Lazarakia

LAZARAKIA   Lazarákia ("Little Lazaruses") are small, sweet spice breads, made by Greek Orthodox Christians on Lazarus Saturday , the Saturday that begins Holy Week. They are eaten to celebrate the miracle of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. They are shaped like a man wrapped in a shroud, supposedly Saint Lazarus of Bethany, with cloves for eyes. They ...

Mpamies – Greek Style Okra Lemon

MPAMIES LEMONATES GREEK STYLE OKRA LEMON     Ingredients: *4 tbsp Greek olive oil *1 large onion, finely diced *2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped *500gr/1l pound okra (fresh & cleaned or frozen) *1 cup water *salt & pepper, to taste *1 lemon, juiced *Fresh parsley, finely chopped     Directions In a medium pot over medium-high heat, pour 2 tablespoons of olive oil and saute the onion. Add the okra and dill ...

Raspberry Dressing Spring Salad

Raspberry Dressing Spring Salad This dressing is absolutely delicious! The fruity dressing is prefect for the coming summer!   Ingredients:   *1 cup raspberries *3 tbsp honey *1 tbsp balsamic vinegar *1 tbsp lemon juice *3 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive oil *2 cups spring greens *cherry tomatoes *1 avocado, cut into slices *¼ cup pine nuts *pinch of salt   Directions:   Crush the raspberry with a fork. Whisk together the raspberry, honey, balsamic ...