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Pan Pizza

Pizza is everyone’s favorite choice of fast and easy food!!! Here is the basic recipe for a pan...

Thin Crust Pizza

Pizza is everyone’s favorite choice of fast and easy food!!! Here is the basic recipe for a thin...

Spanakopita, Spinach Pie

Maybe one of the best known Greek pies (together with cheese pie) is Spanakopita or Spinach Pie....

Pork Souvlaki, Pita-bread and Tzatziki

In Greek culture, the practice of cooking food on spits or skewers historically dates back to the...

Vasilopita

Vasilopita is a New Year's Day bread or cake in Greece that contains a hidden coin or trinket...

Christopsomo – Christmas Bread (Χριστοψωμο)

Christopsomo according to tradition is the bread that women in Greece make in honor of Christ with...

Diples or Thiples

The honey dipped, crunchy, Thiples (folds), originate from the Peloponnese. It is a Greek dessert...

Kourabiedes

The Kourabiedes cookies are almond cookies popular in Greece, Cyprus, and Greek communities in...

Melomakarona (Greek Honey Cookies)

Greek traditional Christmas cookies with crunchy-soft texture dipped in honey and topped with...

Portuguese Caldo Verde

Caldo Verde means “Green Stew” made with potatoes, onions garlic and Churizo sausage and for the...

My Posts

Pizza, the history

Pizza, the history

In my search for the origin of pizza I realized that there are many stories and articles written, many theories and myths. All agree that Pizza was made famous by the Italians and I will agree to this as well. When you get to read the historical facts you will then...

Souvlaki “The Greek”

Souvlaki “The Greek”

Souvlaki: Perhaps the most basic delicacy of Greek gastronomy, but also one of the most famous ones! In Greek culture, the practice of cooking food on spits or skewers historically dates back to the Bronze Age. Archaeological findings and writings clearly show that...

The History and Tradition of Vasilopita

The History and Tradition of Vasilopita

The tradition of baking and cutting a special "pita" (which can mean a loaf of bread, a cake, or even a pie) each year on January 1st is observed in honor of our Basil the Great, archbishop of Caesarea in Cappodocia (Modern Turkey) hence its name "Vasilopita" meaning...

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