Feta

Ivy on Αυγούστου 22nd, 2013

Moussakas is the most known Greek dish.  Sometimes we want to go meatless, so if you also want to avoid eating meat you should try this amazing recipe, with Greek feta and Italian mozarella, adding lots of onions,  feta and a marinara sauce and topped with a bechamel sauce with feta in it.   You […]

Share

Continue reading about Vegetarian Greek Moussakas with Feta and Mozzarella

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 4th, 2013

I have posted many kinds of recipes with olive breads but still I love olives so much that each time I make some new ones. This time, I had a lot of green olives which our relatives sent us from Sparta, so I decided to make these pull-aparts.  The recipe was inspired by the Eliopita […]

Share

Continue reading about Green Olives and Feta Pull-aparts

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 30th, 2012

Dear Readers and friends,  I am ending this year’s post with a Marathon post with Risottos.  This post is symbolic and as we through rice at weddings as a symbol of prosperity, I wish that the New Year will bring you and your families Happiness and prosperity to your lives. I make risottos very often […]

Share

Continue reading about How to make the perfect Risotto and A Marathon of Risotto Recipes

Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 12th, 2012

  What do you do when you have a huge butternut squash around 8 kilos? My neighbour in Assini gave me two huge butternut squashes from her garden the evening before leaving Nafplio.  One of it was not ripe yet, so I left it there hoping that by the time I get back it will […]

Share

Continue reading about Savoury Cornmeal Crumble with Butternut Squash, Spinach and Feta

Ivy on Αυγούστου 7th, 2012

In Greece we have a local variety of eggplants (aubergines) called Tsakonikes, named after the region they are produced (Tsakonia) Kynouria, a region in Arcadia, Peloponnese. These eggplants are long, thin, seedless and very sweet, so you don’t have to salt them to draw out bitterness.  It is a product of protected designation of origin (PDO) […]

Share

Continue reading about Melitzanes me tyria (Greek Eggplants with Cheese)

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 14th, 2009

I think a Greek blog would be incomplete without introducing some of the Greek cheeses. I have written about some of these cheeses in the past but I thought that it would be a good idea to put them all in one post with some recipes.   In the future I shall be updating this post […]

Share

Continue reading about Greek and Cypriot Cheeses

Ivy on Ιουλίου 28th, 2009

One week left before leaving on vacations.  I can’t wait to get out of Athens and the only thing that is bothering me is that now that I am finally loosing some weight, my nutritional balance will be distorted.  Although it’s hard to maintain a diet when you are on vacation, I am determined not […]

Share

Continue reading about Shrimp Risotto two ways

Ivy on Ιουλίου 24th, 2009

  Eating healthy or being on a diet does not necessarily mean that you should eat boring food.  I have been watching my diet and loosing weight just by eating a little bit healthier.    Maybe I have not lost many kilos but I am satisfied loosing 2 kilos a month, without being hungry. I […]

Share

Continue reading about Mpiftekia (Greek Feta Burgers) with Vlita and Garlicky Cucumber Salad

Ivy on Ιουλίου 12th, 2009

Fetatziki sauce is a creation of mine which I made several years ago.  The original recipe was created when I wanted to make tzatziki and discovered that I had no yoghurt.  You will find the original recipe at the end of the post. However, recipe developping is something I love and I tweak my own […]

Share

Continue reading about Stuffed Cucumbers with Fetatziki Sauce

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 30th, 2008

Tyropita (τυρóπιτα) meaning tyri (cheese) + pita = pie is a Greek pastry made with different cheese fillings.   A classic tyropita is made with layers of phyllo, prefereably hand made but store bought is an easy but also delicious solution, which is layered and buttered or oiled.  Buttered phyllo is richer in taste but if […]

Share

Continue reading about Tyropita

Get Adobe Flash player

© 2007 - 2014 - All Rights Reserved. All recipes, text and photographs on this site are the original creations and property of the author. Do not post or publish anything from this site without full credit and a direct link to the original post. E-mail me using the contact page with any requests or questions.