Mint Cinnamon & Blossom Water Flavours Of Cyprus Kopiaste!
I don’t cook soup very often as the winters in Greece are quite mild and cook some , maybe three of four times during the whole winter. On such occasions there are so many different soups to chose from, like trahanas, avgolemono, giouvarlakia, kreatosoupa (meat soup with beef and vegetables) or psarosoupa same as kreatosoupa […]
Each year I have been making the same Christmas Cake year after year after year and I still love it and will be making it again some time in the future. However, I still want to experiment with new things and this year I am making a Christmas Cake based on the older recipe but […]
I was thinking of making a coffee liqueur with the Espresso Natalia gave me and I google searched to see how it is made. I have made liqueurs in the past so I knew the procedure but still I wanted to see if there was something more to do. I found this recipe and since […]
Fava beans, in Greek Φούλια (foulia) is a legume similar to broad beans (ficia fava) in ancient Greek named κύαμος (κyamos) and in modern Greek κουκιά (koukia) and was one of the species of beans than existed in the ancient world. Fava beans are mentioned by Homer (8th to 9th century B.C.). Greeks […]
When I saw this recipe at Choosy Beggars, I knew I would like it, since halloumi is a cheese indigenous to Cyprus, where I come from and which I adore and anything with halloumi in it would definitely be great. Halloumi is made from a mixture of goat’s and sheep milk, and it has a […]
Moussakas, (which is a singular noun and not moussaka, plural moussakas) is one of the most known Greek dishes and the traditional way of making it is with layers of vegetables, with a meat sauce in the middle, again a layer of vegetables and topped with a béchamel sauce in which some myzithra is added […]
Pastitsio is a staple food for all Greek families and I cannot think of anybody who does not like this dish. However during lent we abstain from eating any kind of meat or products derived from animals and although I have seen some vegan recipes, most of them have milk in the béchamel. For this […]