Monthly Archives: September 2011


My biggest passion aside from food is to travel. Since I know many of you share this passion I decided to share some foodie details about my recent trip to Iceland. I always try to visit places with outstanding natural features, so food is not usually at the top of my list when planning a trip. But sometimes, amazing nature combines with a rich culture, and culture always comes with an array of unique flavors :) This was the case … Continue reading

Mini Savory Pies

The other day I made my Mozzarella, Provolone and Tomato Savory Pie and I had some leftover dough. Throwing away that heaven sent dough felt like a crime so I looked for small ramekins to fit the small amount of dough left. I found my oval creme brulee ramekins sitting in a cabinet and thought they would do the job. Oh they did! I obtained the cutest savory pies ever. A perfect appetizer when you have some friends over. Being … Continue reading

Goat Cheese Jalapeno Crostini

Goat Cheese Jalapeno Crostini need I say more? These crostini are WONDERFUL!! I made them for a number of guests and everyone enjoyed them a lot :) They are my new party favorite! They are super easy to make, quite quick, and the topping can be made in advance. Actually if you make it in advance it will be even more flavorful. Also they will keep well in the refrigerator, just reheat them quickly in the oven, they will conserve the … Continue reading

My Spicy Potato Wedges – Hubby approved

Mmm potatoes :P Hubby’s favorite (only?) vegetable and these, oh these spicy potato wedges are delicious! Crispy and spicy not really hot (if you are careful with the amount of cayenne ;), a flavorful mix of spices. They are perfect with a steak or a burger! Ingredients 1 lb Yukon Gold Potatoes (500 gr) 2 tbs plain bread crumbs 1/2 tbs spicy paprika (you can find it in the latin area of your grocery store) 1 pinch sweet paprika 1/4 … Continue reading