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Λαδοβρεχτό / Ladovrekhto

Grilled bread or λαδοβρεχτό is the simplest way to enjoy a loaf of good bread. The bread needs to be not too crumbly nor too mushy. You need good, thick slices to soak up the simple flavours. Whilst the bread is grilling crush some dried oregano. Turn the bread around as it grills so it…

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Greek Village Series Tote Bags

All profits from the sale of these Greek Village Series Tote Bags will go to Greek charities that are helping the people of Greece. I’m thrilled with the Greek Village Series tote bags!! But I’m even more thrilled to offer all profits to Greek charities to help the people of Greece who find themselves struggling at…

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Fillipos’ Baklava!

Here’s an easy recipe for mouth-watering baklava! For the syrup: It’s best to make the syrup in advance as it needs to cool to room temperature. To make just bring to the boil: 5 cups of cold water 3 cups of sugar 6 cinnamon sticks 5 whole cloves (To taste but do not omit) Once…

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Dora’s Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

INGREDIENTS – Makes 15-18 servings Pastry 1lb fylo pastry Some extra virgin olive oil Spinach Filling A couple of spoons extra virgin olive oil 2 lbs spinach, cleaned, tough stems removed 6 spring onions, cleaned, sliced in 1/4 inch lengths 1 leek, cleaned, sliced into thumb-sized pieces (if very large, slice leek in half lengthwise before…

The English Lesson - Sara Alexi

The English Lesson

I’m delighted to announce that my latest book was published recently. The English Lesson is a novella that explores one woman’s inner struggle for independence. Toula receives an invitation to her granddaughter’s third birthday. To attend means a trip from her beloved Greece to England, where her daughter’s family have settled. Her husband refuses to…