• Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)
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    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 […]

  • Chickpea Fritters recipe (Revithokeftedes)
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    Chickpea Fritters recipe (Revithokeftedes)

    Serves: 4-6

    Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Advanced

    A very healthy and delicious appetizer from the island of Sifnos! Serve it with some yogurt sauce as a great starter! Discover how to make this greek falafel recipe to […]

  • Taramasalata recipe (Greek Fish Roe dip or Taramosalata)
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    Taramasalata recipe (Greek Fish Roe dip or Taramosalata)

    Serves: 10

    Time: 15 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    A traditional, creamy, smooth and absolutely delicious Greek Taramasalata recipe. While you can buy Taramasalata from your local deli, more often than not it will be of poor quality and has a very bright pink hue due to the addition of food coloring along with lots of unnecessary thickeners. So spare yourself the preservatives and make your own in less than 15 minutes with this super easy recipe!

  • Cinnamon Cookies with red Wine
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    Cinnamon Cookies with red Wine

    Serves: 60-70 cookies

    Time: 40 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    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!

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

Chickpea Fritters recipe (Revithokeftedes)

Chickpea Fritters recipe (Revithokeftedes)

Serves: 4-6

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Difficulty: Advanced

Taramasalata recipe (Greek Fish Roe dip or Taramosalata)

Taramasalata recipe (Greek Fish Roe dip or Taramosalata)

Serves: 10

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Cinnamon Cookies with red Wine

Cinnamon Cookies with red Wine

Serves: 60-70 cookies

Time: 40 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

Gemista recipe (Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and peppers with rice)

Gemista recipe (Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and peppers with rice)

Serves: 8-10

Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

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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