We returned from Sparta last night and I wish to thank all of you for your sympathy and kind words. Apart from the economic crisis even the weather is conspiring against us this year.  A big Siberian Freeze is hitting Europe the past week with snowfall all over the country, even here in Athens.  We […]


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Kotopita is one of many types of meat pites.  This particular pie is made with a horiatiko (village) phyllo pastry crust, which is very easy to handle and roll. I make kotopita with different kinds of fillings and two similar recipes are included in Volume 2 of my e-cookbook. You can serve this Kotopita during […]


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  I am very excited that yesterday I made my first video.  It was nothing planned but it was one of those rare days that I was alone at home.  I had already done the preparation of the dough and filling for Spanakopita, when the idea of making a video popped up. I know that […]


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The name pumpkin originated from the Greek word for “large melon” which is “pepon.” “Pepon” was changed by the French into “pompon.”  The English termed it “pumpion” or “pompion.”   If you would like to learn more about the origin of Pumpkin Pie, read more here. I am sure you are fed up seeing pumpkin […]


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Ivy on January 31st, 2008

Kalon Prama means Nice Thing or Good Stuff and is the Cypriot name of this cake. The Greek name is Samali. I was meaning to make this for a long time now and there are a lot of Cypriot recipes I have still to record but kept postponing it as I kept making new recipes. […]


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