• Walnut and biscuit Chocolate Truffles (Troufakia)
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    Walnut and biscuit Chocolate Truffles (Troufakia)

    Serves: 20-25 pieces

    Time: 10 minutes prep, 1-2 hours to cool in the fridge

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Crunchy and extra chocolatey truffles, stuffed with crushed biscuits and crispy walnuts, flavoured with cognac and dredged in chocolate sprinkles.. Impress your guests this Christmas holidays with these little bites of heaven!

  • Extra Melty Fried Cheese Ball recipe! (Tirokroketes)
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    Extra Melty Fried Cheese Ball recipe! (Tirokroketes)

    Serves: 4-5

    Time: 15 minutes prep (plus 45 minutes fridge time)

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Get the party started with this amazing Greek-style fried cheese ball recipe! Melting, oozing on the inside and with a wonderful golden brown crust on the outside, this fried cheese […]

  • Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year's cake)
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    Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year’s cake)

    Serves: 12-14

    Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

    A delicious New Year’s cake recipe infused with the aromas of oranges and garnished with a thick and glossy vanilla scented sugar glaze! Discover the tradition behind this cake, the luck and smiles it will bring to you and your family…

  • Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe (Kalitsounia)
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    Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe (Kalitsounia)

    Serves: 10

    Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

    Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

    Extremely soft and highly addictive! These delicious little cheese pastries (kalitsounia) are a holiday tradition from the island of Crete, but nowadays they are eaten almost everywhere throughout the year at times of celebration. Discover more about these little sweet delights here.

Walnut and biscuit Chocolate Truffles (Troufakia)

Walnut and biscuit Chocolate Truffles (Troufakia)

Serves: 20-25 pieces

Time: 10 minutes prep, 1-2 hours to cool in the fridge

Difficulty: Beginner

Extra Melty Fried Cheese Ball recipe! (Tirokroketes)

Extra Melty Fried Cheese Ball recipe! (Tirokroketes)

Serves: 4-5

Time: 15 minutes prep (plus 45 minutes fridge time)

Difficulty: Beginner

Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year's cake)

Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year’s cake)

Serves: 12-14

Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe (Kalitsounia)

Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe (Kalitsounia)

Serves: 10

Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

Traditional Greek Christmas Recipes

A delicious collection of traditional Greek Christmas recipes! Christmas is all about delicious food, shared with your friends, family and loved ones! That’s why I have collected some of the very best Christmas recipes, from Greek Christmas Cookie recipes, hearty Greek family dinner recipes and many more as passed on to my family for generations, for you to enjoy!



Traditional Greek Christmas Recipes

Aromatic Greek-style Mulled Wine Recipe (Krasomelo/ Oinomelo)

Aromatic Greek-style Mulled Wine Recipe (Krasomelo/ Oinomelo)

Serves: 8

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Get into the holiday spirit with this deliciously fragrant Greek Style red mulled wine! Infused with cinnamon, clove and honey this Greek style mulled wine will fill your home with the warmth and aromas of Christmas!

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Puff Pastry Parcels recipe stuffed with Caramelised Apples and Pork Sausages

Puff Pastry Parcels recipe stuffed with Caramelised Apples and Pork Sausages

Serves: 12

Time: 35 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

The ultimate Christmas puff pastry parcels recipe! Sweet caramelised apples, cheese, eggs and minced herby sausages, wrapped around crispy and buttery puff pastry.. These delicious puff pastry parcels are like no other!

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Christmas Traditions: the decoration of the Christmas fishing boat

Christmas Traditions: the decoration of the Christmas fishing boat

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Posted: December 23, 2013

Centuries old customs and traditions that have accompanied us in every facet of our lives. And of course Christmas could be no different! Discover the traditions behind the Christmas boat decoration and how it was replaced by the more modern Christmas tree here.

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Pork Fricassee recipe with Egg-lemon Sauce and Celery

Pork Fricassee recipe with Egg-lemon Sauce and Celery

Serves: 6

Time: 1 hour 50 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

The very best Pork Fricassee recipe, made in the traditional Greek way! Perfect as part of your Christmas day dinner! Discover the traditions, customs and secret ingredients behind this traditional recipe here.

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Chocolate Souffle in Baklava Pouches recipe!

Chocolate Souffle in Baklava Pouches recipe!

Serves: 9

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate

Discover how to make the perfect chocolate souffle wrapped in little baklava pouches with this unique recipe! The most rich, melting chocolate filling, wrapped in golden brown crispy phyllo, layered with chopped nuts and sprinkled with melted butter…

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Perfect Potato gratin with Feta cheese

Perfect Potato gratin with Feta cheese

Serves: 6-8

Time: 1 hour 50 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

The perfect potato gratin recipe! Imagine luscious layers of the most creamy béchamel-based sauce, sweet caramelised onions, tangy and salty feta cheese and tender potatoes, topped with crispy bacon and Parmesan cheese..

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Amazing Christmas Veal Stew Garnished with Fruit & Nuts

Amazing Christmas Veal Stew Garnished with Fruit & Nuts

Serves: 6-7

Time: 1 hour 50 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

This delicious Christmas Veal stew will definitely set you on a festive mood! Juicy and tender, melt-in-the-mouth beef stew with a delicious, slightly sweet, intense sauce, scented with the aromas of cognac, plums and apricots… Find out how to make the perfect Christmas Veal Stew here!

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Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year's cake)

Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year’s cake)

Serves: 12-14

Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

A delicious New Year’s cake recipe infused with the aromas of oranges and garnished with a thick and glossy vanilla scented sugar glaze! Discover the tradition behind this cake, the luck and smiles it will bring to you and your family…

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