Bursting with big, bold Mediterranean flavors, this salad is so amazingly tasty! Well, if you like olives and feta, of course You can make the olive mixture in advance, cover and refrigerate it until ready to use. » Read more
This is the myth of how this aromatic plant received its name.
According to the Greek mythology, mint once was the beautiful water nymph Minthe, beloved by Hades, who was the ruler of the Greek Underworld. His jealous wife Persephone took revenge on Minthe, and turned her into a plant. » Read more
How to apply the mask:
Clean your skin well and apply the mask to your face, neck and decollete, following massage lines. It will be enough for all three, trust me! Sure, if someone applied it for you, so you could just relax and receive the treatment, that would be just awesome, but you can do it yourself! » Read more
When we invite people to dinner we don’t usually serve burgers, right? Well, unless it’s a BBQ on a deck!. But these will impress everybody, trust me. At least, this has been my experience. » Read more
What can I say- the name of this dessert speaks for itself! We all know the ‘strawberries and cream’ combination. Here I am suggesting sour cream, or probably even plain yogurt for a healthier version. Sometimes I use fresh berries, sometimes frozen, sometimes- both, as I did here. These ingredients yield 3 (1-Cup) servings of the dessert. » Read more
Very refreshing salad! Sometimes I make it in one bowl (glass, so you can see all the layers), but more often as pictured here. I like this presentation- individual servings. You can use big wine glasses, or even plain whiskey glasses for that. » Read more
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You can serve this very flavorful sauce with chicken or fish (try it with Pan Fried Cod). It is delicious on top of rice (or any other grain), as well as a dip for vegetables, or as a salad dressing! Sometimes I make it thinner, sometimes thicker, with or without herbs. » Read more
I like to use dried dill pollen in my soups (and sometimes gravies); it gives them that unique taste. I usually let the blooms dry, and then rub them between my palms to end up with something that resembles the photo above. » Read more
One of my absolute favorite scrubs! Why buy something with suspicious ingredients if you can make your own organic — fresh smelling — good-for-you scrub in your own kitchen! You know what you put in there, you choose the oil, you choose (and recycle) the jar in which you will keep it. You are the boss! It will take you 5-10 minutes to make it, and your skin will thank you » Read more