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Lamb Souvlaki with Tzatziki in Pita Bread – Lamm-Souvlaki mit Tzatziki im Pitabrot

Lamb and tzatziki are an incredibly delicious combination of flavours. They’re meant for each other. Lamb souvlaki as well as tzatziki are both easy to prepare. And together with some pita or flatbread and some veggies, you have yourself a tasty meal. I also grilled some peach slices to add a little bit of sweetness. [...]

Greek Spinach and Cheese Puff Pastries

These pastries have a delicious spinach and cheese filling. They are really easy to prepare!  You can make or serve these puff pastries as a side, appetizer, snack, on a buffet, with a salad… endless opportunities!!! They remind me a lot of my vacation in Greece. I ate quite a few different spinach and cheese pastries among other tasty treats… ohh soo [...]

Baked Mediterranean Trout

We have a few trout in the freezer that we caught not too long ago here in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  I already prepared a few this way, and I am very excited  to share this recipe.  It is really delicious and healthy.  The salty olives and capers contrast the sweetness of the peppers and tomatoes.  [...]

Horiatiki Salata – Traditional Greek Salad

A few years back, we made a wonderful trip to Greece.  We booked a flight from Bucharest, Romania where we were living at the time to Athens, and we booked a hotel room in Athens for a few nights.  Everything else we decided rather spontaneously once we were there.  We ended up traveling in Greece [...]

Greek Olive Oil Bread with Olives and Rosemary

Homemade Bread…  hmmm…  I miss German bakeries where you can buy all sorts of different fresh breads, rolls, cakes, pastries, you name it.  The smell that emerges from these bakeries when you walk through town… heavenly.  I once heard a baker say that it is the smell that makes people come into his bakery.  That [...]

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