Almond cookies

Διαβάστε στα Ελληνικά End of August (and summer), Macedonia Airport of Thessaloniki, 35 min from take off. Those last 35min from take off you are usually standing in front of the gate boarding. In my case I was still waiting for check in due to airport’s technical issue. Although problem still not solved, personnel informs…

Cretan Christmas cookies

It’s all about those sweet cookies with butter and baked almonds inside, so soft that melt in your mouth, make you smile from delight! It’s a local Cretan recipe really close to the traditional ‘kourampiedes’, the cookies we make in Greece for Christmas. Greece, even though a small country, offers lots of variety when it…

‘Vassilopita’ – New Year’s Cake

In New Year’s eve in Greece, we make a special cake (it could be sweet cake or savory pie) in which we ‘hide’ a lucky coin. The cake is split into pieces for all family members and attendants of the night and whoever gets the piece with the coin supposed to be ‘lucky’ for the…