Onion Tart with Potato and Thyme

Country style-Onion Tart

This caramelized onion tart makes this pie a flavor stopper! If you have never made an Onion Tart before…this is the one to try. It is easy to prepare, and creamy from the ! The potatoes give it that comfort food feel and thethyme takes it to 5 star!You can even substitute everything to vegan […]

Kolokitho-keftedes -Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

This Zuuchini fritters are to die for! They have a crispy outside and a creamy interior that oozes cheese and the taste of zucchini. They taste buttery and are the best comfort food for the whole family, or just as a greek meze with a glass of wine and a few cherry tomatoes alongside with […]

Tomato-keftedes-Tomato Fritters

Greek Tomato Fritter with Feta and Goat Cheese -Ntomatokeftedes

When tomatoes are in season, these fritters are to die for. They are sweet and succulent ,and even though fried, they are light and satisfying without any of the heaviness that fried foods offer. This is a super summer dish and pairs well tzatziki and a cold glass of wine, reminiscent of a true Greek! Add to your table as a delicious “meze”, or starter too.

Confit ChickPea Stew-Traditional “Sifnian Revithada”

This is one of my favorite foods since childhood. I used to eagerly wait for Sunday’s on my island of Sifnos, Greece, for the fired ceramic pots filled with the sizzling chickpeas to make it to our lunch table! I never really enjoyed meat growing up, so this was a taste of heaven to me. […]

No Flour- Lemon and Toasted Coconut Cake

RAVANI – A traditional olive oil based cake for pesach-with a twist!This is a flavorsome and olive-oily gluten-free cake with a hint of lemon or lime, and toasted coconut, coupled with the grittiness of the polenta and tender rubble of ground almonds which provide a wholly desirable dampness and grit compared to the usual flour.The […]

Matza -Spanakopita כשר לפסח

ספאנקופיטה כשר לפסח

Ingredients: 1 Pack of Matza Crackers2 large leeks chopped (only the tender part, keep the rest for broths)1 onion finely chopped1 kg spinach washed and drained2 whole spring onions chopped fine 1 TBS saltfreshly ground pepper to taste¼ cup olive oil1 tbsp Matza flour or crushed up Matza1 TBS brewers yeast (optional)————- For the Cream:1 cup […]

Fennel Steak with Mastiha-Yogurt and Olives

This is the dish that got me an apron on Masterchef. It is inspired by my greek roots, but modernized into a light, healthy and delicious meals.I love using Mastiha, it is a resin from these unique trees that grow on the island of Chios. Mastiha adds such a delicious spin and brightness to this […]

Dark Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Jam

masterchef Israel שוקולד קקאו

This is the recipe that got me an audition opposite the judges of Masterchef Israel! Cacao has opened many doors for me in more than two decades! I have cooked for many and I have cooked for just me, but I never thought I would cook on TV! No-Bake Cake Dark Chocolate with Peanut Butter […]

Elderberry Cough and Cold Syrup

Ingredients:4 cups water1 cup black elderberries2 TBSP ginger (grated) or  1 tsp powder2 TBSP fresh Turmeric (grated) or 1 tsp dry1 tsp cinnamon or 1 whole stick1/2  whole cloves1/8 tsp black pepper1 cup raw organic honey Method:Pour the water into a medium saucepan and add the elderberries, ginger,cinnamon, and cloves.Bring to a boil and then […]

Spinach-Feta Loaf “Spanakopita”

For the dough: Makes 3 Loaves 500 g Spelt flour, or all-purpose100 ml olive oil20 ml vinegar, white wine, or ouzo10 g granulated sugar1 teaspoon fresh thyme( just leaves) or 1/2 tsp dried thyme1 1/2 tsp salt210 ml water200 ml olive oil, for brushing each Tip: Semolina, or polenta for dusting the bottom of the pan. Method:Mix the flour, olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and water for 5 minutes in a […]