Horiatiko Psomi Country Bread

Horiatiko Psomi Country Bread

Greeks LOVE to bake… especially bread! Horiatiko Psomi which is also known as Country Bread is a type of Greek bread that you’re able to find in every Greek bakery. It originates from Greek villages, has a unique flavour and texture and is a dense and crusty bread...
Pastitsio

Pastitsio

Pastitsio is to Greeks what lasagne is to the Italians and what mac and cheese is to Americans – intensely aromatic, rich and gooey layers of tubular pasta in a hearty sauce consisting of tomatoes and ground lamb meat, topped with béchamel sauce and, ideally,...
Lagana Bread

Lagana Bread

Lagana is a Greek flatbread traditionally baked on Clean Monday, the first day of Lent… but let me say out loud that it’s a shame that it’s not eaten more as I think that it’s delicious, as Lagana bread is usually consumed with olives and taramasalata. To be...
Melomakarona

Melomakarona

Melomakarona (μελομακάρονα) are traditional Greek Christmas cookies, that are served during Christmas time throughout Greece. The word “melomakarona” is a combination of the two words “meli”, which means honey and “makarona”. “Makarona” comes from the ancient word...
Olive Oil Cake

Olive Oil Cake

Olive oil cake is a classic throughout Greece and once you have a taste you’ll know why. Somehow it works…all the flavours sing in perfect harmony and the cake is extremely moist and, in this recipe, whipping the sugar with the whole eggs produces a fine and rather...