Christmas Traditions: the decoration of the Christmas fishing boat
Kariokes (Walnut-filled Chocolate Crescents)

Kariokes (Walnut-filled Chocolate Crescents)

Serves: 50 pieces

Time: 30 minutes (plus overnight to cool)

Difficulty: Beginner

Walnut-filled, Crescent -Shaped Pastries (Skaltsounia)

Walnut-filled, Crescent -Shaped Pastries (Skaltsounia)

Serves: 30 pieces

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

Lemon Recipes - Festive Roast Turkey with Rosemary, Garlic and Lemon Sauce

Traditional Greek Christmas Recipes

A delicious collection of traditional Greek Christmas recipes! Christmas is all about delicious food, shared with your friends, family and loved ones! That’s why I have collected some of the very best Christmas recipes, from Greek Christmas Cookie recipes, hearty Greek family dinner recipes and many more as passed on to my family for generations, for you to enjoy!



Traditional Greek Christmas Recipes

Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year's cake)

Vasilopita Cake Recipe (Greek New Year’s cake)

Serves: 12-14

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…

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Easiest Homemade Kourabiedes recipe (Greek Christmas Butter Cookies)

Easiest Homemade Kourabiedes recipe (Greek Christmas 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 recipe changes everything..

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Snowy Chocolate Cookies!

Snowy Chocolate Cookies!

Serves: 30 cookies

Time: 40 minutes (plus 3 hours in the fridge)

Difficulty: Beginner

Discover these beautiful and highly addictive Christmas snowy chocolate cookies! Crispy on the outside with a chewy middle rich in chocolate and all this sprinkled with ‘snow’ – powdered sugar! A true pleasure to make and highly impossible to resist! This is the perfect christmas sharing dessert!

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Walnut and biscuit Chocolate Truffles (Troufakia)

Walnut and biscuit Chocolate Truffles (Troufakia)

Serves: 20-25 pieces

Time: 10 minutes prep, 1-2 hours to cool in the fridge

Difficulty: Beginner

Crunchy and extra chocolatey truffles, stuffed with crushed biscuits and crispy walnuts, flavoured with cognac and dredged in chocolate sprinkles.. Impress your guests this Christmas holidays with these little bites of heaven!

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Kariokes (Walnut-filled Chocolate Crescents)

Kariokes (Walnut-filled Chocolate Crescents)

Serves: 50 pieces

Time: 30 minutes (plus overnight to cool)

Difficulty: Beginner

Delicious chocolate and walnut filled crescents dipped in even more chocolate! Soft and with an unexpected crunchy bite, these delicious treats are very popular among the chocolate lovers during Christmas time. Find out how to make them in less than 30 minutes!

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Traditional Greek Diples Recipe (Greek Christmas Pastries with Honey)

Traditional Greek Diples Recipe (Greek Christmas Pastries with Honey)

Serves: 40 pieces

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

Christmas on a platter, drizzled with honey syrup and topped with chopped walnuts! Diples, get their name from the Greek word for “fold”, and are a traditional festive dessert, that is very popular around Christmas time throughout Greece.

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Melomakarona recipe (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

Melomakarona recipe (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

Serves: 50-60 pieces

Time: 40-50 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate

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

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Lemon Recipes - Festive Roast Turkey with Rosemary, Garlic and Lemon Sauce

Lemon Recipes – Festive Roast Turkey with Rosemary, Garlic and Lemon Sauce

Serves: 5

Time: 3-4 hours

Difficulty: Advanced

Discover the secret behind this amazing roast festive turkey recipe and treat your friends and family to a truly memorable festive meal!

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