Keto chocolate Pasteli – modernisation of ancient Greek delicacy
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Keto chocolate Pasteli – modernisation of ancient Greek delicacy

The oldest known recipe Not long ago, the internet was overflown with bombastic headlines about ancient Greek energy bar called Pasteli. You could find all sorts of claims, including – “The healthiest energy bar made with only 2 ingredients: honey and sesame seeds”. Even today, most of the touristic oriented stores in Greece sell all…

Orange and Keto! Is there a way to make some peace?
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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 seen at every step! A…

Saganaki Cheese the Olympian food
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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 humans the art of making…

Phyllo dough for keto baked goodies! Eureka moment!
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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 classical phyllo dough. For sure,…

“Kleftiko” the unforgettable dish of my childhood
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“Kleftiko” the unforgettable dish of my childhood

Slow cooking makes Kleftiko’s secret Growing up in a Greek family, I can say that I ate like a king! Especially when we had a Kleftiko day. Lots of Greeks could agree on this. Even though there are many carb-oriented dishes in Greek Mediterranean cuisine, this amazing treat is keto-friendly. Well, at least my version is…

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