Kolokithokeftedes (Zucchini Balls)

This is another of my favorite mezedes. Mezes in Greek means tapas, little appetizer. Mezedes is its plural. Now, kolokithokeftedes are made mainly with grated zucchini. I love the flavors coming from this dish and since Autumn is still good with us, I thought of making these as an ode to the departing Summer. This

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Spaghetti with Vegetables al Marsala

I had to think of something to cook for Saturday’s lunch. I didn’t want to do the usual stuff. I wanted something that involves veggies and wine. I don’t know why. I don’t drink wine. I only drink sangria. I love sangria, but I never drink wine or any other alcohol. Quite a nerd right?

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Bougatsinia (Small Greek Sweet Cream Pies)

Now these are many adjectives don’t you think? But I couldn’t find a smaller English title for these sweets. Bougatsa is a sweet cream pie that comes from Macedonia, the Northern area of Greece. In this country we have small shops that sell spinach pies, cheese pies, sandwiches, apple pies etc for a quick snack.

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Smoked Paprika Shrimps

Now, I had great difficulty in finding a name for this dish. I found in Top Secret Recipes site a recipe called “Top Secret Recipes version of Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse Wicked Cajun Barbecue Shrimp”. I didn’t know who Fleming Prime Steakhouse was. When I lived in New England there was no such chain, but somehow

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Chicken Teriyaki

One of the dishes I enjoy when I go to a Japanese restaurant is Chicken Teriyaki. I just love the sweet and sour flavor of the dish. I have a recipe of this dish, but I thought I should try a new one. I searched the internet and I found many variations of the dish.

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