• Traditional Greek Diples Recipe (Greek Christmas Pastries with Honey)
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    Traditional Greek Diples Recipe (Greek Christmas Pastries with Honey)

    Serves: 40 pieces

    Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

    Christmas on a platter, drizzled with honey syrup and topped with chopped walnuts! Diples, get their name from the Greek word for “fold”, and are a traditional festive dessert, that is very popular around Christmas time throughout Greece.

  • Traditional Crispiest Greek Lemon Potatoes Recipe (Patates Lemonates)
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    Traditional Crispiest Greek Lemon Potatoes Recipe (Patates Lemonates)

    Serves: 6

    Time: 10 minutes prep (80 minutes baking time)

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Traditional Greek lemon potatoes recipe! Crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside with a delicious lemony flavor. Find out how bake them to perfection.

  • Pork Fricassee recipe with Egg-lemon Sauce and Celery
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    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.

  • 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.

Traditional Greek Diples Recipe (Greek Christmas Pastries with Honey)

Traditional Greek Diples Recipe (Greek Christmas Pastries with Honey)

Serves: 40 pieces

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

Traditional Crispiest Greek Lemon Potatoes Recipe (Patates Lemonates)

Traditional Crispiest Greek Lemon Potatoes Recipe (Patates Lemonates)

Serves: 6

Time: 10 minutes prep (80 minutes baking time)

Difficulty: Beginner

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

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

Walnut-filled, Crescent -Shaped Pastries (Skaltsounia)

Walnut-filled, Crescent -Shaped Pastries (Skaltsounia)

Serves: 30 pieces

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

Soft and crunchy crescents (skaltsounia) with a delicious, flavorful walnut, jam and apple filling. This delicious treat is perfect with a nice warm cup of tea for a cold evening! Find out more about amazing treat here!

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Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe (Kalitsounia)

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.

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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

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 […]

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Traditional Crispiest Greek Lemon Potatoes Recipe (Patates Lemonates)

Traditional Crispiest Greek Lemon Potatoes Recipe (Patates Lemonates)

Serves: 6

Time: 10 minutes prep (80 minutes baking time)

Difficulty: Beginner

Traditional Greek lemon potatoes recipe! Crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside with a delicious lemony flavor. Find out how bake them to perfection.

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Traditional Kourampiedes / Kourabiethes (Greek Christmas Butter Cookies)

Traditional Kourampiedes / Kourabiethes (Greek Christmas Butter Cookies)

Serves: 50 pieces

Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate

Our very best recipe for Kourampiedes! Traditionally made to celebrate Christmas, these sweet little butter cookies will definitely set you on a festive mood! Click here to discover the secrets behind this irresistible Christmas treat!

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Karidopita/Karithopita recipe (Greek Walnut Cake with Syrup)

Karidopita/Karithopita recipe (Greek Walnut Cake with Syrup)

Serves: 8-10

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Intermediate

Fluffy and extra syrupy! A mouthwatering Greek walnut cake recipe, scented with the aromas and blends of cinnamon and grounded clove. This is the traditional Greek walnut cake recipe which calls […]

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