A simple syrup of saffron makes an elegant addition to rizogalo

Rizogalo – Greek Rice Pudding

Rizogalo - Greek rice pudding - is a classic Greek dessert and one of the easiest Greek desserts to master. The name means simply...
The Thermal Pools of the Art Nouveau Gellért Baths ona 2 or 3 day Budapest itinerary

2 or 3 Days in Budapest Itinerary

2 or 3 days in Budapest is just enough time to get a varied experience of the city. Our Budapest itinerary covers a generous...
Budapest in Winter - The gilded interior of St. Stephen's Basilica

Winter in Budapest

Winter in Budapest is the city's finest season. This is a superb winter destination. The things that Budapest is most famous for - luxurious...
Briam - tourlou, vegetables and fresh herbs, drizzled with olive oil and ready for the oven

Briam – Tourlou – the Greek Ratatouille

Briam - also called Tourlou - is the Greek Ratatouille. Except that Briam is much simpler to make. Greek Briam is one of the...
Greek Cabbage Rolls with Avgolemono sauce and feta cheese on the side

Greek Cabbage Rolls – Lahanodolmades Avgolemono

Greek cabbage rolls - λαχανο αυγολεμονο ('lahandolmades avgolemono') - are one of the most elegant versions of the cabbage roll. The Greek version of...
Fresh fish in cheesecloth simmers in apot of Greek fish soup - psarosoupa

Psarosoupa – Greek Fish Soup (Kakavia)

Psarosoupa means "Fish Soup" in Greek (psari = fish, soupa = soup). Sometimes also called kakavia, this Greek fish stew is like a velvety...
Ladokouloura - Vegan Cretan Sesame and Orange cookies with Olive Oil

Ladokouloura – Vegan Koulourakia with Olive Oil

Ladokouloura are Greek cookies made with olive oil ("ladi"). If you're new to Greek cookies, this is a perfect recipe to start with. Greek...
Winter in Baden Baden

Winter in Baden Baden – A Weekend Itinerary of Spas and...

Tucked onto a cozy corner of the Black Forest is a once legendary - and still classic - destination for culture and the ultimate...
Greek Honey Cookies for the Holidays

Melomacarona – The Favorite of All Greek Christmas Desserts

Melomakarona Cookies for Christmas and New Year’s in Greece Christmas is not Christmas without Melomacarona in Greece. These spice-scented, syrup-drenched cookies with hints of orange...
Classic Greek Drinks: Ouzo by the Docks, Molyvos, Lesvos

Greek Drinks – Tsipouro, Ouzo, Tsikoudia, Raki

Greece's drinking culture is as refined as it is ancient. The indigenous Greek drinks - tsipouro, ouzo, and tsicoudia - have special status in...