Homemade applesauce – jam is delicious and easy to make. You can enjoy it as a simple snack, in desserts or in savory dishes.
Breakfast and brunch
A traditional Greek Quince Jam or Jelly (Marmelada Kydoni), using arbaroriza (fragrant geraniums) to flavour it.
Aladoti Eliopita (pr. Ah-LAH-doh-tee Eh-LIOH-pee-tah), is an olive bread made without any oil or any other fat whatsover. This yummy eliopita uses tahini as its source for fat, which makes a delicious and healthy bread for breakfast, brunch or as a snack during the strict Orthodox fasting period, when there are days that no oil whatsover is consumed.
Bergamot marmalade is the best of all citrus marmalades. It is precious as it has the most aromatic flavour that you can ever imagine. In this recipe it is made with the leftover fruit mixed with some bergamot peel.
Greek “Spanakopita” (spinach pie), pronounced (spa-nah- KOH -pee-taa), is possibly the most popular Greek pie, made with spinach, aromatic herbs and feta cheese.
This Zucchini Flowers Pie with Peppermint is perfect as a main dish with a salad or you can cut smaller pieces and serve it as an appetizer or a side dish.
Tyropita (pronounced tee- ROH -pee-ta) from tyri = cheese and pita = pie and Strifti (pronounced stri-FTEE), which means twisted. It takes it’s name from the way the cheese pie is shaped.
Loquat Jam is easy to make, with a sweet and tart taste, slightly floral from the fragrant geraniums and absolutely delicious.
Frittata, which translates to “fried” in Italian, is an egg-based classic brunch dish. I have used the ingredients of the Greek popular dish called “Moussakas” to make this frittata
Tahinopita is a Cypriot bread filled with tahini, sugar and cinnamon. It is shaped into a coil, fattened and baked. The traditional Cypriot Tahinopita is amazing but can it get any better? The answer is YES.