Greek honey

If there is anything that makes our life sweeter, this is certainly honey. I have a very soft spot for this golden delight. It sweetens my breakfast spreads, brightens up my yogurt pots and gives substance to any salad vinaigrette. Let alone all the scrumptious honey-syrup desserts. Honey is the perfect little touch that makes everything taste somewhat better. But how much do you really know about honey?

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Rabbit stew with shallots, kunéli stifátho

kunéli stifátho

Rabbit or hare stew, kunéli stifátho is one of the most loved winter dishes in Greece. Game is still popular in Greece, hunting however is slowly dying down as a hobby, counting only a few seasonal hobbyists in rural areas. But when you refer to this stew it’s most often a wild rabbit with plenty of shallots and a mouth-watering tomato sauce.

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Diples, Christmas honey rolls

Have you ever spent Christmas in Greece? Well, then youcertainly have come across these three sweet treats: melomakarona, kourabiethes and last but not least díples (thee-ples). Díples, the Greek word for fold, is a light and crispy fried dough topped with walnuts and a generous drizzle of honey syrup. There is an easy recipe below so you can make your own díplesthis Christmas!

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Hello London

 eugenia M @eatyourselfgreek

Last Monday, I grabbed my bags, shut the windows,locked the doors, handed over my keys and got a ride to the airport with lovely Artemis. I didn’t look back at the house neither did I say goodbye. Not because I will be coming back to my tiny Athenian kitchen any time soon, it’s just that goodbyes feel like slamming a door behind you. This is not my casual break to London like I normally do. I’m going back to my old home.

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