If you are looking for a classic Greek meat pie, then this recipe for Kreatopita will be just what you need! Combining two different types of meat, it is a […]
Traditional Greek Taverna Recipes
My very best collection of delicious, traditional Greek Taverna recipes for you to recreate that wonderful tavern meal! In this taverna collection you’ll find dozens of delicious recipe ideas that I’ve meticulously gathered from all over Greece ranging from delightful mezes, traditional Greek grilled meat dishes to fresh-from-the-sea fish and seafood delights, slow cooked mains and regional specialties that will satisfy every palate!
Vegan Moussaka with Lentils
So you love moussaka but you are fasting for lent or you are a vegan? That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on your favorite dish anymore! This is […]
Vegan Tzatziki Sauce Recipe (dairy free)
This is my ultimate Vegan Tzatziki recipe! Deliciously creamy, refreshing and, best of all, even though its dairy-free, it tastes just like the original! Perfect if you are following a […]
Easy Sourdough Bread recipe with starter (prozimi)
Who said homemade sourdough bread needs to be difficult? This is my super easy sourdough bread recipe with starter (psomi me prozimi) for you to make every day with minimal […]
Marinated Greek Beef Souvlaki Skewers (Beef Kabobs) recipe
Juicy on the inside and perfectly caramelised and smoky on the outside Greek beef souvlaki skewers! All you need to take your Beef kabobs to the next level is a […]
Greek Bread recipe (Village bread/ Horiatiko Psomi)
A super easy Greek village bread recipe (Horiatiko Psomi) that will amaze you! This is a Greek rustic bread recipe, that I’m absolutely certain all you bread lovers will enjoy for its simplicity. For […]
Talatouri recipe (Cypriot tzatziki sauce with mint)
Mint or no mint? Everyday we receive messages from our readers, asking if the traditional Tzatziki recipe is using mint or not, and if lemon juice or vinegar. So we decided to write about this traditional Cypriot dip, that is called Talatouri, which is also a yogurt based sauce very similar to Greek tzatziki.
Homemade Baked Greek Fries recipe with feta cheese
Bored of your usual fries? Then this extra crispy, extra golden and super delicious Greek homemade Greek fries recipe will surely become your newest favorite! A super simple recipe that will elevate your usual chips to a whole new level!
Crispy Greek Lamb Meatballs recipe (Keftedes Arni)
A traditional Greek lamb meatballs recipe (Keftedes arni). If you love lamb, this traditional Greek lamb meatballs recipe is made just for you! This delicious recipe is a famous Greek appetizer, commonly served as part of a meze platter. Discover how to make it to perfection with this traditional recipe.
Traditional Sofrito Beef Stew Recipe from Corfu
The perfect traditional Greek veal Sofrito recipe straight from the island of Corfu!! With this step-by-step easy to follow Greek Sofrito recipe you can easily recreate this traditional delight from scratch! If you […]
Mini Spanakopita Triangles Recipe (Spanakopitakia / Greek spinach triangles)
A super versatile, traditional Greek spanakopita triangles recipe (spanakopitakia)! These little treats are perfect for every time of the day as delicious starter, mid-day snack or light dinner! Discover how to make them to perfection with this traditional Greek recipe here…
The easiest homemade Pita Bread recipe!
Our very best homemade pita bread recipe! And the best part, ready to bake in only 10 minutes. Discover all the secrets to bake them to perfection!
Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)
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!
Greek Pork Chops Recipe with Roast Potatoes (Brizola sto Fourno)
The perfect greek pork chops recipe! Golden and crusty on the outside and perfectly tender and succulent on the inside. This is my favourite Greek brizola recipe (Greek pork chops recipe)! The […]
Mediterranean Sea Bass Recipe Stuffed with Tomatoes, Lemons and Olives
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 […]
Lamb Kleftiko Recipe (Greek Lamb Cooked In Parchment Paper)
The very best traditional Greek lamb kleftiko recipe! Juicy and tender, melt-in-the-mouth lamb cooked in parchment paper with fluffy potatoes and a delicious white wine sauce, infused with the aromas of garlic, sweet onions, roast peppers and juicy tomatoes. Simply irresistible! Discover how to make it to perfection here…
Marinated Greek Lamb Souvlaki recipe (Skewers) with Pita and Tzatziki
A delicious, succulent lamb souvlaki skewers recipe! This is a delicious and super easy to follow Greek lamb souvlaki recipe with fluffy pita breads and creamy tzatziki sauce to make your own homemade juicy lamb souvlaki skewers from scratch.
