Chloro

Close-up of round pieces of Greek ‘Chloro’ a fresh cheese with a soft texture on wooden platter

Chloro (meaning fresh) is a fresh cheese with a soft texture and distinctive flavor. It is representative of the small cheese production industry of Santorini. Although its production is small, […]

Chochli

Close-up of plateau with ‘Chochli’ means snails fried in olive oil with fresh rosemary

Chochli or Bourbouristi Among the basic dishes of the Cretan cuisine, chochli or snails are among the most delicious. Try the boubouristi (top photo) version fried in olive oil and then […]

Christopsomo

Close-up of Greek ’Christopsomo’ means engraved personalized round bread with a nut on top

Christopsomo generally refers to loaves or coils of bread which Greek homemakers make two to three days before the great religious celebration of Christmas. Its only difference from ordinary bread […]

Copenhagen

Close-up of Greek ’Copenhagen’ means a sweet with a base of almonds, filo crust covered with syrup on bronze plateau

Among the traditional sweets of urban Athens is Copenhagen, with Danish roots (from the reign of King George I), a rich sweet with a base of almonds, filo crust or biscuit pastry, […]