Mediterranean cuisine for every day

Bread and Baking

Spring onions in filo pastry (Μπουρεκάκι με κρεμμύδι)

Jul 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Bread and Baking, Recipes, Side Dishes, Starters

This is an amazingly minimalistic recipe. The dish consists only of filo pastry and spring onions. Just some salt, pepper and olive oil added to season it. I serve it as a mezze with ouzo or wine but as well as a starter in combination with some salad. The soft onion in combination with the [...]



Cake with fresh Cherries

Jun 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Bread and Baking, Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

Driving back from Sparti we came through a village called Kerassea (Kerassi is cherry in Greek). There, on the side of the road sat an old lady selling cherries and I could do nothing but stop. I bought three kilos of cherries from her. Today I had to use those juicy, fresh cherries instantly. I [...]



Feta cheese pastries with artichoke, mint and cinnamon

May 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Bread and Baking, Fish, Recipes, Starters

Dear friends of mine have invited me to cater for a Mediterranean evening on an island. The occasion is a wedding reception. Driven by my perfectionism I am trying one finger food recipe after the other. Today I have tried feta cheese pastries that satisfied me. Though they are a classical part of Greek cuisine [...]



Lazy Cheesepie – ΤΕΜΠΕΛΟΤΥΡΟΠΙΤΑ

Apr 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Bread and Baking, Recipes

O ΤΕΜΠΕΛΗΣ (O Tebelis) is the lazy one. This zesty cheesepie is easy to prepare and goes really fast. It is ideal for the lazy chefs that do not want too much work, but have guests coming. This is where the name derives from – “Tebelotiropita”. The origins of this dish is Kalavrita on the [...]