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Classic Greek Moussaka With Eggplant
A classic Greek Moussaka recipe made by layering eggplant with a spiced meat filling and topping it off with a delicious creamy bechamel sauce which is baked to golden perfection.
How to Roast a Whole Lamb on the Spit - Step by...
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.
It's All Greek: 20 Classic Recipes You'll Love
These are the iconic Greek dishes that Greek food enthusiasts know and love. A great way to sample a variety of the fabulous flavors of traditional Greek cooking.
All about Ouzo: The Spirit of Greece
Greek Ouzo - All About Greek Ouzo's Origin, Taste, Serving Suggestions,and Culture
How to Make Greek Coffee
Learn how to make Greek coffee in easy steps with photos. Greek coffee is brewed thick and the grounds are poured into the cup along with the coffee. These steps will help you make the perfect cup to serve with pastries and desserts, or simply with a glass of cold water.
How to Make Classic Greek Tzatziki Sauce
Cool and creamy this tangy cucumber dip flavored with garlic is the perfect compliment to grilled meat and vegetables. Serve with plenty of pita triangles for dipping.
How to Roll the Perfect Stuffed Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.
The Best Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie With...
A delicious phyllo pie made with spinach and feta cheese, Spanakopita is a classic Greek favorite that will work as an appetizer, side dish or even a light lunch or dinner.
How to Prepare Homemade Phyllo Dough
Phyllo dough is easy to make, and the difference in taste when using it to make sweet and savory pies (pitas) is worth learning how.
Start with Fresh Grape Leaves
If you have access to grapevines – in a vineyard, on a grape arbor, or growing wild – you have a treasure trove of taste at hand! Learn how to use them fresh from the vine or store them for future use.
Try Pastitsio: Baked Pasta with Meat and...
Pastitsio consists of luscious layers of seasoned ground beef, pasta, and a creamy bechamel sauce baked to perfection. This is Greek comfort food at its finest.
Watermelon & Feta Salad
This is a delightful summer salad of watermelon, feta cheese, thin slices of red onion, and balsamic vinegar.
Turn Ordinary Sugar Into Real Confectioner's...
Whether you run out, or just need a cup or two, making confectioner's sugar is a simple matter in the blender.
3-Minute Recipe for Delicious Fried Halloumi...
Halloumi is a fabulous cheese from Cyprus and a favorite in Greek cooking. A quick and easy recipe for fried halloumi.
A Delicious Grilled Pork Souvlaki Recipe
Souvlaki is part of the Greek experience. By far the most popular “fast” food in Greece, they are relatively inexpensive lunch or dinner.
Dolmathakia me Kima: Stuffed Grape Leaves with...
There are many variations on recipes for dolmathakia (small dolmades), but this is one of my favorites using dill and mint. It calls for ground beef and rice, and can be served with a sauce or without.
Make Dolmathakia: Stuffed Grape Leaves with...
Tender grape leaves are used to wrap little parcels stuffed with rice, pine nuts, and fresh herbs. A great vegetarian appetizer, these can be served cold or at room temperature.
How to Prepare Horiatiki Salata: Traditional...
This classic Greek salad relies heavily on the ripest and most aromatic tomatoes and has become world-popular, a staple in almost any Greek restaurant.
Make Greek-Style Lemon Garlic Chicken with...
Chicken and potatoes baked with lemon, garlic, and oregano. This is an easy recipe that produces fabulous results every time.
10 Quick and Easy Greek Appetizers
A selection of quick and easy appetizers and mezethes to serve to unexpected guests, or when other food plans fall through. Hot and cold dishes to create a festive and welcoming atmosphere.
25 Must-Try Greek Recipes
From simple grilled foods and vegetable dishes to rich layered casseroles and delicate pastries, Greek food is a wonderful mix of dishes that appeal to all tastes. The traditions of healthy country cooking have been expanded over the centuries, and today, Greece is famous for a diverse range of family meals, holiday foods, and elaborate presentation dishes.
Make Taramosalata (Carp Roe Spread) in Just 15...
Tarama is a type of caviar that is used to make this tasty spread called Taramosalata. The salty roe is lightened up with bread and olive oil and a hint of lemon juice to make a classic Greek appetizer.
