Imam Bayildi (stuffed eggplants) is a simple, delicious vegan dish, packed with so much flavor! An amazing combination of fresh aubergines stuffed with a juicy tomato based filling, caramelised onions, […]
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Greek Honey cake (Melopita Sifnos)
If you are looking for a sweet treat, then this Greek Honey Cake (Melopita Sifnos) is a simple and delicious cake to make that will satisfy your craving. The sweetness […]
Lamb Stifado recipe (Greek lamb stew)
If you are searching for proper Greek comfort food then Lamb Stifado will be perfect! This Greek lamb stew is easy to make and is ideal for those cooler evenings […]
Vasilopita Tsoureki recipe (Greek New Years Bread/ Vasilopita bread)
Greek cuisine is full of recipes that have meaning and this Vasilopita Tsoureki (Greek New Years bread) is a perfect example. Vasilopita bread is a sweet treat that is served […]
Easy Greek Spanakopita with puff Pastry
Spanakopita (Greek spinach pie) is one of those delicious Greek dishes that you might think is a bit complicated to make. But the good news? It isn’t that hard to […]
Chocolate Baklava recipe
Are you a big fan of Baklava but can’t have a dessert without chocolate? Then you’ll love this recipe! This Chocolate Baklava is the perfect combination of the traditional dessert […]
Baklava Cheesecake recipe
Everyone loves Baklava but sometimes you want to go a little further with your dessert. That’s where this simple Cheesecake Baklava recipe comes in! It has all the flavors and […]
Greek Orzo Salad (Orzo feta salad)
Greek Orzo Salad (Orzo feta salad) is one of those super simple dishes that take just so little effort to prepare! Short cooking time, little preparation and you will have […]
Greek Meat Pie (Kreatopita)
If you are looking for a classic Greek meat pie, then this recipe for Kreatopita will be just what you need! Combining two different types of meat, it is a […]
Easy Tsoureki in Bread Machine
Who doesn’t love a deliciously soft tsoureki! This is my super easy tsoureki recipe made using a bread machine. It needs less than 10 minutes hands on time to prepare […]
Greek Olive Oil Cookies (koulourakia ladiou)
If you are looking for a classic Greek biscuit, then look no further than these Greek olive oil cookies or koulourakia ladiou. Cookies with olive oil are a little different […]
Greek Bifteki (Baked beef patties) with lemon potatoes
Greek baked bifteki (beef patties) with lemon potatoes! A staple dish in every Greek household! Juicy and well seasoned minced beef, infused with the flavours of parsley, garlic, onions and oregano, […]
Feta Saganaki (Pan fried Feta cheese)
Tangy feta cheese melting inside an extra crispy coating and finished with a touch of lemon! A super quick and easy Greek feta saganaki recipe to impress your guests and […]
Galaktoboureko with Kataifi (Greek Custard and shredded phyllo pie)
A mouthwatering variation of the traditional Greek galaktoboureko made with kataifi dough (shredded phyllo dough)! Golden crispy kataifi dough wrapped around fluffy aromatic semolina custard and bathed in syrup.. Well one […]
Grandma’s Tiropitakia (cheese pies) with flour made in 5 minutes!
Golden and crispy on the outside fluffy in the inside and amazingly fragrant! This super easy 5 minute recipe for Grandma’s tiropitakia with flour and feta cheese will become your […]
Greek baklava rolls recipe (Saragli)
Greek baklava rolls (saragli) made to perfection! An amazing combination of crispy golden phyllo wrapped around flavourful nutty filling, bathed in syrup scented with the aromas of lemon cinnamon and […]
Easy Sourdough Bread recipe with starter (prozimi)
Who said homemade sourdough bread needs to be difficult? This is my super easy sourdough bread recipe with starter (psomi me prozimi) for you to make every day with minimal […]
Lazarakia bread recipe (Greek Easter Lazarus breads)
This Easter try out this super easy and aromatic little Lazarakia (Greek Lazarus breads) recipe and combine tradition with family cooking creating wonderful memories for your family! The tradition of […]
Marinated Greek Beef Souvlaki Skewers (Beef Kabobs) recipe
Juicy on the inside and perfectly caramelised and smoky on the outside Greek beef souvlaki skewers! All you need to take your Beef kabobs to the next level is a […]
Chocolate Cake Greek style (Sokolatopita)
A mouthwatering Greek style chocolate cake recipe (Sokolatopita) with ingredients you already have in your kitchen! Greek style Chocolate cake ingredients One thing all Greek chocolate cake recipes have in […]
Greek Omelette recipe with Feta cheese
Add a mediterannean twist to your plate with this flavourful Greek omelette recipe with feta cheese, black olives and tomato! Greek omelette is a very versatile dish one can enjoy […]
Bread machine sourdough bread recipe
