A delicious Greek semolina cake recipe (samali) infused with the aromas and blends of mastic and garnished with a lemon and rosewater scented syrup! Samali is a traditional Greek dessert which falls under the category of ‘Siropiasta’, which means syrupy Greek desserts. Discover all the secrets behind this delicious dessert here…
My favourite & recent recipes
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!
An absolutely delicious watermelon feta salad recipe! Watermelon is with no doubt the fruit of the summer and this refreshing combination of juicy, chilled slices of watermelon and salty, creamy feta cheese make for a Greek salad summer favourite! Discover all the secrets behind this sweet and salty delight here…
An absolutely delicious Ekmek Kataifi recipe! Discover how to make this traditional Ekmek dish to perfection with my extensive list of hints and tips and detailed preparation photos! Go ahead, indulge yourself!
A delicious traditional Greek Lamb Kebab recipe! These lovely homemade Kebabs will definitely become the talk of your next barbecue! And the best part? Made in only 20 minutes! Discover how to make them to perfection here.
Who doesn’t love brownies? Soft, moist and extra fudgy with a shiny slightly crackled crust. A homemade goodness for the whole family. And with this recipe you can enjoy them […]
Discover all the secrets behind the very best Greek lamb chops with this traditional Greek recipe! Greek lamb chops (paidakia) are a staple dish at most Greek tavernas, where the chops are slow cooked over an open charcoal pit for that extra smokey flavor.
Discover how to make your own tahini paste with this super simple, two step homemade tahini recipe and save quite a bit of money too! Read more about this amazing superfood here…
A traditional Greek Magiritsa recipe (Greek easter soup) only for the lovers of the authentic Greek cuisine! Magiritsa is a unique and controversial Greek soup made from lamb offal and romaine […]
The fluffiest and crunchiest Greek Easter cookies (koulourakia) you have ever tasted! These sweet little Greek Easter cookies are super quick to bake, so much fun to make and highly […]
Who doesn’t love this ultimate classic dessert? The flaky crust, the scrumptious juicy filling.. A homemade goodness for the whole family! So the idea of a Lenten apple pie, with no […]
Greek honey puffs are little bites of heaven! An amazing Greek dessert that despite being an indulgent delight still complies with the dietary instructions of the Lenten season! These traditional […]
The traditional Greek octopus stifado recipe! We all know and love the classic Greek rabbit or beef stifado, but this very easy and simple to prepare octopus stew is the perfect […]
The most moist and rich Lenten chocolate cake that despite being an indulgent delight still complies with the dietary instructions of the Lenten season! If you have ever tried making […]
If you just love potatoes this rustic Greek potato stew is a definite must try! This classic Greek potato stew recipe (Patates Yahni) is the brightest example of how Greek cuisine takes […]
A traditional Greek sesame seed bread rings recipe! If you’ve ever found yourself walking the streets of Athens or Thessalonikis then you can’t have missed on all the street vendors selling these popular sesame koulouria! Discover how to make your own with this original recipe here!
Take your taste buds to the refreshing flavours of the Mediterranean with every bite of this colourful Greek pasta salad dish! A delicious twist on the traditional Greek salad recipe, […]
Simplicity is perfection! This amazing traditional briam recipe (Greek roast vegetables) is the brightest example of how Greek cuisine takes the simplest ingredients and with literally no effort transforms them into a finger licking dish! Discover all the secrets behind this traditional delight here…
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 […]
Dying the Easter eggs is the brightest symbol of Greek Easter and making these vibrant and colourful Greek Easter eggs every year on Holy Thursday, always makes me realise that […]
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 […]
Let me start by saying that it’s a shame that Lagana is only eaten once a year! Lagana is a delicious Greek flat-bread, which is very similar to focaccia and is […]
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 […]
Golden, crispy and amazingly moist! Kataifi is a delicious dessert which like baklava is very popular among Greek, Turkish and Middle Eastern nations. An amazing dessert made with roughly chopped walnuts (and […]
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!
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!
