Kalamata Olive & Oregano Crisps

One of my favorite breads to bake during my pre-low carb lifestyle days was no knead Kalamata olive & oregano bread. Today, I make this on a very rare occasion as we avoid wheat. Since my favorite way to eat it was toasted, I now create Kalamata olive & oregano crisps instead. These olive crisps … Continue reading Kalamata Olive & Oregano Crisps

Tirokafteri- Spicy Feta Dip

This right here, is my husband’s favorite dip! Tirokafteri literally means hot (spicy) cheese. It is made with wonderful creamy, salty feta, Greek yogurt, Florina peppers, garlic, olive oil & red pepper flakes. Traditionally served with warm bread or pita. I also love it with a plate of cool crispy crudités (veggie sticks), pita chips … Continue reading Tirokafteri- Spicy Feta Dip

Melintzanosalata, Greek Eggplant Dip

This is one of my favorite traditional Greek dips. The first time I ate it, I was in a restaurant in Astoria, NY, which is NYC’s Greek town & is full of some of the most authentic Greek restaurants & markets in the United States. Melintzanosalata You start by roasting your eggplants. I do that … Continue reading Melintzanosalata, Greek Eggplant Dip

Polítiki Salata

Politiki Salata is a traditional salad brought to us by the Greeks of Constantinople, which is modern day Istanbul. It is made with both green and purple cabbage, shredded carrots, celery, spring onions, fresh parsley, and roasted red peppers. It is tangy and bright, and among Greeks, considered a winter salad. In essence it is … Continue reading Polítiki Salata