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Vasilopita Recipe: Greek New Year’s Cake

The story of the Greek Orthodox custom of the Vasilopita with the lucky coin inside, begins in Asia Minor, and more specifically in the city of Caesarea in Cappadocia, more than 1600 years ago. Here's a recipe for Vasilopita,...

Homemade Authentic Greek Baklava Recipe

Here's an easy and authentic recipe to make the Greek favorite dessert Baklava. Ingredients PHYLLO DOUGH 16oz / 450gr BUTTER 14oz / 400gr GROUND CINNAMON 1tbsp GROUND CLOVE 1tsp WALNUTS 10oz / 300gr ALMONDS 4oz / 100gr For syrup SUGAR 21oz...

Recipe: Imam Baildi aka Greek Stuffed Eggplants

Here's a traditional recipe of Imam baildi, aka Greek stuffed eggplants, a Greek favorite dish. Try it with our favorite olive oil: https://goo.gl/AJgSH2 from Greek Heritage Foods. Ingredients; EGGPLANTS 4 ONIONS 2 GARLIC ½ clove TOMATO PASTE ½ tbs CHOPPED...

Chaniotiko Boureki: Cretan Veggie Pie recipe

Boureki is a delicious Cretan veggie pie and here is our traditional recipe on how to make it Ingredients POTATOES 35oz / 1kg ZUCCHINI 35oz / 1 kg TOMATOES 8oz / 250gr SPRING ONIONS 4pcs MIZITHRA 17oz / 500gr GRAVIERA 8oz / 250gr MINT PARSLEY OLIVE OIL EGGS 2 MILK 10fl...

Galaktoboureko: Greek Milk Pie Recipe

Here's a traditional recipe for the Greek dessert galaktoboureko, aka Greek milk pie. Syrup SUGAR 2lb/900gr WATER 14fl oz/400ml HONEY 1tbsp Boil for 3 minutes and let cool down. For the custard MILK 28fl oz/800ml CREAM 7fl oz/200ml SEMOLINA 3.5oz/100gr VANILLA ¼...

Tsoureki Rolls Recipe

Tsoureki Rolls, the raisins and cinammon filled Greek sweet bread rolls are usually prepared in Greece for Easter, but are great throughout the year. Here's the recipe: Ingredients; for the bread; • MILK 500 ml / 17 fl oz • YEAST POWDER 30...

Tsoureki: Greek Sweet Bread Recipe

Tsoureki, the Greek sweet bread is a favorite delicacy throughout the Christmas and Easter holidays in Greece. Here's our recipe: In a mixer: 6 eggs and 110z/310gr sugar -Mix for 8 minutes Add: 2 tsp of Mahlepi and ½ tsp trimmed Mastiha -Mix for...

Melomakarona – Greek Christmas Cookies

For the dough In a mixer add 350 ml water, 350ml olive oil, 50gr butter, 50ml honey και 50ml raki - mix for one minute. In a cup of orange juice (125ml), add 15gr baking soda, stir and place in the mixer. Mix for...

Recipe: Kourabiedes – Greek Christmas Sugar Cookies

In a mixer add butter (600gr), powdered sugar (100gr), and mix for 3 minutes. In a cup with raki or vodka (25ml), add baking soda (15gr), vanilla (10 gr) stir and place in the mixer. Then slowly add pastry flour (1kg)...

Greek Gardoumbakia: Mini Kokoretsi Recipe

Greek gardoumbes, or gardoumbakia, are pieces of lamb organ meat wrapped in lamb intestines. It is a traditional Greek delicacy usually served on Easter. Here's the recipe: Ingredients; for the gardoumbakia; • LAMB INTESTINES (1 lb - 454 gr) • LAMB LIVERS AND...

Greek Dakos Cheesecake Recipe

Try this Dakos Greek Cheesecake recipe for a unique cheesecake that will pleasantly surprise you and your guests. Ingredients for the base; DAKOS RUSK (kritharokoulouro) 60gr/ 2,1oz ORDINARY RUSKS (with no sugar) 30gr/ 1,05oz SALTY BISCUITS 50gr/ 1,76oz OLIVE OIL 2tbs ...

Recipe: Zuchini Fritters Filled with Halloumi Cheese

These Greek Zucchini Fritters recipe filled with halloumi cheese will be a hit on the table and a great appetiser for your special occasion or simply for a casual get together. Ingredients For the zuchini fritters zuchini 3 chaloumi cheese 200gr/...

Kalitsounia: Sweet Cretan Pastries Recipe

Kalitsounia is an amazing cheese-filled sweet pastry traditionally made on the Greek island of Crete. Here's our authentic recipe: For the filling: • SWEET MIZITHRA OR ANTHOTIROS 3oz, 900gr • 3 EGGS • ¼ tsp VANILA • SUGAR 7oz, 200gr • ½ tsp CINNAMON MIX FOR...

Chocolate Dipped Melomakarona Recipe

A spin of the traditional Melomakarona, the chocolate filled Greek Christmas cookies are a great dessert for the holiday meals. In a bowl • WATER 17 fl oz , 500ml • SUGAR 3lb , 800gr • HONEY 5 fl oz, 150ml • 1 CINNAMON...

Pastitsio Recipe, aka Greek Oven-Baked Pasta

Pastitsio is a traditional and famous Greek pasta dish topped with ground beef and bechamel sauce. Ingredients For the minced meat 21 oz / 600 gr ground beef 2 onions finely chopped 2 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 carrot 1 can chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp tomato paste 1...