Galotiri (Milk, Yogurt and Cheese Spread)

One of the things I really enjoy when visiting my father’s village is Galotiri. Galotiri means milk+cheese and it is a spread that combines the flavors of milk+yogurt+cheese. It originates from Thessaly and Epirus (areas in the mainland Greece) and can be found in two variations. The first one, which is considered to be the

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Spanakopita with Handmade Phylo

Hello my friends! I am back to Athens after my pilgrimage to my father’s village. We had a great time and I found the chance to get some rest and some sleep which I desperately needed. I hope you are all well and had a great weekend. I think it is high time we talked

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Cretan Dakos

Greece is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and it owns no less than 2,500 islands, 165 of which are inhabited. Crete is the biggest of them all and it has the most amazing beaches you can imagine. The island is rich in history and it was there that the earliest recorded civilization in Europe, the

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Spinach Tart

I believe and I think you would agree with me that there is no better season for grilling than summer. It’s the time of year when all men start to sharpen their knives, buy grilling accessories, load their storage of coal, dust their skills and make big grilling plans for the rest of the season.

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Deviled Eggs

Greek Easter is gone, Mother’s Day is gone, and well I think I can safely say now that summer is on its way. Although in Athens yesterday we had a hail storm and a crazy strong rain, I think summer is showing the first signs here. Do you like this alternation of seasons or are

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