• Traditional Greek bean soup recipe (Fasolada)
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    Traditional Greek bean soup recipe (Fasolada)

    Serves: 6

    Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    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!

  • Melitzanosalata recipe (Traditional Greek Eggplant dip)
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    Melitzanosalata recipe (Traditional Greek Eggplant dip)

    Serves: 8

    Time: 60 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Capture the essence of Greek cooking with this traditional Greek melitzanosalata (eggplant dip) recipe. This is the simplest, no fuss version of the traditional Greek melitzanosalata recipe with only three very simple, straightforward steps to follow! Read more here…

  • Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)
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    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!

  • Traditional Greek green beans recipe (Fasolakia)
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    Traditional Greek Green Beans recipe (Fasolakia Giaxni)

    Serves: 6

    Time: 1 hour

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Hearty, healthy and bursting with fresh and vibrant colors and flavors. This traditional Greek green beans recipe (Fasolakia giaxni) will certainly amaze you! Green beans, sweet onions and fresh, juicy […]

Traditional Greek bean soup recipe (Fasolada)

Traditional Greek bean soup recipe (Fasolada)

Serves: 6

Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Melitzanosalata recipe (Traditional Greek Eggplant dip)

Melitzanosalata recipe (Traditional Greek Eggplant dip)

Serves: 8

Time: 60 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)

Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)

Serves: 4

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Traditional Greek green beans recipe (Fasolakia)

Traditional Greek Green Beans recipe (Fasolakia Giaxni)

Serves: 6

Time: 1 hour

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

Gemista/ Yemista recipe (Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and peppers with rice)

Gemista recipe (Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and Peppers with rice)

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Posted: May 13, 2013

Juicy, healthy and bursting with fresh and vibrant colors and flavors! Gemista (which in Greek means ‘filled with’) is a traditional recipe for Greek stuffed tomatoes and/or other vegetables that are baked in a herby tomato-based sauce, until soft and nicely browned. Feel free to experiment with the stuffing, with different types of herbs and varying amount of spices. Your imagination is your limit with this amazing Greek dish!

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