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 […]

This creamy, warming ‘risotto like’ dish,  is bursting with savoury flavours and is very healthy to boot!      

You will love this rustic, fragrant dish of rich succulent red wine braised lamb, with mushrooms. It’s quick and easy to prepare and yet looks very fancy and time consuming; making this dish one of my  favourite dinner party meals!  Mashed or roasted potatoes taste great alongside this great meat dish. Servings: 6  

Cheese Saganaki is a loved appetizer/meze, that never fails to satisfy the palette! Saganaki is actually the name of the small two handled skillet that several Greek dishes are cooked in,  like shrimp saganaki and mussel saganaki. Cheese Saganaki or “Flaming Cheese” is the most famous of the saganaki dishes in North America, with the […]

You can’t “beet” this hearty salad! Sweet julienne beets, feta and candied walnuts atop assorted greens and drizzled with a tangy dressing. The combination of flavours and textures will have you making this salad time and time again! Servings: 4