Melomakarona- Greek Honey Cookies

Melomakarona are Greek honey cookies. They are very popular during the holiday season. We make them early in December and continue to enjoy them through the New Year. The cookies are spiced with cinnamon, clove and orange. And finally they are soaked in a delicious honey syrup. Greeks love their traditions. In fact we are … Continue reading Melomakarona- Greek Honey Cookies

Kourabiedes -Greek Almond & Butter Christmas Cookies

Growing up, kourabiedes were my favorite Christmas cookie. They were available to us at home throughout all of December. My mother and my yiayia made sure of it! They are a butter cookie that are studded with chopped, roasted almonds. I blanch my almonds, though you don’t have to. The batter can have either cognac … Continue reading Kourabiedes -Greek Almond & Butter Christmas Cookies

Low Carb Flatbread Pizza

Ahhh yes!!!! I just made the most delicious flatbread pizza for two with Cut da Carb low carb flatbreads!!!! Fresh figs, prosciutto, arugula, grated fontina cheese and goat cheese. This is amazing! You will need one flat bread per person. You can find their product at http://www.cutdacarb.com. Their flatbread is very versatile. You can create … Continue reading Low Carb Flatbread Pizza

Kolokithopita- Phyllo Wrapped Pumpkin Pita

Who else loves just about everything that is pumpkin? Reminiscent of cozy nights and cooler days. Everywhere you look you will find them come mid September. I just know that you will love this wonderful phyllo wrapped pumpkin pita called a kolokithopita! Sometimes we make this kolokithopita savory & sometimes we make it sweet! I … Continue reading Kolokithopita- Phyllo Wrapped Pumpkin Pita

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