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 nutritious 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.
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.