Greek sweet called Mpougatsa

This page gives you the opportunity to re-create some of your favourite Corfiot taverna recipes at home. This time, Bougatsa - a sweet cream pie.

Greece's carnival seasons known as "Apokries" is mainly a period of masquerading, but also eating, drinking and dancing. Traditionally, it begins ten weeks before Greek Orthodox Easter and culminates on the weekend before "Clean Monday," (Ash Monday) the first day of Lent. "Apokria", literally means “goodbye” to the period of meat-eating, or abstinence from meat (Apo-kreo, meaning away from meat).

Greece's carnival seasons known as "Apokries" is mainly a period of masquerading, but also eating, drinking and dancing. Traditionally, it begins ten weeks before Greek Orthodox Easter and culminates on the weekend before "Clean Monday," (Ash Monday) the first day of Lent. "Apokria", literally means “goodbye” to the period of meat-eating, or abstinence from meat (Apo-kreo, meaning away from meat).

The 12 Greek Gods and Hercules

The 12 Greek Gods and Hercules

Map of Greece

The city of Athens was named after their special goddess, Athena (goddess of wisdom). The ancient Greeks believed that Athena was looking after the city-state.

Temple of Athena

Temple of Athena

Santorini Greece

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Traditional Greece cream puffs topped with chocolate glaze

Traditional Greece cream puffs topped with chocolate glaze


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