Lemon cheesecake with Biscotti Crust

Lemon cheesecake with Biscotti Crust

Lemon cheesecake with Biscotti Crust recipe uses ricotta here instead of cream cheese or Greek yoghurt for a slightly more textured cake.  I also lemon zest and candied lemon slices to provide some contrast in flavour and texture, and the crust is biscota, not...
Coffee and Walnut Cake

Coffee and Walnut Cake

Although not Greek in origin, this Coffee and Walnut Cake is a coffee cake like no other, in that it is heady with coffee flavour in both the sponge and frosting, thanks to a touch of Greek Nescafe instant coffee powder…. And it’s absolutely delicious! What’s also...
Trahana Soup

Trahana Soup

A simple trahana soup with lemon and olive oil is just about the simplest dish to make with trahana, yet I find it incredibly satisfying and refreshing. I like it both hot and cold; it is cooling on a hot summer day and comforting on a cool one! The soup is adapted...
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,...