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Homemade Authentic Greek Baklava Recipe

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

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. That’s only understandable since...

Recipe: Galaktoboureko, the Most Beloved Greek Dessert

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,...

Greek Yogurt Pancakes: Favorite Breakfast Gets Healthy Makeover

Fluffy pancakes can switch high sugar - high cholesterol toppings such as butter, bacon or maple syrup for Greek style yogurt as a more balanced nutritious alternative.

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,...

Melomakarona – The Quintessential Greek Christmas Cookie

Melomakarona are some of the most beloved of all Greek cookies. Made with olive oil, flour, honey, and citrus, melomakarona are much healthier than most holiday treats. The addition of cinnamon and walnuts makes the cookies irresistible. Today's melomakarona contain...

Recipe for Kourabiedes, Greece’s Christmastime Shortbread Cookies

Kourabiedes are some of the most famous Greek Christmas cookies. They are a kind of shortbread cookie, perfectly sweet and satisfying, filled with almonds and topped with powdered sugar. Depending on the region, Greek kourabiedes can also have a splash...

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: 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...

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...