Pumpkin Ravioli with Spinach and Goat Cheese

Pumpkin Ravioli with Spinach and Goat Cheese
(Skip to Recipe) Why Not a Pumpkin Variation for a New Family Favorite? During a stay in Kosice, Slovakia at the end of my Journey to Greece, I fell in love with a vegetarian red beet pirohy (pierogi) dish served with fresh spinach and goat cheese.  To discover more about my love story with this delicious wholesome dish, read my recipe for Red Beet Ravioli with Spinach and Goat Cheese. Whil...
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Red Beet Ravioli with Spinach and Goat Cheese

Red Beet Ravioli with Spinach and Goat Cheese
(Skip to Recipe) What Inspired this Soul-Fulfilling Red Beet Ravioli Dish? Towards the end of my Journey to Greece, I spent a few days in Kosice, Slovakia, near the Hungarian, Polish and Ukrainian borders.  I initially planned to spend one night in Kosice, yet immediately fell in love with its old town.  I ended up staying three nights so I could leisurely visit the town,...
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Papoutsakia – Greek Stuffed Eggplants

Papoutsakia – Greek Stuffed Eggplants
(Skip to Recipe) How do you Make Papoutsakia? The Greek dish called Papoutsakia can be translated from Greek as the Little Shoes or the Little Slippers.  As charming the name may be in Greek, Papoutsakia are eggplants stuffed with seasoned ground veal and tomatoes.  Sounds simple, right? Well, they are!   My friend, Thomais, has kindly provided me with this recipe for Papoutsakia.  As...
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Greek Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes

Greek Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes
(Skip to Recipe) What Makes this Recipe for Greek Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes Genuine? Months ago my friend, Diamantis, described how his wife, Thomais, made the absolute best Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes (in Greek known as Gemista).  In fact, his accolades of his wife's wonderful cooking and his invitation for me to come learn at her side first gave me the idea to embark on my Journey to Greec...
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Authentic Greek Pasticcio (Pastitsio)

Authentic Greek Pasticcio (Pastitsio)
(Skip to Recipe) What makes this Pasticcio Recipe Authentic? Greek restaurants all over the world prepare Pasticcio (also known as Pastitsio or Pastichio).  Not surprisingly, families and taverns all over Greece also make it.  Most families follow a recipe passed on to them by a dear family member and then adjusted over time to satisfy personal taste.   What is Pasticcio? Those unfam...
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Hungarian Goulash Soup Made at Home

Hungarian Goulash Soup Made at Home
(Skip to Recipe) A Cooking Extravaganza with friends in Budapest On my travel through Hungary at the start of my Journey to Greece, I spent three wonderful days with friends outside of Budapest.  My friends have twin five-year-old children so we planned to spend much of our time at home cooking traditional local dishes. Little did I know how many dishes we would prepare on my second day there...
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Banana Muffin Bliss

Banana Muffin Bliss
(Skip to Recipe) Why will each Banana Muffin bring you bliss? We all have had bananas become overly ripe on our watch.  No one can blame us for letting their peel become covered in brown or even spots.  Having overly ripe bananas is, however, a test of character or resourcefulness.  It's what we do with these golden brown gems that truly count. In my household, we usually make banana bread,...
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Beef Stir Fry for a Quick Vibrant Meal

Beef Stir Fry for a Quick Vibrant Meal
(Skip to Recipe) What makes this Beef Stir Fry Quick and Vibrant? This Beef Stir Fry is easy to make, is full of flavour and features so many beautiful colours and contrasts. I have done my research and had my own experiences with stir frying. This is what I have learned. A stir fry is quick and easy to make IF you are organised and have everything chopped and ready to go.  Preparing the ingr...
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Tasty and Healthy Sesame Noodles

Tasty and Healthy Sesame Noodles
(Skip to Recipe) What makes these Sesame Noodles my go-to dish for lunch?   The Ease of Making Sesame Noodles Working at home has several benefits, including an easy commute to work and dressing sporty casual every day of the week.  My favorite benefit, however, remains being able to prepare tasty healthy lunches in less than 30 minutes. Over the years I've tried many variations of sal...
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Pasta with Fennel and Fresh Garlic – Yummy and Healthy!

Pasta with Fennel and Fresh Garlic – Yummy and Healthy!
(Skip to Recipe) Pasta with Fennel and Fresh Garlic Makes a Quick Yummy Meal Is Fennel an Acquired Taste? Not everyone enjoys the strong-licorice flavor of fresh fennel.  It can be a bit overwhelming if you eat a lot of it in one sitting. However, when it's cooked, fennel's pronounced taste becomes more subdued and quite yummy.  Cooked fennel is a good substitute for celery in many recipes...
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Guest Contribution Submission Forms

Guest Contribution Submission Forms
Welcome to this Guest Contribution Submissions Page! I am so pleased you have decided to share one of your favorite recipes on the Belgian Foodie® site. Please use the two forms below to provide your biographical and background information (first form) as well as your favorite recipe (second form).  In the first form, you may also provide the story behind your recipe or any other text to intro...
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Guest Contribution Submission Procedure

Guest Contribution Submission Procedure
Guest Contributors, Submit Your Recipes Here What to Submit The Belgian Foodie® site encourages you to share your own tasty healthy recipes.  Recipes inspired by family, local, regional or national traditions are particularly welcome here.  Guest Contributions will help build a recipe treasure for others to enjoy.   How to Submit Use these two forms to submit your favorite recipes for ...
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Wild Garlic Pesto

Wild Garlic Pesto
(Skip to Recipe) Wild Garlic Pesto on Pasta is a Springtime Favorite   Memories Triggered by Wild Garlic The sense of smell can trigger strong memories, no matter how faraway they may be.  Wild garlic, also known by many other names, such as ramps, spring onion, ramson, wild leek, bear's garlic, and wood leek, is probably my most faithful olfactory trigger.  Wild garlic is not actually ...
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Crusted Salmon for Special Occasions

Crusted Salmon for Special Occasions
(Skip to Recipe) What makes Sunday family meals so simple yet so special? After rushing around all week, Sunday rolls around and lets us slow down to enjoy our families and friends.  A meal together, a stroll in the park, or whatever else your family does to reconnect together.   Sunday brunch in Los Angeles While growing up in Los Angeles, Sunday brunch was my family's main event.  ...
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Coconut Cream Pudding

Coconut Cream Pudding
(Skip to Recipe) (Cliquez ci-dessous pour la version française de la recette) Recette Creme noix coco -fr What makes Coconut Cream Pudding such an Ideal Yummy Dessert?   The Joys of a No-Fuss Dessert After preparing a fairly elaborate main course for lunch guests, sometimes I do not want to put a lot of effort in making a dessert.  This is especially true for a casual family S...
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