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Greece - Food & Drinks - Side Dish: Skordalia.

17 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Publish7

Skordalia (garlic sauce) is a very easy to create appetizer/side dish of the Greek cuisine. Its main ingredients are garlic, bread and olive oil. This (side) dish is mainly served with fish. Actually this sauce is part of a dish that is consumed by...

Greece - Food & Drinks - Pastry: Chortopita.

10 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Publish7

As mentioned in a previous post of mine, about tiropitakia, Greeks and their pites (pies) are like two hands on a belly: inseparable! In this post I show you how to make Chortopita, the 'traditional' way. That means that you make the dough yourself....

Greece - Food & Drinks - Pastry: Tiropitakia.

9 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Publish7

Greeks and their tiropites (cheese pies) are like two hands on a belly: inseparable! We start eating them from as early as breakfast throughout the entire day. Tiropita with a 'Greek' coffee or a 'Frappé' coffee is the eminently way to have breakfas...

Greece - Food & Drinks - Side Dish: Ntolmadakia.

8 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Publish7

Ntolmadakia or 'stuffed wine leaves' is without doubt one of the most well known appetizer/side dish of the Greek cuisine. The base ingredients for this dish are wine leaves, rice, spring onions, dill and parsley. It is a not so easy to create dish a...

Greece - Food & Drinks - Sweets: Rizogalo.

6 Jun 2020 1 minute read 8 comments Publish7

Rizogalo is a sweet Greek dessert/dish that is created from milk, porridge rice and starch (brought on taste with cinnamon and vanilla). It is mainly served with a glass of water (because it is really sweet). According to a good friend of mine (Berth...

Greece - Food & Drinks - Side Dish: Tahini sauce.

6 Jun 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Publish7

Tahini sauce is a very easy to make appetizer/side dish of the Greek cuisine. It is created with Tahini, yogurt, garlic and lemon juice. I like to prepare it especially after a very hot, tiring, summer day. The sauce is very refreshing and at the sam...

Greece - Food & Drinks - Side Dish: Tzatziki.

5 Jun 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Publish7

Tzatziki is a very easy, yet indispensable, appetizer/side dish of the Greek cuisine. It is created with cucumber, yogurt and garlic. During the summer, I eat it nearly every day. After a very hot summer day, it brings immediately joy. Is it the 're...

Greece - Food & Drinks - Sweets: Galaktoboureko.

5 Jun 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Publish7

Galaktoboureko is I believe one of the most tasty sweets that exist here in Greece. It is a puff pastry filled with a 'hot' mixture of sugar, milk, eggs and wheat semolina brought to taste with vanilla and some lemon juice. It can be eaten fresh 'ho...

Greece - Food & Drinks - Sweets: Kantaifi.

3 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Publish7

When people see the above picture they usually ask questions like: 'What is this?', 'Is it spaghetti?', 'Is it some kind of fabric?', 'Is it Angel hair?'.No, it is Kantaifi! This sweet pastry is widely known throughout Greece and the Middle East and...

Greece - Food & Drinks - Sweets: Baklava.

3 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Publish7

Greeks and Turks were, throughout the history, never 'good' friends but in some areas they resemble a lot, especially through the popularity of 'Baklava'.I am not gonna take any political color here as Baklava is way too sweet discuss about its orig...