GA Food Stories

Stories from Dimitra's kitchen

Leek and Yogurt Pie with Homemade Phyllo Dough

Leek and Yogurt Pie with Homemade Phyllo Dough

Making your own phyllo might seem scary at first. But you can master it easily with lots of patience and practice. Use the same phyllo recipe to make a variation of Greek pies, like Spanakopita or Feta Cheese Pie. You can always buy some at the supermarket, but homemade is better, by far. This pie is sweet and sour with lots of feta, a twist to the classic Greek feta cheese pie.
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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

This is a rich, moist, full of texture cake. Till the weather cools, I don't make the cream cheese filling. Will post or update it later on Fall.
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Pesto With Linguine

Pesto With Linguine

There are more pesto recipes that I could possibly count. This is the way that I am making it. Plain and super simple. I don't add any cheese as I prefer adding it with the pasta.
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SALTED CHOCOLATE COOKIES

SALTED CHOCOLATE COOKIES

A rich, dark chocolate cookie, perfect with or without the sea salt flakes on top.
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Almond-Lemon Tea Cake

Almond-Lemon Tea Cake

Sweet and sour, perfectly textured and moist, this cake is literally addictive. The almond paste makes all the difference. Made this during quarantine, and the kids loved it. It is adapted from my beloved Tartine Cookbook.
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Chocolate chip brownies

Chocolate chip brownies

A new take on the classic brownie with a high dose of chocolate chips
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Thai inspired spicy fish fillets

Thai inspired spicy fish fillets

The first time I had a similar dish, was in a Thai restaurant in Hong Kong. I was blown away by the mix of flavors and wanted to recreate it at home. 

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Homade Tomato Paste

Homade Tomato Paste

Making your own tomato paste is so easy, you will never buy another one. Promise.
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"Revithada" aka the Classic Chickpeas Soup with a twist

"Revithada" aka the Classic Chickpeas Soup with a twist

Is there anyone who doesn't love chickpeas? Rich in fiber, minerals, and a variety of vitamins, not to mention their high consistency in protein. What makes this dish unique is the caramelized onions that blend in perfectly with the lemon & herb flavors.

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HOMEMADE RAVIOLI WITH SUPER SIMPLE TOMATO SAUCE

HOMEMADE RAVIOLI WITH SUPER SIMPLE TOMATO SAUCE

Making your own fresh pasta isn't something to master in one go. It takes time and practice. But once you get it right, you'll be hooked. This is the basic fresh pasta dough, and you can make any kind of pasta out of it. We are making ricotta ravioli this time with some all-time favorite, super simple tomato sauce.
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Stuffed Zucchini with Avgolemono sauce

Stuffed Zucchini with Avgolemono sauce

A traditional Greek dish, one of my kids favourite.
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