These Turkey Ravioli are made with homemade phyllo, stuffed with leftover roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, cheese and other ingredients.
Whether you have leftovers from your Christmas roasted turkey or extra leftover roasted chicken to use, this delicious turkey carbonara (or chicken) and pasta pie is a lovely way to use your leftovers without having to eat the same food for three days.
Each year I make a Christmas Cake, Melomakarona and Kourabiedes. This year I created some unconventional Greek Christmas Desserts. Instead of making the same, over and over, I love tweaking my recipes, so I let my imagination run wild and turn them into something different each year.
Kourabiedes are Greek cookies, similar to shortbread cookies, coated with icing sugar. Their main ingredients are butter, icing sugar and flour.
Mandarin Melomakarona are Greek honey cookies, made with olive oil, flavoured with mandarin and drenched in a honey syrup, with lots of walnuts on top.
This year, like every Christmas, I have made some of the traditional Greek desserts I make every year. These melt in your mouth kourabiedes, which are buttery, shortbread cookies, are based on the recipe contained in my cookbook Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water, Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste! The basic ingredients are the same but this year…
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…
Vassilopita is a traditional Greek cake or bread with a coin inside, named after St. Basil, which is made for New Year’s Day.
This stuffed Greek Crispy Pork Roast is delicious as the crackling is golden brown and crunchy, while the meat remains juicy and tender.
This Black Lava Orange Gateau, is easy to make and was made out of leftover Christmas Cookies, nuts, whipped cream and chocolate.