Pirozhki or piroshki or Piroski (as we call them in Greece, with stress on the last syllable), are made from yeast dough and filled with a variety of fillings and are great for snacks, appetizers, lunch or dinner.
Tsourekia is a brioche type of sweet bread which is braided and is part of our Easter and Christmas traditions. These are the tsourekia I made last year. I made them with chestnut filling and glazed them with chocolate. The chestnut filling is optional but it’s an addition that surely adds to the wonderful taste….
Lagana is a delicious flatbread which is usually baked on the first day of Lent of the Orthodox Easter. This year I wanted to make something different from the classic Lagana so I made it with olives and rosemary. I prepared the dough from the previous day so that I could bake it early…
A light and fluffy olives cake recipe made with mild extra virgin olive oil and kalamata olives that’s perfect for both breakfast with a cup of coffee or as a snack.
I think that you will agree with me that there isn’t any one who will say that they do not love croissants, especially if they are home made. I used to think that it was impossible to make them but I challeged myself and after a couple of attempts and watching a few tutorials on…
Piperies Florinis are red long sweet peppers, named after the prefecture of Florina, in Norther Greece, where they are produced. I read that these Florina red sweet peppers have been growing in Florina for centuries and date back to antiquity. They were probably brought back to Macedonia from India by the descendants of the troops…
Ladenia is a vegan flatbread, similar to pizza, which comes from Kimolos island. The traditional ingredients on top the Ladenia are onions and tomatoes.
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.
Beer bread is one of the most easy breads to make and the taste is amazing. Beer makes the dough bubbly an you will have the most delicious, homemade loaf of bread on the table in less than two hours.
Glystarkes or glistarkes or gyristarkes, from the Greek verb γυρίζω = turn, is a kind of Cypriot grid-like crusty, sesame rusk.