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Migliaccio is a typical dessert of the Carnival. It is part of the Napoli tradition, but it is consumed in all areas of Campania region in Italy. Its recipe has ancient origins and it seems to date back to the Middle Ages. As often happened, it was invented by some peasant woman who was trying...


Twelve Months of Deliciousness

As 2017 is about to expire, I went back to all the months that preceded and tried to pick one recipe that was a hit or special from each one of them. It was hard because every time I make something I put all my energy, love and affection to it and thus everything you...


Lemon Scented Galaktoboureko Pie

Back in the old days families used to go to church every Sunday morning. In those days, there was no television or computers or smart phones or tablets. Even telephone was a luxury that few families were able to acquire. The place, where all neighborhood was gathering to see each other and socialize, was the...


Super Flaky Apple Pie

Η συνταγή στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Apple has been known to mankind since the ancient times. It is amazing how this fruit is so much connected not only to the ancient world, but also religion and Old Testament. It was Eve who took the apple from the tree after serpent’s exhortation and thus...


Caramelized Onions, Peppers and Cream Cheese Tart

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! In 1989 I was 19 years old. I was studying economics at the Economic Department of Law School at the Greek University in Athens and at the same time, I was studying business administration and marketing at The American College of Greece. I remember how excited...


Savory Puff Pastry Nests

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! November has the longest nights and I think it is now that everyone realizes that winter has already settled here. Apart from the somewhat depressing feeling, November for me is the month of celebrations as I have my Name Day on the 25th and it is...


Lemon Chocolate Tart

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Once upon a time, there was a beautiful, twiggy tree with delicious, sweet, red fruits. Everyone passing by stopped and admired its beauty. The tree, enjoying all this admiration, started bragging about itself and became arrogant. Slowly, slowly it started thinking of how it could bind...


Feta Cheese Quiche

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the words Greek food? I bet one of the first things that you recollect is feta cheese. Indeed feta cheese is one of the most recognizable and well known Greek foods around the world. Since 2002, feta has been a protected designation...


Puffy Nests Filled with Vanilla Cream and Apples

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I dreamed about this sweet! Seriously, I was sleeping a few days ago and I was dreaming about sweets. I woke up in the middle of the night and I said to myself: “These puffy nests will be the post on the coming Monday.”  Can you...

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