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“Lathenia Kimolou” flatbread

“Lathenia Kimolou” flatbread

A delicious and filling meze made from almost nothing: flour, oil, onion, tomato and herbs. It seems to symbolise all the simple beauty of the Cycladic islands. A traditional flatbread made in the tiny island of Kimolos with plenty of olive oil, to which it […]

Grilled Talagani with chutney

Grilled Talagani with chutney

The Talagani is a cheese closely related to the traditional Greek Mastelo, Formaella and mostly with the Cypriot Halloumi. It is produced exclusively from sheep’s and goat’s milk and, like its cousins, has a robust texture that allows you to grill it even straight over […]

Apple and cinnamon oatmeal

Apple and cinnamon oatmeal

Perfect for a sweet breakfast or snack, like apple pie filling with cinnamon, cloves and ginger. Delicious and ready in under 10 minutes.

Broccoli tart

Broccoli tart

The fresher a vegetable is when consumed, the sweeter and tastier it is. In Athens we are very fortunate to have a weekly farmers’ market in each neighborhood. If you take the children together to help with the selection, you will see them much more […]

Feta & yogurt Tart

Feta & yogurt Tart

The publication of the magazine “Gastronomos” coincided with the time when I was looking for more than just collections of recipes in cookbooks. “Gastronomos” was talking about the origin and production of ingredients, the culture of dining, with love for good home-cooked food. It is […]

Ania’s “Hortopita” wild greens pie

Ania’s “Hortopita” wild greens pie

I’ve been trying to master my own filo pastry for years now. Or the idea of it, to be exact. You see, although I’ve had plenty of people show me, I never actually got round to …well, em…doing it. I got very good at talking […]

Mandarin Orange Cake

Mandarin Orange Cake

Cakes using the whole citrus fruit taste really fresh and are so aromatic. Remember to taste the fruit in order to reduce the sugar accordingly…

Cardamom Marmalade

Cardamom Marmalade

This is one one my trusted homemade gifts and so versatile. A bright breakfast spread, a quick appetizer served on salami, a lovely glaze for a roast…