Moroccan Style Chicken with Lemons, Olives and Artichoke Hearts

I enjoy everything about my job–I don’t even mind the cleaning–but the best part is coming up with the specials. It’s like a game, coming up with new ways to combine pantry items we already have, with a minimum of ingredients especially purchased for the week, into delectable dishes that fit the theme of the […]

Delicious Greek Fish: Psari Plaki

Fish was always a treasured and favored food when I was a little girl. We didn’t eat it often, and it wasn’t until I was much older that I actually got to taste really good saltwater fish (other than fried cod, mind you–that was always available and eaten with great glee when I was a […]

Athens Local Foodies and Food: Peggy and the Puffballs

Peggy and the Puffballs sounds like a sixties pop group name, doesn’t it? In celebration of local Athens food, food producers and food lovers, I have decided to do a Saturday feature, maybe not every Saturday, but close to it. It will be a photo of a local foodie and some of their favorite food, […]

A Very Moreish Moroccan Salad

As might be expected, I have been researching Arabic, Persian, North African, Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewish, Eastern Mediterranean, Indian, Tibetan and Nepalese foods, in my quest for the colors, aromas and flavors of the Silk Road. As I experiment in my kitchen, cooking and tasting, with an eye toward making dinner and lunch specials for […]

Almost Vegetarian, Vegetarian and Vegan Archives Finished

The work of going through all of my nearly three years worth of posts and adding the relevant ones to the newly created “Recipes: Almost Vegetarian, Vegetarian and Vegan” category is finished. The archives are duly cataloged, and it should be simpler for those looking for straight up vegetarian or vegan recipes or non-vegetarian recipes […]

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