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...
Homemade Tsoureki

Homemade Tsoureki

The name tsoureki comes from the Turkish word “corek” which refers to any bread made with yeast dough and is the traditional sweet yeast bread Greeks make every year on Holy Thursday, and eat on Easter Sunday.  Prepare this traditional tsoureki recipe for your friends...
Greek Mulled wine – Krasomelo

Greek Mulled wine – Krasomelo

Greece, like many countries, has its own version of mulled wine. It’s called “oinomelo” or “krasomelo” – from oinos and krasi, which both mean wine – and meli, meaning honey and the mulled wine or Krasomelo from Greece will get anyone into the right Christmas spirit!!...
Loukoumades

Loukoumades

Many would say that loukoumades are a dessert worthy of the Gods!! Loukoumades (pronounced loo-koo-mah-thes) is one of the first recorded desserts in history and can be traced back to 776 B.C. In the original Olympic Games, the Greeks honoured the Gods and the...