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Moussaka – the Greek/Eastern Mediterranean version of Italy’s well-known lasagna. It’s just as hearty and laden with calories but oh so, so good for the soul. 651 more words

European (Western And Eastern) Cuisine


My birthday fell on a Saturday this year so I thought it would be appropriate to take Friday off. I think originally I had grandiose plans of going to Catalina or maybe even driving to Julian to see the wolves and indulge in apple pie with cinnamon ice cream. 738 more words


Beet Tabbouleh with Lemon, Mint & Feta

The Barney salad

The purples and greens of this beet tabbouleh remind me of Barney the friendly  neighborhood dinosaur. All eye-rolling thoughts aside of Barney and his infamous song,  I suspect Barney would have had a hard time convincing kids to eat this dish. 156 more words

Mediterreanean Cuisine

Greek Turnovers with Greens, Dill, Mint, and Feta (Saiti)

…yes, I’m vegetarian and full of flavor.

These Greek turnovers are filled with a variety of dark greens, herbs, and feta. It is reminiscent of spanakopita but has a richer taste due to the herbs and different greens. 496 more words

Appetizers & Side Dishes

Shrimp Saganaki

The combination of shrimp and feta seemed a bit odd when I came across this recipe but the necessity to use ingredients in my pantry over-ruled any second thoughts. 354 more words

European (Western And Eastern) Cuisine

Stuffed Grape Leaves (Sarma)

The term ‘bundles of joy’ normally is associated with little kids or pets. In my case, these sarma are my bundles of joy. Nothing makes me break out in my happy dance like good food and this is just one of those foods. 505 more words

Appetizers & Side Dishes

Sun-dried Tomato, Artichoke, and Basil Pesto

Basil pesto – eat your heart out. This recipe is as versatile as its traditional counterpart; it’s just more sophisticated. It’ll even store in your fridge for a couple of weeks too.¬† 196 more words

Mediterreanean Cuisine