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Traditional Recipe for the Greek Sweet Bread Tsoureki

Tsoureki, or Greek sweet bread, is a favorite delicacy throughout the Christmas and Easter holidays in Greece. This traditional recipe for Tsoureki includes all of the beloved holiday flavors Greeks love. Tsoureki (τσουρέκι in Greek) is the traditional sweet yeast...

Recipe for Galaktoboureko, or Greek Custard Pie

Here's a traditional recipe for the Greek dessert galaktoboureko, aka Greek milk, or custard, pie. Greece is known around the world for its delicious cuisine, and Greek desserts are no exception to this rule. Classic flavors such as orange, cinnamon,...

Homemade Authentic Greek Baklava Recipe

Here's an easy and authentic recipe to make the Greeks' all-time favorite dessert, Baklava. Baklavas, or baklava, is likely one of the most famous, yet controversial, Greek desserts. The delicious sweet is made from crispy layers of phyllo dough filled...

Three Tasty Greek Yogurt Recipes to Try at Home

Treats made from Greek yogurt can add an interesting and tasty dimension. Once hard to come by outside of Greece, the country’s famed yogurt is now available in hundreds of flavors and varieties in supermarkets around the world. And that’s only understandable,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...