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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Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce

On Saturday as we were eating lunch, my son asked about the first days of our relationship with my husband. You know, kids are always curious and want to learn how their parents were met and eventually got married. So, we both started telling him the story of our getting together. Unavoidably, the story arrived

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Pork Tenderloin with Creamy Brandy Sauce

When we think of pork, we all have in mind the cute pink ones with the circular tail and the enormous fatty body. Indeed, this type is the most widely known and it is the European one. Nevertheless, in Greece from the ancient ages there was another type of pork, not pink but black, not bold

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Creamy Chicken with Leeks and Shiitake Mushrooms

Leeks were a vital ingredient of the Egyptian and Mesopotamian people even from second millennium B.C. Ancient Greeks knew leeks and they considered them to be a medicine. It is said that Nero consumed leeks to have a strong and clear voice. Leek became widely known in Europe from the Romans who brought it from

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Pepper Steak with Boletes and Metaxa Brandy

In 1885 the 37 year old merchant and tavern owner Spyros Metaxas along with his brother Elias take the immense decision of opening a factory that would produce brandy in Greece. With a capital of 100.000 drachmas (about 300 euros) and the determination to create a masterpiece of taste, the two brothers settle in Piraeus

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