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Tag: Greek recipes

It’s Never Too Early to Start Christmas Feasting 1

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…

MELOMAKARONA

Traditional Melomakarona Recipe for the Festive Season

Melomakarona are traditional Greek Christmas spiced cookies that are moist, syrupy and extremely flavoursome. They are prepared in Greek households over the Festive Season and as they are Nistisima (lent friendly) they…

Athens to open its first-ever Food Hall 5

Athens to open its first-ever Food Hall

The Greek capital is set to open its first-ever Food Hall, a 12 million euro project that will feature a shopping centre filled with artisanal, gourmet and organic products from all over…

Traditional Prawn Saganaki recipe 7

Traditional Prawn Saganaki recipe

Prawn Saganaki is Greece’s famous seafood dish featuring prawns drenched in a fresh juicy tomato sauce and melted Feta cheese. It’s ideal as a starter or you can serve it as a main…

The perfect Galaktoboureko recipe 9

The perfect Galaktoboureko recipe

Galaktoboureko is Greece’s famous custard pie made from semolina, layered in crispy pastry, then soaked in a lemon syrup! Everyone has their own tips and tricks to making the perfect Galaktoboureko and…

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook 11

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook

Two years ago, multi-awarded Greek-Canadian filmmaker Christos Sourligas’ mother was told she had she only had 12-18 months to live. Having a deep bond with both his parents, Greeks who emigrated to…

Homemade Greek Pastelli recipe 15

Homemade Greek Pastelli recipe

Pastelli is Greece’s famous honey sesame bar, which is a sweet snack that can be eaten at any time of the day. Our homemade recipe creates the original sesame and honey version,…

Traditional Homemade Moussaka recipe 17

Traditional Homemade Moussaka recipe

Moussaka is by far one of the most loved dishes in Greece, served in almost every traditional tavern and prepared in every Greek household worldwide. Authentic moussaka features a rich tomato meat…

Tsipouro, Greece's 'firewater' packed with punch 19

Tsipouro, Greece’s ‘firewater’ packed with punch

Often described as ‘firewater’ for its potent alcoholic punch, this clear drink, is a favourite beverage nationwide. Distilled from the grapes, their pits, stalks, and skins left over from the winemaking process,…

Yiayia's traditional Gemista recipe 23

Yiayia’s traditional Gemista recipe

Gemista (which in Greek means “filled with”) is a delicious Greek recipe for stuffed vegetables with rice and mince, baked until soft and nicely browned. This juicy and tasty meal bursting with…

Traditional Greek Lamb Kleftiko recipe 26

Traditional Greek Lamb Kleftiko recipe

Greek Lamb Kleftiko is a delicious, traditional Greek recipe for the juiciest, tender and most aromatic lamb you’ve ever tasted! This very popular roast is wrapped in parchment paper, which allows the lamb to…

Delicious Homemade Portokalopita recipe 28

Delicious Homemade Portokalopita recipe

Portokalopita is a classic and delicious Greek citrus dessert, which is very popular in Greece all year round. So if you’re looking for the ultimate sweet to make when entertaining, look no…

Greece's much-loved Tinos Food Festival starts today 31

Greece’s much-loved Tinos Food Festival starts today

A popular culinary food festival promoting local products and recipes from Tinos, starts today May 13, with cooking demonstrations from Greek chefs taking place for seven days, transforming Tinos’ famous local ingredients…

Emma McGann to perform live in Greece for the first time 39

Emma McGann to perform live in Greece for the first time

British singer-songwriter, musician and online live-streamer on broadcasting platform YouTube, Emma McGann is bringing her bold, colossal anthems of fearless and new-pop brilliance to Athens, in her first ever live show in…

Homemade Tsoureki Recipe for Pascha 48

Homemade 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…

Simple Homemade Spanakorizo recipe 53

Simple Homemade Spanakorizo recipe

Spanakorizo is a popular and traditional Greek spinach and rice dish that is both healthy and delicious! There are many versions of Spanakorizo and different regions of Greece either make it tomato based…

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