Dolmadakia (Stuffed Vine Leaves)

George’s grandmother was here visiting us. And this dish is her specialty. I have been meaning to learn how to make this dish properly from Kalliope, but it is quite a time-consuming dish to make. It requires a lot of patience, but the results are definitely worth it. Her version is simply stuffed with a…

Spanakorizo (Spinach Rice)

This spinach and rice dish has become one my favourite dishes to have when I feel the need to satisfy my rice cravings. I tasted this mostly vegetable dish for the first time at the age of 19, cooked by Elena (the same one who introduced me to Tzatziki) – she made hers with no…

Tzatziki (Cucumber and Yogurt Dip)

Tzatziki is the first Greek ‘dish’ I have every attempted in my life. I was in university, and a friend (Elena) and her boyfriend was keen on introducing me to this wonderful yogurt dip that goes well with grilled meat and everything else in between. It was quite different – they grated the cucumber to…