Elioti Cake, is a quite unique vegan savory cake made with black olives and tahini, which is the only fat in the recipe, herbs, spices and orange juice, which makes it very healthy.
Pastelli, sometimes written “pasteli, with one l”, is one of the healthiest Greek sweets, made with honey and sesame seeds.
Tahinopita is a Cypriot bread filled with tahini, sugar and cinnamon. It is shaped into a coil, fattened and baked. The traditional Cypriot Tahinopita is amazing but can it get any better? The answer is YES.
Penne Skordalia is an easy and healthy pasta dish made with leftover Walnut Skordalia, a Greek dip made with olive oil, garlic, bread and walnuts.
My birthday was two days ago but since we are now living alone in the village I did not plan to make a cake. However, on Sunday morning, I unexpectedly had a call that some friends of ours were visiting Nafplion and would come over to visit us. As we are fasting for Lent,…
Thrapsala (Illex coindetti or shortfin squid) are of the same family as calamari but much more cheaper, at least here in Greece, but equally delicious.
Chickpeas are one of my favourite legumes which I cook quite often in many variations. This time I combined them with spinach, which makes a delicious and healthy vegan dish, perfect during the period Lent. If you do not have the aromatic herbs I have used you can leave them out or substitute with some parsley. Stewed…
What would the world be without pudding, especially if it is a chocolate one! Puddings are the most easy desserts to make and this is an opportunity for you as a cook, to make sensational desserts in no time! Knowing how to make pudding from scratch is like winning the Oscar for desserts.
Kounoupidi me Patates Kapamas (pr. kou-nou-PEE-dee MEH Pah-TAH-tess Kah-pah-MASS) is a simple vegan Greek Stew with potatoes. You can also make the dish without the potatoes and serve it as a side dish.
This Brown Lentils with Carrots, Orzo and caramelized onions dish has been one of my family’s favourite Cypriot dishes for years.
The addition of carrots and serving them with caramelized onions on top, add a lovely sweetness to the dish and an intense depth of flavour.