For the saganaki cheese Preheat a deep pan along with the olive oil over high heat. In a bowl, add the flour, the salt, and mix. Cut the cheese diagonally and put it into the bowl with the flour and then, dip it into the water. Pass it one more time through the flour, the water, and lastly through […]
If you have not tried Spanakopita before, you’re in for a treat! Spanakopita is a delicious savory Greek pie made of perfectly crispy layers of phyllo dough and a comforting filling of spinach and feta cheese. Trust me, this is so much easier to make than you think! Spanakopita makes a great side dish for […]
Ahhh the famous spanakopita. A favorite appetizer, meal, and snack not only in Greece but around the globe. Go into any bakery in Greece and you will find this wonderful pie, made with spinach and feta surrounded by crunchy (and often messy) phyllo. For us spanakopita is a weekly staple and I also keep a bunch […]
This spinach-and-cheese pie is encased in super thin phyllo pastry, for an extra crispy exterior that is a wonderful contrast to the melty filling. Ingredients 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 large onions, chopped 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach – thawed, drained and squeezed dry 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour […]
These lamb and rice stuffed grape leaves (dolmas) take some time and effort to put together, so maybe make a double batch. In restaurants these are usually meatless, but I love the lamb in these. No matter what you use, how much rice you use will affect how much liquid you need. Ingredients 1/2 pound […]
The popularity of these delicious, syrupy, gooey cookies has been traditionally associated with Christmas in every Greek home.
Dolmadakia, the Greek word for stuffed grape leaves, is one of the most iconic recipes of Greek cuisine and, although there are many varieties, the meatless version is the most common.