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Greek Mountain Tea May Prevent Alzheimer’s And Improve Memory & Cognition

Many people are interested in the health benefits of drinking herbal teas or tisanes – traditional medicine frequently prescribes herbs for curing, controlling or preventing a wide variety of ailments. In Greece and in Balkan nations, Mountain Tea (in Greece, τσαι τoυ βoυνoυ – tsai tou vounou and also referred to as Sideritis) has been…

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Fish And Chips Greek Style

Too much meat lately and a Greek I know has definitely missed her fish! So, nothing better than ‘fish and chips’ for dinner tonight. In Greece we use cod but Pollock worked just fine as well! What we used: 500 gr all purpose flour (and a bit extra for frying) 500 ml water at room…

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Ground Beef Stuffed Meatloaf

You will remember this meat loaf for a loooooong time! Absolutely delicious! What we will need: For the mincemeat (ground beef): 1 kg ground beef 7 tbs oat bran 5 tbs olive oil 1 big onion, grated or chopped finely 1 big tomato, grated 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbs Kirian Greek Oregano 1 handful…

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Chicken With Saffron & Yogurt Sauce

We are no chefs and we are no food photographers but we definitely know how to cook and trust me, this chicken is easy to make and YUMMY!! Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 chicken around 2 kgrs 1 tbs Kirian Greek Oregano 2 lemons 1 tsp Kirian Greek thyme 1/8 of a bunch sage, finely chopped…

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Whole Grain Fettuccine With Clams and Saffron (Krokos Kozanis)

An easy, fast, delicious dish with a krokos touch that makes it extra special. Clams are a very healthy food, providing a variety of minerals including zinc, selenium, calcium, and potassium. In addition, they are an excellent source of Vitamin B12. According to the Maine Clammers Association, clams can provide a boost to sexual function.…

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Krokos Kozanis: The Greek ‘Gold’ Wins Italy’s High Gastronomy

(Note: This article is a translation of an article that appeared in the Greek newspaper, Proto Thema on 04/06/2017. Original article and photos are from the site, and it has been translated into English because we think it is of high-value and will be of interest to those gourmet chefs and cooks interested in the…

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Homemade Pork Gyros – For Greek Souvlaki

The other day, we had a craving for Greek pork souvlaki, but there is no restaraunt close by that makes a genuine Greek souvlaki in town. A couple of fast food places claim to offer souvlaki, but it’s nothing like what you would find in Athens, Greece. Pork souvlaki is generally made with pork gyros…

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Greek Pita For Souvlaki

There are several different ways to make Greek pita for souvlaki, and you can find different ingredients (some use milk, some don’t, some use herbs such as thyme, some don’t), but we really like this particular method. The addition of thyme gives a very nice subtle flavour and goes with almost anything you’d use the…

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Onion Dolma (Stuffed Onion With Ground Beef)

The island of Lesvos has been a meeting point for many civilizations and traditions. In the passing of the centuries, from that combination, miracles have been made, small and big ones. The historical fate of the island was meaning for its people to live difficult times with dramatic occurrences but long periods of calm and…

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