Kopiaste..to Greek Hospitality http://kopiaste.org ... for Authentic & Healthy Greek and Cypriot Recipes Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:48:13 +0000 el hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Two different Chocolate Mousse Cheesecakes http://kopiaste.org/2014/09/bake-bake-chocolate-mousse-cheesecake/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/09/bake-bake-chocolate-mousse-cheesecake/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:09:39 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23728 Today I am posting two different cheesecakes I made recently.  One of the them was baked and the other was not. The crust is the same for both cheesecakes.  Each one is different in taste and texture but both delicious. You can see below in the video how I shaped the crust. Two different Chocolate […]

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Whole Wheat Penne with Courgettes, Tomato Chutney & Feta http://kopiaste.org/2014/09/whole-wheat-penne-courgettes-tomato-chutney-feta/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/09/whole-wheat-penne-courgettes-tomato-chutney-feta/#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:38:52 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23696   I mentioned this recipe in my post for the Tomato and Fruit Chutney.  You can use the chutney as a sauce to dress your pasta dishes and you will have an easy pasta dish prepared in no time, which is not only easy to make but also delicious. This time of the year I […]

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Tomato and Fruit Chutney http://kopiaste.org/2014/09/tomato-fruit-chutney/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/09/tomato-fruit-chutney/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:24:12 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23668   In my previous recipe for Spicy Cornmeal Breadsticks with Graviera and Tomato Chutney, I had used some of this Tomato Chutney I had recently made. I” ve been hearing about Tomato Chutneys for many years now, so it was about time to make some and see if it was as amazing as I had […]

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Spicy Cornmeal Breadsticks with Graviera Cheese and Tomato Chutney http://kopiaste.org/2014/08/spicy-cornmeal-breadsticks-graviera-cheese-tomato-chutney/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/08/spicy-cornmeal-breadsticks-graviera-cheese-tomato-chutney/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:17:24 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23636 When Zorra of Kocktopf, invited  me on Facebook, to participate to the  Bread Baking event,  I wasn’t sure what to make but I decided to take the challenge.  This month’s theme is breadsticks and according to our host,  Marion  it doesn’t matter if they are thick, thin, long, short, straight or crooked, as long as the bread or […]

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Galaktoboureko in Kataifi Nests, sightseeing and 7th Blog anniversary http://kopiaste.org/2014/08/galaktoboureko-kantaifi-nests-sightseeing-7th-blog-anniversary/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/08/galaktoboureko-kantaifi-nests-sightseeing-7th-blog-anniversary/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:15:31 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23597 When I started blogging seven years ago, I never believed that it would last so long.  It is characteristic of those born under the Aries zodiac sign that we get very enthusiastic when we start a new project but we tend to lose interest and give up easily. Personally, I am surprised that I am still blogging […]

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Pickled Purslane http://kopiaste.org/2014/08/pickled-purslane/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/08/pickled-purslane/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:16:01 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23581   I’ve written about purslane (portulaca oleracea) in many other posts. Purslane contains more Omega-3 fatty acids than any other leafy vegetable plant. The stems, the leaves and the flowers are all edible.   Ms. Simopoulos states that Purslane has .01 mg/g of EPA. This is an extraordinary amount of EPA for land based vegetable sources. EPA is an Omega-3 […]

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Minty, Avocado and Purslane Tzatziki http://kopiaste.org/2014/08/minty-avocado-purslane-tzatziki/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/08/minty-avocado-purslane-tzatziki/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:01:29 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23525   As August is the vacation month in Greece, no one wants to stay at home, although we are not going on vacation.  However, living near the seaside, we do enjoy going to the beach almost everyday.  We go early in the morning and by the time we get back to have breakfast, shower, wash […]

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Hot Kagianas with Bell Peppers, Feta and Poached Eggs http://kopiaste.org/2014/08/hot-kagianas-bell-peppers-feta-poached-eggs/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/08/hot-kagianas-bell-peppers-feta-poached-eggs/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:47:53 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23506 When Patrick Keeley contacted me by e-mail to be the featured chef of their T.V. show «All the best» with Zita Keeley, I was really excited.  The cruise ship they partnered with, the «NOORDAM» would be visiting Nafplion in a couple of weeks and they would have six hours, for me to cook and show […]

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Chickpea Salad with Bulgur Wheat, Feta and Pesto http://kopiaste.org/2014/07/chickpea-salad-bulgur-wheat-feta-pesto/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/07/chickpea-salad-bulgur-wheat-feta-pesto/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:06:41 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23469 When it comes to creating a new recipe, I just follow my instict, which fortunate enough for me, it always works. I’ve made many chickpea salads over the years and today I wanted to make something totally new.   I knew the recipe would work just as well with pasta, rice or quinoa as I have used […]

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Easy Cherry Pit Liqueur with Cherry Syrup http://kopiaste.org/2014/07/easy-cherry-pit-liqueur/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/07/easy-cherry-pit-liqueur/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:01:31 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=23365 Making liqueurs is very easy and you will find a few links of previous liqueurs I have made at the end of this post.  It can get even easier and cheaper if you preserve fruit and I will explain why. Years ago I used to discard the leftover syrups of the fruit preserves I made. […]

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