Fava

Fava

Fava is a traditional Greek dish of yellow split peas, pureed with onion and olive oil. It is standard fare in tavernas all over Greece and makes a simple alternative to houmous on any family…

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Greek Moussaka

Greek Moussaka

Greek moussaka is perhaps one of the most classic – and famous – dishes of Greece, served in almost every taverna and home! It is considered the national dish and is traditionally made with lamb…

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Naxos inspired tuna salad!

Naxos inspired tuna salad!

My favourite place for lunch in Naxos is easily the Cedar Cafe in Plaka. It has a very chilled, relaxed vibe and is set just off the beach, underneath cedar trees where hammocks gently sway! The…

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Patates Lemonates (Lemon Potatoes)

Patates Lemonates (Lemon Potatoes)

Yiayia’s recipe for traditional patates lemonates is one of her most requested, and with very good reason – they are AMAZING! The lemon makes them taste much fresher and lighter than ordinary roasted potatoes, which in my experience…

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Lamb Kleftiko

Lamb Kleftiko

Lamb kleftiko is a classic Greek recipe of slow cooked lamb with garlic, oregano, olive oil and lemon juice. Kleftiko means stolen and many years ago, sheep stealing was common practice in Greece. Great Papou,…

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Gluten-free chocolate & hazelnut cheesecake

Gluten-free chocolate & hazelnut cheesecake

There is nothing Greek about this gluten-free chocolate & hazelnut cheesecake, but it has been requested on almost as many Greek tables as Yiayia’s legendary spanakopita! I love watching people’s faces when they take their first mouthful,…

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