Tag archive for peppers

Greek ‘Tabbouli’-Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes

The first thing you should know about this post is that I’m ‘phoning it in’. I’m currently ‘on location’ in Seattle, where an epic childhood summer is being played out by my two children. I think I’m the over-worked and under-appreciated Assistant Director in this…

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Greek Panini

Ahhh… the power of suggestion. It’s a force that is strong with me. In fact, I’m an advertiser’s dream. I’ll actually stand in the grocery store trying to remember the brand name of the product whose ad I liked so much.

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Antipasti Pasta

There are lots of things I could have called this lunch. My knee-jerk name for it was ‘Greek Pasta’, but I get a bit bored of calling everything I put feta cheese in ‘Greek’.

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G’s Chicken in Mushroom Sauce

Fair warning: I’m going full-on into Proud Mommy Mode. If you can’t stomach such blatherings, I suggest you bail out now. For the rest of you, here’s what happened.

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Tortilla Española

Yesterday I was trying to use up the backlog of eggs that has accumulated since we started having them delivered with our milk. The best way I know of to do that is to make a tortilla española.

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13-Olive Spaghetti Mediterraneo

You may be wondering what is so earth-shattering about a recipe for spaghetti sauce. Well, nothing. And that’s kind of the point. When it’s so easy to make your own, there’s really no reason to go buying sauce in jars (except perhaps to keep in…

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Bell Pepper Quesadillas

When I moved to the UK I was dismayed by the lack of good, cheap Mexican food such as I was used to on the American west coast. As a matter of survival, I quickly learned how to make the basics: fajitas, burritos, enchiladas and…

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