Tag Archives: Greek dishes

Athens Food Tour on camera!

Kara and Nate joined the delicious Athens Food Tour and they made an amazing video about it! On this tour, not only they got a feel for the flavour of Greek cuisine, but also the unique history, culture and heritage … Continue reading

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About… Greek rusks!

There’s only one country in the world, where something so humble, like the traditional hard, double-baked rusk, is considered a delicacy! This country is Greece!

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Beans in Greek cuisine

Legumes are one of the basic elements of the Greek cuisine and the Mediterranean diet and they have fed generations for years and years. Not expensive food, easy to cook and healthy!

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Sesame Halva or Grocer’s Halva

For Greek Orthodox people Easter is the most important religious holiday. Before Easter we have a 49 day period of fasting, the Lent. During the Lent people are not allowed to consume any meat or fish or eggs or dairy … Continue reading

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Yummy Greek Christmas Sweets Recipes!

Have you ever tasted the delicious, buttery Kourabiedes that melt in your mouth or Melomakarona, biscuits with honey syrup and walnuts? Both of them are very popular Greek Christmas sweets! If yes, you are lucky and we are sure that you … Continue reading

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Cooking Class In Crete: Traditional Greek Dishes & A Lot Of Greek Cheese

We would like to thank Sofie Couwenbergh for her blog post! She joined Chania Cooking Lesson and she shared her unforgettable cooking experience with us. “I hate to cook. I really do”. Yet I signed up for a Greek cooking … Continue reading

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The springtime of the fast has dawned

On Clean Monday, the 40 days of fasting, repentance, and forgiveness begins. Usually coinciding with the beginning of Spring in Greece, this is one of the most beautiful and spiritual  of seasons. Clean Monday follows the two week Apokries (the … Continue reading

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There is still time for Christmas Cheer

This year I had a mild case of the before Christmas blues  but strong doses of Christmas music, Christmas baking, long midnight Christmas decoration evaluation walks in the brisk December air and cinnamon-apple tea quickly remedied that.  I am happy … Continue reading

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Let’s Have Christmas Tomorrow

When my son was little he asked me one day “Mommy when are you going to make the snowball cookies?” I would look at him with a loving smile and say “ Dimitri – we make the snowball cookies when … Continue reading

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Sweet Greek Summer Memories

My best memories of my summers in Greece were the lazy afternoons that I would spend with my grandmother. The days were usually busy and active but the afternoons were slow and easy going.

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