The Chef

I learned how to cook cause...i didn't have much of choice. The following recipes are the results of my efforts!

    Christmas Customs: Breaking the pomegranate

    Christmas Customs: Breaking the pomegranate

    A wonderful Greek custom begins with the pomegranate. It is not a coincidence that all the homemade, crates in our grocery stores, and all the food shops are decorated by these wonderful fruits these days.

    The pomegranate is a symbol of fertility, rebirth and prosperity for thousands of years and can be traced back in Greek mythology.

    For the above reason, when the clock during New Year’s Eve strikes twelve, all the

    Hake in the oven with mustard and ginger

    Hake in the oven with mustard and ginger

    One of the most underrated fish that I have ever tried is hake. One of the finest sources of essential fatty acids, protein, minerals and fat-soluble vitamins like vitamin A, E and D. In this recipe you learn how to cook hake in the oven with mustard and ginger sauce.

    Hake is a benthic (demersal) fish that prefers to live close to ocean bed in deep waters at a depth of 70-300 mts. They are

    What is a Gyro? The origins of the special Greek delicacy

    What is a Gyro? The origins of the special Greek delicacy

    Gyros is a delicacy that many adore. It is consumed by many people especially in Greece and neighboring Turkey (as a doner) on a weekly basis. Together with souvlaki they are our most popular and well known dishes around the world. The history of Gyros is not always clear and a lot of times its origins are contensted from many countries. Lets try and get an understanding of what Gyros is and how did it become so popular.

    Everybody likes Meatballs. Anyway, you make them, it will be a great recipe for lunch with the family and the kids will love you.

    In Greece, my mother used to make almost biweekly and in different variations but i have to say that personally, i have missed them a bit. There are different variations and the fried ones are quite different from another kind of meatballs we have in greece like giouvarlakia and

    Easy to make Greek orange cake recipe

    Easy to make Greek orange cake recipe

    When i was young i didn’t remember at all eating any orange cake. It was basically chocolate all day. As you get older though you just start to appreciate those things a little bit more. The following orange recipe came from my mother and she reminded to me how many times she has experimented in the past with cake recipes.

    Obviously, its a bit too much to say that it is a Greek

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