Κοτόπουλο με χυλοπίτες (chicken with hilopites) is a deliciously rustic dish originating in the Peloponnese region, where most hilopites (Greek pasta) is handmade and mizithra (hard goats cheese) is very popular. We pull this old favourite Greek City Times recipe from the archives so that you can enjoy this perfect weekend dish.
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Greek Halva (Χαλβάς σιμιγδαλένιος) is a semolina pudding that is sweetened with syrup and studded with nuts and raisins. Its semisweet, nutty flavour and crumbly, fluffy texture are what make it a uniquely delicious treat.
Baklava is a layered pastry dessert made of filo pastry, filled with chopped nuts, and sweetened with syrup or honey. It was one of the most popular sweet pastries of Ottoman cuisine and is sold in Greek bakeries, pastry shops and restaurants around the world.
Like spanakopita, tiropita is also a savoury Greek pie encased in a filo crust, however instead of a spinach, herb and feta filling, tiropita is filled with a mixture of cheese and eggs.
Amygdalota are a type of almond cookie associated with the Cyclades. Although these cookies don’t contain any coconut, they are sometimes called “Greek macaroons”. They may be called rozethes, ergolavoi or troufes in some regions, and can be shaped like pears, or balls or other shapes
The artichoke abounds in almost every part of Greece as well as the culinary imagination of Greeks from all over the country, so it is very easy to incorporate this healthy vegetable into your diet – such as our easy Greek Arnaki with Artichokes recipe.
Ricotta is so versatile and when baked with honey it brings out a stunning taste, that’s not very rich and sweet but definitely makes for a simple and delicious dessert!