Koulourakia Recipe – Greek Cookies for Easter

Koulourakia Greek Easter Cookies are light and crumbly like shortbread but not too sweet. They’re perfect with a hot cup of coffee or tea! This Koulourakia recipe is quick and easy to make, with flavours of sweet vanilla, sumac and citrus zest.

Koulourakia Recipe - The butter based Greek cookies are Easter winners in our household. Their slightly crispy, and cake-like in the center with a lemon and sumac twist. | wandercooks.com

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Easter may still a few weeks away, but you wouldn’t know it judging by the supermarket shelves. They’ve been packed with hot cross buns for weeks, so no wonder it feels like time flies by so quickly.

The busier we get, the faster time flies, which is why we think holidays like Easter are so important.

They’re a chance to slow down and relax. To spend time with those important people in our lives and eat some delicious food along the way! 😀

Like most holidays in Australia, Easter tends to revolve around food. But at this time of year, we find ourselves craving a sweet treat or two like these adorable Koulourakia – Greek Easter Cookies.

Light and crumbly, ever-so-slightly sweet and with a refreshing citrus burst, you’ll be munching on Greek cookies in no time with this easy Koulourakia recipe.

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Deviled Potatoes – Sri Lankan Potato Fry (Ala Thel Dala)

This quick and easy recipe for Sri Lankan Deviled Potatoes features Kestrel Potatoes cooked to perfection and coated in lashings of flavour from aromatic curry leaves, turmeric, chilli and onion. Are you getting hungry yet? 😉

Deviled Potatoes Sri Lankan Style Recipe - Aromatic kestrel potatoes are boiled and fried with fragrant curry leaves, tumeric, chilli, mustard seeds and onion. | wandercooks.com

 

Please note: This is a sponsored blog post celebrating Kestrel Potatoes, but all opinions are our own. If you have any questions feel free to get in touch with us.

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As I sit here and type, our home city of Adelaide is sweltering in a heatwave.

Today it reached 42˚ celsius / 107˚ fahrenheit. It doesn’t even matter which scale you use – that’s hot!

So while we’re hanging out for Sunday’s forecasted cooler weather, we thought we’d share a hot little recipe that comes to you all the way from Sri Lanka… via a quick detour in Japan.

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Choo Chee Chicken Curry Recipe (Thai)

This Choo Chee Chicken recipe is for Adelaide’s beloved Thai dish. It’s super quick, packed with flavour and ready in 15mins. Thai red curry based, creamy coconut sauce, fragrant kaffir lime and crispy chicken – that’s Choo Chee Chicken curry. Ready to get started?

Choo Chee Chicken Curry Recipe (Thai) - A red curry based, creamy coconut sauce with fragrant kaffir lime and crispy chicken. So addictive, you'll want 10 plates. | wandercooks.com

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Are you ready to be just a teensy, weensy, little bit OBSESSED with Choo Chee Chicken Curry?

Because if you try this recipe, you totally will be. Like we totally are, and not just because it’s as fun to say as it is to eat. 😂

There’s just something about that glossy, spicy, coconut and red curry sauce infused with citrusy kaffir lime that will have you coming back for seconds.

(And thirds, and…)

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Quick Mentsuyu Recipe (Cold Soba Noodle Sauce)

This Mentsuyu Recipe (Cold Soba Noodle Sauce) is ready in minutes! Made from soy sauce, mirin, sake and dashi powder, it’s a super refreshing dipping sauce for a hot summer’s day.

Mentsuyu Recipe (Cold Soba Noodle Sauce) - The perfect light meal in Summer. Made from soy sauce, mirin, sake and dashi powder. Have this ready in minutes! | wandercooks.com

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Isn’t it funny how a bite or a sip can take you back to a single moment in time?

How food has the uncanny power to ignite your memory and link you back with the people you met long ago?

Or how this simple little cold soba with mentsuyu recipe can whisk you away across the seas and deep into the heart of Japan!

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What Makes a Recipe Authentic?

Discussion time! What makes a recipe authentic? We’ve been receiving lots of comments lately from readers and passionate foodies who’ve joined us along the way, and it seems this topic strikes a cord for many of you.

What makes a recipe authentic? We're curious. | wandercooks.com

So today we thought we’d take the time to sit down with you and open up the discussion a little further.

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