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Amazing No knead Bread Recipe

An amazing no knead bread recipe for you to make your own homemade bread with literally no effort! This recipe requires no special equipment, mixer or technique. You will only […]

Greek Christmas Traditions and Customs

Greek Christmas Traditions and Customs

A mother’s melodic lullaby, granddad’s legends, Christmas carols, Cretan serenades, traditional dances and many others. Centuries old customs and Greek traditions that have accompanied us in every facet of our […]

Talatouri recipe (Cypriot tzatziki sauce with mint)

Talatouri recipe (Cypriot tzatziki sauce with mint)

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.

Makaronia me Kima recipe (Greek style spaghetti in meat sauce)

Makaronia me Kima recipe (Greek style spaghetti in meat sauce/bolognese)

“Makaronia me kima” is one of the most popular dishes in Greece, served in every household in Greece on a weekly basis, as it is a very easy to make recipe and a favorite to both adults and children. To prepare a traditional Greek style spaghetti in meat sauce recipe (Makaronia me kima), luscious juicy beef mince (or lamb) are cooked in a tomato based sauce, along with red wine and meditteranian herbs and spices.. Simply irresistible! 

Greek Chickpea soup recipe (Revithia)

Hearty, simple and extra comforting, this Greek chickpea soup recipe (revithia soupa) is with no doubt the perfect dish for a cold winter’s day! Greek chickpea soup is one of the most popular Greek wintery dishes while being highly nutritious full of fiber and a unique supply of antioxidants. If you love chickpeas then this Greek chickpea soup recipe is a definite must try!

Greek Lamb Meatballs recipe

Crispy Greek Lamb Meatballs recipe (Keftedes Arni)

A traditional Greek lamb meatballs recipe (Keftedes arni). If you love lamb, this traditional Greek lamb meatballs recipe is made just for you! This delicious recipe is a famous Greek appetizer, commonly served as part of a meze platter. Discover how to make it to perfection with this traditional recipe.

Traditional Cypriot Flaouna Recipe (Flaounes)

Traditional Cypriot Flaouna Recipe (Flaounes)

A traditional Greek Cypriot Flaouna recipe, for your to prepare this delicious treat to perfection! Discover all the secrets behind the perfect flaouna with its sweet, savoury and infused with the delicious aromas of mahlab and mastic filling here…

Lemon Greek Rice Pilaf with Chicken thighs

Lemony Greek Rice Pilaf (Pilafi) Recipe with Chicken legs

The perfect traditional Greek rice pilaf (pilafi) recipe! Fluffy, fragrant rice and crispy, tender, fall of the bone chicken legs with a delicious lemon kick! A very versatile and easy to prepare Greek dish perfect for your Sunday family dinner or quick mid-week meal. Ready in under 30 minutes, this is a traditional Greek rice pilaf recipe for you to easily recreate this delight from scratch.

Greek vegetarian Moussaka with mushrooms (Veggie moussaka)

Vegetarian Moussaka Recipe with Mushroom Sauce

An absolutely delicious Greek vegetarian moussaka recipe! Layers of sweet aubergine, comforting potatoes and bechamel with a delicious mushroom based sauce that could happily replace my lamb/beef moussaka on my family table. Discover how to make it to perfection with this delicious Greek recipe.

Greek Yogurt with Honey and Walnuts recipe (Yiaourti me meli)

A delicious Greek Yogurt with Honey recipe, drizzled with walnuts, infused with vanilla essence and sprinkled with fragrant cinnamon! If you are having a sweet tooth but looking for something more nutritious than your usual desserts this 2 minute no bake dessert will amaze you. Discover all the secrets to make it to perfection here…

Greek Style 15 Minute Pita Pizza Recipe

Greek Style 15 Minute Pita Pizza Recipe!

A unique Greek inspired pita pizza recipe made with pita bread base! Made in only 15 minutes this is the perfect mid week snack or supper! So go ahead, put that delivery menu down and amaze your friends and family with this super easy pita pizza recipe.

Homemade Hamburger Buns recipe

Best homemade Hamburger Buns recipe!

These lovely homemade hamburger buns will definitely become the talk of your next barbecue! Fresh, fluffy with a wonderful golden brown semi-soft crust.. This is our very best homemade hamburger buns recipe, which after you try, you will never go for the store version again!

Greek Lamb Kleftiko recipe

Lamb Kleftiko Recipe (Greek Lamb Cooked In Parchment Paper)

The very best traditional Greek lamb kleftiko recipe! Juicy and tender, melt-in-the-mouth lamb cooked in parchment paper with fluffy potatoes and a delicious white wine sauce, infused with the aromas of garlic, sweet onions, roast peppers and juicy tomatoes. Simply irresistible! Discover how to make it to perfection here…

Easy Homemade hummus recipe

3 Easy, Delicious Homemade Hummus Recipes

Discover how to make your own hummus dip with these three delicious, 10 minute recipes! Commercial hummus dip is available almost everywhere, however as we all know, nothing compares to homemade! That’s why I’ve put together a collection of my top three, super easy hummus recipes for you to prepare this delicious dip to perfection!