Snails, called saliggaria (σαλιγκάρια), chochlii or kohlii (Χ(κ)οχλιοί) in Crete, karaoloi (καράολοι) in Cyprus belong to the class of gastropoda. Some people may be grossed by the idea of eating snails but snails are mollusks, which are a group of animals that have a hard shell and are similar to clams or oysters, which I am…
Apple Meringue Galette is a delicious autumnal dessert which it’s so quick and easy to prepare, you’ll want to make this again and again!
Making good use of your leftovers is a talent acquired over years of cooking experience. I made this pastitsio using leftover spaghetti and bolognaise sauce.
Chicken with Leeks is a very simple but delicious and light dish which can be whipped up in no time made with Greek yoghurt and pesto which makes a very creamy sauce.
Anginares à la polita is a dish originating from Constantinople, in Greek Constantinoupolis, also called “Polis” meaning the city of Constantine. Therefore this dish means “artichokes city-style”.
Happy Easter to all my friends celebrating Easter tomorrow. For us Orthodox, it’s Palm Sunday tomorrow and one of the two times during Lent where fish is allowed to be eaten. The other day was on the 25th March, the Anunciation on the Holy Mary, when I cooked this recipe, as we avoided…
This Greek Pumpkin and Fava Soup is made from scratch and is healthy, filling and perfect as a starter for a dinner party or a light supper. Leftover can easily be made into a delicious dip.
Beetroots (Beta Vulgaris) in Greek Pantzaria or Kokkinogoulia, also known as zacharoteutla, are known in Greece since antiquity as a valuable and nutricious vegetable. Wild Sea Beets (Beta Maritima), being native to the shores of the Mediterranean region, has been used as a vegetable for over 2000 years. There are mentions even by…
Anginarosoupa, is a healthy and delicious Artichoke and Celeriac soup made from fresh artichokes, onions, garlic, celery and many other vegetable.
Ιif you have gallbladder disease and/or gallstones, following a healthy gallbladder diet can have a large impact on your health. A gallbladder diet is similar to a “regular” healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, minimal animal fats such as dairy, butter, fatty meat, and eggs, no fried foods and “white” and processed foods should be avoided.