Ouzo Cocktail Recipes
Ouzo is generally served alone or with ice and water, however it is also an ingredient in several cocktails. Here are some cocktail recipes using ouzo. Page 3.
Make Delicious Revani: Greek Semolina Cake with...
A moist and flavorful semolina cake with a sweet syrup flavored with orange zest. This recipe for Revani (also spelled Ravani) is sure to please your dessert lovers.
5 Ways to Cure Your Own Olives
Greek olives are known the world over for their variety, flavors, and colors. Learn about the methods of home curing.
How to Make Htapothi sti Skhara: Flame-Grilled...
Octopus grilled over an open flame is a Greek classic, and a favorite meze to serve with ouzo and wine.
Make Decadent Galaktoboureko: Greek Custard Pie...
Impossible to resist, this custard pie called Galaktoboureko is one of the all-time favorite Greek desserts. A creamy custard filling is baked in flaky phyllo dough and then bathed in a delicious syrup.
How to Seed a Cucumber
Learn how to remove the seeds from a cucumber in step-by-step photos.
Classic, Restaurant-Quality Greek Egg-Lemon...
Chicken Soup Avgolemono is perhaps the most iconic of all Greek soups. It’s on the menu at every Greek restaurant or diner and you’ll find it as the first course at most Greek holiday celebrations.
How to Make Greek Frappe Coffee
This drink is so popular in Greece that many homes have soda fountain-type drink mixers in order to make it even easier. Here's how to make this version of iced coffee by hand.
Top 10 Greek Recipes Of 2014 So Far
Covering the top 10 Greek recipes this far of 2014. Learn to make things like tzatziki, moussaka, pastitsio, dolmathes, and more!
How To Defrost and Prepare Frozen Squid...
Frozen squid is much more readily available than fresh in many markets. Here's what you need to know about defrosting and preparing frozen squid for cooking.
A Meatless Moussaka the Whole Family Will Love
A lighter take on classic Greek fare, this Vegetarian Moussaka recipe keeps enough of the traditional flavors to satisfy Greek food fans even without the heavier ground meat sauce.
12 Fabulous Ways to Use Feta
Probably best known as the crowning touch to a Greek salad, feta cheese is wonderfully versatile and can be used in many different ways in a variety of dishes.
Make Tasty Patates sto Fourno: Oven-Roasted...
These Greek potatoes are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The oven-roasted, Greek-style dish is the perfect side to practically any meal.
Patatosalata: Potato Salad
This potato salad has a traditional oil-lemon dressing. Delicious, easy, and quick, it brings potatoes to the table in a new way.
Make Delicious Greek Salad Dressing in 5 Minutes
This basic recipe for Greek salad dressing, which can be used on Maroulosalata, a salad with Romaine lettuce, spring onions and fresh dill, uses oil and vinegar and is quick and easy.
Make Phyllo Sheets with a Pasta Machine
This is the pasta machine I use to roll out phyllo dough. It's very simple and clamps to a table or work
How to Make an Authentic Greek Gyro Sandwich or...
Make Greek gyro at home without an upright rotisserie grill. This homemade version of pork gyro includes most of the elements that make professionally-made Greek gyros so fabulous.
Greek Rice Pudding
This Greek recipe pudding recipe will have everyone asking for seconds. Made using Arborio rice, it's thick and sweet, served cold, and a staple in Greek desserts.
Tzatziki Recipe | Greek Cucumber Yogurt Dip
Greek tzatziki is a staple within the foods of Greece. A delicious cucumber yogurt dip, it adds a cool and refreshing flavor boost to many different dishes.
Unbelievably Simple Pan-Seared Greek Cheese...
In Greek: σαγανάκι (pronounced sah-ghah-NAH-kee) Saganaki dishes take their name from the pan in which
Make Yemista: Stuffed Tomatoes with Rice and...
The quintessential summer food, this recipe for stuffed tomatoes with rice and ground beef is ideal for summer entertaining. Make them the day ahead and simply reheat for serving.
How to Make Delicious Hummus with Tahini in 5...
This dip is a delicious appetizer and a favorite with regional differences in this part of the world. It's quick to make, no cooking involved, and it's vegan- and vegetarian-friendly. Chickpeas and tahini are combined with olive oil, lemon juices, spices and herbs.
