Tag: Greek recipes

Famous Greek chicken gyros recipe

Some may not be able to visit Greece at the moment due to travel restrictions, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t bring Greece into to your home and onto your taste buds with our recipe for the best homemade chicken gyros.

Mary’s Kouzina – Preserving Traditional Greek Cooking

Mary Politis is the woman behind the popular food blog Mary’s Kouzina. Uploading recipes daily, Mary teaches people how to make traditional Greek style food inspired by her mother and grandmother and taking us back to flavours from yiayias kitchen or our favourite Greek island.

Traditional Lagana recipe for Kathara Deftera

Today is Kathara Deftera, which means ‘Clean Monday’ and it is the first day of Greek Orthodox Easter Lent, which lasts forty days. Kathara Deftera is a public holiday in Greece, and…

Traditional Galatopita recipe

Galatopita or Galopita basically translates to ‘milk pie.’ Also known as a Greek custard tart, it is mainly made up of milk, semolina, eggs, and butter. All throughout Greece, there are variations…

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…

Vegetarian Gemista recipe

Not just for fasting, this vegetarian dish is a year-round favorite for most Greeks. Legend has it that stuffed vegetables are tastier if eaten the next day; we can assure you that…

Where to find the best souvlaki in Paris

Maybe you are under the impression that Paris is full of Greek souvlaki joints because of the Latin Quarter and several Greek restaurants, but trust me, it’s not so easy to find…

A quest to put Greece on the culinary map

The Hellenic Odyssey, a travel and food tour operator is on a quest to put Greece on the culinary map. Australian born with a proud Cretan heritage, Kelly Michelakis, founder of The…

Kathy Tsaples, living her ‘Sweet Greek’ dream

Greek Australian Kathy Tsaples, owner of the Sweet Greek shop in Melbourne and author of two popular cookbooks has an inspirational story behind her success. It is one of a brave, courageous…

Greek Zucchini Fritters with Feta recipe

Kolokithokeftedes are Greek Zucchini Fritters with Feta, which is by far one of the most popular meze dishes in Greece! This delicious vegetarian appetizer is perfect all year round and can be…

Traditional Christopsomo recipe

“Christopsomo” in Greek means “Christ’s Bread” and this is why the bread is decorated with a cross. Christopsomo is considered very sacred in Greek households and is made with great care to…

Traditional Diples Recipe for the Festive Season

Diples are a traditional Greek sweet, served mostly at celebrations including Christmas, engagements, weddings, and baptisms and are viewed as a sweet of prosperity. Along with Kourabiedes and Melomakaranona, they are the…

Traditional Kourabiedes Recipe in time for Christmas

Along with Melomakarona, the most popular Greek sweets served around the Festive Season are Kourabiedes- an almond shortbread biscuit, which consists of lots of butter, almonds and plenty of icing sugar. Here is a…

It’s Never Too Early to Start Christmas Feasting

Christmas is coming and wherever you may be in the world it’s about time to start getting into the seasonal spirit. We will be presenting various Greek chefs and barmen this month…

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