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 bean soup recipe (Fasolada)

Traditional Greek bean soup recipe (Fasolada)

I can imagine of nothing better than a rustic and homely Greek bean soup (fasolada) for a cold winter’s day. Healthy, simple and extra comforting, fasolada is with no doubt the national Greek dish! This is the authentic recipe for Greek bean soup, a trademark dish that has nourished generations!

Greek-style Pancakes with Honey and Walnuts (Tiganites)

Greek-style Pancakes with Honey and Walnuts (Tiganites)

Nothing says “weekend” like the smell of homemade pancakes! Some Greeks believe the popular breakfast dish ‘tiganites’ was the first documented pancake in the world. I don’t really know if it was the first, but it surely is the easiest! Discover this amazing breakfast recipe here…

Cinnamon Cookies with red Wine

Cinnamon Cookies with red Wine

Our very best recipe for cinnamon cookies; very easy to make and easier to disappear! Amazingly crunchy and scented with the aromas of red wine, cinnamon and grounded clove.. These are of those cookies you can’t just have only one!

Halva (Greek Semolina Pudding with Raisins)

Greek Halva recipe (Semolina Pudding with Raisins)

The traditional recipe for semolina based Greek halva is often referred as “1:2:3:4”, as it calls for one unit oil, two semolina, three sugar and four water. So simple! So if you are looking for a delicious no-dairy, no-butter and egg-free dessert, that’s the one

Greek Lentil Soup recipe (Fakes Soupa)

Greek Lentil Soup recipe (Fakes Soupa)

A traditional, creamy, healthy and delicious Greek lentil soup recipe. Discover how to prepare your lentil soup the traditional Greek way; with some fresh herbs, extra virgin olive oil, a splash of red wine vinegar and top with crumbled feta cheese!