This Chicken Trahanas Soup is creamy and nutritious because apart from its own qualities, many vegetables are also added to it.
Kotopita, which means chicken pie, is one of many types of Greek meat pites. This particular meat pie is made with chicken and shaped into a galette.
I am sure you are fed up seeing pumpkin recipes, but when I saw this cute little butternut squash in the supermarket, I couldn’t resist buying it. It’s been years that I wanted to make a pumpkin pie but never got around making it. I read a lot of pumpkin recipes on line and in the end I made something unique. I made this delicious Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart, using Greek yoghurt, cream cheese and honey.
Bougatsa, is the name of a specific Greek pastry, filled with custard, made with corn flour (starch) or semolina and sprinkled with icing sugar and cinnamon on top.
The other day when I was writing the post for the Vegan Black Bean Spanakopita, I was craving these beans again so the next day, I made them into a casserole dish with lots of vegetables and tomato sauce. Dried legumes are very healthy as they are a good source of protein, fiber, iron, calcium, …
Wild Boar, in Greek Agriogourouno (pr. ah-ghree-oh-GHOU-rhou-nho) is cooked in a “gastra” which is a Greek Dutch oven. The meat is marinated and then slowly cooked in the oven.
This Carob Syrup and Spiced Ginger Chocolate Cake is made with one of my favourite Cypriot ingredients called “teratsomelo” and this is the syrup extracted from carobs.
Louvi, as we call it in Cyprus, are the black eyed beans. Although the word “louvi” is ancient Greek from lovion, plural lovia (λόβιον, πλ. λόβια), in Greece this word is not used any more. Instead, they are called fassolia mavrommatika, which means black-eyed peas.
On Sunday, before leaving Cyprus, we visited the church of Aghios Antonios, which is in the ex Turkish section of Limassol. It was the name day of Aghios Antonios (Saint Anthony), so there was also a panigyri outside the church, where I had the opportunity to find various products which I have not eaten for many years.