Tag: Greek dessert

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Fourth generation of Iordanis' now keeping Chania’s famous Bougatsa tradition alive

The origins of bougatsa are traced back to Byzantium. The Greek migrants who fled away from Constantinople in 1922 after the Greco-Turkish War introduced bougatsa to Greece; Serres and Thessaloniki at the north of Greece were the first cities to become acquainted with this delicacy. Soon bougatsa “conquered” the entire country and became one of the most popular and favorite street food of the Greeks.

Spiced almond and vanilla baklava recipe

Spiced Almond and Vanilla Baklava Recipe

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.

Melopita- Honey Pie Recipe

Melopita- Honey Pie Recipe

Melopita (Μελόπιτα) tastes just as good as it looks, maybe ever more. This simple, light…