Throughout history, almonds have been enjoyed not only for their delicate flavor, versatility and great crunch, but also their legendary nutritional properties.
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.
Moschari Lemonata (pr. moss-HAH-ree Lae-moh-NAH-toh), is a traditional Greek Veal recipe with lemon juice, which is a perfect Sunday meal.
Bergamot marmalade is the best of all citrus marmalades. It is precious as it has the most aromatic flavour that you can ever imagine. In this recipe it is made with the leftover fruit mixed with some bergamot peel.
Pomegranate liqueur like all other liqueurs is easy to make but you have to be patient and wait for the fruit to macerate in the alcohol for about a month, then prepare a simple sugar syrup and combine them. After that, you can drink it right away but as it matures it gets even better.
Gingerbread men are soft cookies, flavoured with ginger, cloves, nutmeg or cinnamon and sweetened with honey, sugar or molasses.
This Light and Creamy Evaporated Milk Chicken with Penne can be made in half an hour. This is a wonderful chicken breast recipe that uses evaporated milk and Kefalotyri cheese in it to make it creamy.
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.
Vlita pr. VLEE-ta (in Greek βλίτα or βλήτα) is one of the varieties of “horta” or greens, which both leaves and tender shoots, are boiled and served as a salad, well known in Greek cuisine for its high nutritional value.