Has anyone else noticed how expensive it is to purchase ingredients from our giant supermarkets?Read More
Every day I am caught up in trying to decide what to cook for dinner! Anyone out there find themselves in the same predicament?Read More
What I love about the Mediterranean Diet is that it is a very balanced diet. It’s not extreme in any way and all ingredients are easily accessed and reasonably priced, not to mention nutritious and delicious!Read More
Well, we are coming up to that week where lovers all over the world go crazy sending flowers to their loved ones!
But in this household, we celebrate with food!! I am crazy about my hubby and equally crazy for pasta – seriously, give me pasta morning, noon and night and I am your gal!Read More
It was around Easter time…my mum had been cooking like there was no tomorrow during the week leading up to our biggest celebration of the year – Greek Pasqua.
Hands up if you love fresh zucchini?Read More
How hot has our summer season been this year?Read More
As you may recall, for those of you who have been following me, we had our very first book launch just gone by. There was so much anticipation, so much preparation and lots of butterflies fluttering about in my tummy!Read More
Have you noticed how busy the shops have become? Wow, those car parking spots are as rare as hen's teeth at this time of the year!Read More
Have you had a dream in your heart for so long you’ve wondered if it would ever become reality?Read More
Hands up if you love chocolate? Yep I see your hands and mine are up there with you!Read More
When I first went to my husband’s parent’s home for dinner, the differences were overwhelming, to say the least.
You may remember a few weeks ago, I ventured into unknown territory and made puff pastry. It was an eye-opener to how time-consuming it is but the outcome was well worth it. Not to mention how scrumptious the beef, fennel & fig sausage rolls were! I was clever enough to make a large portion and therefore froze a batch of puff pastry for another time. Today was that other time! Lamb & mint pies were on the agenda and I could not wait to get my teeth into this prize!Read More
Let me be honest with you - I would give anything for a holiday travelling around Europe exploring the many diverse flavours it has to offer, the history each country has been built on and the cultures that define each group of people, but right now I have too much going on in my own backyard to even consider such a thing! So what does a Greek Aussie who loves discovering new flavours, new places and new connections go? Melbourne of course!Read More
I’ve heard people say that there are two groups you don’t want to work with – kids and animals – because they are so unpredictable! Well, that’s kind of true – they can be unpredictable but that’s what I love about working with kids – they are full of wonderful surprises and there is always a good belly laugh waiting to be had!Read More
On our way to Greece - our aunty seeing us off - mum is on the far left, dad is on the far right and kids in between!
Growing up eating a Mediterranean diet, I always loved pouring olive oil on my bread and eating it by the buckets load. I suppose for those growing up eating an Aussie diet, butter was the equivalent to our olive oil.Read More