Apple Strudel is a dessert which originated in Austria but is popular in other countries such as Germany, Hungary, etc. The word “strudel” in German literally means whirlpool and is named after the shape it takes when thin strudel dough encloses the sweet fruit filling, usually made with apples, sugar, raisins, nuts and cinnamon.
Kritharaki (orzo) is the Greek word for barley, which is named after its shape, although it looks more like rice. I love it as an alternative to larger pasta to make colourful and healthy salads.
Kotopita tou Kynigou , which means Hunter’s Pie, is an easy pie recipe made with leftovers from pollo cacciatore.
Halvas (plural halvades) is a Greek semolina pudding, variations of which are found in many cultures.
Lamb Exohiko (country style) is a dish which comes from Roumeli, usually made using leftover lamb, vegetables and cheese, wrapped in a parcel and baked. It can be wrapped in parchment paper or phyllo.
These vegan chickpea burgers are packed with spices and herbs, very healthy and seriously satisfying !
The past week the temperature has dropped abruptly and it went at least ten degrees down. With temperatures now being around 16oC, it’s time for comfort food to keep us warm. During summer we would eat dried legumes in salads but now it’s time for stews and soups. Dried legumes are cheap and have a lot of…
This Greek Garlic Sauce with Basil is easy to make and can be used as a condiment on grilled meats, veggie patties, mixed in pasta or as a salad dressing.
Fassolada me Loukaniko (stewed beans with sausage), is a rustic, hearty, nutritious and comforting Greek bean stew which is perfect for the cold days ahead of us. The recipe is similar to the classic dish but the addition of the sausage adds much more flavour.