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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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Easy Moussaka Greek Vegetable Bake

Easy Moussaka Greek Vegetable Bake is packed with eggplant and zucchini for a warming, nourishing and totally satisfying dinner. We’ve cut a few corners on this 300 year old recipe to bring you a simplified version, using our homemade pasta sauce and a quick and easy béchamel white sauce.

Easy Moussaka Greek Vegetable Bake - Roasting, frying, simmering and baking all the glorious flavours into this centuries old dish is a dinner delight like no other. Best part - it's SO easy. | wandercooks.com

Okay so, we’ll fess up. It might have taken us a wee bit longer to cook AND shoot this recipe than we estimated.

Deciding to start a little later in the afternoon, our meek and clouded sun disappeared on us. FAST.

(Winter is definitely almost here in Australia!)

Instead of this moussaka basking in the natural light we’re used to, we had our very first shoot with artificial light – including  our trusty super bright white LED bulb that we had made for us on our Chiang Mai travels.

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Super Simple Saturday: Greek Haloumi and Mint Summer Salad

Summer days may come and go but Greek Haloumi and Mint Summer Salad is forever! That’s our motto anyway. From side dish to main superstar, this cheesy salad never fails to impress. Who can resist that squeaky, crispy, goodness?

Greek Haloumi and Mint Summer Salad - The season may be over, but haloumi is good all year round. This squeaky cheese is perfect as a barbecue side dish or even on its own. Vegetarian. | wandercooks.com

Woohoo it’s the weekend guys and time for another super tasty, super quick, Super Simple Saturday treat.

Earlier this week we’d been thinking about our time on the Greek island of Kos and its incredible Mediterranean cuisine. The meats, vegetables and cheeses that are literally impossible to stop gorging on once you start.

So even though we might’ve failed those stuffed mushrooms earlier this week (#hotpaprikadisaster #whatwerewethinking), we knew there was no way that haloumi would ever let us down. #cheeseinshiningarmour #muststophashtagging

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Greek Watermelon Tomato Feta and Peppermint Salad

Get ready for a big bowl of summertime happiness with this Greek Watermelon Tomato & Feta Salad. Fresh watermelon and tomato go AMAZINGLY GOOD with salty feta and bitey peppermint in a salad that’s juicy, refreshing and deliciously savoury all at the same time.

Greek Watermelon, Tomato & Feta Salad with Mint - Fresh, summer flavours are ready to kick all other salads to the kerb. This vegetarian delight is ready to change your life in 5 minutes. | wandercooks.com

Hey guys we’re curious… What’s your idea of the perfect weekend?

By any chance does it involve food and wine? 😀 😀 😀

Ours definitely does, as I’m sure you can guess! So the weekend we just had was about as perfect as they get.

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