Xirotigana

Xirotigana

One of Crete’s favorite pastry, served almost at every festivity and gatherings. This recipe is from a dear friend Haroula in Chrysopigi-Sitia. Make sure you watch the video as well to see the way she shapes the wheels in the oil!!! Ingredients For the dough Bread...
Reggosalata (salad with smoked herring)

Reggosalata (salad with smoked herring)

The only time I tasted this slad was in Chrysopigi in Crete, made by the lady cooks of the village with a few simple ingredients and their amazing Olive Oil. It was really a great salad!! Ingredients (amounts of ingredients I leave to your liking) Smoked herring Fresh...
Astakomakaronada (Lobster Spaghetti)

Astakomakaronada (Lobster Spaghetti)

Ingredients Live lobster Onion chopped 3tbsp Garlic chopped 1tsp Olive oil (evoo) 1/4cup White wine 1cup Tomato paste 2tbsp diluted in 1/2cup hot water Rosemary 1tsp Thyme 1tsp Dried spearmint 1tsp Salt and pepper Boiling water 1litre (4cups) Spaghetti 250gr (8oz)...
Patatopita (potato-pie)

Patatopita (potato-pie)

A beautiful and delicious recipe from Nikoleta Foskolou and her “Perivoli tis Nikoletas” or Nikoletas Orchard in Tinos Island. She gives cooking classes to visitors using only products that come from her own orchard that surrounds her home. Ingredients Potatoes 2kilos...

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