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 […]
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!
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 […]
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.
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!
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.
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 […]
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…
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!
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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…
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 […]
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Spice things up with this simple and extra tasty Greek feta cheese dip (tirokafteri)! A very rustic, ethnic Greek dish, great for every occasion. Tirokafteri is a Greek cheese dip/ […]
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 Portokalopita recipe. Find out how to make this tasty Greek phyllo yogurt cake infused with the aromas of fresh oranges and cinnamon here.
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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.
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!
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 […]
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:
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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!
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 […]
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…
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! Recipe image […]
Discover this traditional Greek kolokithokeftedes (zucchini/ courgette balls) recipe. Find out how to make this fried feta and courgette delight the authentic Cretan way.
Healthy and absolutely delicious! Try out this recipe with our creamy feta sauce on top and be amazed! Recipe image gallery:
A super tasty and super easy traditional dish from Cyclades islands! Froutalia can be made with a variety of ingredients, depending on the season: green beans, artichokes, onions, zucchini, etc. […]
An authentic Soutzoukakia recipe as introduced to the Greek cuisine in the beginning of the 20th century. These baked meatballs are infused with the aromas of cumin and soaked in a tasty and rich tomato sauce, making them the perfect comfort food!