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Tag: Greek recipes

Tsipouro, Greece's 'firewater' packed with punch 1

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 5

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 8

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 10

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 13

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 21

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 29

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 34

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…

Kafedaki with Theo Michaels  40

Kafedaki with Theo Michaels 

Theo Michaels gave up a successful corporate career to follow his heart into the world of food after reaching the semi-finals heats of Masterchef UK in 2014. Gathering fans at every turn…

A Greek delicatessen in the heart of Paris 49

A Greek delicatessen in the heart of Paris

The word “Kilikio” travels Greeks back to their younger years, as the word refers to a school canteen. It was the place where we made the necessary stop during our breaks between…

Homemade Lagana recipe for Kathara Deftera 57

Homemade Lagana recipe for Kathara Deftera

Today is Kathara Deftera ‘Clean Monday’ and it is the first day of Greek Orthodox Easter Lent, which lasts forty days. Kathara Deftera means no red or white meat, fish, dairy products,…

Parisians can't get enough of traditional Greek food from Yaya 59

Parisians can’t get enough of traditional Greek food from Yaya

Parisians just can’t get enough of delicious and traditional Greek food from Yaya restaurant and now Greek brothers Pierre-Julien and Gregory Chantzios, along with leading chef Juan Arbelaez, have opened up their…

Thessaloniki's new found love of Cretan cuisine 66

Thessaloniki’s new found love of Cretan cuisine

By Vicky Litska Cretan food is one of the most renowned gastronomic cuisines in the Mediterranean and now it has found its place in the heart of Macedonia, at one of the…

A Taste of Asia Minor in Sydney    75

A Taste of Asia Minor in Sydney  

Fans of the hit movie A Touch of Spice will easily recall the mouth-watering sight of endless herbs and spices strewn across tables, hearty meat and vegetarian dishes and a devilishly syrupy…