As August is the vacation month in Greece, no one wants to stay at home, although we are not going on vacation. However, living near the seaside, we do enjoy going to the beach almost everyday. We go early in the morning and by the time we get back to have breakfast, shower, wash…
Kourabiedes are Greek cookies, similar to shortbread cookies, coated with icing sugar. Their main ingredients are butter, icing sugar and flour.
Skordalia is a dip made by combining crushed garlic and mashed potatoes or stale bread (soaked in water) and nuts, and then olive oil is added to make a smooth emulsion.
Kolokotes (singular kolokoti, pr. Koh-loh-ko-TES), are traditional Cypriot pastries, similar to turnovers, calzone, empanadas, boureki or pies, made with squash or pumpkin.