Prasopita- Leek and Onion Pie

You will love this non traditional take on a traditional prasopita. Prasopita is a leek pita or pie that is made with leeks, red onion, spring onion, dill, mint & feta. It is lesser known outside of Greece, however well loved among the natives. Leeks, onions, shallots, garlic, spring onions, and chives are all part … Continue reading Prasopita- Leek and Onion Pie

Traditional Spanakopita & Tiropita

Two of the most popular pites (pies) are the spanakopita (spinach pie) and the tiropita (cheese pie. Every region in Greece has their own regional variation and every famly has their own special recipe for these. I grew up eating and loving both. Now, you may ask why I would publish two difference pites in … Continue reading Traditional Spanakopita & Tiropita

Galatopita – Grain-free Greek Milk Pie

The first time I went to Greece as a married woman, one of the pites (pies) my mother in law had prepared for us was her famous galatopita. Galatopita means milk pie. It is a sweet dessert pie that is made with milk custard and a semolina base. Regionally, it can be made with or … Continue reading Galatopita – Grain-free Greek Milk Pie

Cranberry Curd Tart

So this year I wanted to try a little something different for this Thanksgiving and stear away from the usual apple and pumpkin pies. So I started searching to see what desserts one can make from cranberries. Now, cranberries in of themselves are not keto, however when when you play with alternative sweeteners and crusts, … Continue reading Cranberry Curd Tart

Baked Maple Custard Pie

Have you been looking for an alternative kind of pie for the holiday season than your standard apple and pumpkin varieties? Then why not try a baked maple custard pie that is reminiscent of fall mornings! It is sure to be a hit at your Thanksgiving table! And did you know that can make it … Continue reading Baked Maple Custard Pie

Portobello Mushroom Galette with Purslane & Truffle Goat Cheese

I made the loveliest of savory galettes last night as a side dish for dinner using my almond flour pastry dough. I used portobello mushrooms, lovely purslane, shallots & garlic, truffle goat cheese & pine nuts. I mean who says that keto has to be boring! I felt like I was having a gourmet meal. … Continue reading Portobello Mushroom Galette with Purslane & Truffle Goat Cheese

Zabonotiropita- Smoked Ham & Gouda Cheese Roll

One of my favorite foods to find at the fourno in Greece is a zabonotiropita. The fourno is the bakery that bakes breads & pites (both savory and sweet) that are usually made with phyllo. Zabonotiropita- ham & cheese pie The zabonotiropita is made with smoked ham, Gouda, a little feta, and I add mustard … Continue reading Zabonotiropita- Smoked Ham & Gouda Cheese Roll

Plastos Greens Pie from Trikala, Greece

So this savory pita (or pie) recipe is a traditional recipe from my husbands’ hometown of Trikala, Greece.It is called “plastos” which literally means fake! So this a fake out spanakopita. The usual spanakopita is more labor intensive because these women would create their own multi-layered wheat based phyllo dough. Imagine working all day, and … Continue reading Plastos Greens Pie from Trikala, Greece