Appetizers & Side Dishes · Beef · European (Western and Eastern) Cuisine · Mediterreanean 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. I’ve attempted at making sarma six times; all attempts were edible but… Continue reading Stuffed Grape Leaves (Sarma)

Mediterreanean Cuisine · Pastas & Rice & Grains

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.  It looks like I have no excuse to eat that ramen just yet. I had a can of marinated artichoke hearts and sun-dried… Continue reading Sun-dried Tomato, Artichoke, and Basil Pesto

Appetizers & Side Dishes · Mediterreanean Cuisine

Spicy Greek Style Garlic-Lemon Potatoes

  Attitude. These potatoes aren’t kidding around. Infused with jalepeno and garlic, and then later tossed with olive oil, lemon, and parsley, these potatoes might just leave you reaching for another cup of water…and then some. Whether this dish is truly Greek beats me..anyone know? The dish has bite and flavor. Enough said. 1 tablespoon… Continue reading Spicy Greek Style Garlic-Lemon Potatoes