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

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

Chocolate Berry Jam Cake with White Chocolate Ganache Frosting

My favorite cake combination is chocolate cake and white frosting. I love white chocolate ganache! I especially love that I can make it sugar free by using sugar free chocolate chips! Sort of like a devils food cake. The filling for this version is my own sugar free seedless mixed berry jam. Best part of … Continue reading Chocolate Berry Jam Cake with White Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Dream Bar

My husband, who grew up in Greece, grew up eating Merenda, which is the Greek version of Nutella. The ever so loved chocolate hazelnut spread, that makes pretty much anything it touches delectable! One of my favorite sugar free chocolate brands, Choczero, makes the sugar free version! It’s so incredibly delicious! And in our usually … Continue reading Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Dream Bar

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

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

Keto Strawberry Pana Cotta

Pana Cotta is a refreshing molded Italian dessert made with heavy cream and gelatin. It is served chilled and topped with syrup and fruit. It is one of my favorite desserts! And it is very easy to make. I flavored this one with fresh strawberries, vearing away from the traditional flavor of vanilla. The usual … Continue reading Keto Strawberry Pana Cotta

Roasted Cauliflower and Fennel Soup

My beautiful friend Elainee gave me this brilliant idea for this hearty soup today. She had tried a fennel consommé and my wheels began to turn because I had some bone broth I wanted to use up and a head of cauliflower. So I went to the market and picked up fennel and shallots, and … Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower and Fennel Soup