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 Sandwich Cookies (Alfajores)

Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies (Alfajores)

These Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies or Alfajores are soft, tender cookies filled with deliciously sweet dulce de leche. They are easily one of my favourite sandwich cookies! Who wouldn’t like 2 delicious cookies sandwiching a delicious, caramel-like filling? If this person exists, I have yet to meet them. These […]

 
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

Learn how to make easy, homemade Cranberry Sauce at home using simple ingredients! This super simple recipe uses fresh cranberries, orange juice and pantry staples to make a sauce that is way better than canned varieties! If you haven’t tried making your own cranberry sauce, you need to start now! […]

 
melomakarona recipe Greek Christmas honey cookies

Melomakarona (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

Melomakarona are traditional Greek Cookies drenched in a honey syrup. This cookie recipe is traditionally made every Christmas in Greek homes. 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 of olive […]

 
oreo truffles balls recipe no bake dessert

Oreo Truffles

These easy, no bake Oreo Truffles are the perfect bite sized treat! These Oreo balls require only a few ingredients and are perfect for pot lucks, Christmas, or just because! After baking up a storm every night for a week, I’m letting my oven have the day off today! No […]

 
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 […]