Both of these are sweet, delicate pies made with rich custard between crisp filo leaves. In most places in Greece it is known as Galactoboureko, while in Crete and in Northern Greece it is still called by its Turkish name, Bougatsa. We have had both and the main difference that I can see is the […]


The Greek word for rice pudding is “Rizogalo” which literally means “rice milk”. This is a very traditional dessert in Greece, but is not as well known as baklava or some other sweets we have. I believe some version of this is found in many other ethnicities, as well. I have a friend who is […]