Author: Herbs and Flour

A slice of apple cake or milopita on a white plate.

Apple Cake (Greek Milopita)

This Apple Cake (or Milopita in Greek) is moist, tender and filled with thinly sliced apples. The apples and warm cinnamon spice make this the perfect fall treat to pair with a cup of coffee or tea. My mom has made this cake for us every fall since we were […]

Roasted Tomato Sauce in a sauce pan.

Roasted Tomato Sauce

This simple roasted tomato sauce uses fresh, juicy tomatoes that have been roasted to bring out the best flavour. This easy recipe is great for freezing so you can enjoy the flavours of summer throughout the cold winter months! Whether you are growing your own garden tomatoes or simply enjoying […]

Tzatziki sauce drizzled with olive oil and topped with fresh dill and a kalamata olive.

Tzatziki Sauce

This classic Greek Tzatziki sauce is made with thick Greek yogurt, shredded cucumber, garlic, fresh herbs and lemon juice. This versatile sauce is easy to make in just minutes and so delicious, you’ll want to pair it with everything! Of all the Greek sauces, tzatziki is by far the most […]

A slice of moussaka topped with fresh parsley.

Moussaka

Moussaka is a traditional Greek eggplant casserole made with layers of eggplant, potato, meat sauce and a creamy bechamel. Moussaka is undoubtedly one of Greece’s most popular dishes. It is served in Greek homes throughout the country and abroad and you would be hard-pressed not to find it on the […]

A bowl of horta vrasta served with lemon wedges.

Horta Vrasta (Greek Boiled Leafy Greens)

Boiled Leafy Greens or Horta Vrasta in Greek are a staple in Greek cuisine and a popular side dish. This simple to make recipe is served dressed with good olive oil and lemon juice for a healthy, nutritious dish. Growing up in a Greek home, horta was something that was […]

Fasolakia (Greek Green Beans) in an oval serving platter.

Fasolakia (Greek Green Beans)

This recipe for Greek Green Beans or Fasolakia involves cooking green beans and potatoes until tender in a rich sauce made with tomatoes, olive oil and fresh herbs. As far as classic Greek dishes go, this recipe for fasolakia or Greek green beans is definitely up there with the most […]

Closeup of a zucchini fritter baked in an air fryer.

Air Fryer Zucchini Fritters

This Air Fryer Zucchini Fritters recipe is quick, easy, and always a crowd pleaser! These delicious, crispy and healthy fritters are perfect as an appetizer, snack, or side dish. As huge fans of zucchini fritters or kolokithokeftedes (in Greek), we eat plenty of these delicious little zucchini cakes all summer […]

Baked gemista in a baking dish set on a marble countertop.

Gemista (Greek Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes)

Gemista are Greek Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes (and other vegetables) that are filled with rice and fresh herbs and baked in a tomato sauce. This classic Greek dish can be made with ground meat or without for a vegan option. Visit any Greek restaurant whether in Greece or abroad, and […]

Lemon Crinkle Cookies piled on a small cooling rack surrounded by lemon wedges.

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

These soft and chewy Lemon Crinkle Cookies are the perfect cookie to enjoy with cup of tea! These sweet little bites are surprisingly easy to make and owe their bright, delicate flavour to fresh lemon juice. This recipe is one for my lemon-loving friends! As far as desserts go, lemon […]