RECIPE: ITALIAN STUFFED EASTER BREAD

Every year I wait impatiently this time of the year to taste my favorite Easter bread. Even though I can’t make Easter bread myself, my mother has become an expert and always makes an extra loaf just for me. When I found this recipe for an Italian Stuffed Easter Bread on an old issue of Jamie Oliver magazine, I immediately emailed it to her. She took the time and made it last week and send it via post along with…
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SEVEN IRISH RECIPES FOR SAINT PATRICK’S DAY🍀

Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. In Greece, we don’t really celebrate this day but any chance for a celebration is welcomed in my books.  This year, Saint Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday, the perfect excuse to extend the festivities into the weekend. If you are thinking that Saint Patrick’s Day is not for you, well, think again. Use this day to indulge in an Irish Coffee to ease into the weekend after a busy week. You…
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14 VALENTINE’S DAY BREAKFAST IDEAS

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner❣️ Today I am sharing fourteen breakfast ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day. However, if you don’t have time to make any of the recipes on Valentine’s Day morning don’t worry. You can always extend the celebrations & cook something special during the weekend for your significant other. And if everything else fails, some store bought pink macaroons or heart shaped cookies with a steaming cup of coffee will do the trick and brighten your…
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EATING HEALTHY KITCHEN ESSENTIALS

As January comes to an end, you probably have forgotten all about your healthy eating resolutions. But you don’t have to abandon them. All you have to do is equip with the kitchen essentials, you are lacking and get back to your kitchen. Καθώς ο Ιανουάριος τελειώνει, το πιο πιθανό είναι να έχεις ήδη ξεχάσει τους στόχους σου για υγιεινή διατροφή. Αυτό όμως δεν σημαίνει ότι πρέπει να τους εγκαταλείψεις εντελώς. Το μόνο που πρέπει να κάνεις είναι να εξοπλιστείς…
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EDIBLE GIFTS: STRAWBERRY CHAMPAGNE JAM

Every year around the Holidays, I am determined to bake up a storm and try new recipes, I have been collecting all year long. However, this year, I wasn’t really in the mood for making a lot of fuss, so I chose to make only a few easy Holiday treats. Making strawberry champagne jam was so easy that I was surprised. It was my second attempt to make jam and it worked out perfect. The champagne makes this jam more…
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APPLE CLAFOUTIS

Clafoutis is a French batter cake, traditionally made with black cherries but also sometimes with prunes, apples, or other fruits. This recipe is from the Jamie magazine and I made it while visiting my mother in late October. Even though that it isn’t a textbook Christmas recipe, it can definitely be the perfect dessert for your Holiday meals. It is light enough and not too sweet. You can serve it with whipped cream or cream fresh or vanilla ice cream.…
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RECIPE: EASTER BREAD

Easter Bread is a sweet and unique bread that is part of the Easter tradition in Greece. Easter is such a beautiful time of the year. Between the weather getting warmer and warmer, the fun of dying and decorating Easter eggs, and even making and tasting delicious Easter treats, it’s just an overall wonderful holiday!  Now, this Easter Bread is something my mother makes every year. I made this bunch with my mother while visiting a few weeks back and they…
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RECIPE: MILK TART

I have been craving to make something sweet for a while and when I came across this Milk Tart recipe from The Pretty Blog I knew right and then that it was time to roll up my sleeves and get back into my kitchen. The recipe is relatively easy and doesn’t require too many ingredients, actually I had everything I needed in my fridge and pantry already. I decided to adapt the original recipe and use Pillsbury fresh tart pastry…
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