Lamb Fricassee is a Greek dish with white sauce made with eggs and lemon juice, called Avgolemono. It can be made with either lamb or goat and the addition of various vegetables varies, depending on the season.
The Citrus Floral Preserve is made with the Petals of Sevillle Orange Flowers cooked with sugar, water and lemon juice. It goes without saying that you can use other citrus petals.
Citrus Blossom Water is the distilled water from the flowers of bitter or sour oranges, also known as Seville Oranges. This is used as an aromatizer in many Mediterranean desserts.
Red mullet (Mullus barbatus) “Barbounia” (Baar – BOO -nya) in Greek and their cousins, surmullets (Mullus surmuletus) “koutsomoures” in Greek, are a species of goatfish, found in the Mediterranean Sea and are considered the most delicious of smaller type of fish.
This healthy Greek Salad uses up leftover chicken. Don’t be fooled by its name. It may be called “salad” but this is a main dish as it contains protein and lots of other nutricious ingredients.
Halvas – Χαλβάς (plural Halvades) is one of our favourite Lenten desserts, which is made on the stove top with olive oil and semolina and then drenched in syrup.
A simple recipe for Roasted Carrots with garlic and herbs, which makes a wonderful side dish to serve with meat or fish or combine them with other ingredients in a salad.
Tyropita (pronounced tee- ROH -pee-ta) from tyri = cheese and pita = pie and Strifti (pronounced stri-FTEE), which means twisted. It takes it’s name from the way the cheese pie is shaped.
You all know Spanakopita right? Well, Kolokythopita me Spanaki has all the ingredients of Spanakopita, plus butternut squash! If you like Spanakopita, you will will love it!
A few days ago it was Dias’ (aka Zeus), second birthday and I made him this delicious and easy to make Apple and Banana Olive Oil Cake. All the ingredients used are pure and fresh and it makes a great healthy cake, which can also be eaten by humans.