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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!

Snowy Chocolate Cookies

Snowy Chocolate Cookies!

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!

Amazing Christmas Veal with Fruit & Nuts

Amazing Christmas Veal Stew Garnished with Fruit & Nuts

This delicious Christmas Veal stew will definitely set you on a festive mood! Juicy and tender, melt-in-the-mouth beef stew with a delicious, slightly sweet, intense sauce, scented with the aromas of cognac, plums and apricots… Find out how to make the perfect Christmas Veal Stew here!

Kariokes recipe

Kariokes (Walnut-filled Chocolate Crescents)

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!

Chocolate Soufflé- Baklava Pouches

Chocolate Souffle in Baklava Pouches recipe!

Discover how to make the perfect chocolate souffle wrapped in little baklava pouches with this unique recipe! The most rich, melting chocolate filling, wrapped in golden brown crispy phyllo, layered with chopped nuts and sprinkled with melted butter…

Perfect Potato gratin with Feta cheese

Perfect Potato gratin with Feta cheese

The perfect potato gratin recipe! Imagine luscious layers of the most creamy béchamel-based sauce, sweet caramelised onions, tangy and salty feta cheese and tender potatoes, topped with crispy bacon and Parmesan cheese..

Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries (Kalitsounia)

Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe (Kalitsounia)

Extremely soft and highly addictive! These delicious little cheese pastries (kalitsounia) are a holiday tradition from the island of Crete, but nowadays they are eaten almost everywhere throughout the year at times of celebration. Discover more about these little sweet delights here.

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 […]