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

Tiropita (Feta Cheese Pie) without Phyllo

Most people outside of Greece are familiar with a tiropita (feta cheese pie) that is wrapped in crispy phyllo dough, whether as individual hand pies or as one large pan sized pita. Tiropita without phyllo, as a quick bread. Here is another popular version that is made without the phyllo. It is a bit more … Continue reading Tiropita (Feta Cheese Pie) without Phyllo

Spanakopita Chicken Soup

Spanakopita Chicken Soup is perfect for a winter meal. It is based in my homemade bone broth, and is made with the ingredients of spanakopita filling. It is herby and delicious! This is of course keto, low carb, paleo, candida friendly, and gluten free. Flavorful and easy to make. The spanakopita filling is the exact … Continue reading Spanakopita Chicken Soup

Greek Village Salad – Horiatiki Salata

In the United States there is this misconception of what a traditional Greek salad is. In Greece, and in our homes, when making a Greek salad, we don't like to mix our tomatoes with our lettuce. I actually feel as if the tomato is dirtying up my lettuce or the other way around. So the … Continue reading Greek Village Salad – Horiatiki Salata

Greek Zucchini Summer Salad

Zucchini are always a great symbol of summer. In a previous post, I used the blossoms. In this post the actual zucchini. And they have become a popular replacement for pasta in many favorite dishes. But today, I am going for a more traditional recipe close to what I grew up eating. Boiled zucchini with … Continue reading Greek Zucchini Summer Salad

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

Yiayia & Pappou’s Tiropita Ketofied with Fathead Dough Phyllo

Keto Tiropita! Greek cheese pie. The filling is my yiayia & papou’s recipe. When I had to curb my wheat consumption due to health reasons, I needed to find a way to eat some of my traditional Greek specialties! I spent most of my childhood in the kitchen with yiayia & pappou watching, learning & … Continue reading Yiayia & Pappou’s Tiropita Ketofied with Fathead Dough Phyllo

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

Baked Cauliflower Tots with Jalapeño Feta Dip

Like most Greeks, we often eat cauliflower boiled, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & lemon juice. Simplicity at its best! However, since there are two of us in this household, I always have 1/2 a cauliflower left over. Cauliflower tots with jalapeño feta dip What to do with leftover cooked cauliflower? Get creative!!! Baked … Continue reading Baked Cauliflower Tots with Jalapeño Feta Dip