• Melomakarona (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)
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    Melomakarona recipe (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

    Serves: 50-60 pieces

    Time: 40-50 minutes

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Making these sweet little Greek honey cookies always makes me realize that it’s Christmas time! Melomakarona are one of the most popular treats throughout Greece during the Christmas Holidays and […]

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

    Serves: 16

    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…

  • Kourabiedes recipe - Kourambiethes (Christmas Greek butter cookies)
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    Easiest Homemade Kourabiedes recipe (Christmas Greek Butter Cookies)

    Serves: 50-60 pieces

    Time: 35 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Have a snowy Merry Christmas with these amazing sweet butter cookies! If you have ever tried making your own homemade kourabiedes before, you must know that it surely takes some time and effort to succeed. Not any more! This kourabiedes (kourambiethes) recipe changes everything..

  • Marinated Greek Lamb Chops with Roast Potatoes (Paidakia)
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    Marinated Greek Lamb Chops with Roast Potatoes (Paidakia)

    Serves: 2

    Time: 1 hour 10 minutes (plus 3 hours to marinade)

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Discover all the secrets behind the very best Greek lamb chops with this traditional Greek recipe! Greek lamb chops (paidakia) are a staple dish at most Greek tavernas, where the chops are slow cooked over an open charcoal pit for that extra smokey flavor.

Melomakarona (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

Melomakarona recipe (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

Serves: 50-60 pieces

Time: 40-50 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate

Vasilopita Cake recipe (Greek New Year's cake)

Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year’s cake)

Serves: 16

Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

Kourabiedes recipe - Kourambiethes (Christmas Greek butter cookies)

Easiest Homemade Kourabiedes recipe (Christmas Greek Butter Cookies)

Serves: 50-60 pieces

Time: 35 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Marinated Greek Lamb Chops with Roast Potatoes (Paidakia)

Marinated Greek Lamb Chops with Roast Potatoes (Paidakia)

Serves: 2

Time: 1 hour 10 minutes (plus 3 hours to marinade)

Difficulty: Beginner

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Serves: 8-10

Time: 1 1/2 hour (plus 2 hours rise time)

Difficulty: Intermediate

If you haven’t tried Christopsomo (Greek Christmas bread) before, then you are certainly missing out! Soft, fluffy, with a beautiful crust and unique flavour.. This is the most delicious Christopsomo […]

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Posted: May 25, 2014

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Posted: May 17, 2014

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Posted: November 23, 2013

The perfect traditional Greek beef stew (stifado) recipe. Find out how to prepare beef stifado the traditional Greek way for that melt-in-the-mouth texture you’ve been looking for.

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Posted: October 7, 2013

For all the cheese lovers! A simple and beloved traditional Greek Saganaki recipe, made with only two ingredients and ready in less than 10 minutes!

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Greek Chicken Souvlaki recipe (Skewers) with Tzatziki

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Posted: May 15, 2013

Make your own homemade chicken skewers with fluffy pita bread and creamy tzatziki sauce with this easy to follow Greek chicken souvlaki ( skewers / suvlaki / suflaki ) recipe! […]

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Moussaka recipe (Traditional Greek Moussaka with Eggplants)

Traditional Greek Moussaka recipe (Moussaka with Béchamel)

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Posted: May 14, 2013

Imagine layers of juicy minced beef, sweet eggplants, and creamy béchamel sauce baked to perfection! This is greek Moussaka! Re-discover this truly authentic dish here…

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Greek Pastitsio / Pastichio recipe

Greek Pastitsio recipe (Greek Lasagna with Béchamel)

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Posted: May 13, 2013

The Best Greek Pastitsio recipe (Pastichio)! An authentic Greek Lasagna recipe to recreate this traditional delight just like my grandma used to make it! For the traditional pastitsio / pastichio recipe, layers of pasta, juicy minced beef and velvety béchamel sauce are baked together to create the ultimate Greek comfort food.

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Traditional Greek Galaktoboureko recipe (Greek Custard Pie with Syrup)

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Posted: May 13, 2013

Golden crispy perfection.. Have a bite of this amazing Galaktoboureko and let its juices flow in your mouth! Galaktoboureko is a traditional Greek dessert made with layers of golden brown crispy […]

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Chocolate covered Melomakarona (Greek Christmas honey cookies with chocolate)

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Posted: November 26, 2018

For all the chocolate lovers, this one is for you! Chocolate covered Melomakarona! Incredibly moist Greek Christmas cookies, soaked in an aromatic honey syrup and dipped in melted chocolate.. Who can really resist?

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Talatouri recipe (Cypriot tzatziki sauce with mint)

Serves: 5

Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Mint or no mint? Everyday we receive messages from our readers, asking if the traditional Tzatziki recipe is using mint or not, and if lemon juice or vinegar. So we decided to write about this traditional Cypriot dip, that is called Talatouri, which is also a yogurt based sauce very similar to Greek tzatziki.

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Serves: 4-6

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Healthy, delicious and comforting Greek peas and potato stew with tomatoes (Arakas laderos kokkinistos). A traditional Greek dish that is a staple in every household and with this super easy recipe you can recreate it from scratch, just like yiayia used to make it!

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Greek style no bake cheesecake with yogurt

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Serves: 10-12

Time: 20 minutes (pus 6 hours refrigerate)

Difficulty: Beginner

A delicious Greek style no bake cheesecake recipe! Creamy, rich and refreshing with a crunchy biscuit base and a delicious jam topping.. This quick and easy Greek cheesecake recipe with yogurt will become your newest favorite!

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Traditional Greek lemon beef stew recipe (Moschari lemonato)

Traditional Greek lemon beef stew recipe (Moschari lemonato)

Serves: 6-8

Time: 1 and 1/2 hours

Difficulty: Beginner

The very best traditional Greek lemon beef stew recipe (Moschari lemonato)! Juicy and tender, melt-in-the-mouth beef simmered in a delicious lemon and white wine sauce, infused with the aromas of garlic, onions and herbs. Simply irresistible! Discover how to make it to perfection here…

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Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: Intermediate

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