Mint Cinnamon & Blossom Water Flavours Of Cyprus Kopiaste!
With Christmas just two weeks away, I would like to thanks my readers with a giveaway of each volume of my e-cookbooks. If you do not win and still want to buy it, the books are available on all Amazon stores: Volume 1 includes over 100 of the best Greek-Cypriot savory dishes, mezedes, side dishes and […]
Bougatsa with Semolina Pastry Cream Bougatsa has its origins from the Byzantine period (before the fall of the city in 1453), when Constantinople was still Greek and was famous for its plakountes, which meant flat and when these were later taken by the Romans were called placentae. The word bougatsa is also connected with […]
Today is my mum’s memorial day, she died 15 years ago but it also coincides with my brother’s memorial as it is six months since he left us, so it’s a very emotional day for me but so long as we remember them, they will always stay alive. May they both RIP. Subconciously I chose […]
The other day when I was writing the post for the Vegan Black Bean Spanakopita, I was craving these beans again so the next day, I made them into a casserole dish with lots of vegetables and tomato sauce. Dried legumes are very healthy as they are a good source of protein, fiber, iron, calcium, […]
I saw this cake earlier this month at my friend Soma’s blog and it is a recipe she adapted from David Lebovitz’s Fresh Ginger Cake. At the time, I was still working on my cookbook and in between breaks, to rest and clear my mind, I would read a few posts or see what friends […]
Louvi is black eyed beans. When they are still fresh they are called louvi fresko (or ambelofassoula in Greece) and louvi xero (mavrommatika) when they are dried. Louvi fresko can be eaten as a main dish but also as a salad to accompany other dishes. Louvi xero can be eaten as a stew with chard […]
Hi everyone. I am back from Cyprus, after visiting my family for a few days. Although the weather was not very good, mostly cloudy and cold, I had a great time. The days passed so quickly and all the days were full, visiting most of my relatives and of course, eating and eating (and again […]