• Traditional Greek Kolokithokeftedes (Fried Zucchini/Courgette Balls) Recipe
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    Traditional Greek Kolokithokeftedes (Fried Zucchini/Courgette Balls) Recipe

    Serves: 8-10

    Time: 50 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Discover this traditional Greek kolokithokeftedes (zucchini/ courgette balls) recipe. Find out how to make this fried feta and courgette delight the authentic Cretan way.

  • Fried Feta with Honey and Sesame Seeds
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    Fried Feta with Honey and Sesame Seeds Recipe

    Serves: 6

    Time: 10 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    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-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)
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    Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)

    Serves: 4

    Time: 1 hour

    Difficulty: Beginner

    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!

  • Mini Spanakopita Triangles Recipe (Spanakopitakia / Greek spinach triangles)
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    Mini Spanakopita Triangles Recipe (Spanakopitakia / Greek spinach triangles)

    Serves: 18 triangles

    Time: 40 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    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…

Traditional Greek Kolokithokeftedes (Fried Zucchini/Courgette Balls) Recipe

Traditional Greek Kolokithokeftedes (Fried Zucchini/Courgette Balls) Recipe

Serves: 8-10

Time: 50 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Fried Feta with Honey and Sesame Seeds

Fried Feta with Honey and Sesame Seeds Recipe

Serves: 6

Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)

Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)

Serves: 4

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner

Mini Spanakopita Triangles Recipe (Spanakopitakia / Greek spinach triangles)

Mini Spanakopita Triangles Recipe (Spanakopitakia / Greek spinach triangles)

Serves: 18 triangles

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

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!



Greek Appetizer or meze recipes

Crispy Fried Zucchini - Courgette recipe (Greek Kolokithakia tiganita)

Crispy Fried Zucchini – Courgette Fritters Recipe (Greek Kolokithakia tiganita)

Serves: 5-6

Time: 30 minutes (plus fridge time)

Difficulty: Beginner

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!

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Crispy Fried Calamari recipe (Kalamarakia Tiganita)

Crispy Fried Calamari recipe (Kalamarakia Tiganita)

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Posted: March 1, 2014

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 […]

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Traditional Zucchini pie recipe with Feta cheese (Greek Kolokithopita)

Traditional Zucchini pie recipe with Feta cheese (Greek Kolokithopita)

Serves: 8-10

Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

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 […]

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Fluffiest Potato Balls Recipe! (Patatokeftedes)

Fluffiest Potato Balls Recipe! (Patatokeftedes)

Serves: 5-6 (25 potato balls)

Time: 50 minutes (plus 2-3 hours fridge time)

Difficulty: Beginner

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 […]

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Taramosalata recipe (Greek Fish Roe dip)

Taramasalata recipe (Greek Fish Roe dip or Taramosalata)

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Posted: February 6, 2014

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!

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

Greek Dolmades recipe (Stuffed Vine/ Grape Leaves Dolmathes)

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Posted: February 6, 2014

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!

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Tiropitakia recipe (Greek Feta Cheese Triangles)

Greek Feta Cheese Triangles Recipe (Tiropitakia)

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Posted: January 31, 2014

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 […]

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Greek Skordalia recipe (Potato and Garlic dip)

Skordalia recipe (Traditional Greek Potato and Garlic dip)

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Posted: January 23, 2014

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.

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