Mocha Whoopies

My son is a soccer player. He is the goalkeeper in his school team and on Sunday his team took the gold medal in a championship organized among several private schools of Athens. He has taken his role very seriously and he aspires to become someone like Ronaldo from Real. Up to that point everything

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Sweet Easter Bread and Easter Cookies (Tsoureki and Koulourakia)

Today begins for us Orthodox the Holy Week, following during the weekend, our Easter. On Saturday night ends the 40 day lent and people celebrate the resurrection of Christ. Saturday night we go to church holding candles and at 12 o clock the priest announces that Christ has resurrected and gives the Holy Light to

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

Today here in Greece we celebrate two things. First, religionwise, the Annunciation of Mary, Mother of Christ and second the beginning of our rebellion against Ottoman Empire. As some of you know, Konstantinople (Istanbul) and consequently soon after Greece were subjugated by Ottomans in 1453 A.D. and stayed like this until 1821 A.D., when a

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Moustokoúloura (Traditional Grape Molasses Cookies)

During this past year my husband and I are in a control weight program. That means that we are following a certain diet that helps us maintain our weight stable. As the years pass by, I feel more and more the need to keep my weight steady. I never had a problem eating as much

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Coconut Cookies

During my studies in the States I had the chance to meet people from all over the world. My best friend was from Nigeria and I made friends from Colombia, Sweden, Spain, Singapore, Indonesia, Sudan and several other countries. I had a Swiss teacher called Mr. Bachli and he was such a fun person to

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