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Tirokafteri- Greek Spicy Feta Dip Recipe

Tirokafteri- Greek Spicy Feta Dip Recipe

Creamy, cheesy, spicy and so satisfying. That’s right, we are talking about tirokafteri (Τυροκαυτερή)- Greek spicy feta dip. It is a very popular appetizer and personally, I love eating it with fresh, crusty…

Celebrate National Baklava Day with this Recipe

Celebrate National Baklava Day with this Recipe

What comes to mind when you hear the words ‘sweet pastry’, ‘honey’ and ‘nuts’? BAKLAVA! And today is National Baklava Day. To celebrate, we share a recipe from Greek-American television personality, Maria…

Melitzanes Papoutsakia- Greek stuffed Eggplant Recipe

Melitzanes Papoutsakia- Greek stuffed Eggplant Recipe

Melitzanes Papoutsakia (Μελιτζάνες παπουτσάκια) are stuffed eggplants with mince, topped with a rich sauce. In Greek, ‘melitzanes’ means eggplants and ‘papoutsakia’ means ‘little shoes’. When I was younger, I thought it was…

Bougatsa Recipe

Celebrate National Dessert Day with this Bougatsa Recipe

October 14 is National Dessert Day, a day when you can indulge in your favourite Greek desserts without regret or remorse. In celebration we share our Bougatsa recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth.…

Milopita- Greek Apple Pie Recipe

Milopita- Greek Apple Pie Recipe

Who doesn’t love Milopita? It’s juicy, delicious and fragrant with that sweet apple filling… Milopita (Μηλόπιτα) is a traditional Greek Apple Pie, enjoyed for breakfast, tea, with your coffee or when you…

Amigthalota- Greek Almond Biscuits Recipe

Amigthalota- Greek Almond Biscuits Recipe

Warning- These biscuits won’t last long in your household! Amigthalota, traditional Greek Almond Biscuits, are easy to bake and perfect for enjoying with your Greek coffee. These biscuits are also suitable for a…

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…

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…

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