This spinach and cheese pie which is known as spanakopita is well recognised and loved. Best eaten warm and very difficult to stop at just one piece. The corner pieces are well sought after as the filo – phyllo is crispy, flaky and crunchy. Variations of this popular pie can […]
Saganaki (Σαγανάκι) is any one of a variety of dishes prepared in a small frying pan called a ‘saganaki’. By far, the most beloved dish and the one that epitomises Greek cuisine is the Saganaki cheese. This is a simple dish consisting of battered cheese, most commonly Kefalograviera. You won’t […]
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 […]
In Crete, the term “Boureki” refers to this layered potato and zucchini pan containing mint, mizithra, and feta cheese. Cretan boureki is a true reflection of rural food (easy to make and extremely affordable), meaning seasonal ingredients cooked with ease. Fun fact: The word potato comes from the Spanish word […]