Picture from last week’s “laiki agora” our farmers’ market. In Greece we do not have a lot of varieties of potatoes, such as yellow potatoes, blue potatoes or red potatoes nor do we have names for them. The only potatoes we have are the usual oval, brown skin and white flesh potatoes. There …
Kalon Prama, which is the Cypriot name for Samali, is a moist, eggless, semolina cake, made with sheep’s milk yoghurt, flavoured with mastic and bathed in syrup.
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.
Koupes with Mushrooms is a snack we love eating in Cyprus, during the fasting period. These are available in most bakeries but you can also buy them frozen in the supermarkets.
Spanakoryzo also written spanakorizo, pronounced spah-nah-KOH-reeh-zoh, is a traditional healthy and delicious Greek vegan dish, made with spinach and rice.
Briam is a Greek delicious and healthy roasted vegetables dish made with potatoes, carrots, zucchini, tomatoes, onion, garlic and extra virgin olive oil.
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.
This delightful cauliflower recipe transforms simple cauliflower into a crispy, cheesy sensation that will leave your taste buds craving for more.
Bourekia me kima is a type of fried or baked pastry made with flaky homemade phyllo and filled with cooked minced meat.
These tasty cheese-filled triangles are finger foods and can be served as appetizers, mezedes, side dishes, and snacks.