Kopiaste..to Greek Hospitality http://kopiaste.org ... for Authentic & Healthy Greek and Cypriot Recipes Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:28:30 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Crispy Phyllo Wrapped Feta http://kopiaste.org/2015/02/crispy-phyllo-wrapped-feta/ http://kopiaste.org/2015/02/crispy-phyllo-wrapped-feta/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:12:05 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=24406 As I said in my previous post, the second week of the carnival is called “Tyrini” (from the word cheese), where only dairy products are allowed to be eaten.  However, most people continue to eat meat and only on Sunday, the last day of Tyrini, the tradition is followed by almost everybody. So, if you want to […]

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Marinated Garlic Petimezi Pork chops with Sweet and Sour Sauce http://kopiaste.org/2015/02/marinated-garlic-petimezi-pork-chops-sweet-sour-sauce/ http://kopiaste.org/2015/02/marinated-garlic-petimezi-pork-chops-sweet-sour-sauce/#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:36:04 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=24409 The carnival season is celebrated in Greece and Cyprus for three weeks.  The celebrations start by the “opening of the Triodion”, as it is called by our church.    The first week is called Profoni or Profonisimi (because people would loudly announce the beginning of the carnival), in which people prepare their pigs to be […]

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Coconut and Olive Oil Bergamot Revani Cake http://kopiaste.org/2015/01/coconut-olive-oil-bergamot-revani-cake/ http://kopiaste.org/2015/01/coconut-olive-oil-bergamot-revani-cake/#comments Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:58:41 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=24314 Revani or Ravani is a Greek semolina cake,  which I have already published in the past. A few weeks ago when I made Bergamot fruit preserve, I decided to make more syrup than needed as I love using it in other recipes. When I started making the Revani I used bergamot zest as well syrup […]

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Savoury and Sweet Pizza Rolls or Pizza Bread http://kopiaste.org/2015/01/savoury-sweet-pizza-rolls-pizza-bread/ http://kopiaste.org/2015/01/savoury-sweet-pizza-rolls-pizza-bread/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:14:37 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=24337 Instead of making pizza, you can make these rolls, which are perfect as a snack or even for breakfast. Sometimes, I make it into a big roll, which I cut into pieces and other times I make individual ones and make it into pull-aparts. Whenever you are going to make pizza again, make more dough […]

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Four Citrus Marmalade http://kopiaste.org/2015/01/four-citrus-marmalade/ http://kopiaste.org/2015/01/four-citrus-marmalade/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:22:32 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=24312   One of my favourite marmalades is the one with mixed citrus.  You can make the marmalade using any combination of citrus fruit and if you like you can change the ratio of each fruit depending on dominating flavour you would like to taste.  You can follow the same method to make each fruit separately. […]

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How to make Homemade Tortilla Chips http://kopiaste.org/2015/01/make-homemade-tortilla-chips/ http://kopiaste.org/2015/01/make-homemade-tortilla-chips/#comments Wed, 14 Jan 2015 18:20:50 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=24292   Homemade tortilla chips are easy to make, cost almost nothing and are so tasty you cannot resist eating just a few.  You can flavour them with herbs and spices of your choice and in no time you have a delicious snack to serve with a dip, a sauce, to accompany your drink or eat […]

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Eggless Nanaimo Salepi (Sahlab) Bars http://kopiaste.org/2015/01/eggless-nanaimo-salepi-sahlab-bars/ http://kopiaste.org/2015/01/eggless-nanaimo-salepi-sahlab-bars/#comments Thu, 01 Jan 2015 08:19:44 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=24237 Nanaimo bars are British Columbia’s (Canada) most popular chocolate dessert.   There are many stories about the origin and name of this confection.  According to Wikipedia the oldest recipe appearing in a cookbook goes back to 1953.   However, as I read in the official website of Nanaimo (where you will also find the recipe), […]

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Vassilopita Almond Cake 2015 http://kopiaste.org/2014/12/vassilopita-almond-cake-2015/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/12/vassilopita-almond-cake-2015/#comments Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:59:50 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=24259 Another year has passed and here we are with the last post of the year.  I am not going to write a lot because almost each year I post a different kind of Vassilopita.  If you want to learn about the tradition of Vassilopita or who Santa Clause was, you can read about it in […]

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Turkey Ravioli http://kopiaste.org/2014/12/turkey-ravioli/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/12/turkey-ravioli/#comments Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:26:35 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=24250 The turkey I cooked this year was around 4.5 kilos and of course there were roasted potatoes, the turkey stuffing, mushroom and prune sauce, yoghurt sauce and tabbouleh, which was way too much for the four of us, so he had lots of leftovers. All the family prefers eating the turkey breast but we couldn’t […]

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Turkey Carbonara Pie with Leftovers http://kopiaste.org/2014/12/turkey-carbonara-pie-leftovers/ http://kopiaste.org/2014/12/turkey-carbonara-pie-leftovers/#comments Sat, 27 Dec 2014 09:19:49 +0000 http://kopiaste.org/?p=24219 On Christmas day it is a tradition in our house to stuff and roast a turkey.  So, whether you have leftover turkey from your Christmas feast or extra leftover roasted chicken to use, this delicious turkey (or chicken) and pasta pie is a lovely way to use your leftovers without having to eat the same food for […]

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