Bogana is a traditional dish from Argolida, Peloponnese, with Leg of Lamb, roasted with whole baby potatoes and tomatoes. What makes it different and more delicious from other roasted lamb is the addition of ewe’s and goat milk butter which gives its wonderful taste.
These stuffed Melomakarona are Greek spiced honey cookies, which are filled with white chocolate, walnuts and raspberry jam.
Arni Exohiko, pronounced Ar-KNEE Eh-ksoh-hee-KOH, meaning lamb country style, is a dish which comes from Roumeli, usually made using leftover lamb, vegetables and cheese, wrapped in a parcel and baked.
Aromatic Kourabiedes are Greek cookies, similar to shortbread cookies, coated with icing sugar and flavoured with vanilla or masticha (mastic resin) and a well known brand of Greek brandy is also added.
Mandarin Melomakarona are Greek honey cookies, made with olive oil, flavoured with mandarin and drenched in a honey syrup, with lots of walnuts on top.
These peanut butter cookies are easy to make and are crispy full of peanut butter flavour. These American cookies are my all time favourite cookies and my children also love them. They melt in your mouth and the amazing taste of peanut butter and the combination of sweet and salty makes them irresistible. Today’s recipe is …
Every year the economic situation is getting worse , especially here in Greece. We are still grateful to have food on our plates but things are expected to get worse during the new year, as more austerity measures have already been announced. Every year I put a list of holiday food for my readers to …
These easy Chocolate Truffles are made from Christmas Leftover desserts. As much as we love all these desserts, no matter how many we eat, there are bound to be leftovers. Each year I make something different with the leftovers.
Vassilopita is a traditional Greek cake or bread with a coin inside, named after St. Basil, which is made for New Year’s Day.
During the Christmas period, I indulge into using more butter than I use throughout the whole year. But then what would Christmas be without making cookies and other desserts? After six months of diet I have learned to restrain myself and until today I have only tried a small piece from each to see …