Krasotiro

Close-up of round pieces of Greek ‘Krasotiro’ a white cheese covered with brown

Krasotiro or Possa cheese  Krasotiro is used to prepare the traditional tiropita of Kos. Krasotiro, also known as possa, or possia, is a white cheese made from goat’s or sheep’s milk or a […]

Kreatotourta

Close-up of pieces of Greek ‘Kreatotourta’ means pie with mixture of lamb and chees baked in oven

As with all traditional recipes, the one for kreatotourta has a number of variations. Every home has its own recipe for the dough, but common to all recipes is the […]

Kritharaki

Close-up of Greek ‘Kritharaki’ food means orzo pasta cooked with tomatoes sauce

Kritharaki or manestra is an orzo pasta that is very popular in Greek cuisine. In the shape and size of a large grain of rice or wheat, it gets its […]

Kritharokouloura

Close-up of round Greek ‘Kritharokouloura’ barley-based dry breads and a tomato between them

If you study the morphology of the island of Crete, you will understand why the barley-based paximadi has such an important place in the Cretan diet: given that Crete has […]