Tag: mizithra

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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.

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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.

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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.