Greek Feta and Yogurt Dip

  This started out as an experiment on what to do with leftovers that I either had to throw away or salvage to make it into something edible. I had a few chunks of feta leftover at the bottom of my huge plastic package of feta cheese and a few tablespoons leftover strained yogurt in…

Pomegranate and Cucumber Mint Raita

I love tzatziki. It’s very easy to make, and it tastes yummy! But there are times you don’t want to have garlic breath but also have the same kick of flavours in your dip. This is based on Nigella Lawson’s refreshing raita, using Greek Yogurt and pomegranate. I use the traditional tzatziki crunchy refreshing vegetable…

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…

Easy Lassi

Fruit Lassi (like the Mango one) is very tasty. But in Malaysia, what I usually go for is the Savoury Lassi. It is flavoured with cumin, and it is one of my favourites when I go and have Indian food. It goes really well when you are eating curries and biryanis. I have also tried…

Mango ‘Lassi’ Drink

Ah Mango Lassi. Such a refreshing drink, and you can make even the saddest looking mango out there (which is quite often than not) into something extremely delicious. Most (if not ALL) of the mangoes in the market here in Greece are from South America. Not to say that they are sub-par mangoes….but the mangoes…