. This traditional Greek Cake is basically found on every Greek table on New Year’s Eve.  My family cuts the Vasilopita once we give our best wishes to each other for the New Year a few…