Archive of ‘greek’ category

Knossos Restaurant

401 Maple Ave E Vienna, VA 22180 (703) 281-6242 Knossos Restaurant is a small little Greek Café in Vienna that I could not believe I have ever noticed it or ate at. Next door to Knossos is Amphora (another Greek Diner) and Amphora Bakery (Greek Bakery). I was surprised to learn that they were all [...]

Loukoumades

I went to a Greek Festival this weekend and came across these. Wow they are almost identical to the recipe I posted just a few days ago which is called Lugiamat in Arabic. Also these are popular in Turkey as well. 2 1/4 ounces active dry yeast (1 packet) 1 tablespoon sugar 2 cups warm [...]

Tsatziki

This recipe always makes me laugh because I always remember my grandfather (may Allah bless his soul) saying “pass me those mashed cucumbers”. Ahh don’t you just love memories? 2 cups pressed yogurt 1 cucumber 4 cloves pressed garlic 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoons vinegar diced dill salt pepper 1. In a small bowl [...]