This week’s recipes

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread
  • 8 servings
  • 1 hr 10 mins

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Pasta Salad without Mayo Pasta Salad without Mayo
  • 8 servings
  • 25 mins

Pasta Salad without Mayo

Cretan Dakos Cretan Dakos
  • 2 servings
  • 10 mins

Cretan Dakos

Vegan Mint Bounty Bars Vegan Mint Bounty Bars
  • 16 pieces
  • 1 hr 40 mins

Vegan Mint Bounty Bars

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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Top 5 side dishes to accompany Greek recipes

Top 5 side dishes to accompany Greek recipes

Wondering what you should cook to best accompany your Greek recipe? Just as in the UK fish would be lost without chips, there are many Greek dishes that wouldn’t be what they are without their accompaniment! My top 5 Greek side dishes are a little more flexible than...
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Apple Pie Smoothie Apple Pie Smoothie
  • 2 servings
  • 5 mins

Apple Pie Smoothie

Everyone in our household has a sweet tooth! I try to cater to their desires, but without caving in to demands for small mountains of refined white sugar. I make...
Egg Salad with Carrots Egg Salad with Carrots
  • 6 servings
  • 15 mins

Egg Salad with Carrots

As the only vegetarian in the family (and I don’t just mean out of my husband and daughters - I mean every family member on both sides!) it sometimes...
Pasta with Roquefort Sauce Pasta with Roquefort Sauce
  • 6 servings
  • 15 mins

Pasta with Roquefort Sauce

What is Roquefort sauce? It’s simply a savoury, cheesy sauce made from Roquefort cheese. It is amazing on steak, too (though this recipe is Roquefort sauce for pasta -...
Cheese Croquettes Cheese Croquettes
  • 14 pieces
  • 1 hr 10 mins

Cheese Croquettes

Cheese croquettes are a very common meze, and are found in most tavernas in Greece - especially in the islands, like Rhodes, where I am from! Homemade cheese croquettes are...
Ham and Cheese Pie Ham and Cheese Pie
  • 15 servings
  • 50 mins

Ham and Cheese Pie

This ham and cheese pie is a homemade version of something you often find in Greek bakeries and pastry shops. It’s a great snack that I include in the...
Custard and Jelly Dessert Custard and Jelly Dessert
  • 12 servings
  • 5 hr 10 mins

Custard and Jelly Dessert

This custard jelly dessert is a real classic sweet that often appears at our family gatherings in Greece. It’s rather simple, with three layers - a biscuity base, custard...
Spaghetti Bolognese Spaghetti Bolognese
  • 6 servings
  • 45 mins

Spaghetti Bolognese

Ok, so my ‘traditional spaghetti bolognese’ is something you likely wouldn’t see in Italy! Contrary to popular belief, Italians wouldn’t eat spaghetti Bolognese - they would more likely...
Healthy Cookie Rocks Healthy Cookie Rocks
  • 14 pieces
  • 45 mins

Healthy Cookie Rocks

This recipe for filling, oat-based cookies is probably the healthiest biscuit recipe I’ve come up with so far! And ok, healthy might be a stretch, but the recipe has...
Authentic Greek Tzatziki Authentic Greek Tzatziki
  • 6 servings
  • 10 mins

Authentic Greek Tzatziki

Tzatziki is probably one of those Greek recipes that needs no introduction! This famous dip is a creamy and refreshing mixture of thick Greek yoghurt, cucumber, garlic and olive oil....
Orange Filo Pie Orange Filo Pie
  • 12 servings
  • 1 hr 10 mins

Orange Filo Pie

I always do lots of research to make sure a recipe is exactly how I want; I usually try a few iterations, varying ingredients and quantities to finely tune the...

It’s all about the dessert!

Pasta Flora Pasta Flora
  • 8 servings
  • 1 hr 20 mins

Pasta Flora

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • 24 servings
  • 1 hr 15 mins

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Orange Filo Pie Orange Filo Pie
  • 12 servings
  • 1 hr 10 mins

Orange Filo Pie