‘Revani’ – Semolina cake

‘Revani’ or semolina cake is a traditional Greek dessert coming from Veria. Where also my godmother comes from. My godmother is a lovely dynamic and vivid woman. She is really ‘open’, she smiles a lot, takes good care of herself and others, she doesn’t let difficulties stand in her way and she is an amazing…

meat balls with tzatziki

I know, it’s not healthy, it’s meat and even worse fried.. but come on, every now and then it can’t be that bad! my mom, every time she makes meatballs ‘keftedes’, she makes a lot (that’s common for Greek people, when they cook they cook as if they are eating with 10 instead of 2!). I…

yogurt, thyme honey & walnuts

what should I write about Greek yogurt or honey or walnuts? they’re always in my kitchen and quite often altogether in my plate! it’s a combination that rings Greek bells, drives me to sunny blue skies, thyme scented steep mountains and happy hospitable people, who even when they get unexpected visitors and don’t have a treat…