Baklava


baklava   Servings 10 1 lb phyllo pastry, thawed if frozen 1 cup butter, melted at room temp 3⁄4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 cups chopped walnuts 1⁄2 cup water 1⁄4 cup lemon juice 1⁄4 cup honey   Directions Preheat oven to 325. Layer half of the sheets of phyllo one sheet at…

Spanakopita


spanakopita new   Servings 15-18   Pastry   1 lb country-style phyllo pastry (if you can’t get that, regular phyllo pastry will do) 1⁄2 cup extra virgin olive oil, approximately   Spinach Filling   1⁄4 cup olive oil 2 lbs spinach, cleaned, tough stems removed 6 spring onions, cleaned, sliced in 1/4 inch lengths 1…

Johnie Walker presents: Whisky 101: How To Enjoy and Drink Whisky


      FIRST, CHOOSE YOUR GLASS. A good, solid tumbler (a short glass with a heavy bottom) if you’re drinking your whisky neat, or with a little water or ice. For ‘long’ whisky drinks, use a ‘highball’ – a tall, slim, straight-sided glass. NEXT, DECIDE WHAT TEMPERATURE YOU WANT YOUR WHISKY. This can have…

Bamies


Dora Kitinas-Gogos prepares a plate of delicious bamies- ogra for our non Greek speaking friends   How much can I praise this simple vegetable that not many people like because they don’t know how to prepare it and it ends up slimy. The health benefits of bamies are almost endless, high in folic acid, Vitamin…

Ancient Greeks and the art of souvlaki


Savvas Tsestos Limnatitis reports on the latest foundings that reveal it was our ancient ancestors that first discovered barbecuing   Oh yes! Souvlaki. Our national treasure. Our pride and joy. The single thing -along with plate smashing of course- that almost monopolises the knowledge of the world’s people about the modern state of our nation….

Welcome to the Hellenic Union.Org


Hellenic Union.Org unites Hellenic people living across the world. We organise and share information on products, services and business investment made and owned by the world Hellenic people.  We cover culture, religion, news, politics, economics, innovation, achievements by fellow Hellene’s. HU.Org becomes a society and voice for all people who’s origins begin in the main…