Authentic Greek Fava recipe (Yellow Split Peas Puree)

Authentic Greek Fava recipe (Yellow Split Peas Puree)

Serves: 6

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner

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

Tinos Fennel Fritters recipe (Greek Marathokeftedes)

Tinos Fennel Fritters recipe (Greek Marathokeftedes)

Serves: 4-6

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

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 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

Traditional Greek Green Beans recipe (Fasolakia Giaxni)

Traditional Greek Green Beans recipe (Fasolakia Giaxni)

Serves: 4-6

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner

Hearty, healthy and bursting with fresh and vibrant colors and flavors. This traditional Greek green beans recipe (Fasolakia giaxni) will certainly amaze you! Green beans, sweet onions and fresh, juicy […]

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Traditional Greek bean soup recipe (Fasolada)

Traditional Greek bean soup recipe (Fasolada)

Serves: 4-5

Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

I can imagine of nothing better than a rustic and homely Greek bean soup (fasolada) for a cold winter’s day. Healthy, simple and extra comforting, fasolada is with no doubt the national Greek dish! This is the authentic recipe for Greek bean soup, a trademark dish that has nourished generations!

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Greek-style Pancakes with Honey and Walnuts (Tiganites)

Greek-style Pancakes with Honey and Walnuts (Tiganites)

Serves: 4-5

Time: 10 minutes (plus 15 minutes rise time)

Difficulty: Beginner

Nothing says “weekend” like the smell of homemade pancakes! Some Greeks believe the popular breakfast dish ‘tiganites’ was the first documented pancake in the world. I don’t really know if it was the first, but it surely is the easiest! Discover this amazing breakfast recipe here…

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Cinnamon Cookies with red Wine

Cinnamon Cookies with red Wine

Serves: 60-70 cookies

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Our very best recipe for cinnamon cookies; very easy to make and easier to disappear! Amazingly crunchy and scented with the aromas of red wine, cinnamon and grounded clove.. These are of those cookies you can’t just have only one!

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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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Authentic Greek Fava recipe (Yellow Split Peas Puree)

Authentic Greek Fava recipe (Yellow Split Peas Puree)

Serves: 6

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner

A delicious traditional veggie dish straight from the island of Santorini! Creamy and super tasty, the perfect starter for a cold winters day. If you’ve been looking for a fava […]

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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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Halva (Greek Semolina Pudding with Raisins)

Greek Halva recipe (Semolina Pudding with Raisins)

Serves: 10

Time: 30 minutes (plus 1 1/2 hour to cool)

Difficulty: Beginner

“1:2:3:4” Ready! The traditional recipe for semolina-based Greek halva is often referred as “1:2:3:4”, as it calls for one unit oil, two semolina, three sugar and four water. So simple! So if you are looking for a delicious no-dairy, no-butter and egg-free dessert, that’s the one.

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