Kantaifi is a Greek traditional Greek dessert, made of kataifi dough, which encloses a filling with chopped almonds, sugar and cinnamon.
“Chaniotiko Boureki”. Chaniotiko is a casserrole dish from Chania, Crete. Boureki is usually something made with phyllo which encloses a filling. Do not confuse it with the Turkish borek, as this is something totally different, although in some cases phyllo is also used.
Eliopsomo is a quite unique vegan savoury cake made with black olives, tahini, herbs, spices and orange juice, which makes it very healthy.
Galatopita, (pr. Gha-lah-TOH-pee-tah) is a simple and easy Greek dessert, made with milk,eggs, semolina, butter and vanilla, which is baked in the oven.
Portokalopita (from portokali = orange and pita = pie) is a traditional Greek sweet pie made with phyllo which encloses an orange pudding.
Pasta Frolla is an Italian shortbread pastry tart, similar to the one we call Pasta Flora, in Greece made with Pâte brisée and topped with Jam. The word “pasta” means dough and “frolla”, as explained to me by my friend Simona, means tender in Italian, as it is a very flaky dough.
Apple Strudel is a dessert which originated in Austria but is popular in other countries such as Germany, Hungary, etc. The word “strudel” in German literally means whirlpool and is named after the shape it takes when thin strudel dough encloses the sweet fruit filling, usually made with apples, sugar, raisins, nuts and cinnamon.
Kotopita tou Kynigou , which means Hunter’s Pie, is an easy pie recipe made with leftovers from pollo cacciatore.
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.
Lamb Exohiko (country style) is a dish which comes from Roumeli, usually made using leftover lamb, vegetables and cheese, wrapped in a parcel and baked. It can be wrapped in parchment paper or phyllo.