Easy Moussaka (Balkan Style)

This is not the typical Greek moussaka with lamb meat and eggplant. No, no. This is the Balkan (much easier) version that my grandma used to make almost every week (as requested by myself) when I was a little girl. One thing I love…

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Easy Baked Whole Trout with Garlic

Trout was first introduced to Europeans from the USA. It’s a type of fish that is a pretty close relative to salmon, but it’s less oily. It is best if you can source organic trout as fish stocking densities are generally lower in comparison…

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Fluffy Quinoa with Mushrooms and Docks leaves

This fluffy quinoa recipe was born out of necessity. One, I had extra sorrel leaves (dock leaves) on hand, and two- I was short on time & energy. Who knew helping toddler adjust to preschool can be so time consuming (& tiring). It was…

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Provençal New Potatoes Bake with Herbs

What is Provençal cooking one might ask? Without being expert on French cuisine (although hubby is from French ancestry), but being native European, I feel ‘qualified enough’’ to share my take on Provençal cooking. Provence is a geographical reason in southeastern France, where sea…

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Juicy Grilled Tuna Steaks

Grill season is approaching (happy dance). But wait, I know someone who is even more excited –that would be my 2 year old! He loves it when we get the grill out, even attempts to do it on his own, thank goodness for kitchen…

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