Make Baklava: The Classic Phyllo Pastry with...
An all-time favorite Greek pastry that comes in many different varieties. This version includes walnuts and almonds.
Make Crowd-Pleasing Tiropites: Phyllo Cheese...
Delicious packets of crisp phyllo pastry wrapped around a savory cheese filling. Enjoy these Greek Phyllo Cheese Triangles at your next gathering.
Favorite Greek Finger Foods
Greeks love to sit around a table of small plates of delicious food, sharing the food and good company. Here are some appetizer and mezethes that require no utensils. Just grab and enjoy!
A Full List of the Various Foods Enjoyed by...
Ancient Greek foods were similar to the foods we know today, except that the variety was limited. Learn about ancient Greek foods.
What You Need to Know about Buying and Storing...
Feta is a very popular cheese used as a table cheese, in pastries, and in cooked dishes. It adds a classic Greek taste to any meal. Let's go shopping for Greek feta and learn how to store it.
How to Roll Out Phyllo with a Rolling Pin
Whether you make homemade phyllo or buy a thick type of phyllo known as sfoliata that can be rolled out with a rolling pin like any other dough, except that it needs to be a lot thinner than most. Take a look at how it's done in photos.
Learn to Make Authentic Greek Yogurt Like a Pro
This recipe is for full fat sheep or cow's milk yogurt made the traditional way, without a yogurt maker. It's a very simple recipe with two ingredients.
No-Fuss Recipe for Horta Vrasta, Boiled Leafy...
A delicious and healthy side dish, horta vrasta or boiled greens are a staple in any Greek household.
Besamel: Basic Greek Bechamel
This is the basic recipe for the medium-thick white sauce used in Greek recipes for moussaka, pastitsio. Variations include thick and thin versions used in au gratin dishes, filled pies, croquettes, and other dishes.
Herbs and Spices Used in Greek Cooking
The best Greek cooks make wise use of herbs and spices, and experimenting with subtle changes often results in the creation of a new and wonderful variation of an old standard recipe.
How to Make Homemade Pita Bread
A favorite to serve with dips and spreads, and pita wraps (sandwiches) of all descriptions, pita bread is not difficult to make, and freezes well.
Make Rich, Creamy Rizogalo: Greek Rice Pudding
Dense and creamy, this Greek rice pudding called Rizogalo (ree-ZOH-gah-loh) is more like a thick custard than a pudding. Flavored with lemon peel and vanilla, it is simply divine.
Meat Sauce for Pasta - Makaronia me Kima
Pasta with meat sauce in Greece is called Makaronia me Kima (kee-MAH). There are many variations on this traditional recipe with each chef adding their own personal touch. This recipe for Makaronia me Kima is the one enjoyed most by our family.
How to Fold Phyllo Triangles
Phyllo Triangles - Step by Step Photo Tutorial on How to Fold Phyllo Triangles
Melitzanes Tiganites: Batter-Fried Eggplant
The soda water in the batter is what makes these thinly sliced strips of eggplant so delightful. Quick frying in hot oil keeps the eggplant from getting oil-soaked. Enjoy as a side dish or, with other dishes, as a meze.
10 Favorite Greek Vegetarian Recipes
Greek recipes for vegetarians were not developed or adapted from other recipes, but are a traditional part of Greek cuisine. Enjoy these favorites.
A Flavorful Blast from the Past: Recipes of...
To get a taste of ancient Greece, here are links to recipes that reflect both ingredients and cooking techniques of ancient times.
Classic Greek Moussaka with Eggplant - Step by...
This version of moussaka, with eggplant, meat sauce, and topped with a thick béchamel sauce, is probably the dish most identified with Greece. Follow these easy steps with photos to create this Greek classic.
Make Flavorful Kota Riganati: Greek Chicken
Without a doubt, this dish is one of the best-known and beloved recipes in all of Greek cooking. A delicious and easy chicken recipe with the signature flavors of olive oil, lemon, garlic, and oregano.
Make Classic Horiatiko Psomi: Crusty Country...
This recipe for traditional Greek country bread produces a dense bread with a thick crust, perfect for sopping up the delicious Greek sauces and dressings.
