Breakfast pizza with runny quail eggs

Pizza for breakfast? Hell, yeah! The regular, ordinary pizza is not really my thing. I know - there may be something wrong with me. Who doesn't like pizza, right? I wouldn't say I don't like it. I'd have it once in a while when someone else decides to take a date or gate together to … Continue reading Breakfast pizza with runny quail eggs

“Pan con tomate” and a little extra

I love days when my only problem is - what's for breakfast? Oh... And how long is the afternoon run! Lately I felt a bit stuck on eggs (almost as many ways as one could think of) and porridges (oats or buckwheat topped with almost anything one could think of). And although looking at our … Continue reading “Pan con tomate” and a little extra

Mackerel with root vegetables

"I followed my heart and it led me to the fridge!" There was a time, when I was aspired by all the fancy cooking techniques. I mean you go to a restaurant and you get food that looks like nothing described on the menu. Well to be fare - sometimes you doubt it is food … Continue reading Mackerel with root vegetables

Thai Tom Yum

"If you've lost your appetite today, I think I have it!" I meant appetite for delicious food, prepared with lots of love and attention. I love how greeks say "food is love". I think this could be applicable to so many nations or individual people, who actually think what they eat and appreciate the new … Continue reading Thai Tom Yum

Toast with avocado and scrambled eggs

"There has never been a sadness that can't be cured by breakfast food". I swear sometimes I really look forward to going to bed at night just because I really look forward to breakfast. I'm not sure if I know another person, who actually gets up earlier for work so I could enjoy my leisurely … Continue reading Toast with avocado and scrambled eggs

Wild mussels in spicy tomato sauce

"You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces. Just good food from fresh ingredients" ~Julia Child There was a time when I thought cooking fish or any kind of seafood for that matter was some complicated business, unless it came in a form of frozen fish fingers. That was quite a while ago though. The more … Continue reading Wild mussels in spicy tomato sauce

Chili con carne in dark beer

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives. -Oscar Wilde Ok, so I've admitted a number of times I am a vegetarian! Which doesn't stop me from cooking meat for other people. To me it's been quite an interesting journey - cooking something that I don't taste along the way. It … Continue reading Chili con carne in dark beer

Spinach fettuccine with black olives, capers, tomatoes and goat cheese

"The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later, you are hungry again. " - George Miller Once upon a time, a few months ago to be exact, I went on a business trip to Mykonos, Greece. Yeah, I know it sounds like business! Gorgeous island with beautiful beaches, friendly people … Continue reading Spinach fettuccine with black olives, capers, tomatoes and goat cheese