Recipes

Melomakarona

Melomakarona – a dream of Greek cookies on keto

From a Greek point of view There is no Christmas without aromatic and magic Melomakarona in a Greek home. The tradition most probably dates back to the times when ancient Greeks celebrated the birth of Sun god, or maybe even Dyonisos. Honey was the main sweetener back then. So I […]

Phyllo dough

EUREKA – Phyllo dough for keto baked goodies

Switching to keto diet might leave you with some sentiments of missing different kinds of phyllo dough pastry, pies, etc… For a Greek, the most missed thing is the famous tyropita (cheese pie), spanakopita (spinach pie), manitaropita (mushroom pie), kotopita (chicken pie) and even world famous baklava. Yes, I am […]

dumplings

Dumplings on Keto? Try this grandma’s soup recipe

Homemade soup was really rare in the western world a few years ago. In fact, you could eat it only at grandma’s, if you were lucky enough to have her. But, with the recent popularity of bone broth, homemade soups came back in fashion. Since the slow home cooking is […]

Hazelnut Chia pudding that requires no cooking

Chia pudding is very popular among Ketonian people. Everybody loves pudding. Well, at least the vast majority of us. On the Keto diet, the classical starchy pudding is out of the question. But luckily, there are keto puddings that taste and feel amazing. This extraordinary Chia pudding is easy to […]

kleftiko

Greek “Kleftiko” the unforgettable dish of my childhood

Slow cooking makes Kleftiko’s secret Growing up in a Greek family, I can say that I ate as a king! Especially when we had a Kleftiko day. Lots of Greeks could agree on this. Even though there are many carb-oriented dishes in Greek Mediterranean cuisine, this amazing treat is totally […]

Greek tzatziki

Tzatziki sauce – The Greek legend

Whoever visited Greece definitely enjoyed the variety of traditional Greek food. This gave them the opportunity to come across different tasty Mediterranean plates. Among these plates, Tzatziki sauce deserves a special overview. Tzatziki is famous for its exquisite taste and versatile combining with many foods. In Greece, Tzatziki has a […]