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August 2015

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French Toast with Blackberry Jam

In my family, eggy breads or French toast are made for breakfasts when bread has gone stale. We never waist food. Creativity makes us survive. If you think what to do with only some slices of bread, egg, a few drops of a milk and jar of jam almost gone,… Read more »

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Blackberry Jam

Another supply from the garden. Picked up few hours ago, waiting for me on the kitchen table. I decided to save blackberries for colder days to serve with cakes or for breakfasts in spite of numerous large seeds. Once jarred, they will certainly bring back the memories of summer. I… Read more »

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Galette Tricolori

Galette Tricolori: Italian dish made of tomatoes, spinach and hard cheese wrapped in puff pastry. My mother’s garden. She managed to maintain heirloom variety tomatoes, garlic, cucumbers and God knows what else that exists in our family for over hundred years. We have always had very special taste of salads… Read more »

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Tzatziki Homemade

The purpose of this yogurt dish is to cool Gyros passion a bit. Wonderful combination. It is recommend to leave Tzatziki in fridge at least one hour before serving. It is best when served cold. If you combine this dip with any kind of BBQ you will not regret it.… Read more »

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Homemade Chicken Gyros

Homemade Chicken Gyros: original Greek summer dish, delicious and easy to make. I am at the coast for a while. I watch the sun rise every morning with a cup of coffee. Another day is born, boats are resting next to the shore waiting to sail away. In a distance,… Read more »

Pita Bread for Gyros

Homemade Pita Bread

Although intended for Gyros, flat bread pockets are excellent for any kind of dish, hot and cold, savory and sweet; also, if kept in plastic, could be used another day. I find them good with Tzatziki dip for an afternoon snack. They are multifunctional: if left with no forks somewhere… Read more »