Greek

Baklava

Baklava is a very rich sweet pastry made out of layers nuts and filo pastry sweetened with sugar syrup and/or honey. Its main characteristic is crunchy, nutty and very sweet (one of the sweetest desserts I tried). Baklava is a rich and sweet pastry made with layers of nuts and...

Watermelon and Haloumi Salad 2

Watermelon and Haloumi Salad

Watermelon and Haloumi Salad is a great summer salad where sweet and refreshing watermelon is mixed perfectly with a salty gooey grilled haloumi cheese dressed with olive oil and basil. One of the best cheeses you will ever taste is Haloumi specially when freshly fried or grilled, the mozzarella like...

Beef Kofta

Beef Kofta

Beef Kofta is a type of Middle Eastern meatball which typically consists of minced beef plus an array of spices and herbs. It can be grilled, fried, baked or poached. Kofta is a type of Middle Eastern meatball which typically consists of minced meat such as beef, mutton and lamb...

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. Barley Drink or Barley water is a beverage made out of boiled barley...

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

This no bake Mixed Berries Cheesecake is easy and simple, not to sweet and not really heavy to the taste and its also made out of real fruits. Perfect cake to serve on any occasion. Today’s post will be Mixed Berries Cheesecake and I was invited over at Taste It...

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...