Sweet Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin was surely the star of the past couple of months. I know it is a big hit in the States around Fall and all of you my American friends have found so many ways to make beautiful things out of this vegetable. Here in Greece though pumpkin is not as popular as on the

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Spanakotiropita (Spinach Pie with Feta)

It seems that even more often I get to make Greek food lately. It is perhaps because of the love you show for my country’s food that makes me want to cook Greek. Anyway, I am cooking Greek food the way my family makes it, the way we eat it here. I am sure you

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Bougatsinia (Small Greek Sweet Cream Pies)

Now these are many adjectives don’t you think? But I couldn’t find a smaller English title for these sweets. Bougatsa is a sweet cream pie that comes from Macedonia, the Northern area of Greece. In this country we have small shops that sell spinach pies, cheese pies, sandwiches, apple pies etc for a quick snack.

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Batzina

I am going to tell you a short story. My father comes from a mountainous village in the central Greece. His village is called Sklithro and is located around 600 m. above the level of the sea in the mountain of Mavrovouni (Black Mountain). The village is very small and not touristic at all. It

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Chocolate Pie

Everyday my mother picks my son up from school, because I am at work. She takes him at her home which, coincidentally, is next to ours; she feeds him and put him to sleep for an hour. I come back at home at 5.00 p.m. and I take it from there. So, everyday as they

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