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Greek Christmas Recipes

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...

Ten Dishes to Add 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 the necessary ingredients to make Christmas one of the most important celebrations in the Orthodox Calendar. As with any...

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)...

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...