Country Chicken Greek Style

In many of my posts I have described several of Hercules’ Labors in order to be forgiven for the deaths of his wife and children after Hera’s spell that made him lose his mind. When Hercules completed the cycle of the labors he planted an olive tree outside Hera’s temple in ancient Olympia. Olympia was

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Flaky Juicy Chicken Pie

Pies with or without phyllo are an essential part of Greek culture and kitchen. Throughout Greece there is a vast range of diverse types of pies that are made locally with goods that can be found in nature. Basically, there are two types of pies; the ones with meat and the meatless. Meatless pies are

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Easy Chicken with Red Wine Sauce and Vlita

Greens especially during summer play a very important role to Greek diet. There are several varieties and their taste vary from bitter to sweet. Usually, we wash them thoroughly and boil them enough to soften and we consume them as a salad with olive oil and vinegar. Sometimes we eat them as a side dish

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Zucchini Baskets with Creamy Smoked Chicken

“Pasta filata (Italian: “spun paste”) is a technique in the manufacture of a family of Italian cheeses also known in English as stretched-curd, pulled-curd, and plastic-curd cheeses. Stretched curd cheeses manufactured from the pasta filata technique undergo a plasticizing and kneading treatment of the fresh curd in hot water, which gives the cheese its fibrous

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Chicken Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes

Weekdays are quite busy for me trying to balance between heavy work schedule and home. Every day I wake up at 6:30 in the morning. For half an hour, I go around the world checking the news, my mail and whatever happens in social media. At 7:00 I start preparing breakfast for my son and

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