Ergolavous Amygdalota-Traditional Greek Almond Cookie with Pastry Cream

I am so excited to share this recipe with you as it is one of my absolute favorite Greek cookies! Have you ever heard of them? Ergolavous? Well it’s a traditional amygdaloto (almond) cookie sandwiched with decadent pastry cream! I mean who doesn’t love pastry cream! An ergolavos by definition is a builder. So the … Continue reading Ergolavous Amygdalota-Traditional Greek Almond Cookie with Pastry Cream

Gluten Free Apple Clafoutis

Clafoutis is a French dessert that is traditionally made with black cherries. It has a custard like texture and could easily be described as somewhere between a cake and flan. It hails from Limousin. When other fruit is used, this dessert is actually called a flaugnarde. Since it’s apple picking season, here is a recipe … Continue reading Gluten Free Apple Clafoutis

Gemista – Greek Stuffed Summer Vegetables

Every single Greek household has a recipe. Gemista are considered healthy, home cooked comfort food. And while there is a standard universal recipe, every cook brings their unique touch and love to this dish! I grew up eating them stuffed with a mixture of ground beef, rice and vegetables. In other households, they were stuffed … Continue reading Gemista – Greek Stuffed Summer Vegetables

Mascarpone Pie with Fresh Berries and Almond Crust

This Fourth of July, I wanted to make a festive little something to decorate with the good ole red, white and blue! I decided on this fabulous, light and refreshing mascarpone pie, fragranced with lemon juice and zest. It's a no bake recipe, so it set in the refrigerator. I decorated it with sliced strawberries … Continue reading Mascarpone Pie with Fresh Berries and Almond Crust