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

    Serves: 10 (60 pieces)

    Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

    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!

  • Kataifi Dough Pie with Cheese and Bechamel sauce
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    Kataifi Dough Pie with Cheese and Bechamel sauce

    Serves: 8

    Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

    Difficulty: Advanced

    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 […]

  • 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.

  • Tomatokeftedes (Fried Santorini tomato balls / tomato fritters)
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    Tomatokeftedes (Fried Santorini tomato balls / tomato fritters)

    Serves: 4-6

    Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    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…

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

Greek Dolmades recipe (Stuffed Vine/ Grape Leaves Dolmathes)

Serves: 10 (60 pieces)

Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

Kataifi Dough Pie with Cheese and Bechamel sauce

Kataifi Dough Pie with Cheese and Bechamel sauce

Serves: 8

Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Difficulty: Advanced

Traditional Greek Kolokithokeftedes (Fried Zucchini/Courgette Balls) Recipe

Traditional Greek Kolokithokeftedes (Fried Zucchini/Courgette Balls) Recipe

Serves: 8-10

Time: 50 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Tomatokeftedes (Fried Santorini tomato balls / tomato fritters)

Tomatokeftedes (Fried Santorini tomato balls / tomato fritters)

Serves: 4-6

Time: 1 hour 15 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

Tinos Fennel Fritters recipe (Greek Marathokeftedes)

Tinos Fennel Fritters recipe (Greek Marathokeftedes)

Serves: 4-6

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

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.

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Melitzanosalata recipe (Traditional Greek Eggplant dip)

Melitzanosalata recipe (Traditional Greek Eggplant dip)

Serves: 8

Time: 60 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

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…

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Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)

Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)

Serves: 4

Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

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!

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Phyllo-wrapped Feta cheese appetizer with Honey and Sesame seeds

Phyllo-wrapped Feta cheese appetizer with Honey and Sesame seeds

Serves: 4-8

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

A super tasty and super easy cheese appetizer! An extraordinary combination of spicy feta, crispy phyllo and sour-sweet honey sauce, that will amaze you! This feta cheese appetizer is a […]

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Tomatokeftedes (Fried Santorini tomato balls / tomato fritters)

Tomatokeftedes (Fried Santorini tomato balls / tomato fritters)

Serves: 4-6

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

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…

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Traditional Cretan Ntakos / Dakos recipe (Rusks with tomatoes and feta cheese)

Traditional Cretan Ntakos / Dakos recipe (Rusks with tomatoes and feta cheese)

Serves: 4

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

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 […]

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Greek Stuffed Peppers with Feta Cheese Recipe

Greek Stuffed Peppers with Feta Cheese Recipe

Serves: 6-8

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

A traditional Greek stuffed peppers with feta cheese recipe! The tanginess of strong, traditional Greek feta cheese combined with the sweetness of Romano peppers make for an extraordinary culinary combination! Follow this traditional Greek peppers stuffed with feta cheese recipe and transport yourself to your favourite Greek taverna!

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Greek Meatballs recipe (Keftedes/ Keftethes)

Greek Meatballs recipe (Keftedes/ Keftethes)

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Posted: May 13, 2013

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!

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