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Greek Christmas Recipes

Ten Dishes to Add That Greek Flavor to Your Christmas Dinner

Greece is a country with deep religious traditions, a strong sense of family, and a very festive spirit. And those are all the necessary ingredients to make Christmas one of the most important celebrations of the year. As with any...

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...

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...

5 Must Taste Greek Christmas Recipes

Christmas in Greece is not as religiously oriented as Easter, but it includes a two-week holiday, with children away from school, exchanging of presents between loved ones, sweets and various dishes of supreme taste enhancing the festive mood, and...