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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!

Greek Dolmades recipe (Dolmathes) - Stuffed Grape/ vine Leaves with rice

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!

Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries (Kalitsounia)

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.