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!
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 Greek traditional vegetarian meze from the island of Tinos. Learn how to make these crispy and crunchy fennel fritters with this traditional recipe here.
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, nutty, and extra syrupy! Who doesn’t love a nice juicy piece of baklava? With my easy, four step recipe everyone will think you are a master chef! Enjoy!
For many years I have been wary of cooking octopus at home, even though I was a huge fan when visiting my local tavern, especially during the annual summer island hopping! That is until one day I just decided to get over my fears and give it a try!
A unique variation of the traditional Greek giouvetsi recipe that is just too good to miss out on! If you are a meatball fan, this recipe is made just for you!
Make your own homemade chicken souvlaki with fluffy pita bread and creamy tzatziki sauce with this easy to follow Greek chicken souvlaki recipe, now with my hands on video as […]
A super tasty and super easy feta cheese appetizer! An extraordinary combination of salty feta, crispy phyllo and sweet honey sauce, that will amaze you! This feta cheese appetizer is […]
Bring back memories from your Greek island holidays with this delicious Greek ouzo meze from the island of Santorini! Find out how to make this delicious dish to perfection here…
A traditional veggie dish from the island of Crete, perfect for a light dinner! The secret behind the perfect Ntakos is to use juicy, fresh, organic, on the vine tomatos […]
A traditional Greek Giouvetsi (youvetsi) recipe made with orzo pasta and a delicious tomato sauce. This is the perfect dish for your Sunday family dinner!
Imagine layers of juicy minced beef, sweet eggplants, and creamy béchamel sauce baked to perfection! This is greek Moussaka! Re-discover this truly authentic dish here…
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!
Tasty, easy and quick to make, this drunken meat stew (Mpekri or Bekri meze) is the perfect dish to share with friends over a glass of wine! Traditionally made with […]
The Best Greek Pastitsio recipe (Pastichio)! An authentic Greek Lasagna recipe to recreate this traditional delight just like my grandma used to make it! For the traditional pastitsio / pastichio recipe, layers of pasta, juicy minced beef and velvety béchamel sauce are baked together to create the ultimate Greek comfort food.
The traditional Greek salad recipe! Healthy, simple and absolutely delicious.. For the most delicious Greek salad, the secret is in the ingredients: find some juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumber, creamy feta cheese, good quality extra virgin olive oil and some tangy black olives and you are basically done!
Discover all the secrets behind the perfect Greek meatballs! Crispy, juicy and absolutely delicious, this dish commonly served as part of a meze platter with some creamy tzatziki sauce and pita breads as the ideal party/finger food!
Golden crispy perfection! Have a bite of this amazing Galaktoboureko and let its delicious syrup flow in your mouth! Galaktoboureko is a traditional Greek dessert made with layers of golden […]
Discover this amazing spanakopita recipe, a rich, traditional Greek savoury pie with a delicious spinach and feta filling, wrapped in golden-brown crispy phyllo. Time for some serious food envy!