Archive: May 2014

These light, crispy and savoury triangles make for a quick and delicious snack or appetizer. They are a great spin off of the traditional feta cheese triangles!  Several years ago, I  discovered them on a breakfast menu in the medieval castle town of Monemvasia, in the Peloponnese. I tried them and fell in love!   […]

Baklava

May 5, 2014 by Zoe Vlachos - in Dessert

WARNING!!! HIGHLY ADDICTIVE! The flavours and textures of baklava make this dessert dangerous to those (like myself) with very little self control when sweets are involved!  You will LOVE this easy recipe!

Revithosoupa is a hearty soup, bursting with flavours.  If you are looking to increase your legume intake, Chickpeas, (otherwise referred to as Garbanzo beans) are a great, healthful option!   These little beans are a fantastic way to support the digestive system, as they are a great source of  fibre!  They are also a wonderful way to help regulate […]

Amygdalota (pronounced ahh-meeg-thalota), are tasty gluten free almond macaroon cookies. They make a great treat! I enjoy Amygdalota with Greek coffee, and my kids enjoy dunking them into their glasses of milk. They have a crunchy exterior, chewy centre and wonderful orange essence. Serving: Makes 25 cookies at approx. 1 1/2 tablespoons of dough each […]

This wonderful roasted asparagus with feta dish, makes a great side to just about anything! The asparagus crisps and sweetens when roasted and the feta adds a nice salty contrast.  

If you love shrimp and feta cheese- this dish is for you!  I first ate this as a  ‘meze’ on  the Greek island of Santorini and fell in love! I couldn’t wait to make it at home. It’s very scrumptious and simple to prepare! Often when people  in North America hear saganaki they instantly think […]

Nothing quite beats this soul warming soup, any time of the year! Aside from the incredible flavour, it is chalked full of amino acids and essential minerals and vitamins; making this my go-to soup whenever my family is in need of healing. Homemade chicken broth is famous for helping thin and expel mucous, but it can also […]