Glyko vyssino (Sour cherries) can be made into one of the most priced fruit preserves. You can eat it as it is or served on top of ice cream, puddings, cheesecakes and many more desserts.
Citrus Blossom Water is the distilled water from the flowers of bitter or sour oranges, also known as Seville Oranges. This is used as an aromatizer in many Mediterranean desserts.
This Dynamite Smoothie is made with Acai Berries juice and many other immune boosting fruit, full of antioxidants and vitamins.
Kaltsounia or Lychnarakia are Cretan cookies, traditionally made during Easter. They have a sweet pastry shell and are filled with anthotyro (ricotta).
I was thinking of making a coffee liqueur with the Espresso Natalia gave me and I google searched to see how it is made. I have made liqueurs in the past so I knew the procedure but still I wanted to see if there was something more to do. I found this recipe and since…
Triantafyllo (τριαντάφυλλο) or rodon (ρόδον) is the name of roses in Greek. The Latin name rosa, itself derived from Greek, is essentially the source of almost all names of rose in modern European tongues, mostly with at most only slight variation: The name rose is not only valid in English, but also in German, Danish…
Milkshake is a cold drink made with milk, fruit or other ingredients, such as chocolate and sugar or other sweetening such as honey or syrup.
Brandy Sour is a Cypriot cocktail made with Cypriot brandy, homemade lemon squash, carbonated water and angostura. It was first developed at the Forest Park Hotel, in the hill-resort of Plátres, for the young King Farouk of Egypt, who often stayed at the hotel during his frequent visits to the island.
The formula to make an Orange or other Citrus liqueur, such as lemons, bergamot, mandarin, bitter oranges, pomelo, etc is very simple. You take the peel or zest and steep it in alcohol to extract the essence of the fruit. Then you make a simple syrup with sugar and combine both together.
Ellinikos Kaffés, which means Greek coffee, is one of the healthiest in the world. Recent studies have shown that a cup of Greek coffee a day is very good for your healthy and for longevity!