Month: December 2019

vasilopita greek new years cake

Vasilopita (Greek New Years Cake)

Vasilopita is a traditional cake that is served on New Years Day. There is often a coin placed inside of it (wrapped in foil) and the cake is sliced and divided among guests. The person who finds the lucky coin is said to have good luck in the new year. […]

 
mini quiche

Mini Quiche Florentine

One of my absolute favourite party appetizers is definitely the adorable little Mini Quiche Florentine! They are so darn cute and so tasty! While you can find packages of mini quiche in the frozen section of a grocery store, making them at home is easy! Making them with ingredients you […]

 
dulce de leche cookies alfajores

Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies (Alfajores)

These soft, tender cookies filled with deliciously sweet dulce de leche is easily one of my favourite sandwich cookies. I mean, who wouldn’t like 2 delicious cookies sandwiching a delicious, caramel-like filling? If this person exists, I have yet to meet them. These cookies are always a hit wherever I […]

 
turkey vegetable soup with stuffing dumplings

Turkey Vegetable Soup with Stuffing Dumplings

This comforting Turkey Vegetable Soup with Stuffing Dumplings comes together in no time using leftovers from your holiday dinner! It makes a deliciously light turkey soup that’s made a bit more filling by the addition of stuffing dumplings! Quick, easy and flavourful! That is exactly what I am looking for […]

 
homemade cranberry sauce

Cranberry Sauce

If you haven’t tried making your own cranberry sauce, you need to start now! You seriously can’t beat sauce made from fresh cranberries. Its way better than anything out of a can! This recipe is so easy to make and requires only a handful of ingredients. I have never been […]

 
melomakarona greek christmas cookies

Melomakarona (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

Melomakarona are traditional Greek Cookies drenched in a honey syrup. These cookies are made every Christmas and usually have chopped walnuts in them. These cookies are quintessentially Greek. From the walnut and honey flavourings which are pretty much on the front stage of Greek desserts (think baklava) to the use […]

 
oreo truffles

Oreo Truffles

After baking up a storm every night for a week, I’m letting my oven have the day off today! No bake, easy desserts are always lovely but ones that only use a handful of ingredients are even better! If you haven’t tried Oreo truffles before, you need to give these […]

 
caprese salad

Caprese Salad

We love a good salad in this house. Like really love them. We are no strangers to tossing all sorts of ingredients and pretty much anything we have on hand into a bowl and tossing it together with a good homemade salad dressing. We love fresh tasting ingredients and using […]

 
roasted pesto sweet potatoes

Roasted Pesto Sweet Potatoes

This incredibly simple, flavourful recipe uses only a few ingredients and is super easy to create, making it a fabulous side dish option for your dinner! These deliciously herby sweet potatoes are smothered in fresh pesto and sprinkled with parmesan. You can never go wrong with more cheese, right? The […]

 
classic bruschetta

Classic Bruschetta

Bruschetta is a classic appetizer and it is a classic for a reason! Fresh tomatoes and basil, seasoned to perfection and served on top of crusty bread! So simple and easy but absolutely perfect and sure to satisfy! Bruschetta is a classic Italian appetizer that uses fresh tomatoes, basil, olive […]