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Schnitzels with Bran Flake Coat

Before I begin talking to you about this recipe, I would like to dedicate this post to my father-in-law. You all know that one year now he was giving a very hard fight with cancer. He was a very strong person, but unfortunately this decease was proved stronger than him. We lost him on Saturday...

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Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin

It is amazing how easy it is sometimes, to get inspired to make something in the kitchen. I was watching the TV the other day and I saw the new ad of Knorr’s that is running currently. In the ad, Marco Pierre White a UK Chef dissolves a knorr cube in couple of tbsp of...

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Beef Stew with Pumpkin Gnocchi

And you thought that by making one pumpkin pie I would exhaust my pumpkin ideas, projects and exploitations. No, I haven’t finished yet. I have just one more dish for you, these beautiful pumpkin gnocchi. I wanted to do something a little different than the ordinary and as I was visiting your blogs, I saw...

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Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Potatoes

Christmas is on its way and I am cooking and baking, so I can post Greek festive recipes. Just to give you an idea of how we celebrate in Greece, I will tell you what we normally cook and bake. In terms of sweets we have basically, three types of sweets: melomakarona, kourabiedes and diples....

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Lachanodolmades (Cabbage Dolmades)

First of all let me just thank each and every one of you again for your beautiful wishes and comments. I really appreciate them a lot. We may live far away from one another, but we are all part of this beautiful community that has no borders and distances. Now back to our weekly recipe....

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Giaourtloú

Greece as a country, throughout its history, has suffered wars, civil wars, dictatorships, and occupation. For 400 years, between 1453 when Constantinople was conquered by the Turks until 1821 when Greeks started their fight for liberty, Greece was under Ottoman Empire. In these 400 years we managed to keep our language, religion and coherence as...

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Pork Tenderloin with Peach Glaze

I saw this recipe on Chow and I liked it a lot. First because of its simplicity and second because I really like the sweet and sour flavor in my meals. The recipe uses basic ingredients that can be found in any home at any time. It called for apricot preserves; I didn’t have, so...

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Pastitsio

Pastitsio is a very common Greek dish. Every Greek housewife who respects herself makes pastitsio approximately once every fifteen days. It is not difficult, it just needs time, because it is composed of three different dishes. Boiled pasta, ground meat sauce and Béchamel sauce. Through the years I substituted béchamel sauce to Mornay sauce. For...

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Pork Chops with Almonds and Balsamic Vinegar

I am in the process of cleaning up my closets and refrigerator. I try to find recipes that will help me on this cause. This is not very difficult because my closets contain so many different things you cannot even imagine. I found this recipe in Tasty Kitchen; another fellow blogger submitted it. I was...