Category: Greek

Watermelon and Haloumi Salad 2

Watermelon and Haloumi Salad

One of the best cheeses you will ever taste is Haloumi specially when freshly fried or grilled, the mozzarella like texture of inside and semi crispy outer layer combined with its salty taste is something to drool for. Just on its own is already a treat but for this instance...

Beef Kofta

Beef Kofta

Kofta is a type of Middle Eastern meatball which typically consists of minced meat such as beef, mutton and lamb plus an array of spices and herbs. It can be grilled, fried, baked or poached. A very old dish which dates back to 525 BC when the Persians invaded Egypt...

Tzatziki

Tzatziki

Tzatziki or tzadziki is a type of Greek and Turkish meze or appetizer usually used for souvlaki and gyros; it can also be used as a dip for breads, potato chips and pita. This dish is made out of strained yoghurt mixed with grated cucumber, garlic, salt, olive oil, mint...

Greek Pizza

Greek Pizza

Greek pizza can be referred to any of the two food items, First is a pizza using Greek ingredients and the other one refers to the pizza crust which is distinguished by its oily nature and baked in pan, for this post it will be referring to the Greek toppings...

Barley Drink

Barley Drink

Barley Drink or Barley water is a beverage made out of boiled barley flavoured with lemon and sugar.  A traditional British soft drink which is commonly home-made and also commercially available with different flavours to choose from. This practice of boiling grain in water has been existing since the ancient...

Almond Toffee Pretzels

Almond Toffee Pretzels

Before we had made some Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels, it was a huge success and did not last a day in our kitchen, today we had those cravings again so we will be making some pretzels but with a slight variation and use Almond toffee as the flavour.  This was inspired...

Mixed Berries Cheesecake 1

Mixed Berries Cheesecake

Today’s post will be Mixed Berries Cheesecake and I was invited over at Taste It My Way as a guest blogger so for the recipe please head over to my Mixed Berries Cheesecake post or continue below. For those who haven’t been to Taste It My Way, Its a food blog...

Grilled Steak and Greek Salad

Grilled Steak and Greek Salad

This is what’s nice with summer you can enjoy fresh grilled dishes like this matched with a light summer salad and some very cold apple cider, after days of raining here in Auckland at last the sun is out and everybody is firing up their barbecues and enjoy the company...

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

Pretzel is a type of baked food which can be made soft or hard, sweet or savoury, large or small that is tied in a unique knot like shape which pretzel is known for. There are a lot of variants of this delicious treat like donuts where it can have...

Blueberry Cheesecake 1

Blueberry Cheesecake

Cheesecake, I guess everybody loves this one, a dessert which is made of cream cheese and cream mixture placed on a biscuit or pastry base topped with fruits.  For a bit of history, Cheesecake have been existent since the ancient Greek period where they serve it for religious purposes as...