Octopus Risotto is a delicious and healthy dish, which is perfect not only for those fasting during Orthodox Lent but for our everyday meal.
Have your heard of Aquafaba before? Since you are reading this article, you probably want to learn more about the technique to make it, right? Etymology The word aquafaba is a combination of two Latin words: aqua which means water and faba, which means beans or other leguminous plants. What is Aquafaba? Aquafaba is the liquid produced after boiling…
Lavraki Plaki (pronounced Lav-RHA-kee plah-KEE) is a Greek recipe for sea bass baked in the oven, with olive oil, tomatoes and onions.
Pastelli, sometimes written “pasteli, with one l”, is one of the healthiest Greek sweets, made with honey and sesame seeds.
“Gavros” (anchovies) is one of the relatively cheap fish and that is why in Greece it is called “the fish of the poor”. Fish like anchovies, sardines etc., also known as “foam fish” are a good source of Omega 3 fatty acids, which are known for their anti-inflammatory effects as well as their ability…
Rosotto is a vegan rice pudding made with rice flour and rose cordial. I named this pudding rosotto (playing with the name risotto) because roz in Greek means pink. I must be the person who has made the most rice puddings in the world! Here are a few: Classic Ryzogalo (Greek Rice Pudding) Vegan Lactose…
This vegan dessert is made with store bought halvas, chocolate, toasted nuts, candied fruit or spoon sweets (glyka tou koutaliou) and coconut.
This Greek Herby Shrimp Risotto is a wonderful and gluten-free dish made with shrimps and herbs, but with a tasty Greek feta twist.
Milkshake is a cold drink made with milk, fruit or other ingredients, such as chocolate and sugar or other sweetening such as honey or syrup.
Kathara Deftera, which means Clean Monday marks the beginning of Lent. During this period the Orthodox abstain from eating meat and dairy products.