Tsoureki (pronounced: tsou-REH-key) is a sweet braided bread that is made every year for the celebration & remembrance of Passover & the Resurrection of Christ, also known as Pascha in Greek. Flavored with mastiha (mastic tree resin from the Greek island of Chios) and mahlepi (a.k.a mahlab), a highly aromatic spice made from the seeds of… READ MORE


matcha pandan bubble tea

Bubble tea is one of those things that I just find so satisfying. Tea + milk + sweetener + boba = one of the simplest drinking pleasures on earth. Whenever I drink a bubble tea, it is a very immersive experience for me. From the first to the last sip, I find myself completely devoted… READ MORE

Learning about wild edibles has been a natural progression of our food journey, as we have become deeply invested in getting in touch with the source of where our food comes from. I think it all really started during the first time my hubby took me to Greece. I remember witnessing old women from the… READ MORE

asian chickpea rice paper tacos

There is always room in our kitchen for good fusion cuisine and these Asian chickpea rice paper tacos are just that. Rice paper gets fried to a crisp to make for a unique take on a taco shell that is light, crispy and totally addictive. These rice paper taco shells get filled with Asian chopped… READ MORE

Today is Pi Day (3.14) and St. Patrick's Day is just a few days away, so I am killing two birds with one stone and introducing this matcha mint grasshopper pie just in time to celebrate both of these special days! This is not your typical grasshopper pie however, it is made with a very… READ MORE

Juicing has been a foundational part of our life for many years. Our decision to start juicing came after a sequence of events that led us down a path of introspecting into our health and the modern food system. In short, it all started with one simple question and the search for the answer to… READ MORE

black sesame chocolate banana bread

Banana bread is synonymous with my childhood. It was literally one of only two things my mom ever baked, so we ate banana bread quite often. My mom never really got adventurous in the kitchen, so the banana bread she made was very basic. But from the way it made the house smell while it baked… READ MORE

After a month of waiting for our preserved meyer lemons to finish curing, we could not wait to start using them in as many recipes as possible! While preserved lemons are not used in traditional Greek cooking, lemons are - so we knew that preserved lemons would be a natural fit in our Greek kitchen. The… READ MORE

Truth be told, I would not consider myself a cake person. Every time there was a birthday party growing up, I found myself pretty unimpressed once the candles were blown out and the cake was served. I think my biggest issue is the frosting, I have always found it to be just too sweet. There… READ MORE

Lahanodolamdes (pronounced: LA-ha-no-dol-ma-thes) are the Greek version of cabbage rolls. Rice and ground meat get flavored with seasonal herbs, wrapped in softened cabbage leaves and gently cooked in liquid until they are melt in your mouth tender. Cabbage rolls are a simple food that are made in different cultures all throughout Europe and the Middle East. Our… READ MORE