Simple Baked Eggplant, Tomato, and Feta with...
A fabulous and easy meatless appetizer or main dish of eggplant, tomato, herbs, and feta cheese.
Ted Christou's Spit-Roasted Stuffed Lamb -...
Ted Christou is a Greek American who has been making a spit-roasted lamb every year at Easter for the past 20 years, and he shares his fabulous recipe.
Tiropita | Greek Cheese Pie
Tiropita is a delicious Greek cheese pie that is wrapped in warm sheets of phyllo dough. This recipe is easy to follow along. Enjoy one of the popular pies of Greece.
Get Healthy with Greek Mountain Tea
Greek mountain tea is credited with a wide range of health benefits, and most Greek homes have a supply on hand. Made from the medicinal Sideritis plant, Greeks believe that a cup a day has infinitely more benefits than an apple.
Fava: Purée of Yellow Split Peas
Fava is made with yellow split peas (or yellow daal), and pureed to create an appetizer or meze that goes exceptionally well with salty dishes and fish, as well as dark leafy greens. This is a great dish for vegetarians and vegans as well.
How to Make Keftethes: A Recipe for Savory...
Savory Greek meatballs called keftethes can be served as an appetizer or as a main course. Instead of frying, these are baked to make them a little bit healthier.
An Easy Recipe for Kataïfi: Almond and...
Kataïfi is a pastry that looks like it is wrapped in shredded wheat. It is a traditional pastry made with nuts on the inside and soaked in a sugar or honey syrup. This recipe is a rolled version, with shredded dough wrapped around an almond and walnut filling, and after cooking, the pastry is soaked in a sweet syrup.
Toasted Pita Bread
Toasted pita bread - with nothing added but olive oil - is delicious as a bread to serve with meals, and as a scoop for dips. This is easy, quick, and has only two ingredients.
Your Complete Guide to Common Herbs of Greek...
Add aroma, taste, and color with herbs. This list include those herbs that are most commonly used in Greek recipes, their English names, Greek alliteration and pronunciation, and the names in Greek.
How Greek Gyro is Made
In Greek: γύρο, pronounced YEE-roh ( How to Make Gyro at Home ) Making gyro is a major undertaking, and
Make Irresistible Skorthalia: Greek Garlic Dip...
There are several variations of skorthalia (also spelled skordalia), some regional and some due to taste and ingredients preferences, but they all produce a pureed dip that goes wonderfully with fried cod, burgers, greens, and beets ... and some even enjoy it as a dip with bread.
Meze
There is a separate custom of serving food in Greece called meze. Not an appetizer, and not an hors d'oeuvre, learn more about the meze (plural mezethes) and how to serve it.
Before You Buy Greek Olive Oil
Greek olive oil is the world's finest, and good olive oil is an essential ingredient in Greek cooking. Before you go shopping for Greek olive oil, here are some things to consider.
Eggplant with Tomatoes and Feta
A delicious alternative to the heavier Eggplant Parmesan, this recipe for Eggplant with Tomatoes and Feta makes a wonderful vegetarian entree or side dish.
Mousakas Patates: Moussaka with Potatoes
Layers of potato slices, cheese, ground meat sauce, and a creamy bechamel topping. An oven-to-table casserole that can be made in large quantities and frozen for later use.
Greek Yogurt Chicken
A perfect chicken recipe where Greek yogurt coats the chicken making it soft and moist, and juicy. An easy chicken marinade that's boasting big Greek flavors.
How to Knead Homemade Phyllo Dough
Learn how to knead homemade phyllo dough to create flaky Greek pastries and pies. Step-by-step photos.
Easy Step-by-Step Recipe for Thick Strained...
Use commercial or homemade yogurt to make the thick, strained yogurt used in cooking and preparing Greek recipes.
Melitzanosalata: Traditional Greek Eggplant...
This dip is a classic Greek appetizer, and this variation creates a chunky texture with chopped eggplant and tomatoes mixed with olive oil, lemon juice, herbs, and spices.
Whip Up Delicious Melomakarona: Honey Cookies...
Though the name is hard to pronounce, Melomakarona (meh-loh-mah-KAH-roh-nah) are delicious and not very hard to make. Also known as Finikia (fee-NEE-kya), these are traditionally enjoyed during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, but you can certainly enjoy them year round.
