Month: October 2010

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Gefüllte Halbmöndchen

I don’t even dream of pronouncing this. But it is translated as Stuffed Crescents. I’ll stick to the translation which is more familiar to me. Now, I wanted to do something for Joanne’s Regional Recipes  having as a guest country Germany. I knew I had somewhere the recipe of these cookies, so I started searching....

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Mama Blue Chicken

Before I give you the story about this chicken I would like to thank my blog friend Kim from Liv Life, a beautiful blog, for tagging me and passing me these 8 questions. I accepted the challenge and here I am answering them.   1. What is your favorite restaurant? My favorite restaurant is Altamira....

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Sourotos Baklavas (Family’s Baklava Recipe) and an Award

Before I tell you all about baklava I would like to take a moment and thank two very kind blog friends Karishma and Louanne for giving me the award. Karishma lives in Southern India and has a beautiful blog calledEffortless Cooking.Easy Baking and Louanne lives in of the United States and her lovely blog is...

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Homemade Ravioli Stuffed with Mushrooms and Apple

I had this enormous desire to make pasta. This is not something that happens very often I must admit, since making pasta is not an easy task, not at all. It requires time and patience and effort and a lot of cleaning afterwards. Anyway, I wanted to make some pasta but not any type, something...

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Chicken Marbella and a Visit

I always say that this lonely planet, in which we are living, is just a big neighborhood. Recently I discovered Juliana’s blog Simple Recipes (She cooks beautifully, check her out). We started following each other’s blog just like we all do. From a comment she left once, I realized that she would visit Greece. So, after...

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Spanakotiropita (Spinach Pie with Feta)

It seems that even more often I get to make Greek food lately. It is perhaps because of the love you show for my country’s food that makes me want to cook Greek. Anyway, I am cooking Greek food the way my family makes it, the way we eat it here. I am sure you...

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Extremely Easy Chocolate Cake

Ok guys if this isn’t an easy cake, I don’t know which is. I came upon this recipe at King Arthur’s Baking Banter blog and when I saw the recipe, I thought that this is impossible. I have baked many cakes in my life; chocolate cakes, lemon cakes, orange cakes, yogurt cakes, banana cakes you...