Cretan Rusk-4 steps abundance

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  Cretan rusk (Dakos in Greek, or owl due to its shape) is a traditional, Cretan dish. Usually it is a barley rusk on which we add mashed tomato and mashed Cretan “mizithra” cheese, or “feta” cheese. The dish is … Continue reading


Greek Kalamari,the cheesy version

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INGREDIENTS: 4 big squids Greek “Feta” cheese, 4 pieces cut in matchsticks Greek “Kefalotyri” cheese, ½ cup, grated 1 red, sweet pepper, cut in matchsticks 1 tomato, cut in cubes FOR THE SAUCE: 3 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil … Continue reading


Lose weight with a dessert at breakfast!

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Going through my morning papers, I came across this very interesting article from THE NEW YORK TIMES. Not only it’s educational but it’s also…convenient to those who follow a diet to lose weight. Enjoy… DESSERT AT BREAKFAST MAY HELP DIETERS … Continue reading


Smyrna Meatballs-Heaven must be Greek!!!

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As a child, I though that this “Soutzoukakia” recipe was the hardest of all, seeing my grand-mother spending hours in her kitchen preparing it. The whole house smelled cumin and cinnamon and garlic and slowly the aroma was climbing up … Continue reading


Greek Tzatziki sauce

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One way or another, you may have heard the word “Tzatziki” once in your life. Those who have visited Greece, you may have even tasted it. For those who have heard the word but never tasted it and for those who … Continue reading


healthy “Bianco” Fish, from Corfu with love

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Ok, one of my top favorites Greek dishes is this tasty dish from the Ionian island of Corfu.  Don’t be afraid to mix together garlic with fish. Enjoy. 1 krg. Cod If the fish is too big, we cut into … Continue reading