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Greek-inspired lamb burgers Recipe

Greek-inspired lamb burgers Recipe

This is the creation of two amazing yet different food options- Lamb and Burgers! Martha Helen Stewart rose to prominence as the author of books on cooking, entertaining and decorating. She is always…

Patsavouropita- Greek Rag Pie Recipe

Patsavouropita- Greek Rag Pie Recipe

Patsavouropita (Πατσαβουρόπιτα) is a traditional Greek phyllo pie, which is very easy to make and even better- tastes amazing. It is the combination of two words: “Patsavoura” which literally translates to rag…

Fanouropita (Agios Fanourios Cake) Recipe

Fanouropita (Agios Fanourios Cake) Recipe

Fanouropita is made on August 27th, to commemorate Saint Fanourios the Martyr and Miracle Worker- the revealing saint. Agios Fanourios is one of the saints that is asked to intercede when things…

Mussels Saganaki

Mussels Saganaki Recipe

Mussels are absolutely delicious, inexpensive and easy to cook. They are also a good source of selenium, zinc and protein, amongst other nutrients. Saganaki translates to ‘little frying pan’ and also refers…

Spanakorizo- Spinach and Rice Recipe

Spanakorizo- Spinach and Rice Recipe

Spanakorizo is a popular dish that is both healthy and delicious! The name of this tasty dish is a composite of the two key ingredients: Spanaki- meaning spinach Rizi- meaning rice There…

Bourekia Me Kima- Mince Filled Pastries

Bourekia Me Kima- Mince Filled Pastries Recipe

Bourekia me kima are baked pastries made with flaky phyllo and filled with minced meat, onions and spices. They are crunchy, delicious and a perfect appetizer option. Ingredients: 1 onion, finely chopped…

Sokolatopita- Greek Chocolate Cake Recipe

Sokolatopita- Greek Chocolate Cake Recipe

Sokolatopita (in Greek: Σοκολατόπιτα) is a heavenly chocolate cake, moistened with a light syrup. If you need an excuse to eat all the chocolate you crave without feeling guilty, then surely today,…

BEEF STIFADO RECIPE

Stifatho- Greek Veal Stew Recipe

Stifatho (in Greek: στιφάδο) is a delicious traditional Greek stew. The secret to achieving melt-in-the-mouth stifatho is simmering the meat and ingredients for a few hours to allow its flavours to mingle…

Loukoumades

Loukoumades: Greek Honey Puffs Recipe

They’re hot, fluffy and crisp, usually drizzled with honey and cinnamon or chopped walnuts, while in a more modern rendition they’re dipped in luscious melty chocolate. The ping pong-ball size mouthfuls are…

Kolokythakia Tiganita- Zucchini Chips Recipe 1

Kolokythakia Tiganita- Zucchini Chips Recipe

Kolokythakia Tiganita (in Greek: κολοκυθάκια τηγανητά)- fried zucchini chips are delicious as a starter, side or even a snack! It doesn’t get simpler and tastier than this traditional speciality, which has become famous…

lemonopita

Lemonopita: Greek Lemon Phyllo Pie Recipe

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 10. While celebrations may look a little different this year, families can still celebrate and convey their love and appreciation with a homemade dessert. Here’s a…

Rizogalo- Vikki and Helena

Rizogalo: Rice Pudding with Honey Recipe

Vikki and Helena Vikki and Helena, sassy twins born in South Australia. The girls learnt the tricks of the trade from their Greek grandmother. Growing up in a Greek family has given them…

Tsoureki with Red Eggs

Tsoureki Recipe for Pascha

Tsoureki is a sweet Greek Easter bread, which has a three-strand braid to represent the Holy Trinity. It is traditionally made today, Holy Thursday (along with the dyeing of the Easter eggs) and eaten…

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Traditions

The Feast of Palm Sunday, commemorates Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem and the Resurrection of Lazarus, as these two feasts are linked. Given the global pandemic this year, unfortunately the faithful are…

Revithosoupa: Greek Chickpea Soup

Revithosoupa: Greek Chickpea Soup Recipe

Margaret from Create Cook Share Growing up in Australia, my parents kept the Greek Easter traditions of fasting for 40 days. Even though it may sound like a long time, I never…

Food safety during the coronavirus pandemic

Food safety during the coronavirus pandemic

Nikos Papaspanos As COVID-19/Coronavirus is spreading through Europe and the world, there is a rising anxiety regarding its spread by food. Thankfully, there is no evidence (at the moment) that food is…

GIOUVETSI

Traditional Giouvetsi recipe

Giouvetsi is one of Greece’s most traditional and loved dishes that is enjoyed by all the family. It’s an oven-baked meal, featuring kritharaki (orzo) and meat (veal, beef, chicken or lamb can be…