Tsai tou vounou is a Greek aromatic herbal tea whose medicinal properties have been known since antiquity. It can be served hot or cold.
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.
Fassolakia yahni is a traditional Greek vegan dish with green beans and potatoes in tomato sauce, which is easy, tasty, cheap and healthy.
Make your own Greek spice mixture. You can use it to add a little extra flavour to your Greek dishes. It goes well with poultry but also in many more recipes.