Breads

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ARABIC COFFEE (Also known as Turkish Coffee)

  Coffee in the Middle East and Greece is served in small (demitasse) cups and is thick, dark and usually…

BÉCHAMEL SAUCE (White Sauce)

Many dishes are enhanced with the addition of a good Béchamel Sauce, which is commonly known as “white sauce”. The…

CLARIFIED BUTTER (Ghee)

Clarified Butter does not need to be refrigerated. Store it in an airtight container in a cupboard or on your…

ORTHODOX CHURCH HOLY BREAD

This bread, also called, QURBAN in Arabic and PROSPHORON in Greek is used in Orthodox church services. Before beginning, see…

TALAMEE & (Syrian Bread)

I have happy memories from my childhood of my mother baking these round, flat loaves. On baking days there was…

VASILOPITA (Greek New Year’s Bread)

Vasilopita is the same basic bread as Tsoureki. Instead of the Easter egg, it has a coin baked in the…

TSOUREKI (Greek Easter Bread)

This mildly sweet and deliciously flavored, fragrant bread is a special treat after a long Lenten season. It is especially…

PITA PIZZAS

This recipe is great for quick pizzas. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Mix sauce ingredients in a small pan and…

GARDEN PIZZA

Homemade pizza is quick and easy with this simplified recipe. While the dough is rising, prepare the sauce and vegetables.…