A very moist, delicious and healthy Vegan Flaxseed Carrot and Banana Cake with spices, sandwiched and topped with Coconut frosting and Bergamot fruit preserve.
Tahinopita is a Cypriot bread filled with tahini, sugar and cinnamon. It is shaped into a coil, fattened and baked. The traditional Cypriot Tahinopita is amazing but can it get any better? The answer is YES.
Penne Skordalia is an easy and healthy pasta dish made with Walnut Skordalia, a Greek diip made with olive oil, garlic, bread and walnuts. It is one of those recipes where it will leave you wondering “why didn’t I think of this before?”. It’s easy to make and a good way to use your leftover…
Thrapsala (Illex coindetti or shortfin squid) are of the same family as calamari but much more cheaper, at least here in Greece, but equally delicious.
Samali is a traditional Greek semolina dessert, flavoured with mastic and drenched in syrup. Some blanched almonds are used to decorate the cake on top.
Fresh octopus (htapodi) is one of the most popular appetizers served in Greek tavernas. However at home we cook it in many other ways and is one of our favourite dishes during Lent.
I love to make fruit preserves and at the end when we eat the fruit there’s always some leftover delicious syrup, which has absorbed the flavour of the fruit but also of the ingredients added at the time of preparation. I have been using leftover syrups in my recipes for ages but until recently,…
This Lentil and bulgur Spicy salad is not Cypriot dish but some of its ingredients are much closer to Cypriot cuisine, as I was inspired to make it by a Bulgur Pilaf we make in Cyprus.
Lagana is a Greek flatbread traditionally baked for Clean Monday, the first day of the Great Lent. It has an oblong shape”, decorated by impressing fingertips and sesame seeds.
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”.