Ros’ Katoumari

Katoumari is the “Queen of all Kazzie Sweets”! It’s a most revered celebration sweet, from the island of Kastellorizo, that is made for special occasions such as weddings, engagements and christenings – celebrations that are called Chares (‘Joys’) in Greek. Warm, flakey, butter-laden layers of pan-fried fillo pastry are sprinkled generously with sugar and ground […]

Maria’s Platseda

Our beautiful guest Maria is from the village of Kalloni, on the island of Lesvos. As well as being an accomplished cook, Maria is also a great storyteller. When Maria first shared the Platseda recipe with us, she also shared a lovely story about bartering for orange blossom essence; an essential ingredient in the Platseda […]

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