Articles by: Eli K. Giannopoulos

Christopsomo recipe (Greek Christmas Bread)

Christopsomo recipe (Greek Christmas Bread with Walnuts)

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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Greek Christmas Traditions

Greek Christmas Traditions and Customs

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Posted: November 21, 2019

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

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Chocolate covered Melomakarona (Greek Christmas honey cookies with chocolate)

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)

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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Greek peas and potato stew with tomatoes (Arakas laderos kokkinistos)

Greek peas and potato stew with tomatoes recipe (Arakas laderos kokkinistos)

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

Greek style no bake cheesecake with yogurt

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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Greek lamb stew with orzo pasta recipe (Giouvetsi with lamb)

Greek Lamb stew with Orzo pasta recipe (Giouvetsi with lamb)

Serves: 6

Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: Intermediate

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.

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