• Walnut-filled, Crescent -Shaped Pastries (Skaltsounia)
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    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!

  • Amazing Christmas Veal Stew Garnished with Fruit & Nuts
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    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!

  • 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…

  • Perfect Potato gratin with Feta cheese
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    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..

Walnut-filled, Crescent -Shaped Pastries (Skaltsounia)

Walnut-filled, Crescent -Shaped Pastries (Skaltsounia)

Serves: 30 pieces

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

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

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

Perfect Potato gratin with Feta cheese

Perfect Potato gratin with Feta cheese

Serves: 6-8

Time: 1 hour 50 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

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

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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