• Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)
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    Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)

    Serves: 4

    Time: 40 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Discover how to make the perfect Greek Fried Eggplant (Melitzanes Tiganites) with this traditional recipe! Silky, sweet eggplant coated with batter and deep fried to form an amazing, golden brown, extra crispy crust! A delicious Greek fried eggplant recipe that you just can’t miss out!

  • Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)
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    Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

    Serves: 5-6

    Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    The traditional Greek octopus stifado recipe! We all know and love the classic Greek rabbit or beef stifado, but this very easy and simple to prepare octopus stew is the perfect […]

  • Delicious Briam recipe (Greek mixed Roasted Vegetables)
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    Delicious Briam recipe (Greek mixed Roasted Vegetables)

    Serves: 6

    Time: 2 hours

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Simplicity is perfection! This amazing traditional briam recipe (Greek roast vegetables) is the brightest example of how Greek cuisine takes the simplest ingredients and with literally no effort transforms them into a finger licking dish! Discover all the secrets behind this traditional delight here…

  • Gigantes Plaki recipe (Gigandes Greek Baked 'Giant' Beans)
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    Gigantes Plaki recipe (Gigandes Greek Baked ‘Giant’ Beans)

    Serves: 4

    Time: approx. 2 hours

    Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

    Filling and super-healthy! Gigantes plaki (Greek baked gigantes) is a classic Greek recipe, consisting of ‘giant’ beans baked in a tomato sauce along with plenty of fresh herbs, which give […]

Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)

Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)

Serves: 4

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

Serves: 5-6

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Delicious Briam recipe (Greek mixed Roasted Vegetables)

Delicious Briam recipe (Greek mixed Roasted Vegetables)

Serves: 6

Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: Beginner

Gigantes Plaki recipe (Gigandes Greek Baked 'Giant' Beans)

Gigantes Plaki recipe (Gigandes Greek Baked ‘Giant’ Beans)

Serves: 4

Time: approx. 2 hours

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

Traditional Greek Easter Lent recipes

Leading up to the Great Easter Sunday is the traditional 40 day lent, during which meat and dairy products are substituted with plentiful amounts of vegetables, fish and seafood. Browse through my handpicked collection of tasty, healthy Easter Lent recipes and discover a new treat for you to enjoy every day of the week!



Traditional Greek Easter Lent recipes

Country-style Greek Potato stew recipe (Patates Yahni)

Country-style Greek Potato stew recipe (Patates Yahni)

Serves: 4

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

If you just love potatoes this rustic Greek potato stew is a definite must try! This classic Greek potato stew recipe (Patates Yahni) is the brightest example of how Greek cuisine takes […]

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Delicious Briam recipe (Greek mixed Roasted Vegetables)

Delicious Briam recipe (Greek mixed Roasted Vegetables)

Serves: 6

Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: Beginner

Simplicity is perfection! This amazing traditional briam recipe (Greek roast vegetables) is the brightest example of how Greek cuisine takes the simplest ingredients and with literally no effort transforms them into a finger licking dish! Discover all the secrets behind this traditional delight here…

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Crispy Fried Calamari recipe (Kalamarakia Tiganita)

Crispy Fried Calamari recipe (Kalamarakia Tiganita)

Serves: 4

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Crispy and perfectly seasoned fried calamari (kalamarakia tiganita) recipe! A favourite Greek meze that is served in every fish tavern (Psarotaverna) and you should really give it a try at […]

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Traditional Lagana recipe (Greek Shrove Monday Bread)

Traditional Lagana recipe (Greek Shrove Monday Bread)

Serves: 8

Time: 40 minutes (plus 1 1/2 hour rise time)

Difficulty: Beginner

Let me start by saying that’s it’s a shame that Lagana is only eaten once a year! Lagana is a delicious Greek flat-bread, which is very similar to focaccia and […]

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Taramasalata recipe (Greek Fish Roe dip or Taramosalata)

Taramasalata recipe (Greek Fish Roe dip or Taramosalata)

Serves: 10

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

A traditional, creamy, smooth and absolutely delicious Greek Taramasalata recipe. While you can buy Taramasalata from your local deli, more often than not it will be of poor quality and has a very bright pink hue due to the addition of food coloring along with lots of unnecessary thickeners. So spare yourself the preservatives and make your own in less than 15 minutes with this super easy recipe!

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Greek Dolmades recipe (Stuffed Vine/ Grape Leaves Dolmathes)

Greek Dolmades recipe (Stuffed Vine/ Grape Leaves Dolmathes)

Serves: 10 (50-60 pieces)

Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

Little bites of heaven! This traditional Greek dolmades recipe (stuffed vine/ grape leaves) is the ultimate Greek vegetarian appetizer! Made from tender vine leaves wrapped into little rolls and stuffed with rice and fresh herbs, they are surprisingly simple to make. While you can get the canned version from supermarkets, there is nothing like having them freshly home-made! Find out all the secrets behind this little delight with detailed step by step recipe including all of the prep photos as well!

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Greek Spinach and Rice recipe (Spanakorizo)

Greek Spinach and Rice recipe (Spanakorizo)

Serves: 4-5

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

A super healthy and delicious traditional Greek spinach and rice recipe! Spanakorizo (which is translated as spinach and rice) is a classic Greek vegetarian dish which can be served as […]

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Skordalia recipe (Traditional Greek Potato and Garlic dip)

Skordalia recipe (Traditional Greek Potato and Garlic dip)

Serves: 5-6

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

If you love garlic, then you have to try this amazing traditional Greek skordalia recipe! A rich and hearty Greek potato dip, which takes its name by the basic ingredient used to prepare it and is of course skordo=garlic.

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