Archive: Mar 2014

Ever wonder how to make the thick and creamy sauce enjoyed atop the classic Greek dishes of moussaka or pastitsio? Well, here is a great recipe to try! Greek béchamel sauce differs from the traditional French and Italian versions due to the inclusion of eggs. When baked, the eggs are what give this Greek sauce […]

Okay, I know what you’re thinking. Garlic? Really? An aphrodisiac? YES! It turns out that this aromatic bulb is not just famous for its ability to treat everything from the common cold to cancer. Ancient Greeks ate garlic to stimulate passion and to increase sexual stamina. Modern science confirms this to be true, as garlic […]

Healthful Greek yogurt or yiaourti has been made in Greece for thousands of years. Its unique creamy texture is enjoyed traditionally with honey but is also enjoyed with nuts, berries and grains. Tzatziki and other wonderful dips and dishes can also be made using this yogurt. This recipe has been used in my family for many years […]

The buzz on Greek yogurt has had everyone from nutritionists to business people getting aboard this healthful food. But what is it about Greek yogurt that sets it apart from its regular counterpart?  Well, let me explain. Greek yogurt or “yiaourti” has been made in Greece for thousands of years. Traditionally it is made with […]