“Chaniotiko Boureki”. Chaniotiko is a casserrole dish from Chania, Crete. Boureki is usually something made with phyllo which encloses a filling. Do not confuse it with the Turkish borek, as this is something totally different, although in some cases phyllo is also used.
This Greek Savoury Olive oil Cake with zucchini, potato, kasseri and feta is an exceptionally moist and luscious cake. Hiding or just adding vegetables in a cake is a great way to get your children eating more vegetables with all the health benefits.
Today is a special day as it is the 50th Anniversary of the Cyprus Republic. You will find a short history on Cyprus at the end of the post. Kolokythoanthoi or Ath(th)i, as they are called in Cyprus, pronounced with a thick “th”, are the blossoms of the courgettes (zucchini). The zucchini blossom flowers…
Summer Escapes – Part IV – Kladas, Laconias Kladas is a small village just a few kilometres before reaching Sparta and that is where we usually stay when we visit our relatives. This is the view of the village from the house and the last buildings near the mountain, is part of Sparta. This is…
If you get some lovely, fresh courgettes (zucchini) with their flowers on don’t throw away the flower and if you scoop the interior or courgettes to stuff them, don’t throw that away either. Here’s what I did:
Kolokythokeftedes (pr. ko-lo-kee-tho-ke-FTE-thes) are fried patties made of grated courgettes (zucchini) – (kolokythia), as well as other herbs depending on preference, flour, bread crumbs and egg to bind the mixture together.