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Celebrate National Baklava Day with this Recipe

Celebrate National Baklava Day with this Recipe

What comes to mind when you hear the words ‘sweet pastry’, ‘honey’ and ‘nuts’? BAKLAVA! And today is National Baklava Day. To celebrate, we share a recipe from Greek-American television personality, Maria…

Pastitso Pie

Pastitso + Pie = Pastitso Pie!

We have all eaten many plates of pastitso in our lives, but none have tasted as truly original and delicious as this. Alevri, the brainchild of creative cafe entrepreneur Aki Daikos and…

Alevri's Tsoureki Thessaloniki's!

World’s first Bougatsa/Galaktoboureko hybrid Tsoureki at Alevri

WARNING: THIS ARTICLE WILL MAKE YOUR MOUTH WATER! Oh sugar! Don’t miss trying Alevri’s Tsoureki Thessaloniki’s! Alevri, the brainchild of creative cafe entrepreneur Aki Daikos and his wife Kathy, have come up…

diples

Traditional Diples Recipe for the Festive Season

Diples are a traditional Greek sweet, served mostly at celebrations including Christmas, engagements, weddings, and baptisms and are viewed as a sweet of prosperity. Along with Kourabiedes and Melomakaranona, they are the…

KOURABIEDES

Traditional Kourabiedes Recipe in time for Christmas

Along with Melomakarona, the most popular Greek sweets served around the Festive Season are Kourabiedes- an almond shortbread biscuit, which consists of lots of butter, almonds and plenty of icing sugar. Here is a…

Tis’ the season for traditional Loukoumades 7

Tis’ the season for traditional Loukoumades

According to Greek tradition, Loukoumades are made over the Christmas period and served on special Feast Days, as during the 40 days of Nativity Lent there are many Saint Days that are…

Homemade Kidoni, Glyko tou Koutaliou recipe 14

Homemade Kidoni, Glyko tou Koutaliou recipe

Kidoni Glyko tou Koutaliou is one of Greece’s most adored spoon sweets. This quince fruit preserve is delicious on its own, or can be served with almonds, a dollop of natural Greek yoghurt…

Delicious Homemade Portokalopita recipe 16

Delicious Homemade Portokalopita recipe

Portokalopita is a classic and delicious Greek citrus dessert, which is very popular in Greece all year round. So if you’re looking for the ultimate sweet to make when entertaining, look no…

Delicious homemade Galaktoboureko recipe 19

Delicious homemade Galaktoboureko recipe

When you talk about Greek desserts, Galaktoboureko is on top of most people’s list as their most desired dessert! This delicious custard pie, layered with pastry, then drenched in syrup is a…