year : 2020 31 results

Anthotiro cheese & white chocolate cream with tsoureki (greek brioche) dressed in greek coffee

Yield 4  INGREDIENTS FOR 4 SERVINGS Anthotiro cheese 0.5kg Milk cream 250ml Egg yolks 2 pieces White chocolate 150gr White sugar 100gr Gelatin sheets 10gr Tsoureki 1 piece Greek coffee 2 doses PREPARATION In a bowl filled with cold water, dip the gelatin sheets until they get soft. In another bowl, mix sugar and eggs. Gradually warm the milk cream, and when it starts to boil add it in the egg-sugar mixture. Add softened gelatin and white chocolate, and ...

Mizithra cheese mousse with yogurt, honey, cinnamon and lemon zest

Yield 4  INGREDIENTS FOR 4 SERVINGS Sweet Mizithra cheese or Anthotiro 400gr Yogurt, strained 400gr Honey 100gr + 100gr extra for garnish Cinnamon, ground Zest from 1 lemon PREPARATION In a mixer or blender, beat Mizithra and honey, until you get a smooth mixture. Transfer to a bowl and add yogurt, cinnamon and lemon zest. Lightly whisk with a plastic ladle. Serve in small bowls and garnish with extra honey and spearmint leaves. * You can also crack a cinnamon ...

Gluten-free pasta with beetroot pesto

Yield 4 INGREDIENTS For the beetroot pesto Boiled beetroots 3 medium White Vinegar 2-3 tbsp, depending on its strength Wallnuts, peeled 50 gr Garlic 1 clove Olive oil 50 ml Manouri cheese 50 gr Dry Anthotiro cheese (or other dry cheese) 30 gr Fresh basil 5 leaves Freshly ground pepper, Salt For the pasta Whole-wheat/gluten-free/ any type of pasta 500gr PREPARATION Put all the ingredients for the pesto in a blender and blend until wellmixed. ...

Grilled chios mastelo cheese with fig jam, apaki (smoked pork meat) and molasses

Yield 4 INGREDIENTS Mastelo cheese cut in thick slices of about 1cm 400gr Apaki (smoked pork meat) in slices of about ½ cm 200gr Molasses* 50gr Fig jam 100gr PREPARATION In a hot grill pan, grill the cheese until it gets a golden color and starts becoming soft. Repeat the same process with the apaki. In a plate, serve the Mastelo cheese, the apaki and the jam. Dress with molasses. Alternatively, you can serve the ingredients separately as a snack.   * ...

Oven stuffed peppers with greek cheeses

Yield 4 INGREDIENTS Horn peppers 10-12 pieces Grated Feta cheese 700gr Grated Graviera cheese 700gr Anthotiro cheese into pieces 300gr Parsley, chopped ½ a bunch Fresh marjoram or oregano 1-2 small branches Extra virgin olive oil 80ml Hot paprika Pepper PREPARATION In a bowl, mix the cheeses, chopped parsley, marjoram, pepper and hot paprika (if you are into hot flavors). Wash the peppers and carefully open them from upside to remove their seeds. Keep ...

Green salad with grilled talagani cheese, kalamata olives, Pine nuts and spearmint

Yield 4  INGREDIENTS FOR 4 SERVINGS Baby rocket 100gr Baby spinach 100gr Kalamata olives 15-20 pieces Talagani cheese 200 gr Pine nuts 30 gr Fresh spearmint 10 leaves Extra virgin olive oil 40 ml White vinegar 20 ml or according to taste Salt PREPARATION Cut the Talagani cheese in pieces (size according to taste). Drizzle a non-stick pan with a bit of olive oil and grill the cheese, until it starts melting and gets a golden color. In a bowl, combine ...

Kalitsounia (small pies) with sweet mizithra cheese

(approx. 20-25 pieces /person) INGREDIENTS For the pastry Butter 130gr Sugar 200gr Milk 200gr Eggs 2 pieces Baking Powder 2 tbsp All-purpose flour 1kg For stuffing Cretan Mizitha cheese 1 kg Sugar ½ kg Cinnamon 1 tsp Eggs 2 pieces PREPARATION For the pastry, whisk butter, sugar, milk and eggs well with a wire-whisk, until they become a homogenous mixture. Add sifted flour with baking powder and manually whisk well. The pastry must be soft. ...

Saganaki (fried) cheese with multi-grain seeds

Yield 4 INGREDIENTS Graviera cheese 4 pieces of 100gr each Oat flakes 10 tbsp Pumpkin seeds 2 tbsp Sunflower seeds 2 tbsp Sesame seeds 1 tbsp Black sesame seeds 1 tbsp Olive oil (for frying) Eggs 3 pieces All-purpose flour 100gr Water PREPARATION Put the oat flakes and all the seeds in a blender and mix (be careful to stop before they become dust). Beat the eggs in a bowl. In another bowl put the flour and in a third bowl put some water. Take a slice ...