Favorite Greek Desserts & Cookies for the...
Treat your Holiday guests to an array of Greek desserts and pastries. What better way to sweeten your holiday celebration?
Beef Stew with Orzo Pasta - Youvetsi
Youvetsi (yoo-VEH-tsee) is a traditional Greek stew that is usually made with beef or lamb. The meat is cooked in a rich tomato sauce together with orzo pasta and finished with a heap of grated Kefalotyri cheese on top. It gets its name from the distinctive covered clay dish in which it is baked.
Bougatsa me Krema: Creamy Custard Phyllo Pastry
A favorite Greek street food and snack, this version of bougatsa has a custard filling and is sliced and served warm, sprinkled with confectioner's sugar and cinnamon.
How To Crumble Feta
If your local grocer doesn't carry crumbled feta and you have a block or slice, here's how to crumble it for salads and toppings without mashing it.
Souvlaki Recipe | Greek Chicken Skewers
Souvlaki is chicken skewers marinade in Greek herbs and spices. It's easy to make and if you'r a chicken lover, you'll love this dish!
Kolokythakia Tiganita: Crispy Batter-Fried...
These fried zucchini are often served as an appetizer/meze as well as a side dish. Soda water in the batter makes them delightfully airy and crunchy.
Grilled Eggplant Rolls with Spinach and Feta in...
Grilled eggplant slices rolled and stuffed with a savory spinach and Feta cheese filling. These rolls make a great summer entrée or a delicious side dish.
The Greek Alphabet
The Greek alphabet has 24 letters. Here's what they look like, how the name of the letter is pronounced, and how the letter sounds when spoken.
Oregano (Greek)
All oreganos are not alike and Greek Oregano is a key herb used to create the unique dishes in Greek cooking. Only the flowering tops and leaves of this perennial herb are used in cooking. Learn what to look for when shopping for rigani, and its many uses.
Classic Greek White Bean Soup with Plum Tomatoes
A staple of any Greek household, Fassolatha is a classic white bean soup that is hearty, nutritious, and delicious.
How the Experts Stuff and Roll Grape Leaves
Step-by-step photos showing how an expert Greek home cook stuffs and rolls grape leaves to make one of the fabulous Greek recipes for Stuffed Grape Leaves.
Sumac
Some basic facts, uses, origins, and history of sumac (sumaki), a spice used in Greek cuisine. Learn how to recognize, to cook with, and where to buy sumac.
Moussaka | Greek Eggplant Dish
A delicious Moussaka recipe. This classic Greek eggplant dish is sure to please the family and can be made many different ways.
OPA! Let's Talk About Ouzo
The icon ozuo, what can be said to be the national dink of Greece. What is ouzo and how to make it?
Make Irresistible Koulourakia: Greek Butter...
The name for Koulourakia comes from their round twisted shape but you will also see them shaped as small braids or in the shape of the letter “S.” Kids will love helping you shape these traditional Greek cookies.
Greek Mountain Tea
Greek Mountain Tea is from the Sideritis plant and has been a cure all in Greece for centuries. Science backed to help with a plethora of thins. Give Greek Mountain Tea a try!
How To Clean Squid (Calamari)
Squid (calamari) is sometimes, but not always, sold cleaned. If you find yourself with uncleaned squid, follow these easy steps to clean and prepare it for cooking.
10-Minute Pasteli: Sesame Honey Candy Recipe
Pasteli is a favorite Greek candy, and can be made with a variety of seeds and nuts. Called
A Hearty Spanakorizo Recipe: Traditional...
A traditional recipe with few ingredients, this is easy to make and a great example of the remarkable results achieved with the right balance of tastes and textures.
Pantzaria Salata: Cold Beet and Garlic Salad
Greece produces a fine crop of beets and they're often paired with garlic or yogurt. This simple salad of beets and garlic can be made in under 15 minutes, if using canned beets.
The Art of Greek Baklava: Layers Upon Layers of...
Baklava is made in every region of Greece (and throughout the Middle East) and, as a dish that requires some time and expense to make, it is generally reserved for special occasions. Learn more about baklava and its many variations.
