Tag: feta cheese

Spanakopita

Spanakopita

If you’re a fan of Greek food, you’ve likely heard or tried spanakopita in some form before. But what exactly is it? Spanakopita is actually just spinach pie. But this simple, savory pastry dish has existed within Greek cuisine for centuries. Spanakopita is a super 

Roasted Shrimp With Feta

Roasted Shrimp With Feta

This is a lovely recipe from Ian Garten’s Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That? cookbook that I have been making for years. My husband first introduced me to this effortless shrimp dish years ago after having it a friend’s house. Now it’s consider a staple in 

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Whipped Feta

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Whipped Feta

Impress everyone with this lovely seasonal and satisfying roasted cauliflower steak with whipped feta recipe.  Honestly, I would eat plain old roasted cauliflower everyday.  But as I have said before (and my husband strongly believes), cheese makes everything better.  This dish is actually inspired by a 

Kale+ Quinoa Salad

Kale+ Quinoa Salad

Kale + Quinoa sald is one of my favorite salads.  For those who are local to the San Francisco Bay Area, this is my version of the kale salad at Palo Alto’s Calafia Cafe.  Chef Charlie Ayers, originally from Brooklyn, New York, was the former Executive Chef for 

Who Knew A Radish Could Be So Good?

Who Knew A Radish Could Be So Good?

If you are unfamiliar, watermelon radishes are supremely beautiful. Their deep pink/magenta color is eye-catching and adds a real pop to any ordinary salad. Watermelon radishes are actually considered a heirloom Chinese Daikon radish and a member of the mustard family (along with arugula, broccoli and turnips–who knew!).