Crispy Kataifi, with cream of greek cheeses (mizithra, galeni, graviera) and pistachio ice-cream

Yield 10 INGREDIENTS Kataifi shredded filo pastry 500gr Fresh Mizithra cheese 125gr Graviera cheese 125gr Galotiri (cream cheese) 250gr Sugar 10gr Melted butter 100ml Lemon 1 piece Sugar for the syrup 500gr Cinnamon clove 1 piece Aegina Pistachio, grated 100gr Pistachio ice-cream 1kg PREPARATION Prepare the syrup: Boil 500gr sugar, 500ml water, a lemon peel and a cinnamon clove for 5 minutes. «Comb» the kataifi filo with your fingers, so that the ...

Baked chicken stuffed with kaseri cheese, smoked metsovone cheese & pepper

Yield 10 INGREDIENTS Chicken fillet 10 Kaseri chesse 500gr Metsovone smoked cheese 500gr Green peppers 5 pieces Olive oil 200ml Fresh thyme A handful Garlic 3 cloves Onion 1 piece Parsley ½ bunch Salt, Pepper PREPARATION Knife the chicken fillets in 5-6 places (careful not to entirely cut them). Add salt and pepper (keep in mind that cheeses also offer a lot of salt in this recipe). Cut the cheeses and peppers, and stuff them into the incisions on the ...

Spinach rice(spanakorizo) with grated feta cheese and dill

Yield 10 INGREDIENTS 1kg Chicken or vegetable broth 3lt 2lt Baby spinach leaves 1kg Red onions 1 piece Fresh onions 5 pieces Dill A handfull Olive oil 150ml Salt, pepper Feta cheese 200gr PREPARATION Chop the onions and sauté with olive oil in medium heat. Add rice and sauté until they get a golden color. Gradually add warm broth until the rice is cooked. Just before the rice is done, add spinach and chopped dill (in order to keep their green color and ...

Beetroot Salad (pantzarosalata)with manouricheese,orange and walnuts

Yield 10 INGREDIENTS Beetroots, boiled 1.5kg Manouri cheese 500gr Oranges 5 pieces Walnuts 100gr Olive oil 100ml Dill a handful Salt, pepper PREPARATION Cut both the beetroots and the Manouri cheese in cubes. Peel the oranges and cut out the fleshy part (fillet). Smash the walnuts with your hands and chop the dill and spearmint. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together, except for the cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste and whisk. Serve the salad and add ...

Burekaki with filo pastry, feta and graviera cheese, sun-dried tomato and fresh basil

  Yield 10 INGREDIENTS Filo pastry 500gr Feta cheese 500gr Graviera cheese 500gr Sun-dried tomatoes 100gr Fresh basil 10gr Olive oil 500ml PREPARATION Cut the Feta and Graviera cheese in sticks, about 10cm long and 1cm thick. Then, chop the sun-dried tomatoes and the basil leaves. Cut the filo pastry into strips slightly bigger than the cheese sticks, so that you can properly wrap the sticks and create the Burekakis. Take one filo strip and drizzle with olive ...

The Nutritionist’s Scope

Cheese in a Nutshell Cheese is undoubtedly one of the most favorite foods globally, as it is an indulging and satisfying suggestion for every meal of your day. Although there is a huge variety of options available in the cheese market, which may be tricky for the consumer, all kinds of cheese demonstrate some basic nutritional characteristics, that make them really valuable in our diet. WORDS BY MARISOFI PELAGIDOU, DIETICIAN –NUTRITIONIST MSC, www.sofidiet.gr In general, cheese offers ...

Social and Culinary evolution on the menu

Konstantinos Alexopoulos CEO DOMOTEL HOTELS & RESORTS By focusing on cheese’s contemporary narrative, our authenticity can be preserved and our mission to help our guests can be accomplished. Say cheese! The Greeks have been reported to smile over cheese since the years of Homer’s ‘’Odyssey’’. The act of transforming nature’s gifts into a work of art is consistent with our cultural heritage. Year by year, the evidence of cheese production around Greece was abundant. In ...

The Dynamic authenticity of local flavors

Nektarios Ath. Farmakis GOVERNOR OF THE REGION OF WESTERN GREEECE Western Greece can become a great tourist destination, paying respect to its history, civilization and its natural resources; a land perfectly capable to attract high-class visitors from around the globe, as it offers multi-level travel and culinary experiences. In general, gastronomy is a perfect ground, on which we can build the future of Greek tourism; every corner of Greece is a different culinary proposal, with pure ...