Gogges, sometimes also called Goggizes, is the name of a Greek pasta and a traditional dish with the same name, from the Peloponnese. This dish is found in Argolida, where I live but also in many other parts of the Peloponnese, where Arvanites live.
These stuffed Melomakarona are Greek spiced honey cookies, which are filled with white chocolate, walnuts and raspberry jam.
A delicious Vassilopita Cake, infused with the aromas and blends of orange and almond, to celebrate the coming of the New year!
Xerotigana (pr. Ksae -roh -TEE – gha – na), is a simple recipe, made with flour, baking powder, salt and water to make a thick batter and then fried. They are served with sugar, honey or other syrups, such as leftover syrups from fruit presereves (glyka tou koutaliou) but can also be served with petimezi or haroupomelo.
Ravioles is a Cypriot specialty, similar to ravioli, probably having its roots from the Venetian times. In Cyprus this pasta dish is filled with aged halloumi, eggs and mint and they are cooked in chicken broth.