Briam – A glorious traditional Greek vegetable dish

Briam – A glorious traditional Greek vegetable dish

Ingredients2 aubergines, 4-5 medium sized potatoes2 courgettes 3 onions3-4 cloves of garlicSalt & Pepper1 jar of Greka Tomato Sauce with Mediterranean herbs Small bunch of parsley 3/4 tablespoons olive oil MethodPreheat the oven at 180C.Peel and slice all the...
Tyropitakia – Greek Cheese Pies

Tyropitakia – Greek Cheese Pies

Ingredients  For the pastry: 500gr self-raising flour, 220g Greek style yogurt, 250g margarine, 1 tablespoon baking powder, 3 tablespoons olive oil. For the filling: 200g/300g feta, 200g of cheddar (grated), 1 egg, 1 teaspoon black pepper. Milk for brushing Method...
Koulourakia – My mama’s cookies

Koulourakia – My mama’s cookies

Ingredients 1 cup of sugar 1 cup of white wine (or you can use rose if you prefer)1 cup of olive oilAll purpose flour (enough to bring the mixture together)3 teaspoons of baking powder MethodIn a bowl add the sugar, wine, olive oil, baking powder. Mix by hand and add...
Greek Pitta Breads

Greek Pitta Breads

Ingredients 2 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 160 ml milk, at room temperature 80 ml water, at room temperature 320 g strong white flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon of dried oregano, thyme (or other dried herbs you like) 1 tablespoon olive oil + extra for...
Cheesecake

Cheesecake

200g digestive biscuits75g unsalted butter400g full-fat cream cheese at room temperature300g mascarpone at room temperature200g icing sugar sifted1 tsp vanilla extractPlace the digestive biscuits into a sealable freezer bag. Push all the air out and seal the bag....
Houmous

Houmous

Ingredients1 tin of chick peas2 cloves garlic1 tsp tahini1 – 2 lemonsolive oilsalt and pepperMethodDrain the chickpeas and keep some of their liquid behind.Put the chickpeas in a blender, add 2 cloves of garlic, 1 tsp of tahini, juice of half a lemon, 3 tablespoons of...