Easy Recipe Ideas

In this blog, we want to share with you stories of people and places and things that reflect zēlos, that Greek energy and enthusiasm that characterizes all we do. We hope you enjoy finding out more about this small, resilient, fascinating country and all it offers and inspires.

A refreshing vodka and Chian tangerine cocktail for warm summer nights

A refreshing vodka and Chian tangerine cocktail for warm summer nights

Citrus Tangerine Spread from Chios keeps inspiring

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How to cheat your shrub and still enjoy it

How to cheat your shrub and still enjoy it

A recipe for a quick, refreshing drink for busy, impatient people

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How to Make a French Quiche with a Spinach and Feta Greek Twist

How to Make a French Quiche with a Spinach and Feta Greek Twist

French-born Leonore Salvado gives a Greek touch to her usual spinach quiche.

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How to Create an Intimate Epicurean Experience

How to Create an Intimate Epicurean Experience

Zelos enters Cincinnati's private fine dining scene.

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Greek trahanoto with Agrozimi all-natural handmade sour trahana

How to make trahanóto, aka Greek risotto

This Greek twist on risotto takes a classic winter dish into summer

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How to Make an Easy Tomato Jelly

How to Make an Easy Tomato Jelly

A flavorful recipe for a shareable appetizer

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Mother's Day Brunch tips and ideas

Tips for a Mother's Day Love Brunch

Wow your mom with something different this Mother's Day!

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3 Quick Recipes for a  Tasty Greek Easter for Two

3 Quick Recipes for a Tasty Greek Easter for Two

An easy Greek Easter lunch in just half an hour!

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Chef Alexandros' Almond-Encrusted Feta Appetizer

Chef Alexandros' Almond-Encrusted Feta Appetizer

An elegant mezé coming to us from our friend in Dubai.

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Mezé, tips for 3 healthy Greek appetizers

Mezé, tips for 3 healthy Greek appetizers

Three easy recipes to whip up for last-minute guests...or hungry teens!

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Spicing up traditional Trahaná

Spicing up traditional Trahaná

Maria gets through Cincinnati's winter with a spiced-up version of a childhood favorite.

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A cocktail named Onassis

A cocktail named Onassis

A special drink named for a special friend and his grandmother (not the magnate!)

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Panna Cotta with Citrus' Chian Tangerine Spoon Sweet

Panna Cotta with Citrus' Chian Tangerine Spoon Sweet

Italian panna cotta gets a Greek remake with Citrus' Chian Tangerine Spoon Sweet

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Bowl of lentil soup with olives and Sparoza's cooking blend with spices and orange zest

It's Spicy Lentil Soup Time!

Lentil soup gets a warm, fragrant Anatolian touch from Sparoza's cooking blend.

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My mom's spanakópita - the real one, with homemade dough!!

My mom's spanakópita - the real one, with homemade dough!!

Maria and her sister celebrate Christmas in Cincinnati with their mom's spanakópita.

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Quinoa Salad with Fire-Roasted Red Capia Peppers, Black Beans and Spices

Quinoa Salad with Fire-Roasted Red Capia Peppers, Black Beans and Spices

A zealous twist on TV host and health & wellness expert, Elizabeth Rider's Quinoa Salad.

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Mike's Festive Mediterranean Beet Salad

Mike's Festive Mediterranean Beet Salad

This colorful and delicious salad with oranges, haloumi and sea fennel is perfect for the holidays.

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A Tangerine Champagne Cocktail from Little Rock

A Tangerine Champagne Cocktail from Little Rock

Citrus' Tangerine Marmalade travels to Arkansas for a delicious champagne treat.

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Thanksgiving Detox - Flounder, Peas & Mint

Thanksgiving Detox - Flounder, Peas & Mint

A fresh, light recipe to recover from last week's excesses!

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Corinne’s "terrine de légumes" (aka vegetable terrine)

Corinne’s "terrine de légumes" (aka vegetable terrine)

Is there a better endorsement than one from a French cook?! 

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