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

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

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

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

Tzatziki – Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip

Tzatziki is by far the most beloved of all Greek dips and spreads! I know that it is mine. We will eat it with gyro and souvlaki, dip our french fries and pita bread in it, and even vegatables. It is super versatile and very healthy for you. As we know, Greek yogurt is quite … Continue reading Tzatziki – Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip

Baked Zucchini Blossoms stuffed with Manouri & Mizithra Cheeses

One of my favorite things of summer are the exquisite zucchini blossoms! I have eaten them batter dipped and fried as well as stuffed and baked. For this recipe I chose to stuff them with creamy, sweet manouri and salty mizithra cheeses. Baked zucchini blossoms stuffed with manouri and mizithra cheeses. Manouri is a soft, … Continue reading Baked Zucchini Blossoms stuffed with Manouri & Mizithra Cheeses

Keto “Ravioli” with Ground Beef and Parmesan Cheese

I have been googling how to recreate one of my favorite things, which is ravioli. And for someone following a ketogenic or even a low carb lifestyle, the real deal is not on the menu! Of course that doesn’t mean that you should never enjoy it in its authentic form ever again! However, if you … Continue reading Keto “Ravioli” with Ground Beef and Parmesan Cheese

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