Kopiaste..to Greek Hospitality http://kopiaste.org ... for Authentic & Healthy Greek and Cypriot Recipes Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:57:26 +0000 el hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Green Scored Cured Olives and a Giveaway http://kopiaste.org/2014/11/green-scored-cured-olives-giveaway/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/11/green-scored-cured-olives-giveaway/#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:00:09 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=24064 The best time to make these olives here in Greece but also all over the Mediterranean is from the beginning of October till late November when the olives begin to ripen and are still green. I bought these olives from the farmers” market in Nafplion early in October and what made me buy them was […]

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Chestnut & Dulce de Leche Spread http://kopiaste.org/2014/11/chestnut-dulce-de-leche-spread/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/11/chestnut-dulce-de-leche-spread/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:26:36 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23999 Homemade spreads are easy to make and can be bottled in pretty jars as gifts. This original chestnut and dulce de leche spread will be much appreciated. Dulce De Leche is a favourite Latin American treat.  I combined this amazing treat with chestnuts and I am very proud to have created this delicious spread.  Whenever I […]

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Rocket & Peppers Salad with Feta and Mandarin Vinaigrette http://kopiaste.org/2014/11/rocket-peppers-salad-feta-mandarin-vinaigrette/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/11/rocket-peppers-salad-feta-mandarin-vinaigrette/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:18:07 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23992 I do not post salads very often but I can assure you that we eat them on a daily basis.  Being a Greek, my all times favourite salad which makes it to the table 9 out of 10 times is, of course, the Greek Salad.  I do make other salads as well but since I […]

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Dulce De Leche Cheesecake and Milk Almond Chocolates http://kopiaste.org/2014/11/dulce-de-leche-cheesecake-milk-almond-chocolates/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/11/dulce-de-leche-cheesecake-milk-almond-chocolates/#comments Wed, 05 Nov 2014 15:00:25 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23966   Cheesecake is one of our favourite desserts. If you ask me which kind do I prefer, the baked one or the no bake one, it’s very difficult to reply because I like both but if I were to chose only one, I would say the baked one.   Today it” s my eldest son’s […]

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Chocolate Pudding with Petimezi and Charoupomelo http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/chocolate-pudding-petimezi-charoupomelo/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/chocolate-pudding-petimezi-charoupomelo/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:21:09 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23721 You may be wondering what petimezi (epsima in Cyprus) and charoupomelo (teratsomelo in Cyprus) are.   Petimezi or epsima is grape juice, cooked until a thick syrup is produced.  It’s a product produced for millenia and you may already know it as grape syrup or grape molasses.   These two Greek traditional products were used in […]

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Spinach and Mushroom Tart with Buffalo Butter and Cheese http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/spinach-mushroom-tart-buffalo-butter-cheese/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/spinach-mushroom-tart-buffalo-butter-cheese/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:39:45 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23950 A savoury tart is always perfect for parties, enjoyed with friends for dinner, to take at picnics, to enjoy with a glass of wine or drinking a cup of coffee. The secret of making a good  tart shell is the quality of the butter used and following some basic techniques.  Up to now I have been […]

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Marmelada Kydoni (Quince Jam) http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/marmelada-kydoni-quince-jam/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/marmelada-kydoni-quince-jam/#comments Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:38:03 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23922   When I made this Quince Jam I wanted to make it to be somewhat like a cross between a fruit preserve and a jam. If you want it to have more jelly, when you cook the fruit do not discard the seeds and some of its peel but fold it into a tulle and put […]

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Greek Cookbook «Mageirevontas Gia ton Allo Anthropo» http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/greek-cookbook-mageirevontas-gia-ton-allo-anthropo/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/greek-cookbook-mageirevontas-gia-ton-allo-anthropo/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:55:35 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23926 To all Greeks of Diaspora or friends of Greece, 18 food bloggers and 7 Chefs have joined forces to publish this e-book in Greek, to help «O Allos Anthropos» (the other person), which gives free food on a daily basis to people in need. All the proceeds of this cookbook will go to this cause. […]

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Chocolate and Quince Tart http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/chocolate-quince-tart/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/chocolate-quince-tart/#comments Sun, 12 Oct 2014 05:14:02 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23912 Happy Anniversary to us.  Today is our 34th Wedding anniversary.  I am not going to write much this year, as I have already written in previous anniversaries.  I  will leave it until next year since my wedding album is in Athens and I’ll have to remember to scan and post pictures of our wedding next year! […]

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Dolmades with Sardines and Black Couscous http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/dolmades-sardines-black-couscous/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/10/dolmades-sardines-black-couscous/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:10:09 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23900   Dolmades is a Greek traditional dish using vine leaves to enclose a filling with minced meat and rice, with a lot of variations.  However, the recipe I made is not traditional at all. There is a another Greek dish where sardines are wrapped in vine leaves and cooked with olive oil, lemon juice, spices and […]

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