Marinated Stuffed Turkey Roast Asian Style

Lately my daughter fell in love with Asian food. So I decided to make a dish for the weekend that my husband also would like as he is not that much into this kind of food. Searching around in the internet I could not find something really adequate to my vague idea but I got…

Superfood Giourvalakia (Greek Meatballs)

Giourvalakia are the Greek version of meatballs. The minced meat usually is mixed with rice, cooked in a broth and at the end of the cooking time mixed with a mixture of lemon and egg. I found this recipe lately, made with the nowadays highly promoted Quinoa and millet instead of rice. It turned out…

Most Tasty Meatballs

Recently my daughter asked me to buy ready cooked meatballs from the supermarket to have at home as a snack.  After  strolling around in  the supermarket looking in the deep-freezers and the fresh food corner we found some, made from pure beef and no artificial flavors. Most ready to eat meatballs were made from pork…

Carnivore vs. Vegetarian vs. Vegan?

As an inveterate carnivore, I finally have to express my… Hmmm, what actually? Displeasure, astonishment, frustration? … about all this vegan hype. Is it a fad? Is it justified? Are THEY a bit over the top? I can remember that – I do not know exactly when it started – the same hype has been…

Aromatic Pork Neck Roast or Pulled Pork Cretan (Minoan) Style

The Cretan diet has become famous all over the world since the last few years. It is considered to be the most healthiest diet because of its use of extra virgin olive oil, lots of vegetable and herbs. The Cretan diet developed from the Minoan traditions. This old civilization used the wild herbs of the…

Pork Filet with Fruity Sauce

Are you looking for a Summer Sunday’s dish? Well, try out this one. It is not difficult to prepare. The combination of the hearty pork meat with fruits is really tasty. I am sure also your kids will like it. What you need: 3 pork fillets (appr. 250 gr each) 1 large apple 1 quince…

Stuffed Pork Roll with Fruity Sauce

This is the perfect dish for Sunday’s lunch. It is a bit elaborate but the result is worth it! First time I tried this dish two years ago for Christmas I bought it ready from the supermarket’s fridge. We all liked it very much so I said that I can do it myself as well…

Roasted Lamb Greek Style

If there is something I love to do for big parties than it is roasted lamb. If you have to prepare for a birthday or name day party in Greece, you have to prepare for a large company. If we invite for these occasions we invite for 15-20 persons. And it is Greek tradition that…