These Mini mozzarella and Basil Caprese Appetizers are inspired by the classic Italian insalata Caprese which are served on skewers.
Peinirli, pronounced Paey-Neer-LEE (peynir, Turkish for cheese) is a kind of an open faced pita (or you can even describe it as a pizza shaped gondola) with kasseri cheese, often topped with other ingredients as well.
These mini olive breads are made with Greek yoghurt in the dough and green olives, with lots of herbs in the dough, which makes them delicious, healthy and very aromatic, perfect for breakfast or as a snack.
Throughout history, almonds have been enjoyed not only for their delicate flavor, versatility and great crunch, but also their legendary nutritional properties.
Aladoti Eliopita (pr. Ah-LAH-doh-tee Eh-LIOH-pee-tah), is an olive bread made without any oil or any other fat whatsoever. This yummy eliopita uses tahini as its source for fat, which makes a delicious and healthy bread for breakfast, brunch or as a snack during the strict Orthodox fasting period, when there are days that no oil whatsoever is consumed.
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.
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.
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!
These creamy peanut butter and coconut muffins, are slightly sweetened with honey and black Corinthian raisins, with some Lindt dark chocolate on top, which make them a perfect, healthy snack for your mid-morning or afternoon cravings.