If you love the taste of halloumi cheese, you’ll be pleased to know that you can cook it in various ways in no time! From pan fried halloumi to grilled […]
Greek Appetizer or meze recipes
Browse through our full collection of delicious Greek appetizers or “mezedes”. Discover all the mouthwatering Greek appetizer recipes done the traditional way. From tzatziki and spinach pie to regional recipes like Talatouri, this category got you covered to pick the perfect appetizers for you!
Imam Bayildi recipe
Imam Bayildi (stuffed eggplants) is a simple, delicious vegan dish, packed with so much flavor! An amazing combination of fresh aubergines stuffed with a juicy tomato based filling, caramelised onions, […]
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 […]
Feta Saganaki (Pan fried Feta cheese)
Tangy feta cheese melting inside an extra crispy coating and finished with a touch of lemon! A super quick and easy Greek feta saganaki recipe to impress your guests and […]
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.
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…
Greek Style 15 Minute Pita Pizza Recipe!
A unique Greek inspired pita pizza recipe made with pita bread base! Made in only 15 minutes this is the perfect mid week snack or supper! So go ahead, put that delivery menu down and amaze your friends and family with this super easy pita pizza recipe.
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!
3 Easy, Delicious Homemade Hummus Recipes
Discover how to make your own hummus dip with these three delicious, 10 minute recipes! Commercial hummus dip is available almost everywhere, however as we all know, nothing compares to homemade! That’s why I’ve put together a collection of my top three, super easy hummus recipes for you to prepare this delicious dip to perfection!
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!
Crispy Fried Calamari recipe (Kalamarakia Tiganita)
Crispy and perfectly seasoned fried calamari (kalamarakia tiganita) recipe! A favourite Greek meze that is served in every fish tavern (Psarotaverna) and you should really give it a try at […]
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 […]
Fluffiest Potato Balls Recipe! (Patatokeftedes)
These lovely homemade potato balls will definitely become the talk of your next party! Fluffy on the inside and with a wonderful golden brown crust on the outside, these mashed […]
Taramasalata recipe (Greek Fish Roe dip or Taramosalata)
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!
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 […]
Skordalia recipe (Traditional Greek Potato and Garlic dip)
If you love garlic, then you have to try this amazing traditional Greek skordalia recipe! A rich and hearty Greek potato dip, which takes its name by the basic ingredient used to prepare it and is of course skordo=garlic.
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 Greek Leek Pie recipe (Prasopita)
Discover this traditional Greek leek pie recipe (prasopita) with homemade phyllo for you to recreate this delicious vegetarian delight from scratch!
Puff Pastry Parcels recipe stuffed with Caramelised Apples and Pork Sausages
The ultimate Christmas puff pastry parcels recipe! Sweet caramelised apples, cheese, eggs and minced herby sausages, wrapped around crispy and buttery puff pastry.. These delicious puff pastry parcels are like no other!
Fried Bread stuffed with Feta Cheese (Tiganopsomo)
Delicious round packets of golden fried dough, wrapped around a rich, melting feta cheese filling.. The perfect starter for any time of the day, any day of the week! Discover how to make the perfect Tiganopsomo (fried bread) here…
Crispiest oven-baked Chicken Fingers in Amazing Yogurt Crust
Crispy on the outside, juicy and tender on the inside with a thick golden brown yogurt crust, these are the perfect chicken fingers! The perfect party food for the Christmas holidays!
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!
Yogurt Balls with fresh Herbs
Cool, creamy and full of flavors! These refreshing little yogurt balls will become your favorite light snack! Try them with a drizzle of extra virgin olive and some cherry tomatoes or as a spread on top of salty crackers. Enjoy!
Authentic Greek Fava recipe (Yellow Split Peas Puree)
If you’ve been looking for a fava recipe that actually tastes like the one served in Greece, then you have to try this authentic Greek fava recipe! This is my delicious […]
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.
Extra Melty Fried Cheese Ball recipe! (Tirokroketes)
Get the party started with this amazing Greek-style fried cheese ball recipe! Melting, oozing on the inside and with a wonderful golden brown crust on the outside, this fried cheese […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kataifi Dough Pie with Cheese and Bechamel sauce
The most delicious and unique pie, with an amazingly creamy filling, wrapped in crispy golden brown kataifi dough! Prepare it for a dinner party and amaze your guests with it’s […]
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!
Chickpea Fritters recipe (Revithokeftedes)
Revithokeftedes (Greek chickpea fritters) is a very healthy and delicious appetizer from the island of Sifnos! In Greece these delicious revithokeftedes are usually served as part of a meze platter, […]
Potato Salad (Greek Patatosalata)
Creamy and filling, perfect for a light meal! The ideal combo for some juicy grilled meat! Other delicious Greek salads If you love my salad, then you’ll also love my […]
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) […]
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!
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…
Traditional Greek Kolokithokeftedes (Fried Zucchini/Courgette Balls) Recipe
Discover this traditional Greek kolokithokeftedes (zucchini/ courgette balls) recipe. Find out how to make this fried feta and courgette delight the authentic Cretan way.
Phyllo-dough Rolls with Feta Cheese and Peppers Recipe
Discover this amazing crunchy, buttery, phyllo and feta cheese rolls recipe, perfect as an appetiser or side dish for a hearty family meal! And remember, make a few extra! Your loved ones will be coming back for more!
Mussels Saganaki recipe (Greek Midia Saganaki)
If you have ever been to Greece you can’t have missed out on this delicious Greek appetizer, served in every Psarotaverna (fish tavern)! This is a very easy Mussels saganaki […]
Froutalia recipe (Greek Omelette with Sausages and Potatoes)
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. […]
Tinos Fennel Fritters recipe (Greek Marathokeftedes)
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.
Melitzanosalata recipe (Traditional Greek Eggplant dip)
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…
Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)
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!
Feta cheese wrapped with Phyllo, Honey and Sesame seeds
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 […]
Tomatokeftedes (Fried Santorini tomato balls / tomato fritters)
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…
Traditional Cretan Ntakos / Dakos recipe (Rusks with tomatoes and feta cheese)
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 […]