Mediterranean

moussaka

Moussaka – Finally Keto version

Moussaka- everybody knows of it. The actual word or the origin might not be 100% Greek, but we made it famous. It has been loved and hated at the same time throughout the history. Some Greeks dislike it, while others think of it as the holy grail of mother’s cuisine. […]

Mediterranean

Golden Φ of nutrition

Mediterranean diet became extremely popular in the past two decades. Many scientific studies have shown that this might be the healthiest diet in the world! It was conceived from the traditional eating patterns of Mediterranean countries, such as Greece, Italy, Spain, Croatia, and southern France. It’s based mainly on seafood, […]

creppes

Keto Crepes with a Greek twist

Anybody who ever tried good old thin crepes – loved them! The charm is irresistible. Before I continue this pro-European article, I must tell you, the language of modern Greece has been influenced by French much more than by English. We use their words for all car parts, machines, lifts, makeup, clothes… Greek […]

Greek Koulouri goes Keto and Micro

Have you ever been to Greece? Then you know what the earth, the sky, the music and love is! Demis Roussos – One of the most famous Greek singers The Greek way of expression! I am starting this article with great respect for late Demis who had a lot of […]

Cabbage

Cabbage rolls the Balkan legend! Greek “Lahanodolmades” or Sarma

Have you ever visited Balkan countries during the winter holidays? If yes, chances are you’ve been offered to eat “Sarma”. Most probably, multiple times per day. This traditional comfort food made with minced meat wrapped in pickled cabbage leaves and cooked with bacon has a status of superpower food. There […]

keto kagiana

Kagiana: The Keto Spartan Recipe

The most beloved Greek omelet Greek cuisine uses tomatoes wherever possible. Not only for famous Greek salads, Moussaka and cooked meals but also in simple meals like Kagiana. This dish can be enjoyed at any time of day. Many will be surprised that it remains equally delicious and consistent even when it’s chilled […]

Orange

Orange and Keto! Is there a way to make some peace?

The “orangish” country Even though orange is not a Mediterranean fruit originally, (we got it from China) in the past century it became the symbol of southern European countries. Many Mediterranean recipes are including orange juice, orange peel, orange bloom water or even orange seeds. In Greece, they can be […]

keto saganaki

Saganaki Cheese the Olympian food

The mythological value of cheese Who doesn’t love cheese? Greek Gods did! They most certainly still love it. Many myths tell us about the mystery and adoration of cheese. For example, in Lithuanian mythology, Giant called Džiugas married a human woman, and made the legendary cheese to celebrate their unusual love. Džiugas taught […]

Melomakarona

Melomakarona – a dream of Greek cookies on keto

From a Greek point of view There is no Christmas without aromatic and magic Melomakarona in a Greek home. The tradition most probably dates back to the times when ancient Greeks celebrated the birth of Sun god, or maybe even Dyonisos. Honey was the main sweetener back then. So I am guessing, […]

phyllo keto dough

Phyllo dough for keto baked goodies! Eureka moment!

Switching to a keto diet might leave you with some sentiments of missing different kinds of phyllo dough pastry, pies, etc… For a Greek, the most missed thing is the famous tyropita (cheese pie), spanakopita (spinach pie), manitaropita (mushroom pie), kotopita (chicken pie) and even world-famous baklava. Yes, I am talking about […]