Tag: Greek cuisine

Chicken with hilopites (Greek pasta) 5

Chicken with hilopites (Greek pasta)

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.

Akis Petretzikis Konstantina Papamichael

Akis Petretzikis: Shares Photo With Partner Konstantina Papamichael on First Vacation with Their Son

Although very active on Instagram, Greek celebrity chef Akis Petretzikis takes care to keep his personal life away from the limelight. Recently, however, he posted a photo, for the first time, with his bikini-clad love, Konstantina on their first vacation together with their baby son.

Trahanosoupa Recipe: Trahana Soup with Homemade Trahana and Feta 8

Trahanosoupa Recipe: Trahana Soup with Homemade Trahana and Feta

Trahana is a type of ancient wheat product eaten in Greece and the eastern Mediterranean, traditionally made as a way to preserve milk for the cold winter months. You can find Greek trahana in Greek supermarkets and delicatessens however it is super easy to make yourself. Today’s heartwarming trahanosoupa recipe is simple to make and can be from stove to table in a half hour or less. Serve with some crusty bread and you’ve got yourself a delicious, heart-warming meal.

lamb kleftiko

Akis Petretzikis’ Traditional Greek Lamb Kleftiko recipe

This very popular roast, that dates back to the days of the Greek Revolution, is wrapped in parchment paper, which allows the lamb to cook perfectly, creating juicy and tender, melt-in-the-mouth meat with fluffy potatoes, infused with the flavours of lemon, garlic, and oregano.