This is my go-to Bread machine sourdough bread recipe. Ever since I bought my bread machine, I was thrilled that I could prepare delicious bread with minimal effort every day. But I […]
Greek Beef Soup recipe (Kreatosoupa)
The perfect dish for a cold winter’s day! Hearty, simple, aromatic and extra warming Greek beef soup (Kreatosoupa) with vegetables and potatoes for the whole family to enjoy! As the […]
Greek Honey Sesame bars (Pasteli recipe)
If you are looking for a super easy and healthy sweet snack, then this Greek honey sesame bars recipe (Pasteli) will become a family favorite! Pasteli is actually a Greek […]
Greek Food ideas for Thanksgiving
If you are tired of preparing the same dishes every year for Thanksgiving, maybe it is time to mix things up a bit and try some of our ideas for […]
Greek coffee recipe – How to make Greek coffee (Ellinikos Kafes)
Greek coffee is a strong brew of coffee, which is served with foam on the top (kaimaki) and the grounds at the bottom of the cup. It is a style […]
Greek Moustokouloura recipe (Grape must cookies with petimezi)
An amazing super easy traditional Greek recipe for Moustokouloura (Grape must cookies) made in only 35 minutes from scratch! These Moustokouloura cookies are really delicious and fragrant. While baking them […]
Fanouropita recipe (Saint Fanourios cake)
An amazing moist aromatic Fanouropita / Phanouropita cake scented with the aromas and blends of cinnamon and ground clove, with sweet raisins and chopped walnuts! This is the traditional recipe for […]
How to make the Best Greek Frappe coffee (Iced coffee)
Greek frappe is with no doubt the most popular coffee throughout Greece especially at summer time, when you need a cold and refreshing drink. Some call frappe Greek National drink […]
Greek Bread recipe (Village bread/ Horiatiko Psomi)
A super easy Greek village bread recipe (Horiatiko Psomi) that will amaze you! This is a Greek rustic bread recipe, that I’m absolutely certain all you bread lovers will enjoy for its simplicity. For […]
Easy Homemade Pizza Dough for Beginners
A super easy pizza dough recipe that rivals even the best Italian restaurants! Over the years I’ve tried many homemade pizza dough recipes but none of them managed to give […]
Greek Okra stew recipe with Tomatoes (Bamies Laderes)
A delicious and super healthy Greek okra stew recipe (Bamies Laderes) with potatoes, cooked in rich aromatic tomato sauce! Okra is an ingredient that is often under appreciated, but if you cook it the right way it’s definitely worth giving it a try.
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 […]
Christopsomo recipe (Greek Christmas Bread with Walnuts)
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 […]
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 […]
Chocolate covered Melomakarona (Greek Christmas honey cookies with chocolate)
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?
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.
Greek peas and potato stew with tomatoes recipe (Arakas laderos kokkinistos)
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!
Greek style no bake cheesecake with yogurt
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!
Traditional Greek lemon beef stew recipe (Moschari lemonato)
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…
Greek Lamb stew with Orzo pasta recipe (Lamb Giouvetsi)
The perfect traditional Greek lamb stew with orzo pasta recipe (Giouvetsi with lamb) . Find out how to prepare lamb giouvetsi the traditional Greek way for that melt-in-the-mouth texture you’ve been looking for.
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!
Homemade Baked Greek Fries recipe with feta cheese
Bored of your usual fries? Then this extra crispy, extra golden and super delicious Greek homemade Greek fries recipe will surely become your newest favorite! A super simple recipe that will elevate your usual chips to a whole new level!
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!
Aromatic Greek-style Mulled Wine Recipe (Krasomelo/ Oinomelo)
Get into the holiday spirit with this deliciously fragrant Greek Style red mulled wine! Infused with cinnamon, clove and honey this Greek style mulled wine will fill your home with the warmth and aromas of Christmas!
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.
Spanakopita recipe with homemade phyllo (Authentic Greek spinach pie)
The very best traditional Greek spanakopita recipe! Spanakopita (Greek spinach pie) is one of the most popular Greek dishes, that is known and loved around the world. A very versatile and delicious […]
Traditional Sofrito Beef Stew Recipe from Corfu
The perfect traditional Greek veal Sofrito recipe straight from the island of Corfu!! With this step-by-step easy to follow Greek Sofrito recipe you can easily recreate this traditional delight from scratch! If you […]
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…
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.