Sauteed Kale with Red Pepper Flakes and Mustard Seeds

Kale. So I am not going to lie, but I have never been a fan of kale. I do like the milder flavor of lacinto kale, but regular kale is just always too tough and bitter for my pallet. So the last time I used a super market delivery service, they must have been out … Continue reading Sauteed Kale with Red Pepper Flakes and Mustard Seeds

Greek Village Salad – Horiatiki Salata

In the United States there is this misconception of what a traditional Greek salad is. In Greece, and in our homes, when making a Greek salad, we don't like to mix our tomatoes with our lettuce. I actually feel as if the tomato is dirtying up my lettuce or the other way around. So the … Continue reading Greek Village Salad – Horiatiki Salata

Greek Zucchini Summer Salad

Zucchini are always a great symbol of summer. In a previous post, I used the blossoms. In this post the actual zucchini. And they have become a popular replacement for pasta in many favorite dishes. But today, I am going for a more traditional recipe close to what I grew up eating. Boiled zucchini with … Continue reading Greek Zucchini Summer Salad

Vlita – Boiled Amaranth Greens

Vlita are nearly every Greeks favorite greens. Because they are hard to find in the US, they tend to create nostalgia among us Greek Americans. Vlita from Mary & Yianni‚Äôs garden. I had visited my friend Mary the other day, and her husband offered to cut me a few bunches from their garden. They are … Continue reading Vlita – Boiled Amaranth Greens