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Rizogalo- Rice Pudding Recipe

Rizogalo- Rice Pudding Recipe

Rizogalo (ρυζόγαλο) is named after its two key ingredients: ‘rizi’ meaning rice and ‘gala’ meaning milk. Flavoured with vanilla and cinnamon, it is creamy and tastes delicious warm or chilled. Here is…

Patatokeftedes - Potato Fritters Recipe

Patatokeftedes – Potato Fritters Recipe

A quick and easy recipe for the most delicious Patatokeftedes (potato fritters)! They only take a few ingredients and minutes to make. Πατατοκεφτέδες (patatokeftedes) are loved by those who love potatoes. An…

Vasilopita Recipe

Vasilopita Recipe

Kathy Tsaples Vasilopita is a New Year’s Cake, which can be either a cake or, as is tradition where I come from, a meat pie (Kreatopita or Kotopita). A coin is discreetly…

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Chicken Gyro

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Chicken Gyro

Kathy Tsaples It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and what better way to celebrate than with our first Christmas Recipe Advent Countdown! 2 days to go… For get togethers at home…

Christopsomo: Greek Christmas Bread Recipe

Christopsomo: Greek Christmas Bread Recipe

“Christopsomo” (Χριστόψωμο) in Greek means “Christ’s Bread” and this is why the bread is decorated with a cross. Christopsomo is considered very sacred in Greek households and is made with great care…

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Kourabiedes

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Kourabiedes

Kathy Tsaples It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and what better way to celebrate than with our first Christmas Recipe Advent Countdown! 4 days to go… Kourabiedes are shortbread biscuits dusted…

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Roast Pork

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Roast Pork

What better way to celebrate than with our Christmas Recipe Advent Countdown! 5 days to go… Enjoy our Slow-roasted Pork recipe – a dish that we prepare for Christmas Day.

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Potato Salad

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Potato Salad

Our third Christmas countdown recipe is…Potato Salad! Everyone has a favourite potato salad recipe and this is ours.

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Visinno and Mastixa Trifle

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Vissino and Mastiha Trifle

  Kathy Tsaples It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And what better way to celebrate than with our first Christmas Recipe Advent Countdown! 7 days to go… Our fourth Christmas countdown…

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Melomakarouna

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Melomakarona

Kathy Tsaples It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And what better way to celebrate than with our first Christmas Recipe Advent Countdown! 8 days to go… Our third Christmas countdown…

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Galaktoboureko

Christmas Countdown Recipes: Galaktoboureko

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And what better way to celebrate than with our first Christmas Recipe Advent Countdown! 10 days to go… Galaktoboureko (γαλακτομπούρεκο) is Greece’s famous custard…

Pavlos Tsakiris wins EU Young Farmers Prize for 2020

Pavlos Tsakiris wins EU Young Farmers Prize for 2020

Pavlos Tsakiris from Neochorouda in Thessaloniki, has been named the winner of this year’s ‘EU Young Farmers Prize’. The 36-year-old farmer who was up against 200 young farmers from 21 European Union…

'The Athenian' has been named the best restaurant in the UK

‘The Athenian’ named the best restaurant in the UK

‘The Athenian’ has been named the best restaurant in the UK at the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards held on Monday evening. The awards which were presented virtually, also saw Patty & Bun pick…

Kalitsounia

Kalitsounia- Cretan Cheese Pies Recipe

Kalitsounia are Cretan Cheese Pies. Combining the cheese, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, orange and a splash of brandy (optional), creates an unbelievable, sweet cheesy taste. *Warning: Kalitsounia are addictive! You can never have…

Dolmades- Stuffed Vine Leaves Recipe

Dolmades- Stuffed Vine Leaves Recipe

Just the word ‘Dolmades’ (Ντολμάδες) makes me hungry! But what’s in them? In this recipe, the vine leaves are stuffed with a tasty meat and rice mixture and loaded with fresh herbs.…

A Cretan Baker's Life: 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos 1

A Cretan Baker’s Life: 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos

Business Insider published a tear-jerking tribute to one of the last people in Greece who still creates phyllo dough from hand, 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos. In the local community of Rethymno, Crete, where…

Tirokafteri- Greek Spicy Feta Dip Recipe

Tirokafteri- Greek Spicy Feta Dip Recipe

Creamy, cheesy, spicy and so satisfying. That’s right, we are talking about tirokafteri (Τυροκαυτερή)- Greek spicy feta dip. It is a very popular appetizer and personally, I love eating it with fresh, crusty…