Orange Flavored Semolina Bars (Sàmali)

Greek pastries were very limited before 1922 when the Greeks of Asia Minor came as refugees in Greece. The country was very poor and the sweets people had, were based on simple ingredients they could find in nature. Some pastry shops that existed in big cities had French inspired sweets that could be enjoyed only

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Ten Plus Five Delicious Desserts for the Christmas Table

Christmas Day is just a breath away and all of us are trying to plan and schedule our shopping and cooking. I am crazy busy at work and thankfully my mother in law will do all the preparations and have us over for lunch on that day. This is such a relief for me especially

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Triple Chocolate and Chestnut Torte

A few days ago, was my Name Day. You can check all about this custom of ours here. I am crazy busy these last couple of months and so a celebration was out of the question. I was assigned a very challenging and demanding project, to relaunch a brand that has been to the Greek

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Lemon Chicken with Capers and Mustard Potatoes

Tínos is a beautiful island close to Greek mainland that has a history starting from ancient ages. It played a major role in ancient war against the Persians and was protected by Poseidon, god of sea and water. During Greek revolution against the Turkish Empire, the island contributed by offering many fighters and shelter to

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