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Entertaining With Ouzo - Cocktail Recipes
Ouzo is generally served alone or with ice and water, however it is also an ingredient in several cocktails. Here are some cocktail recipes using ouzo. Page 3.

Entertaining with Ouzo - Throw a Greek Ouzo Party
Turning your home into an Ouzeri for an evening is easy to do. Here's what you need to know to do it in style, from traditional ouzo serving suggestions to cocktail recipes.

Mezethes to Serve with Ouzo
Small dishes of food to serve with ouzo range from easy no-cook plates to more elaborate dishes of meats, seafoods, and cheeses. Page 2.

3-Minute Fried Halloumi Cheese Meze (Appetizer) Recipe
Halloumi is a fabulous cheese from Cyprus and a favorite in Greek cooking. A quick and easy recipe for fried halloumi.

Greek Corn Bread
Everyone's favorite corn bread, made Greek-style.

Greek Spices: Sumac - Buying and Cooking Guide
Some basic facts, uses, origins, and history of sumac (sumaki), a spice used in Greek cuisine. Learn how to recognize, to cook with, and where to buy sumac.

The Best Way to Drink Greek Ouzo - Serving Suggestions
Greek Ouzo - All About Greek Ouzo's Origin, Taste, Serving Suggestions,and Culture

Drunkard's Meze - Bekri Meze - Greek Pork Appetizer Recipe
There are many versions of this recipe; however, all are cooked with wine, so perhaps that's the reason for the name. This recipe calls for chunks of pork cooked in wine with peppers - a perfect companion to other mezethes and wine.

Greek Food FAQ - What's in Season?
Traditional Greek cooking is based on seasonal fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Learn what's in season.

Traditional Greek Meze (Appetizer) Table Guide
The Greek Meze Table - All about the Greek Meze or Appetizer Table

Taramosalata (Carp Roe) Spread Recipe
Tarama is a type of caviar that is used to make this tasty spread called Taramosalata. The salty roe is lightened up with bread and olive oil and a hint of lemon juice to make a classic Greek appetizer.

Lagana Recipe | Greek Clean Monday Bread
Lagana is only eaten once a year on Kathari Theftera (ka-tha-REE thef-TEH-rah) or Clean Monday. It's easy to make, and pairs well with many different spreads.

20 Classic Favorite Greek Recipes
These are the iconic Greek dishes that Greek food enthusiasts know and love. A great way to sample a variety of the fabulous flavors of traditional Greek cooking.

Phyllo Shopping and Handling Tips
Learn what to look for when shopping for the various types of commercial phyllo, and how to handle this delicate dough.

Greek Recipes for Eggplant Dip - Melitzanosalata
Dips with eggplant are among the most famous Greek dishes, and there are many variations. Here are several recipes to tempt you.

Recipes and Rolling Techniques for Homemade Phyllo
There is nothing better than fresh phyllo, and if you make your own pie crusts, the recipes and rolling techniques will be familiar. Phyllo can be rolled by hand or with a pasta machine, and photo tutorials are included.

Phyllo Folding and Shaping Techniques - How to Make Triangles, Rolls, and Other Shapes for Phyllo Pies and Pastries
Learn how to make shaped phyllo pies and pastries with photos.

Greek Restaurant Reviews
Guides from around the About.com network present their reviews of local Greek restaurants.

Greek Apple Recipes - Cakes, Sweets, Pies, and Cooked Dishes
Apples come into their own in autumn, and the many varieties find wonderful places in Greek apple recipes.

Greek Recipes for Fresh and Dried Beans, Lentils, and Legumes
Fresh and dried beans and peas of all sorts are a staple of traditional Greek cooking. Made into dips, salads, soups, and main dishes, they are filling, healthy, and economical.

Greek Recipes for Coffee Cake-Style Cakes - Cakes without Syrup
Greek cakes come in many varieties. Some are soaked in light scented syrups, and some are more along the lines of what you might call a

Greek Recipes for Cold Soups
As a first or intermediate course, or as a dessert (for the sweet soups), these Greek recipes for cold soups represent a variety of flavor combinations.

Greek Eggplant Recipes
Eggplant is a favorite in Greek cooking. It's fried, baked, grilled, stewed, pulped, and eaten at almost any meal. Enjoy these Greek recipes with eggplant.

Greek Recipes for Egg Dishes - Omelets - Scrambles - Appetizers
While a boiled egg may make an appearance at the breakfast table, and an omelet at dinner, Greek egg dishes are more normally served as starters, mezethes, and a brunch-type snack in late morning.

Recipes from the Greek Cyclades Island Group
Fabulous recipes from the Cyclades, which include the islands of Amorgos, Andros, Ios, Kea, Kimolos, Kythnos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Sikinos, Sifnos, Serifos, Syros, and Tinos.

Recipes from the Greek Regions of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace - Thracian and Macedonian Food Specialties
Located in northeastern Greece, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace have a unique culinary history. Hot peppers, sesame baklava, sugared almond cookies, and dishes with a strong Turkish influence are just some of the regional specialties.

Greek Artichoke Recipes - Free Greek Recipes Featuring Artichokes and Artichoke Hearts
An index of Greek recipes with artichokes.

Greek Cheeses - Tyria
Greek cheeses are used as stand-alone appetizers, side dishes, and snacks. They're used in every type of cooking from baking to roasting. Bring the tastes and textures of feta, graviera, kefalotyri, manouri, anthotyro, and other cheeses into your kitchen and onto your table.

