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Greek Tzatziki and its History

People call it a dip, salad, paste, sauce; they say the name is Turkish, Persian… plenty wrote...

Sour Cream Cheese or Xinomizithra… Make your own!!

Living way from Greece was very difficult getting some ingredients I loved for my Greek dishes,...

Fanouropita

There are many things that can take you back to your past especially when it comes to flavors that...

Makaronada Imam??

Yes exactly!! Makaronada Imam… when you have more than one person to satisfy in the family, each...

Bouyiourdi (Feta cheese meze)

The word Bouyiourdi originally meant the written order from an official of the Ottoman Empire...

Samian Skaltsounia with Ouzo

Almost every island has some type of Skaltsounia, in Samos my good friend pastry Chef Rena...

Chicken casserole (kotopoulo katsarolas)

Almost every home, tavern, and restaurant will cook this amazing comfort food dish, especially in...

Galatopita (Traditional Baked Milk Custard Pie)

By: Giannis Bourodimas Ingredients 140 g sugarRind of an orange800 g goat’s milk60 g semolina and...

Easy recipe for Sesame Honey bars without sugar

Recipe and photos: Gianna Balafouti Ingredients250grms honey of your choice250grms white sesame...

Lemon Pepper Wings with Cucumber-Feta Yogurt Sauce

I come across many recipes named “Greek” just from using feta, but I tried this one from Sara Yoo...

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Gyros or Yeeros? Both delicious!!

Gyros or Yeeros? Both delicious!!

(Greek: γύρος, literally 'turn') it stands for a Greek dish of meat roasted on a vertical spit and usually served in a pita bread with tomato, onion, and tzatziki sauce. Though grilling meat stacked on a skewer has ancient roots in the Eastern Mediterranean with...

Horiatiki or Greek Salad?

Horiatiki or Greek Salad?

Honestly, what is a real Horiatiki or… Greek Salad? Let’s start with one true fact… Feta cheese and olives don’t make your salad Greek, it might give it a Greek color or add a little Greek zest in your salad but please…. Don’t call it Greek, call it lettuce salad with...

Anogia – Crete

Anogia – Crete

Anogia is considered as one of the most attractive, picturesque mountainous villages of Crete. It stands at an altitude of 750 meters on Mount Psiloritis, the highest mountain of Crete, and about 50 km east of Rethymno Town. Due to its secluded location, the village...

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