Four Type of Mushroom Pie

Scientists have found mushroom debris that date from 400 million years. In ancient Greece mushrooms were considered to be a very fine food that was meant for kings and gods. Some researchers claim that ambrosia the food consumed by the twelve gods of Olympus was nothing more than a mushroom called Amanita Muscaria known for

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Galatópita with Mastic (Mastic Milk Pie)

Pies are an inextricable part of Greek diet from the old times. Since ancient years, Greek economy was based heavily on farming, stock breeding and fishing. Since the country’s topography is mountainous, one can easily understand that sheep and goats were the main source of feed and income. Back in the old days, people had

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Vegan Chocolate Tart with Strawberries

Today is Clean Monday for Orthodox Christians. This signals the beginning of a fifty days’ Lent from now until Easter Saturday, which this year is on 30th of April. This particular Lent is a very strict one, having everyone who follows it, to refrain from anything that comes from animals i.e. meat and its byproducts,

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Lemon Pie the Easy Way

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! It is relatively unknown where the first lemon tree was cultivated. It is believed to have been in the Deccan plateau in India. The word lemon comes from the Persian word limu. In Greece, lemon seeds were brought from Persia and the tree started to be

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Super Flaky Apple Pie

Η συνταγή στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Apple has been known to mankind since the ancient times. It is amazing how this fruit is so much connected not only to the ancient world, but also religion and Old Testament. It was Eve who took the apple from the tree after serpent’s exhortation and thus

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