Greek Shrimp Saganaki recipe with Feta cheese (Garides Saganaki)
If you have ever been to Greece it would be impossible to have missed out on this delicious Greek shrimp saganaki meze, served in every Psarotaverna (fish tavern)! This is a […]
Crispy Fried Zucchini – Courgette Fritters Recipe (Greek Kolokithakia tiganita)
A super simple fried zucchini recipe for the lovers of the authentic Greek cuisine! Fried zucchini (Tiganita Greek kolokithakia) is a favourite Greek meze that is served in every Greek tavern, so why not make it at home and bring back that summery holiday feeling!
Greek Ekmek Kataifi recipe (Custard and whipped cream pastry with syrup)
An absolutely delicious Ekmek Kataifi recipe! Discover how to make this traditional Ekmek dish to perfection with my extensive list of hints and tips and detailed preparation photos! Go ahead, indulge yourself!
Spicy minced Lamb Kofta Kebab Recipe (Giaourtlou)
A delicious traditional Greek Lamb Kebab recipe! These lovely homemade Kebabs will definitely become the talk of your next barbecue! And the best part? Made in only 20 minutes! Discover how to make them to perfection here.
Marinated Greek Lamb Chops with Roast Potatoes (Paidakia)
Discover all the secrets behind the very best Greek lamb chops with this traditional Greek recipe! Greek lamb chops (paidakia) are a staple dish at most Greek tavernas, where the chops are slow cooked over an open charcoal pit for that extra smokey flavor.
Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)
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 […]
Traditional Zucchini pie recipe with Feta cheese (Greek Kolokithopita)
Our very best Greek zucchini pie recipe (kolokithopita) for the lovers of Greek cuisine! Juicy zucchinis, tangy feta cheese and creamy Greek yogurt combined into a velvety delight wrapped with […]
Greek Dolmades recipe (Stuffed Vine/ Grape Leaves Dolmathes)
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!
Greek Feta Cheese Pies Recipe (Tiropitakia)
A delicious traditional Greek ‘Tiropitakia’ recipe suitable for every time of the day, as starter or mid-day snack! To prepare this traditional tiropitakia recipe (Greek feta cheese triangles) we crumble the […]
Spiral-shaped Greek Cheese pie recipe (Kichi Kozanis)
A unique and impressive traditional Greek cheese pie recipe from the region of Kozani! Crispy phyllo wrapped around a melty mix of feta with hard yellow cheese and baked till golden brown… Sounds yummy? Its because it is!
Traditional Spetsofai (Spetzofai) Recipe – Spicy Greek Sausages with Peppers and Tomato sauce
A rustic spicy Greek dish of thick country sausages and peppers in a rich tomato sauce. Perfect over a glass of red wine or tsipouro and ideal as a tasty meze!
Pork Souvlaki (Skewers) with Tzatziki Sauce
Juicy and crunchy pork souvlaki skewers paired with creamy tzatziki sauce and fluffy pita breads! Read more to discover the secret behind a truly authentic and super tasty pork souvlaki!
Homemade Greek Pork Gyros Souvlaki recipe
Make your own traditional Greek pork souvlaki with gyros with this easy to follow recipe and discover what makes souvlaki Greek’s favourite street food!
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.
Delicious Little Cheese Pies! (Pitarakia Milou)
Imagine delicious packets of golden pastry wrapped around a melty cheese filling. These traditional little cheese pies (pitarakia) from the island of Milos will amaze you! Discover how to make them to perfection with this traditional Greek recipe.
Crispiest Greek Lemon Potatoes Recipe (Patates Lemonates)
Traditional Greek lemon potatoes recipe! Crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside with a delicious lemony flavor. Find out how bake them to perfection.
