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.
My favourite & recent recipes
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 […]
If you, like me, love food then you must be getting really annoyed when nutritionists and dieticians are instructing you to live on celery sticks or baby carrots as a […]
Discover the very best Mediterranean herbs and spices and tips and tricks on how to use them to their full potential! Go ahead. Add some unexpected flavors to your everyday dishes!
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.
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 […]
For all the chocolate lovers! Soft, moist and extra fudgy with a shiny slightly crackled crust.. A delicious and much healthier alternative to the traditional brownie recipes; a Mediterranean inspired chocolate brownie […]
Traditional Greek lemon potatoes recipe! Crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside with a delicious lemony flavor. Find out how bake them to perfection.
These lovely homemade burger buns will definitely become the talk of your next barbecue! If your hot and juicy hamburger needs a fluffy, soft and crispy companion, you have just […]
Nothing better than some juicy, tender, fall off the bone chicken.. Served with some crusty sourdough bread to mop up all that delicious sauce! Greek chicken casserole is a very […]
A hearty and delicious traditional Greek recipe, perfect for a cold winter’s day! Youvarlakia or giouvarlakia is a famous Greek meatball soup, full of Mediterranean flavors!
The traditional recipe for semolina based Greek halva is often referred as “1:2:3:4”, as it calls for one unit oil, two semolina, three sugar and four water. So simple! So if you are looking for a delicious no-dairy, no-butter and egg-free dessert, that’s the one
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 […]
If there’s nothing to eat in your fridge and by the end of the week you end up with a giant pile of rotten fruit and veggies ready for the compost […]
If, like me, you love food and have hungry mouths to feed when you get home after a long day at work you are always faced with a dilemma. Takeaway, […]
Creamy, extra cooling and with a crunchy bite! Ready in less than 10 minutes, this yogurt dessert is the perfect way to finish off a hearty meal. A light and smooth […]
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 […]
Traditional Greek Portokalopita recipe. Find out how to make this tasty Greek phyllo yogurt cake infused with the aromas of fresh oranges and cinnamon here.
Delicious, traditional Greek cookies recipe infused with orange zest and vanilla! The best part? Ready to bake in 10 minutes and ready to eat in less than 30!
Golden brown and extra crispy; whether used soaked with aromatic syrup for desserts, or filled with creamy, juicy fillings, phyllo dough always gives a rustic touch to our homemade pies […]
Try something different today. This extra healthy recipe is based on a combination of brown rice, chicken and fresh vegetables, so its ideal for a quick light mid-week dinner Why […]
Staying healthy, keeping our bodies in good shape and our mind in “sharp” state are three of the primary goals in life, Some History “We are what we eat” Hippokrates […]
With the festive season upon us there is nothing better than a perfectly made roast for that special family dinner! Read more as we uncover the best-kept secrets behind the perfect roast…
Feta cheese pizza – A unique Greek inspired pizza recipe! A unique Greek inspired feta cheese pizza recipe made with -what else- feta cheese! Have a bite and let the […]
Do you remember the first time you went trick-or-treating dressed up in your favorite costume? Your first haunted house? Haloween might not be big in Greece but its one of […]
Juicy and moist, there is nothing better than a homemade stuffed burger! A lot of recipes use bacon or yellow cheese for the stuffing but with this recipe we go […]
Ever since I remember baking, I always wondered whether I can make self raising flour bread. Conventional baking wisdom would dictate that you always need yeast and strong bread flour to make bread. But sometimes you just don’t have any laying around. So I made this amazing bread with only four ingredients and with its preparation lasting less than the walk to the nearby bakery store! Only 10 minutes!
Let me start by saying that I personally love cooking with olive oil! Whether fruity, bitter or pungent it is perfect for a smooth vinaigrette and always ads a nice […]
Feta cheese is a delicacy, fried, baked, used for stuffing, or accompanying a nice glass of white wine. But did you know it can provide substantial health benefits as well?
A delicious and relatively easy recipe for a Greek beef stew, perfect for a large family dinner! Discover all the secrets to make it to perfection!
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 […]
A traditional, creamy, healthy and delicious Greek lentil soup recipe. Discover how to prepare your lentil soup the traditional Greek way; with some fresh herbs, extra virgin olive oil, a splash of red wine vinegar and top with crumbled feta cheese!
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 […]
A delicious Greek bifteki (burgers) recipe topped with spicy feta cheese and a deliciously juicy grilled tomato! Some people, prefer their burgers neat, but Greeks enhance the flavor of their burgers (bifteki) with fresh herbs, like oregano, spearmint and parsley giving them a unique taste.
Try the fluffiest and crispiest cod fritters ever! Served with an amazing garlicky mashed-potato dip. Discover all the secrets behind this amazing dish here…
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!
The most delicious easy lunch recipe! We all know that a hearty lunch is the best way to keep your energy up and avoid late afternoon cravings. But its not […]
In a hurry? This awesome Strapatsada dish from Peloponnese is made in only 20 minutes and using four ingredients, perfect for a quick, light meal! If you’re like eggs, check […]
Extra crispy and extra tasty! Kontosouvli is an extra large pork souvlaki traditionally slow roasted on a spit over an open charcoal pit. But, I hear you say, its not […]
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, […]
The most yummy Greek chicken pie (Kotopita) with an amazingly moist filling, wrapped in crispy golden-brown phyllo dough! Savory pies are part of every Greek household and come into different […]
Our very best recipe for Kourampiedes! Traditionally made to celebrate Christmas, these sweet little butter cookies will definitely set you on a festive mood! Click here to discover the secrets behind this irresistible Christmas treat!
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 […]
The very best traditional Greek jam tart recipe! Find out how to make a delightful pasta flora using your favorite kind of jam and wake up the whole family with its amazing smell!
Juicy and full of flavors! Surprise your guests with this dish and let them wonder what is hidden inside these cute little pouches! Recipe image gallery:
There is nothing better than a perfectly cooked roast for a large family dinner. And this traditional Greek lemon chicken recipe never fails to impress! ‘Kotopoulo lemonato’ is a traditional […]
A mouthwatering chocolate and biscuit cake! Crunchy and creamy with an amazing praline chocolate ganache.. And ready in only 15 minutes, without using an electric mixer or an oven! Enjoy!
Simplicity is perfection! Ready in only 20 minutes, a delicious veggie pasta dish with aubergines and feta cheese, perfect for a light meal!
The most easy and delicious feta cheese pie with some extra crispy homemade phyllo! It is very common in Greece to make homemade phyllo dough, but it requires a lot […]
Our favorite fruit spoon sweet preserve! Sour cherry spoon sweet is probably the most popular preserve in Greece. Serve as a topping for dark chocolate ice cream and be amazed!