Fun Fact: Green peppers are less sweet and slightly more bitter than yellow or orange peppers, with red bell peppers being the sweetest. Traditionally served with barley rusk bread (Paximadia – Greek: παξιμάδια).
Stra-pa-tsa-da Strapatsada is a popular dish in many regions of Greece, due to the ingredient availability (low cost). This dish is often prepared “on the spot” and served for breakfast or lunch or as a light snack (it can also be served cold). Traditionally served on bread (toasted optional). Add parsley […]
Kalitsounia are small cheese or herb pies associated with the Greek island of Crete. They resemble a common cheese or stuffed pie. Με μια ντομάτα δυο ελιές, τρία παξιμαδάκιαπίνουν στην Κρήτη τσικουδιά και λεν΄ μαντιναδάκια. How to make the kalitsounia filo.
Dakos (Nτάκος) is a well-known Greek appetizer served with tsipouro or ouzo. It originates from Crete and is delicious, healthy and extremely moreish. The base of Dakos is Cretan barley rusks which are made out of whole grain barley flour, water and salt. They are hard in texture and very […]
Ask any Greek what their favourite accompanying dish is and 9/10 will respond “potatoes”. In most cases oven baked or as Greek’s would say “Sto Fourno” would be their response. This method is very moreish and can accompany any main meal as a side. Try this method for yourself and […]
A simple and delicious appetizer in a matter of minutes. A perfect start to your day. Avocados are a fruit, not a vegetable. They belong to the Genus Persea in the Lauraceae family.