Custard Pie - Galatopita
Creamy semolina custard is baked until golden then bathed in sweet syrup. An easy custard pie that doesn’t require a pie crust or shell.
Patsavoura: Bunched Phyllo Cheese Pie
While making Tyropitakia (small cheese pies), I came across part of the phyllo that hadn't defrosted
Make Delectable Loukoumades: Greek Honey Puffs
Loukoumades are golden puffs of fried dough that are bathed in sweet syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon and walnuts.
Basic Beef Marinade for Roasts, Steaks, and...
This simple marinade for beef works beautifully for steaks, kebabs, and other cuts.
Your Complete Guide to Common Greek Cuisine...
A great range of colors and tastes to tempt the palate. From hot and biting to mild and sweet, spices listed include those native to Greece and spices from distant lands that have found a home in Greek cooking. The list includes the English name, Greek alliteration, pronunciation, and the name in Greek.
How to Convert Fresh and Dried Herb Measurements
Rule of thumb for measurements of herbs when converting fresh to dry or vice versa.
6 Easy Greek Sweets
These traditional Greek sweet treats are easy to make and are perfect to give as gifts or to satisfy a sweet tooth.
Lemon and Oregano Shrimp
Simple and easy way to prepare some shrimp, Greek style. This shrimp recipe is easy to make and gives a nice flavor with lemon and oregano.
Walnut Cake - Karidopita
Karidopita is a moist and flavorful Greek walnut cake that is flavored with cinnamon and bathed in sweet syrup.
Pasta Elias: Olive Paste Spread with Garlic...
This recipe for olive paste (tapenade) is a quick and easy blender dish, made with black or green olives and garlic. This spread is a perfect accompaniment to Ouzo and wines, and can also be used as an ingredient in cooked recipes and in sandwiches. It's a favorite served as a condiment with grilled swordfish, as well.
Kourabiethes - Greek Shortbread Cookies with...
Kourabiethes are delicious buttery cookies with almonds that are covered in powdered sugar. A must for any Greek celebration and very popular at weddings and especially during the holidays.
Dakos: Simple Greek Bruschetta with Tomatoes...
Almost too quick and easy to be called a
Melitzanes Papoutsakia (Little Shoes) - Step by...
In Greek: μελιτζάνες παπουτσάκια (pronounced meh-leed-ZAH-nes pah-poot-SAHK-yah) ( Text-only recipe )
Spanakopita Bites - Easy Spinach and Feta...
Spanakopita Bites are mini phyllo pastry shells filled with a delicious spinach and feta cheese filling. They are easy to prepare and can be a quick and easy alternative to rolling and wrapping individual phyllo triangles.
Briam - Recipe for Roasted Vegetable Casserole...
This recipe for Briam is a delicious oven roasted vegetable dish featuring potatoes, zucchini, and tomatoes in a savory sauce.
A Beginner's Guide to Making Phyllo Pastries...
The light flaky pastry used to make some of Greece's most famous desserts and savory pies is often thought to be
Keeping Your Kitchen Like a Greek
Things Greek might have in their kitchen. Learn the base for Mediterranean cooking.
How to Make Self-Rising Flour in a Snap
Self-rising flour has been widely available in the Greek market for many years, and some recipes may call for it. If you don't have any on hand, or just prefer not to buy it, you can make your own. It's very easy.
Greek-Style Grilled Pork Chops Marinaded in...
Greek-style grilling is pure and simple. This marinade recipe can be used for grilling chicken or pork chops that the whole family will enjoy.
Stewed Okra - Bamies Latheres me Domata
A favorite side dish or light vegetarian meal, Stewed Okra with Tomato is a simple way to enjoy this often underappreciated vegetable.
Kali Orexi
Not exactly a cooking term, but certainly food-related, no meal should start without kali orexi.
Greek Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Classic Egg...
Cabbage leaves stuffed with a meat and rice mixture and served with an egg-lemon sauce (avgolemono). A Greek winter classic.
Psari Plaki: Greek-Style Baked Fish with Tomatoes
This recipe for Greek-style Baked Fish or Psari Plaki takes ho-hum fish fillets and transforms them into a fish entrée worth writing about. Tender white fish is baked in a lemon and white wine broth and topped with a chunky sauce made from onions, celery and tomatoes.
