The Best Authentic Loukoumades Greek Donuts Recipe

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Today we feature a popular dessert eaten throughout Greece and Cyprus. Authentic loukoumades are basically Greek donuts. They are drenched in a honey-based syrup, sprinkled with cinnamon, sesame seeds and crushed walnuts. And they’re easy to make. Our version of authentic loukoumades comes with a twist. For the batter we use labna (strained yogurt, also sometimes called labna cheese) and no yeast. The use of the labna delivers a lighter batter, precluding the need for the yeast. The sweetness comes … Read More

This Genuine Greek Spanakopita is Irresistible

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Genuine, Greek spanakopita is a classic, spinach pie, surrounded with filo pastry. Filled with spinach or silver beet, cheeses and mildly spiced, Greek spanakopita is a great way to increase your or your children’s green veggie intake. I can promise you, they will be coming back for second helpings! Let’s be honest, who doesn’t like pie made from filo pastry? And the filo pastry? It’s very forgiving and despite ripping a few sheets here and there, it really doesn’t matter. … Read More

Banana Spring Rolls Recipe for Something a Little Different

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Most Thai people adore bananas when it comes to something sweet! It is a versatile fruit that can be cooked in a multitude of ways. Today we feature something which is a little different and, maybe not quite traditional, Thai fare. Nonetheless, it is a delicious treat. How about banana spring rolls? Long the poor cousin of banana fritters, Thai fried banana spring rolls are actually a lot easier to make. You can use either spring roll wrappers or rice … Read More

Authentic Thai Fish Cakes Recipe You Need to Know

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    These authentic Thai fish cakes are super quick and easy to make. No need waiting to have these when you go to a Thai restaurant! Once your family and friends taste them they will think you are an expert Thai cook. And why not? Mildly warm spices and Thai ingredients deliver superb Thai-style fish cakes. Together with a cucumber sauce, this appetizer provides a lovely balance between those important Thai concepts of salty, spicy, sweet and sour to … Read More

Thai Spring Rolls with Glass Noodles – an Easy Recipe Sure to Impress!

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Thai spring rolls with glass noodles are deceptively easy to make. Once you have tried and succeeded you will wonder why you have taken so long to make them! Once shallow-fried these spring rolls take on a golden hue and deliver a delightful, crunchy outside. Not to mention the tasty morsels inside. Before I started this glass noodle spring roll recipe, I did wonder if it would work. I had visions of spring rolls improperly wrapped inside the wrapper, exploding … Read More

Peruvian Stuffed Peppers Direct from Arequipa

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Peruvian stuffed peppers is a dish which is the pride and joy of Arequipa, the white city, Peru’s second largest behind Lima. Locally known as Rocoto Relleno, it makes a hearty meal when served with scalloped potatoes. Eating it is like being transported to Arequipa for the duration of your meal! No ground meat or rice used here. The filling includes diced pork and beef, hard-boiled eggs, salad onion and peanuts, all deliciously flavored with various spices. The signature piece … Read More

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