Tyropitari pronounced Tee-rho-pee-TAH-ree, is a homemade Greek pastry filled with feta cheese and deep fried, which is served as an appetizer.
Quiche, pronounced keesh, is a French, savoury open tart consisting of pastry crust, filled with eggs, milk or cream, and cheese, meat, seafood or vegetables. Discover a new twist I made to this French favourite with Greek cheeses.
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.
This Greek Savoury Olive oil Cake with zucchini, potato, kasseri and feta is an exceptionally moist and luscious cake. Hiding or just adding vegetables in a cake is a great way to get your children eating more vegetables with all the health benefits.
Moussakas is the most known Greek dish. Sometimes we want to go meatless, so if you also want to avoid eating meat you should try this amazing recipe, with Greek feta and Italian mozarella, adding lots of onions, feta and a marinara sauce and topped with a bechamel sauce with feta in it. You…
Each individual bread is placed close to each other and when they rise they join, forming one large bread which, when baked, can be separated by pulling each other apart, hence the name. These breads are perfect for breakfast but also as a snack with a cup of coffee or tea.
Risotto is a northern Italian rice dish cooked in a broth to a creamy consistency. The broth can be derived from meat, fish, or vegetables. Dear Readers and friends, I am ending this year’s post with a Marathon post with Risottos. This post is symbolic and as we through rice at weddings as a…
What do you do when you have a huge butternut squash around 8 kilos? One of the recipes I made was this Savoury Cornmeal Crumble with Butternut Squash, Spinach and Feta is healthy and delicious!
Melitzanes me tyria (Greek Eggplants with Cheese) is a deconstructed imam bayildi recipe I made, which however, is much lighter and healthier by roasting the eggplants and even tastier by adding peppermint and Greek cheeses, graviera and feta, which also add to the flavour.
Greece is well known for its wonderful cheeses. I think a Greek blog would be incomplete without introducing you to some of the most popular Greek and Cypriot cheeses.