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Greek Easter for Butchers!

Easter is the most significant religious celebration in the Greek Orthodox faith.  It begins with the Lenten fast seven weeks before Easter…this time of fasting is to cleanse the body and spirit. Easter preparations begin on Holy Thursday when the eggs are dyed red, representing the blood of Christ.  Women in Greek families are busy […]

Recipe of the Month

Oven Roasted Figs with Ricotta and Honey Ingredients: 1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) fresh figs 50 g (1. oz) unsalted butter 250 g (9 oz) fresh ricotta Greek honey cinnamon pistachios or crushed walnuts   Directions: Prepare the figs by trimming the stems and cutting a cross into the figs but not all the way […]

Mary Valle

Welcome to my new website!

Hello and welcome to my new website.  It has been months in the planning and hope it reflects my love for all things foodie. I will be sharing with you my love for Mediterranean cooking and in particular Greek cooking, posting recipes inspired by the seasons, upcoming events and videos. You can connect with me […]