Spring Wild and White Rice Salad

Sandra Choremi_Wild Rice Salad_

Wild thing… This salad recipe that was handed down to me by my mother long time ago… Its never the same but always tastes delicious… Olives paired with the strong sun-dried tomatoes create an instant Greek summer vibe, while the toasted pine nuts give as the crunch… Spring Wild and White Rice Salad Ingredients 1…

Vegetarian Easter Soup – Magiritsa

Vegetarian Easter Soup - Magiritsa

After Midnight… Easter Soup or magiritsa, a sort of stew made from lamb offal and greens, is eaten right after attending church in the very early hours of Sunday morning. When I attended a cooking seminar by Chef Christoforos Peskias for the first time, he taught our class this recipe. I instantly fell in love…

Wild Asparagus with Crumbled Feta Cheese

Wild Asparagus with Feta Cheese

Wild Spring… Spring calls for fresh morning hikes up where everything is fresh and inviting… This is the wild asparagus you find right there in the woods…place them in a cloth bag and once you bring them home… If you have a barbeque, line them on a metal mesh basket, sprinkle plenty of thick sea…

Puff Pastry Cheese Pie -Tiropitta

Puff Pastry Cheese Pie -Tiropitta

Piece of pie… The best things in life are often passed down from one generation to the next and “Greek Pittes” are living proof of that! I truly believe Greek pies have a soul… This cheese pie or “Tiropitta”  was shared from my friend Eleutheria who is an amazing cook. It is a quick and…

Spicy Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil, Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

True Colours… This is a heart warming soup indeed… especially in this chilly weather. Spicy Red Lentil Soup Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon ground turmeric ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon coriander powder 1 large onion, chopped and diced 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into cubes 4 carrots, peeled and sliced into rounds 1 turnip 1 teaspoon fresh…