Zesty Greek style chicken and rice with roasted vegetables

I absolutely loved making this dish, in fact, I made every night this week (excluding the weekend, which was reserved for pizza). I think so many dishes, even something as simple as chicken and rice, can be elevated to exciting heights with a bit of Mediterranean infusion. Call me biased. Ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil…

Γεμιστά – Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes

Γεμιστα Stuffed peppers and tomatoes One of my favourite dishes to eat when I’m in Greece is γεμιστά, pronounced yemista (stuffed vegetables). Typically in Greece they serve peppers and tomatoes with a side of roasted potatoes. They’re delicious hot or cold. Read on for some good tasting yemista! You will need the following ingredients: 4…

Newcastle Christmas Market

Christmas is nearly over, and I’ve been meaning to post about the Newcastle Christmas Market for weeks now. With over 40 traders from around the world offering the best in international cuisine, this was the place to be, drink and eat during the festive period. It’s also a great excuse to support local businesses. My…

A homage to χωριάτικη και σουβλάκι

Today’s prompt is Food for the Soul (and the Stomach). Tell us about your favourite meal, either to eat or to prepare. Does it just taste great, or does it have other associations? Ask me this any time of day–except when I’ve had a drink and craving a pizza–and it will always be χωριάτικη και κοτόπουλο σουβλάκι (Greek…