Autumn Tomato Sauce

When time is short just keep it simple… This is as straightforward as it gets… It reminds me of my childhood, it was a staple dish at home… My mother would say: “Lets have pasta tonight!” … and my father would make it spicy .. This recipe is basic, with autumn vegetables, and the last…

Turkish “Borek” Cheese Pies

Shared heritage So many things bind people together…our history and traditions… Traveling to Constantinople, I have the distinct feeling that the tastes, aromas and colors of the city follow me wherever I go, having become one with my senses… This is a very special recipe for simple triangle cheese pies that was generously shared with…

Pistachio Feta Cheese Spread

Sandra Choremi_Pistachio Feta Spread

It is always amusing having a small nibble just before lunch is served. Lively discussions, Bossa Nova music, beautiful flowers and smiles around a couple of entreés warm up the atmosphere…. Feta Cheese mixed with herbs, lemon zest, garlic, chilly peppers Greek yogurt … and a drizzle of my Favourite Olive Oil… Pistachio and Feta Cheese Spread…

Homemade Tomato Ketchup

Sandra Choremi_Tomato Ketchup

Homemade Tomato Ketchup Ingredients: 3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 medium onion, sliced into half moons 4 garlic cloves, chopped (about 1 tablespoon) 2 celery sticks, chopped 1 sweet red pepper, chopped 4 cm piece of ginger, peeled and chopped ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ½ teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 6 tablespoons tomato paste 2 kg whole tomatoes; in juice, peeled, chopped 1 cup brown sugar, depending…

Olive Oil and Herb Crackers 

Sandra Choremi_Olive oil and herb crackers 

Rustic Crackers Making your own crackers is quite simple …Olive oil, water, flour, that is basically it! The rest is left to your imagination, and combinations you can find in your pantry. What I like most is the texture and their rustic style roughness.. Still they are so tasty. Rosemary comes from the garden, while…