This delicious Turkey soup, which is one of my favorites, is made with the carcass of our roasted turkey, which we make during Christmas.
Homemade Pizza Dough is very easy to make. My friends and relatives say that it’s the best crust they’ve ever had. A few minor details make all the difference. I use bread flour instead of all purpose flour, honey instead of sugar and my other secret is to wet the dough with olive oil before rising, which makes a lovely, elastic dough.
If you get some lovely, fresh courgettes (zucchini) with their flowers on don’t throw away the flower and if you scoop the interior or courgettes to stuff them, don’t throw that away either. Here’s what I did:
Tiganopsomo, which means fried bread is very easy to make. All you need is any kind of yeasted bread dough, which is fried in olive oil. Some times it is filled with cheese, such as feta or any other hard Greek cheese but when it is not filled, it can turn into a dessert by sprinkling some honey or icing sugar and cinnamon on top.
Pilafi Pourgouri (bulgur wheat pilaf), like most Cypriot recipes, are considered to be a “poor man’s dish” as people were poor and made delicious dishes out of simple ingredients they had in their pantry. It is not only cheap and easy to make but it is also a healthy meal.
I have just completed 300 posts and in a couple of months it will be a whole year of blogging. Wow, it seems like ages since then. I have been making this easy pasta salad for ages using any kind of small pasta which is called “kofto” meaning “cut” in Greek. You can use …
This is not a recipe nor did I intend to publish it but so much food is wasted that I just wanted to point out how important it is not to waste any food. Prices are going up every day so nothing must be wasted. A little imagination is enough to make new recipes either savory …
Everybody loves a good lamb pie wrapped in puff pastry and this one is made with leftover lamb on the spit, a few days after Easter with the addition of leeks, spring onions, dill and graviera cheese, which is just delicious!
Melitzanosalata is a traditional Greek vegan dip / appetizer made with eggplants which have been charred over charcoal or over an open flame, until the skin blisters, to get a smoky taste. The skin is then removed, as well as the seeds, if any, and the eggplant is either finely chopped, mashed with a fork or pureed.
Pischies is a Cypriot traditional fried pastry dessert made with dough on which it is generously brushed with olive oil, cinnamon and sugar and after shaping them they are fried in olive oil and then bathed in syrup.