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.
An original idea to make a different use of your pesto is to make it into a dip. This recipe of Greek Yoghurt, Feta and Pesto makes a delicious Dip to serve as a snack with Greek pita chips or even mixed in your pasta.
This Olive Oil Cake is made with the pulp of whole oranges and a good quality of Greek olive oil. Οrange matches perfectly with olive oil and the combination of these two ingredients result into a tender, rich and moist cake, full of citruc(y) aromas.
These baked peaches with butter, honey and cinnamon are so easy to make as it only needs takes five minutes to prepare them and fifteen minutes to bake them. The addition of butter, honey and cinnamon makes a caramelized syrup to serve them with.
This is the best frozen Greek yoghourt I’ve made and it takes less than 15 minutes to prepare. Before freezing it, it’s an amazing smothie but with the heat wave we are going through, it’s nutricious, healthy and perfect for any time of the day to make you feel better. If you have children, you can easily make it into popsicles.
These baked Greek pita chips make a lovely accompaniment to any dip or spread or served with a topping instead of making bruschetta, even with jam and graviera cheese, they are amazing!
Vegetable fritters are so easy to make and a good way to use some leftover veggies in your fridge.
“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.