Spring Veggies: What You Need to Know About Spring Produce in Greece

When you think of Greek produce, what comes to mind first? Probably tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers – all the basics of a horiatiki, right? Yes, those vegetables are all great, and particularly wonderful when grown from the Greek earth! But there is so much more to the Greek table, especially in springtime, when gardens on the … Read more

7 Easy-Peasy Recipes for Spring

And while I love a culinary project, I also understand the value of enjoying these springtime beauties as quickly as possible. So here are my favorite Greek and Greek-inspired spring recipes that are easy to cook and serve! Beet Risotto with Feta You might not think of risotto as a particularly springy recipe, but this … Read more

Greek Cheese Pies: Everything You Need to Know!

The Greek carnival (AKA Apokries) already well underway, and its excesses leading up to the Lent fasting period is an interesting lens through which to look at the Mediterranean diet, and especially how creatively Greek recipes approach different food groups. Last week, I talked about Tsiknoppempti, a celebration that is also known as Charred Thursday … Read more