Feta Cheese Dip (Tirokafteri) recipe
Spice things up with this simple and extra tasty Greek feta cheese dip (tirokafteri)! A very rustic, ethnic Greek dish, great for every occasion and the perfect dip to go […]
Gigantes Plaki recipe (Gigandes Greek Baked ‘Giant’ Beans)
Filling and super-healthy! Gigantes plaki (Greek baked gigantes) is a classic Greek recipe, consisting of ‘giant’ beans baked in a tomato sauce along with plenty of fresh herbs, which give […]
Traditional Greek Orange Cake with Syrup (Portokalopita)
Traditional Greek Portokalopita recipe. Find out how to make this tasty Greek phyllo yogurt cake infused with the aromas of fresh oranges and cinnamon here.
Juicy Stuffed Burgers with Feta Cheese
Juicy and moist, there is nothing better than a homemade stuffed burger! A lot of recipes use bacon or yellow cheese for the stuffing but with this recipe we go […]
Greek Style Beef Stew in a Tomato Sauce (Moshari Kokkinisto)
A delicious and relatively easy recipe for a Greek beef stew, perfect for a large family dinner! Discover all the secrets to make it to perfection!
Fried Feta with Honey and Sesame Seeds Recipe
A mouthwatering veggie dish, that will amaze you! An extraordinary combination of juicy, salty fried feta covered with crispy, golden-brown sesame seeds with sweet honey sauce! …sounds complicated? Well, it […]
Greek Bifteki (Burger) with Feta cheese
A delicious Greek bifteki (burgers) recipe topped with spicy feta cheese and a deliciously juicy grilled tomato! Some people, prefer their burgers neat, but Greeks enhance the flavor of their burgers (bifteki) with fresh herbs, like oregano, spearmint and parsley giving them a unique taste.
Saganaki recipe (Pan-seared Greek cheese appetizer)
For all the cheese lovers! A simple and beloved traditional Greek Saganaki recipe, made with only two ingredients and ready in less than 10 minutes!
Kontosouvli (Spit roasted BBQ pork)
Extra crispy and extra tasty! Kontosouvli is an extra large pork souvlaki traditionally slow roasted on a spit over an open charcoal pit. But, I hear you say, its not […]
Pork Pouches with Potatoes, Peppers, Onions (Xoirino Kleftiko or Exohiko)
Juicy and full of flavors! Surprise your guests with this dish and let them wonder what is hidden inside these cute little pouches! Recipe image gallery:
Tiropita Strifti (Feta Cheese Pie with Homemade Phyllo)
The most easy and delicious feta cheese pie with some extra crispy homemade phyllo! It is very common in Greece to make homemade phyllo dough, but it requires a lot […]
Traditional Tiropita recipe (Greek cheese Pie with feta)
A delicious traditional Greek ‘Tiropita’ recipe suitable for every time of the day, as a main dish, starter or mid-day snack! To prepare this traditional tiropita recipe (Greek cheese pie) our […]
Homemade Greek Chicken Gyro recipe
Discover our very best recipe for the crispiest homemade chicken gyros with fluffy pita breads and tzatziki sauce. An authentic Greek street food that is known and loved around the world!
Authentic Greek Tzatziki sauce recipe (With Video)
Traditional Greek tzatziki sauce recipe. Find out how to prepare this cool and creamy sauce the traditional Greek way as served in the very best taverns!
Honey-glazed Greek Roast Lamb with Potatoes
The perfect recipe for one of the most popular Greek dishes, Greek roast lamb shank! Greeks love their lamb dishes and they love them well done. But never dry, rather […]
Feta Bouyiourdi recipe (Spicy Greek Baked Feta with Tomatoes)
Less is more! Made with only four ingredients, this baked feta recipe (feta bouyiourdi) is a very simple and delicious appetizer that will amaze you! Discover the secrets behind this amazing recipe here…
Greek style beef burgers
There’s nothing better than a well cooked burger! Try our healthy, tasty take on this popular dish that will bring the taste of the Aegean to your plate! And if […]