Tahini has become a very popular ingredient in cooking and pastry recently, thanks to its healthy nutritional facts. Today’s recipe is a lovely cake made with tahini and our favorite spices, enriched with walnuts and raisins.
In the Greek cuisine the list of pies is endless. Any kind of ingredient can become a pie, plus every region in the country has its own way of making pies. We are a nation that adores pies! No doubt about that!
Beetroot salads are one of the finest salads, naturally thanks to the presence of this wonderful- in flavor and in color!- root vegetable. In Greece we make a very special salad with beetroots that’s not exactly like a salad, but mostly it reminds you of a dip! Either way, it is utterly delicious!
Spanakoryzo aka Greek style spinach with rice, is a legendary Greek family dish. Every child in the country grew up by eating at least once a week this simple, yet nutritious and tasty dish.
Corfu is one of the most beautiful islands of Greece, situated in the Ionian Sea, on the North West part of Greece. Due to historical and geographical facts its cuisine has had fewer influences from the East –in contrast to other parts of the country- and more from the West, mainly Italy.
Sofrito, our new recipe, is a characteristic example of those, so called, western influences.
Roasted pork is a favorite for the festive days of Christmas and New Years Day here in Greece. Roasted with rosemary in this traditional Greek way makes it an ideal main course for these festive days.
Cinnamon cookies are ideal for the cold, rainy weather of the season when we’re sipping some tea or coffee by the fireplace! They’re even more delicious when they are made with olive oil! So rich in flavor and texture!