A traditional Greek Easter Bread (tsoureki) recipe! Making your own tsoureki can be challenging even for the experienced cooks, but experience has shown me, that it’s all about having the right recipe. Go ahead, find out all the secrets to make it to perfection!
A unique Greek inspired muffin recipe made with aromatic tsoureki dough! Tsoureki is a very popular Greek sweet bread, which texture resembles a brioche, only much better! If you haven’t tried Greek tsoureki before, then you are certainly missing out!
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 […]
A super healthy and delicious traditional Greek spinach and rice recipe! Spanakorizo (which is translated as spinach and rice) is a classic Greek vegetarian dish which can be served as […]
A delicious Greek yogurt cake recipe, infused with the aromas and blends of oranges and lemons and garnished with a cognac scented syrup! Greek yogurt / yoghurt cake (yiaourtopita) is […]
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.
Homely, comforting and extra creamy! Greek rice pudding (rizogalo) is a no butter, egg-free traditional Greek recipe, which looks more like a thick custard than a pudding and is flavored […]
Hearty, healthy and bursting with fresh and vibrant colors and flavors. This traditional Greek green beans recipe (Fasolakia giaxni) will certainly amaze you! Green beans, sweet onions and fresh, juicy […]
Is it a chocolate mousse, is it a chocolate cheese cake? You won’t really know, until you’ve tasted it! For all the chocolate lovers out there we have prepared a […]
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!
I can imagine of nothing better than a rustic and homely Greek bean soup (fasolada) for a cold winter’s day. Healthy, simple and extra comforting, fasolada is with no doubt the national Greek dish! This is the authentic recipe for Greek bean soup, a trademark dish that has nourished generations!
Discover this traditional Greek leek pie recipe (prasopita) with homemade phyllo for you to recreate this delicious vegetarian delight from scratch!
Although the basic Greek Avgolemono recipe is relatively simple, experience has shown me that it can be really tricky. If you have ever tried making your own Avgolemono (egg lemon […]
This is a recipe for all the chocolate lovers out there! Think of the signature fluffy and moist walnut cake infused with a cinnamon and clove syrup and covered with a crispy, thick chocolate glaze. Simply mouthwatering! Discover this little sin here.
Crispy, golden, buttery phyllo triangles soaked in syrup and filled with the most rich and creamy custard. This is a relatively easy, ‘homely’ version of the recipe of the so-called […]
There is nothing better than a homemade pie, made with homemade phyllo! Crunchy, buttery, full of flavours, well made phyllo can transform your favorite pie but is notoriously difficult to make. I have put together my favorite phyllo recipe with step by step instructions to help you succeed on your very first attempt!
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!
The very best Pork Fricassee recipe, made in the traditional Greek way! Perfect as part of your Christmas day dinner! Discover the traditions, customs and secret ingredients behind this traditional recipe here.
Discover how to make the perfect Greek style Macaroon! Three ingredients, 5 minutes prep, 30 amazing cookies! This Almond Cookies recipe (ergolavi) is the Greek version of macaroon, only much easier!
Have you ever thought that you can have a giouvetsi in less than 30 minutes? This easy chicken recipe with orzo pasta is a delicious variation of the classic giouvetsi; the next best thing for when you are in a hurry! Find out how to make it here.
The healthiest and super delicious raisin bread recipe you’ve ever tried! Whole-wheat flour, honey instead of sugar and only 1/2 egg and a knob of butter for eight hearty portions.. The perfect healthy snack for you and your family. Enjoy!
Discover how to make the perfect chocolate souffle wrapped in little baklava pouches with this unique recipe! The most rich, melting chocolate filling, wrapped in golden brown crispy phyllo, layered with chopped nuts and sprinkled with melted butter…
Nothing says “weekend” like the smell of homemade pancakes! Some Greeks believe the popular breakfast dish ‘tiganites’ was the first documented pancake in the world. I don’t really know if it was the first, but it surely is the easiest! Discover this amazing breakfast recipe here…
The perfect potato gratin recipe! Imagine luscious layers of the most creamy béchamel-based sauce, sweet caramelised onions, tangy and salty feta cheese and tender potatoes, topped with crispy bacon and Parmesan cheese..