These Cypriot Kourabiedes are similar to the Greek ones but they are made with spry shortening, which makes them soft and fluffy.
Ellinikos Kaffés, which means Greek coffee, is one of the healthiest in the world. Recent studies have shown that a cup of Greek coffee a day is very good for your healthy and for longevity!
Wiener Schnitzel or scallopini, as they are called in Italy or escalopes in France, consist of thinly sliced meat cutlets, usually veal or pork, although chicken may also be used.
A time-tested traditional Christmas cake recipe which is filled with homemade fruit preserve, as well as nuts, raisins brandy and treacle.
This Almond Roulade is made with sponge cake which has been covered with toasted almonds. In Greece we call this dessert kormos (roulade), which means log as it resembles like a tree log.
Fricassee is a Greek recipe made with pork, lamb or chicken, with lots of lettuce, aromatic herbs and the traditional Greek avgolemono sauce.
Ryzogalo also written rizogalo (pronounced ree-ZOH-gah-loh) is the Greek version of rice pudding.
This dessert is a favourite with my family, not only as a dessert, but as a special treat.
Another tweak of mine to the classic Ryzogalo (rice pudding). I added caramel to the pudding, this time the rice was cooked in milk until soft and then the pudding was baked in the oven.
Cypriot Traditional Tahinopita is a Lenten or vegan sweet bread, which is very flavourful as it is filled with tahini, sugar and cinnamon.
Fassolada (or fassoulada, as the peasants call it), is a hearty navy beans stew, or soup if you like and is considered to be the national food of the Greeks.