Double baked Seed and Quinoa Crackers

These little beauties came into being one weekend after buying the worst tasting natural, gmo, yeast, gluten, vegan, low calorie, and everything possible ommited and very pricey – crackers. I must say I was fraught  with danger, when I placed the cracker in my mouth. It’s super-excited  dry texture had clung to my mouth and…

Beef Bourguignonne Burgundy

Tender, juicy meat cooked in red wine, mushrooms, small pickling onions, thyme and herbs. A classic french dish designed to comfort on those cold winter evenings. 🍷🍃 I have made this using my pressure cooker. Pressure cookers trap heat which raises  the temperature faster. The higher temperature helps the food to cook faster. The liquid…

Flavour Packed Veggie Pastie

So, so versatile…. Perfect for a packed picnic, afternoon-tea or a lunch. Include chicken and it makes a delicious dinner time meal with salad. Freeze uncooked in a sealed container they are perfect for unexpected guests. Throw them in the oven along with some tiropitakia ( cheese puffs) and you have home-made warm finger food….

Snow-capped Drunk Kourambiethes – Shortbread. Κουραμπιέδες.

A sugar powder coated shortbread inspired from Greece. There are many variations, this take on the Greek favourite certainly won’t disappoint.  It’s heavy dusting of icing sugar to form distinctive mountain peaks, a nutty, buttery texture also lightly laced with Brandy or ouzo is certainly an occasion biscuit. You can make them crescent-shaped, triangle, square…

Chickpea Skordalia Mash

Spectacular Modern and lower carb version of a Greek favourite skordalia ( σκορδολια ). Skordalia, is a Greek version of mashed potatoes with loads and loads of garlic and olive oil. The boiled and mashed potato has crushed garlic, olive oil drizzled and whipped though it.  Try this modern take of skordalia. Greek skordalia, is…

Healthy and Delicious Tuna Patties

Vegan, Egg free, Paleo and Gluten free tuna patties. This clean eating, delicious and simple recipe is a perfect way to incorporate more seafood into your diet. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself regularly making them. Fabulous for lunch, or finger food they are a wonderful healthy meal and also perfect if you like…