Moustokouloura are Greek cookies made with Petimezi, which is a concentrated syrup made of grape juice, which is used as a sweetener.
Galaktoboureko, (pr. ga-lahk-to-BOO-reh-koh), also written Galaktomboureko or Galatoboureko, is possibly the king of sweets for many in Greece and the one I prefer the most. A fabulous semolina cream, rich and consistent, lies in the middle, between thin layers of crispy phyllo which are bathed in syrup.
Glyko vyssino (Sour cherries) can be made into one of the most priced fruit preserves. You can eat it as it is or served on top of ice cream, puddings, cheesecakes and many more desserts.
Koukia, Fava beans (Vicia faba), in Greek koukia (plural of word kouki), pr. kou-KHIA, is an easy, vegan Greek dish paired with lemon, dill, fennel and parsley, which adds lots of flavour to this healthy dish.
Brown Lentils with Smoked Eggplant and Pasta is inspired from my Cypriot dish called Fakhes Moudjentra. It is a light dish with a lot of flavour from the smoked eggplant as well as sweetness from the carrots and onion. The pasta is cooked in the leftover fluid, which absorbs all the flavour and adds body to the dish, making it a healthy and filling dish.
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.
This delicious Chocolate Almond Raspberry Coffee Cake is moist, buttery, nutty and is great for all occasions. It is simple and easy to make and tastes amazing!
Gingerbread men are soft cookies, flavoured with ginger, cloves, nutmeg or cinnamon and sweetened with honey, sugar or molasses.
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.
Lamb Fricassee is a Greek dish with white sauce made with eggs and lemon juice, called Avgolemono. It can be made with either lamb or goat and the addition of various vegetables varies, depending on the season.