6 Great Places to Buy Greek Food and Ingredient...
Find authentic Greek food items and ingredients at these online shopping resources. They include online
Feta Skharas: Grilled Feta Cheese
Feta cheese is a familiar sight at a Greek meal, and just because you're cooking outside on the grill, that doesn't mean feta can join the fun.
Sartheles Psites: Baked Sardines with Garlic...
Sardines are a favorite Greek fish and this easy recipe is a classic, fixed in all parts of Greece. It calls for fresh sardines, garlic, oil, lemon juice, oregano, and seasonings.
How To Make Your Own Rusks Using Regular Bread
In Crete, rusks are generally made from a barley bread, and other types of rusks and crushed rusks are often used in Greek cooking and serving Greek foods.
Your Guide to Greek Orthodox Holidays and Fast...
Here's an easy to follow calendar of holidays and fast days. There are four main fasting periods, and individual fast days, in the Greek Orthodox faith, and while food is allowed, it is restricted.
All about Greek Cooking: Ingredients, History,...
Centuries of culinary and cultural influences have gone into making modern-day Greek foods some of the healthiest and tastiest in the world. Learn about the ingredients, history, and achievements that have brought Greek cooking into the limelight.
Greek Coconut Cake with Syrup
A delightful light coconut cake drenched in a scented syrup. The recipe calls for self-rising flour.
How Hot is Lukewarm Water?
Many Greek recipes for baked goods (and others) call for lukewarm water. How hot is that? What exactly is lukewarm water?
Tomato and Feta Salad: Quick and Easy
It's quick, easy, and a delicious way to get a salad on the table. Perfect for busy cooks who are as concerned about taste as they are about presentation.
Eating Like An Ancient Greek
Ever wonder what the ancient Greeks ate? Learn some of their daily eating habits.
Meatballs in Egg-Lemon Sauce: (Youvarlakia me...
Greek Meatballs in Egg-Lemon Sauce (Avgolemono) is a cross between a soup and a stew. You will really enjoy these savory meatballs bathed in a tangy egg-lemon sauce that is just perfect for dipping bread.
Sliced Feta with Oregano and Olive Oil
Feta cheese is one of the most versatile of all Greek cheeses, and there are many recipes that call for it; but, this is the easiest, fastest, and most authentically Greek. In two minutes flat, use feta to create a traditional Greek appetizer or side dish.
10 Great Greek Food Recipes for Beginners
Learning to cook the foods we eat in Greece is as much about learning the way we eat (several small dishes can make a meal) as it is about the recipes. Here are my suggestions for where to start.
Try Greek-Style Roast Leg of Lamb with Potatoes...
A traditional Greek favorite at holidays and celebrations, Roast Leg of Lamb with Potatoes is sure to please a crowd.
Greek Cheeses: Essential on Every Table
Greece produces some of the finest cheeses in the world, for every type of cooking and every occasion. Learn about the cheeses of Greece and how to use them.
Kok: Coke Cream Filled Pastry (Cream Puffs)
In Greek: κωκ, pronounced "coke" Kok cream puffs are made by filling two small cake-type cookies with
Top 12 Greek Recipes for Young Cooks
These recipes will introduce your fledgling chef to Greek cooking in a fun way. Folding classic cheese pies, forming cookie twists, and stirring up a scramble with feta cheese are among the skills kids will love to use!
Stuffed Zucchini - Kolokithia Yemista...
Stuffed vegetables are a staple of the Summer season and this version of Kolokithia Yemista or Greek-style Stuffed Zucchini is a great way to enjoy the bounty.
Souvlaki Mosharisio: Grilled Beef Kebabs
Chunks of beef grilled on skewers with slices of onion, tomato, and green pepper.
How to Boil Water
Is all boiled water the same? No! Learn about boiling water for pasta, boiled eggs, and more.
Kefalograviera
One of the newer cheeses in the Greek lineup, kefalograviera is considered one of the finest table cheeses.
Easy Fruit Salad with Orange Juice and Honey
This simple and easy Greek fruit salad can be the perfect end to a meal, a snack, or a meal in itself combined with cheeses and bread.
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