Spanakopita

two pieces of ‘Spanakopita’ is a combination of spinach and feta cheese tucked in layers of filo dough on the top of each others

Spanakopita or Hortopita Spanakopita is a combination of spinach and feta cheese tucked in layers of filo dough, or by using various greens mixed together you get a hortopita. It is one of the secrets of the Greek diet, a tasty and healthy staple. [tg_youtube video_id=”aqqrYNvdHws”] Within the traditional Greek diet, the greens and particularly […]

Spatholado

Bottle with red ‘Spatholado’, St John’s wort essential oil, and brunch of yellow flowers bloom

Spatholado (St John’s wort essential oil) is derived from a flowering plant and is recognized for its many properties. The flowers bloom from the beginning of May until June. Its official name is Hypericum or Carex or St. John’s wort. It is one of the most common members of Greek flora and grows on uncultivated […]

Spoon sweet

Glass plates with ‘Spoon sweets’ are sweet preserves from fruits , served on a spoon

Spoon sweets are sweet preserves, served on a spoon as a gesture of hospitality. They can be made from almost any fruit, though sour and bitter fruits are especially prized. Some of the fruits that are used include seedless grapes, mulberries and other berries, bergamot, apricots, apples, pears, sour and sweet cherries, oranges and kumquats, lemons, grapefruit, […]