Karydaki Liqueur is a homemade Greek alcoholic drink made with tender green walnuts which are steeped in alcohol for a certain period of time.
Appetizers - mezedes
Tyropitari pronounced Tee-rho-pee-TAH-ree, is a homemade Greek pastry filled with feta cheese and deep fried, which is served as an appetizer.
Vegetable fritters are so easy to make and a good way to use some leftover veggies in your fridge.
Tourkakia is one of the traditional delicacies we first ate in Sparta. Fragrant offal from goat or lamb wrapped in caul fat and grill over charcoal.
Spetzofai (pr. Speh-tzoh-FAH-ee) or sometimes written spentzofai is a Greek traditional recipe from Pelion, Thessaly. The traditional recipe is made with local sausages and lots of peppers, especially a hot variety called spentzes, from which the dish takes its name.
This Dakos Savoury Greek Cheesecake, is the perfect appetizer when you need to feed a crowd. I made this Dakos savoury Greek cheesecake during the Christmas holidays and everybody loved it! I was inspired by the Greek Dakos, which is a Cretan salad made on a barley rusk. As a base, apart from the dakos…
Pantzaria Xydata (pronounced pan-TZAh-rhia Ksee-DAH-tah) are beets preserved in vinegar, which are one of our favourite vegetables to preserve.
Hummus or hoummous is a Middle Eastern dip made from mashed chickpeas and blended with tahini, garlic, lemon juice, spices and olive oil.
Koupepia me lahana, are the Cypriot version of dolmades, made with Silverbeet leaves, instead of vine leaves, cooked with tomatoes.
Greek-style deviled eggs are a twist to the classic, made with olive oil homemade mayonnaise and tzatziki, garnished with Kalamata olives, bell peppers and capers.