Honey & Yogurt Panna Cotta

In the world of Greek desserts, the spotlight is always on the intricate, ultra sweet and most time consuming desserts. Example: Baklava. I guess any dessert with individually buttered sheets of dough, layered in between beds of finely chopped nuts and drenched in a honey syrup deserves some sort of recognition, but not all of it. While Greek yogurt drizzled with…

Karidopita: Walnut Spice Cake

If you’re still wondering which holiday dessert to make this year, stop now. Let me introduce you to the dessert you’ll want to make this year and next: Karidopita. Karidopita is a moist, yet substantive Greek walnut cake flavored with cinnamon and clove spice. The cake’s moisture comes from the simple syrup poured over it…

Pasta with Lentils, Red Peppers & Toasted Walnuts

This past weekend, I was blessed to become the godmother of a sweet, beautiful, smart and hysterical little girl. Throughout the several days we spent together, I realized that I probably have more in common with this four year old than some of my own friends. For instance: 1. She gets just as excited about  school as…