Greek Roasted Chickpeas

greek roasted chickpeas

Beans are an important part of the Mediterranean diet. They were cheap and they were vegan, which was necessary as Greeks fasted from animal products for over 200 days a year. But they are so much more! They are delicious…

5 DIY Mediterranean Food Gift Ideas

Greek food gift

Christmas is approaching and I as most of you, are running around last minute trying to find the right gifts for everybody on my list. One gift I find that most adults like is food. And I also love giving…

Easy Greek Homemade Traditional Phyllo

crust-homemade phyllo

Most home cooks in Greece did not use the store bought thin sheets of phyllo, but they made their own, called horiatiko phyllo (village phyllo). A thick, crunchy phyllo made with olive oil. It is not an exact recipe, many…

Greek Pastry with Honey and Walnuts – Diples

Diples

Diples (pronounced thee-ples) are a traditional sweet that is served at weddings and baptisms but also during the Christmas season. It is basically dough lightly fried in olive oil and then covered with honey, walnuts and cinnamon. Yes… fried dough…