Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Month: May 2010

Some Hints to Encourage Healthy Eating for Diabetics, guest writer Patricia Harris

Diabetes type 2 is among the most common form of diabetes.
In diabetes type 2, either one’s body won’t produce enough insulin or the cells ignore the insulin. Insulin is critical for your body to be able to use glucose for energy.

You could have the capability to improve and protect your present health.
With proper nutrition and exercise and by making good life style choices (like not smoking), you may feel better, stronger, and healthier, and can lower your risk of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, coronary disease and cerebrovascular accident.

The Better You Eat, The Better You Feel

Chicken and vegetable pie

Like many of my ‘recipes’, this one is more of a guide on how to assemble.

Things like pies are so open to interpretation and variation, that it seems wrong to use the word ‘recipe’.

This is the way I make my chicken pie but there are many other ways too…

You could leave out the chicken altogether for a vegetarian version.

My sister made us a lovely chicken pie the other night, and instead of a gravy made separately, it used some chicken stock poured into the chicken mixture, and because the chicken and leeks were cooked off with …

Pita

Here is another recipe that hails from the Croatian cuisine.

While not exclusively Croatian, probably more Eastern European, this dish can be found from Turkey, to Greece and everywhere in between and can also be called burek or gibanica, as they say in Serbia.

Many places sell it as street food and it can come in varieties sweet and savoury.

I have found a very authentic recipe for Cheese Pita at Cafe Chocolada – for the intrepid but, if you’re like me and break out in a cold sweat at the thought of making your own filo pastry, then see …