Gemista ( Greek Stuffed Peppers)

What’s new with Kouzounas Kitchen blog. We are updating our blog, with a new theme shortly, as well as going full recipe mode three times a week. We will update shortly on which days we will post a new recipe. Have a recipe request?? Email chef Krystina at kouzounaslive@gmail.com. We are still on Summer vacation…

Guilt Free Ice Cream

Happy Thursday foodies!! Oh do I have a delicious guilt free, very healthy ice cream for you!! First off, my parents are now on a plant-based diet. Is it easy to do, no way!! My mom is not doing any oils at all, so with that being said it’s not easy to come up with…

Lavender Latte Love

Happy Sunday beautiful foodies!! A friend of mine requested this delicious lavender latte recipe on Instagram, when I posted a photo of our lavender farm the other day. Of course I was happy to share this amazing latte recipe. Follow us on Instagram here>> Kouzounas Kitchen Instagram  We just harvested our beautiful lavender, and we…

Summer Cold Brew Coffee

Hello coffee fans!! Glad you can join me on today’s post. Okay all this talk about “cold brew” just had me wondering what this hype was all about. I had to try it out myself to see if I could give it two thumbs up.   Let’s get to the coffee beans, and start brewing….

Greek Style Potatoes: Three Different Recipes 

Greek Style Potatoes Three Different Recipes     Greek Mashed Potatoes: Skordalia Ingredients:  1 pound of potatoes 8 garlic cloves, minced Pink Himalayan sea salt Pinch of oregano Ground pepper Extra Virgin olive oil 1/2 cup water 1 lemon, reserve juice 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar Method: Boil potatoes in large pot, in salted water….

Bougatsa: Greek Sweet Custard Phyllo Pie 

Happy Sunday!! I have a special treat for you guys. Are you ready for this? Sweet custard, with a delicious flaky crust made up of phyllo dough. Let’s get our bougatsa on, shall we?! Bougatsa: Greek Sweet Custard Phyllo Pie  Ingredients:  1 box of phyllo 3 1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup organic sugar 2/3 cup…

Kouzini Olive Oil: The Lakonian Liquid Gold

Oh I am very proud, PROUD to introduce this amazing Greek olive oil company to you. You may have seen Kouzini on Kouzounas Kitchen in a previous recipe post. I was lucky enough to try out their products in my kitchen. You can see the chicken marsala recipe here. >> Chicken Marsala Recipe    …

Meet Maria: Story Of Stefania 

Meet Maria Trovas~  Story of Stefania~   I am so ecstatic to feature this wonderful talented Greek artist. Maria Trovas found me on Instagram by chance, and then we have been chatting it up since. She has been such a joy to talk to and now I am happy to introduce her to you. Please welcome…

Friday Desserts (Panna Cotta- Affogato- & Ice cream)

Happy Friday!  I have three delicious dessert recipes for your weekend plans!!! Can I say that panna cotta is by far one of my favorite Italian desserts ever?! I finally found a way to make this dessert that is gelatin free. Panna cotta is light, and creamy and to add a lovely berry coulis sauce…

Zucchini Pizza Crust~ Vegetarian Friendly

Happy weekend foodies!! Oh do I have a perfect recipe for you. The past week we had an abundance of amazing fresh zucchini. I have been experimenting tons with different recipes, and excited to share a new one with you! If you have some extra zucchini, TRY this recipe.   Zucchini Bruschetta Pizza Recipe Ingredients:…

Blackberry Coulis Sauce & Strawberry Jam

Happy Summer!! Yay our blackberries and strawberries are here!! Time to get cooking. For Father’s Day I made a New York cheesecake with Greek yogurt and fresh blackberry sauce to go over the top. My dad is the BBQ king, so he made delicious steaks and used my blackberry sauce to brush over the top…

Delicious Cretan Thyme Honey

Happy weekend to you all from California! Father’s day is almost here, so this is what I am making for my dad. Delicious honey glazed salmon, with butternut squash and Greek salad.  Happy Father’s Day to you all!    First off I would like to welcome an amazing Greek company that I met on Instagram….