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Fresh apple slices dipped in brown sugar and cinnamon with a few small pieces of butter tucked between them before placing intto the oven. The backdrop is crumbled parchment paper and the apple slices are held together with a cinnamon stick in the middle.
Fruit Desserts, Snacks

Baked Caramelized Apple Slices

Hello everyone, We are in full swing of Apple season. I was going to say that I was looking forward to Autumn/fall but I’m not.  I’m still in the summer mood, the summer just went by too fast.  Anyway, we are in October so I have to try to put […]

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Monthly Notes

Good Month – Kalo Mina

Hello friends, Summer is over and Autumn is in full swing, wishing everyone a wonderful Kalo Mina for October.     Be happy, smile and laugh, laugh and laugh.   Sophie 🙂

Greek Green bean stew with potatoes, carrots and herbs in a white bowl.
Main dishes, Mediterranean cuisine, Side Dish

Green Bean Stew (Fasolakia)

Hello everyone, Green beans, how to cook green beans boiled or steamed, that’s what pops into our mind.  Sometimes it’s fine to eat beans that way but there is another way of cooking Green Beans: the Greek way.  This Green Bean Stew (Fasolakia) is prepared with flat green beans braised […]

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Monthly Notes

Kalo Mina Good Month

Hello everyone, Wishing everyone a wonderful Kalo Mina Good Month 😊 I am back in Greece for a few weeks See you again with new recipes in a few weeks.   Huge hugs Sophie 🙂

Cantaloupe and Pineapple Smoothie in a jar. There are slices of cantaloupe and on the right hand corner there is another smoothie jar with a straw
Smoothie Drinks

Cantaloupe and Pineapple Smoothie

Hello foodie friends, We are still having heat waves and it’s gotten to the point of it being unbearable.  So, we’ve been eating fresh salads and drinking more and more smoothies, than usual.  This time the smoothie of choice was this Cantaloupe and Pineapple Smoothie.  We have a variety of […]

Rice, Pilaf with yogurt recipe is placed in a while bowl with garnished grated carrots and a spoon of greek yogurt. The backdrop is a light blue linen towel and on the top right hand there are sliced fresh onions.
Main dishes, Mediterranean cuisine, Rice Recipes

Rice Pilaf with Yogurt Recipe

Hello foodies, One dish that was always on our table at least once a week was this Rice Pilaf with Yogurt dish.  Rice Pilaf and Yogurt is basically just two components combined together for a quick meal.  We always had rice in our pantry and Greek yogurt was definitely in […]