• Greek Dolmades recipe (Dolmathes) - Stuffed Grape/ vine Leaves with rice
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    Greek Dolmades recipe (Stuffed Vine/ Grape Leaves Dolmathes)

    Serves: 10 (60 pieces)

    Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

    Little bites of heaven! This traditional Greek dolmades recipe (stuffed vine/ grape leaves) is the ultimate Greek vegetarian appetizer! Made from tender vine leaves wrapped into little rolls and stuffed with rice and fresh herbs, they are surprisingly simple to make. While you can get the canned version from supermarkets, there is nothing like having them freshly home-made! Find out all the secrets behind this little delight with detailed step by step recipe including all of the prep photos as well!

  • Scrumptious Lenten Apple Pie Recipe! (Greek Milopita)
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    Scrumptious Lenten Apple Pie Recipe! (Greek Milopita)

    Serves: 6-8

    Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Who doesn’t love this ultimate classic dessert? The flaky crust, the scrumptious juicy filling.. A homemade goodness for the whole family! So the idea of a Lenten apple pie, with no eggs, […]

  • Cod Fritters with Garlic Potato Puree(Bakaliaros Skordalia)
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    Cod Fritters with Garlic Potato Puree(Bakaliaros Skordalia)

    Serves: 6

    Time: 40 minutes

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Try the fluffiest and crispiest cod fritters ever! Served with an amazing garlicky mashed-potato dip. Discover all the secrets behind this amazing dish here…

  • Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)
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    Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)

    Serves: 4

    Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    For many years I have been wary of cooking octopus at home, even though I was a huge fan when visiting my local tavern, especially during the annual summer island hopping! That is until one day I just decided to get over my fears and give it a try!

Greek Dolmades recipe (Dolmathes) - Stuffed Grape/ vine Leaves with rice

Greek Dolmades recipe (Stuffed Vine/ Grape Leaves Dolmathes)

Serves: 10 (60 pieces)

Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

Scrumptious Lenten Apple Pie Recipe! (Greek Milopita)

Scrumptious Lenten Apple Pie Recipe! (Greek Milopita)

Serves: 6-8

Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Cod Fritters with Garlic Potato Puree(Bakaliaros Skordalia)

Cod Fritters with Garlic Potato Puree(Bakaliaros Skordalia)

Serves: 6

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate

Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)

Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)

Serves: 4

Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Traditional Greek Easter Lent recipes

Leading up to the Great Easter Sunday is the traditional 40 day lent, during which meat and dairy products are substituted with plentiful amounts of vegetables, fish and seafood. Browse through my handpicked collection of tasty, healthy Easter Lent recipes and discover a new treat for you to enjoy every day of the week!



Traditional Greek Easter Lent recipes

Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)

Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)

Serves: 4

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Discover how to make the perfect Greek Fried Eggplant (Melitzanes Tiganites) with this traditional recipe! Silky, sweet eggplant coated with batter and deep fried to form an amazing, golden brown, extra crispy crust! A delicious Greek fried eggplant recipe that you just can’t miss out!

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Mediterranean Sea Bass Recipe Stuffed with Tomatoes, Lemons and Olives

Mediterranean Sea Bass Recipe Stuffed with Tomatoes, Lemons and Olives

Serves: 2

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

An amazingly tender Mediterranean flavoured oven baked stuffed sea bass recipe for the lovers of the Greek cuisine! To prepare this delicious baked stuffed sea bass recipe the fish is […]

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Greek Shrimp Saganaki recipe with Feta cheese (Garides Saganaki)

Greek Shrimp Saganaki recipe with Feta cheese (Garides Saganaki)

Serves: 4

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

If you have ever been to Greece it would be impossible to have missed out on this delicious Greek shrimp saganaki appetizer, served in every Psarotaverna (fish tavern)! This is a […]

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Perfect Lenten Chocolate Brownies!

Perfect Lenten Chocolate Brownies!

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Posted: April 8, 2014

Who doesn’t love brownies? Soft, moist and extra fudgy with a shiny slightly crackled crust. A homemade goodness for the whole family. And with this recipe you can enjoy them […]

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Scrumptious Lenten Apple Pie Recipe! (Greek Milopita)

Scrumptious Lenten Apple Pie Recipe! (Greek Milopita)

Serves: 6-8

Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Who doesn’t love this ultimate classic dessert? The flaky crust, the scrumptious juicy filling.. A homemade goodness for the whole family! So the idea of a Lenten apple pie, with no eggs, […]

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Delicious Lenten Greek Honey puffs recipe (Loukoumades)

Delicious Lenten Greek Honey puffs recipe (Loukoumades)

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Posted: March 19, 2014

Little bites of heaven! An amazing Greek dessert that despite being an indulgent delight still complies with the dietary instructions of the Lenten season! These traditional Greek sweet little honey puffs […]

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Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

Serves: 5-6

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

The traditional Greek octopus stifado recipe! We all know and love the classic Greek rabbit or beef stifado, but this very easy and simple to prepare octopus stew is the perfect […]

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Amazing Lenten Chocolate Sponge Cake!

Amazing Lenten Chocolate Sponge Cake!

Serves: 15

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

The most moist and rich Lenten chocolate cake that despite being an indulgent delight still complies with the dietary instructions of the Lenten season! If you have ever tried making a […]

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