Sfakianopita

Greek ‘Sfakianopita’, pitta baked on top of each other and wooden honey spoon dipper with honey on top

This is a special pita recipe that is neither fried nor pan-baked. It is made of very simple dough, very thin and filled with mizithra. What differentiates it from other pitas is the way it is prepared and the way it is baked.  Served with honey, preferably hot and nicely accompanied by a raki […]

Sfela

view from above of pieces of round sfela cheese with fresh herbs and a knife

Sfela is a semi-hard brine cheese produced in the southern Peloponnese. It is a traditional product of the livestock farming of Messinia and Laconia, and bears the designation of Protected Designation of Origin PDO, since 1994. It is made from a mixture of goat and sheep milk and has the nickname cheese or feta “of […]

Sfougato

Piece of Greek ‘sfougato’, a soufflé, made by whipping eggs and mixing them with zucchini that has been sautéed with onions and herbs

Sfοugato with goat milk cheese Some might mistake it for an omelette and others might call it a soufflé, a pita, an Italian fritatta or a Spanish tortilla. But the sfougato is something unique: a dish we encounter all over Greece, with its most famous method of preparation coming from Lesvos. The sfougato of Mytilene, […]