Tag: Greek recipe


Spinach dolmades drizzled with avgolemono

Traditionally made with vine leaves, this dolmades recipe substitutes the vine leaves with spinach leaves, filling them with mince and rice, drizzling the entire dish with a tasty avgolemono (egg lemon sauce).


Traditional Greek Pastitsio recipe: the ultimate comfort food

 Traditional Greek pastitsio (παστίτσιο, pastítsio) is an authentic Greek Lasagne – a baked dish that combines layers of pasta, ground meat and velvety béchamel sauce to create the ultimate comfort food. Try our easy to follow Greek Pastitsio recipe to easily recreate this traditional culinary delight, just like your Yiayia used to make.

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe 1

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe

Very tasty and super healthy, Gigantes Plaki is a classic Greek vegetarian and vegan dish that can be found in most taverns across Greece during both summer and winter. Our traditional Greek Gigantes Plaki recipe for your enjoyment with the family.


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 2

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: 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…

Pastitso Pie

Pastitso + Pie = Pastitso Pie!

We have all eaten many plates of pastitso in our lives, but none have tasted as truly original and delicious as this. Alevri, the brainchild of creative cafe entrepreneur Aki Daikos and…

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…

Lentil Soup

Great Lent: A cleansing of mind, body and spirit

Great Lent can be a time to detox not only just the spirit and mind but also the body. Here are some ideas about how you can detox during the Orthodox Great Lent and beyond.

Alevri's Tsoureki Thessaloniki's!

World’s first Bougatsa/Galaktoboureko hybrid Tsoureki at Alevri

WARNING: THIS ARTICLE WILL MAKE YOUR MOUTH WATER! Oh sugar! Don’t miss trying Alevri’s Tsoureki Thessaloniki’s! Alevri, the brainchild of creative cafe entrepreneur Aki Daikos and his wife Kathy, have come up…

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…

Eliopites- Cypriot olive pastries

Recipe for Eliopites- Cypriot olive pastries

Love of food and family are intertwined in the Greek culture, so it seems impossible to embrace one without the other. Every recipe triggers memories of dishes prepared for family gatherings, mostly…


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…


Traditional Vasilopita Recipe by Akis Petretzikis

By Akis Petretzikis Greece has a lovely tradition of baking a special cake for the New Year, to start things off right! It’s called a “Vasilopita”. Those who follow the tradition strictly…

Yiannis Kasidokostas Prawns and Authentic Greek Fava Recipe 5

Yiannis Kasidokostas Prawns and Authentic Greek Fava Recipe

Enjoy this Prawn and Greek Fava recipe brought to you by Michelin star chef Yiannis Kasidokostas. Enjoy more of his delicious authentic Greek recipes at SOWL Restaurant in Carnegie, Melbourne. SOWL Restaurant will be open for trading over the holiday season.

Tis’ the season for traditional Loukoumades 6

Tis’ the season for traditional Loukoumades

According to Greek tradition, Loukoumades are made over the Christmas period and served on special Feast Days, as during the 40 days of Nativity Lent there are many Saint Days that are…

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe 8

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe

Gigantes Plaki is a classic Greek vegetarian and vegan dish that can be found in most taverns across Greece during summer and winter. This popular recipe consists of giant beans baked in…