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Fanouropita (Saint Fanourios’ Pie)

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! In Greece the majority of population is Christian Orthodox. This religious form resulted from the schism of 11th Century A.D. The schism between the Eastern and Western Mediterranean Christians resulted from a variety of political, cultural and theological factors which transpired over centuries. In 1054 the...

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Copenhagen

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Home-made Halvà with Tahini

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Halvà is a sweet that is eaten from Mediterranean Sea to India in several variations and textures. In Greece we have three different types of halvà. The first and most common one is halvà with semolina. This one is made very easily at home. The second...

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Vasilopita for 2013

Every year during New Year’s Eve, Greek housewives make the vasilopita. Vasilopita is a either a cake or a tsoureki and is a custom that comes from the very early Christian years. Just after the coming of the New Year or the next day the Chief of the family cuts the vasilopita. The person, who...

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Kourabiedes

  Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! As I promised you, I made the real kourabiedes and I am giving you the recipe today! Kourabiedes along with Melomakarona and Diples are the traditional Christmas sweets we eat these festive days! I followed the recipe by Stelios Parliaros the famous Greek pastry chef...

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Kataifi with Apples and Almonds

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Holidays are seriously on their way! I can feel it by visiting your blogs and see the net flooded with mouthwatering and delicious sweets. Well, if someone cannot eat sweets during Christmas when can he/she? I mean Christmas is The Sweetest Fest of all at least...

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Chocolate Kourabiedes

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Just like in all Christian countries, Christmas is a big fest in Greece too. During the old days and because Greece is surrounded by sea, people here used to decorate a ship. But as globalization reached our country too, we adopted the northern Europe’s tree which...

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