This week’s recipes

Spinach and Feta Galettes Spinach and Feta Galettes
  • 6 servings
  • 25 mins

Spinach and Feta Galettes

Traditional Kourabiedes Cookies Traditional Kourabiedes Cookies
  • 50 pieces
  • 1 hr 20 mins

Traditional Kourabiedes Cookies

7 things you have to try in a Greek bakery

7 things you have to try in a Greek bakery

Greek bakeries used to be a simple affair; a small shop offering a couple of bread types and maybe a couple of pastries, like a cheese pie - all cooked in a huge wood-fired oven. I remember this from when I was around ten years old. At baking...
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Returning to Greece: Eating our way round Rhodes and Ikaria

Returning to Greece: Eating our way round Rhodes and Ikaria

My husband and I are both Greek (as you may have guessed, if you’ve been following the blog!). He is from Ikaria, I am from Rhodes. We’ve lived away from Greece for three years now, but our homeland never seemed too far away - we enjoyed...
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Greek Christmas Honey Cookies (Melomakarona) Greek Christmas Honey Cookies (Melomakarona)
  • 50 pieces
  • 40 mins

Greek Christmas Honey Cookies (Melomakarona)

This traditional Greek Christmas recipe is a must-bake in our household come Christmas time, infusing the house with that festive scent of baking, orange, cinnamon and spices. It’s also...
Mediterranean Style Shakshuka Mediterranean Style Shakshuka
  • 4 servings
  • 25 mins

Mediterranean Style Shakshuka

This Mediterranean-style Shakshuka was actually thought out by my husband! He is not often found cooking, but he hit on a real win with this simple Shakshuka recipe when I...
Vegan Filo Potato Pie Vegan Filo Potato Pie
  • 6 servings
  • 1 hr 30 mins

Vegan Filo Potato Pie

This vegan filo potato pie is a brilliant crowd-pleaser. Any vegetarian filo pie is a hit with me, as a veggie myself, but I love to have lots of vegan...
Baked Giant Beans (Gigantes) Baked Giant Beans (Gigantes)
  • 6 servings
  • 1 hr 50 mins

Baked Giant Beans (Gigantes)

This recipe for baked giant beans, or Gigantes Plaki in Greek, is a really flexible, useful one to have in your recipe bank! Gigantes are a really large variety of...
Greek Walnut-filled Chocolates (Kariokes) Greek Walnut-filled Chocolates (Kariokes)
  • 20 pieces
  • 2 hrs

Greek Walnut-filled Chocolates (Kariokes)

These Greek walnut-filled chocolates, or Kariokes, are a moreish delight. Kariokes, filled with the rich darkness of cocoa and a hint of brandy, are the epitome of indulgence, for me ...
Dried Fruit and Nut Loaf Dried Fruit and Nut Loaf
  • 20 slices
  • 55 mins

Dried Fruit and Nut Loaf

This Dried Fruit and Nut Loaf is a perfect British ‘tea time’ treat. Served up with a lovely cup of tea on a grey and drizzly afternoon, it will put...
Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes
  • 15 servings
  • 35 mins

Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes

Whether you have kids or not, I always want to find reasons to celebrate as the weather draws in, finding excuses for activities to bring the family together in the...
Crustless Zucchini Pie Crustless Zucchini Pie
  • 16 servings
  • 1 hr

Crustless Zucchini Pie

This crustless zucchini pie is the perfect lunch for a sunny day in the garden. The recipe originally comes from a friend in Crete. It’s both easy, and a...
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread
  • 8 servings
  • 1 hr 10 mins

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

This pumpkin chocolate chip bread comes high on my list of healthy Halloween treats. This is a truly seasonal autumn recipe, that smells so good when it’s baking that...
Pasta Salad without Mayo Pasta Salad without Mayo
  • 8 servings
  • 25 mins

Pasta Salad without Mayo

This pasta salad is such a simple dish that it barely needs a recipe; that’s part of the reason I love to make it! The second reason is that...

It’s all about the dessert!

Wine Cookies with Sesame Wine Cookies with Sesame
  • 36 pieces
  • 30 mins

Wine Cookies with Sesame

Apple Cinnamon Muffins Apple Cinnamon Muffins
  • 22 servings
  • 33 mins

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Custard and Jelly Dessert Custard and Jelly Dessert
  • 12 servings
  • 5 hr 10 mins

Custard and Jelly Dessert