Here is a recipe I love and make quite often, we like Okra the Greek way and it’s perfect for a meatless day. We love olives, Feta cheese, and nice heavy bread and the meal is complete….Okra is a Okra the Greek way-Litsa! wonderful vegetable but so misunderstood by many, try this recipe [...]
Cauliflower salad Cauliflower is a beautiful vegetable to look at, but so intimidating when it comes to taste, it’s kind of difficult to like the taste of it and more difficult to find ways to cook it. At this point, we surrender and we go the easy way, steam it [...]
Greek roasted vegetables (Tourlou-Tourlou) Here is a summer recipe that is so easy and at the same time so delicious. All the vegetables are so happy when we put them together that they create a symphony of flavors. If you are a vegetarian this recipe is just for you. If [...]
Spetsofai is a delicious Meze from Pillion, a mountainous region of Greece. Spetsofai Litsa! It’s very confusing, Spetses is an island and this recipe is named after the island of Spetses but the origin of the recipe is from the mountains of Pillion. Figure it out….. In any case, I love this [...]
Rice in the oven I find when talking with young people that they have issues in cooking, especially with simple things like rice, potatoes, pasta ...I wonder why, here is my recipe for Greek rice in the oven, rice for dummies I should say! Many people cook rice in plenty of water like pasta [...]
Litsa Bolontzakis, My passion, and love for my heritage are the reason I published two amazing books about Greek cooking, treasure-filled coffee table books with wonderful pictures and easy-to-follow recipes.