Greek Spices - Spices Used in Cooking Greek Foods
Spices add color and piquant tastes, they bring out the best flavors in foods in subtle or strong ways, and they are an essential ingredient in Greek cooking. Explore the favorite spices of Greek cooks with photos, and buying and cooking advice.

Greek Herbs
They enhance taste, and are responsible for the most delicious smells that come from a traditional Greek kitchen. Learn about the individual herbs that are perennial favorites of the best Greek cooks.

Greek Recipes Step by Step with Photos - Greek Food
Photos can make new recipes much easier to learn, and what you learn can be used to make other similar recipes. Check out these step-by-step recipes as you learn to cook Greek food.

Recipes from the Greek Ionian Islands
Corfu (Kerkyra), Paxi, Lefkatha, Ithaki, Zante (Zakynthos), Kefallonia, Ithaki, and Kythira are the largest islands in this group that offers a wide range of unique tastes in their recipes.

How to Buy, Make, Use, and Fold Phyllo Dough to Make Pies and Pastries
There's nothing quite like phyllo dough. Learn how to shop for commercial phyllo, make homemade dough, roll it out with a rolling pin or pasta machine, and fold it to create the delicious sweet and savory creations for which Greece is so famous.

Greek Recipes for Melomakarona Spice Cookies
Melomakarona (also called Phoenikia or Finikia) are Greek spice cookies that are often soaked in a honey-based syrup. With tastes of cinnamon and cloves, they are a traditional Christmas and New Year's treat, but delicious at any time of year.

Greek Recipes for Pan-Sized Phyllo (Filo) Pies - Pita - Pites - Greek Pies
In Greek, a

Greek Recipes with Sesame Seeds and Tahini - Cookies - Cakes - Breads - Pastries - Candy
Sesame seeds are a great favorite in Greek sweets and breads, and sesame paste (tahini) is also widely used. In addition to being delicious, sesame seeds are a source of copper, manganese, tryptophan, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, fiber, vitamin B1, and more.

Greek Spinach Recipes - Spinach Pie - Spanakopita - Spinach Casseroles
Spinach pie (

Greek Recipes for Cephalopods - Squid Calamari Octopus Cuttlefish
Year-round Greek favorites, cephalopods are also favorites during times of fasting in the Greek Orthodox faith because they do not have red blood. Recipes include salads, oven casseroles, stews, and grilled dishes.

Most Popular Greek Recipes of 2008 Chosen by Readers
Week-by-week summaries of the most popular Greek recipes on the site, chosen by readers during 2008.

Recipes from the Greek Island of Crete
Crete is the largest Greek island, known as the source of the Cretan Diet, one based on delicious and healthy foods. Crete is famous for its olives and olive oil, snails, cheeses, and barley baked goods, to name just a few.

Greek Recipes for Dessert Sauces and Syrups
Drizzle these fabulous sauces and syrups over favorite desserts. Chocolate, grapes, and raisins are a few of the taste treats in store.

Make Your Own Ingredients for Cooking Greek Food
There are many ingredients in Greek cooking that can be bought in specialty shops or even at the corner grocery, however, if you can't find it - or if you love do-it-yourself projects - you can make them. From home-cured olives to self-rising flour to homemade phyllo dough, here's how.

Greek Food Storage Tips
Many ingredients and finished recipes can be stored for long periods of time - in brine, in the freezer, or in airtight containers. From herbs to Moussaka, here are Greek food storage tips.

Greek Christmas and New Year's Recipes and Foods
Greek Orthodox Christmas is an observance of faith, and comes at the end of a 40-day fasting period. As the celebration of the birth of Christ, some foods have religious significance, and some are culinary celebrations at the end of the fast. Pork is a seasonal tradition, and every region has Christmas favorites.

The Greek Kitchen Glossary - Words and Terms Used in the Kitchen - Translations - Pronunciations
Ingredients, pots, pans, and food expressions are explained and translated, along with a pronunciation guide.

Greek Orthodox Easter and Greek Orthodox Great Lent
Easter is the most significant observance in the Greek Orthodox faith, and is preceeded by a seven-week period of Lent. Foods and customs are based on tradition and have changed little over time. Find information, recipes, and menus. In 2008, Lent begins on March 10, and Easter is on Sunday, April 27.

Calendar of Greek Name Days by Month
A month-by-month listing of the dates when Greek Name Days are celebrated.

Dining Out at a Greek Restaurant
Greek restaurants, informal to elegant, are springing up in cities and towns all over the world. Learn what to look for in a restaurant, where to find one in your area, and read reviews from Guidesites around the About.com network.

Ingredient Preparation Tips & Techniques for Cooking Greek Food Recipes
From seeding cucumbers to cleaning squid (calamari), here are easy instructions and how-to directions to help you get the best results when cooking Greek food.

Greek Recipes for Kourabiethes - Sugared Shortbread Cookies - Kourambiedes
Kourabiethes (also

Recipes for Lenten Appetizers & Mezethes for Greek Orthodox Fasting - Greek Food
During Lent, many of these appetizers and mezethes can do double duty as side dishes. Mix-and-match according to your tastes.

Recipes for Lenten Main Dishes for Greek Orthodox Fasting - Greek Food
Main dishes that do not include dairy products, meats, and fish, appropriate for times of fasting as defined by the Greek Orthodox faith.

Recipes for Lenten Salads and Side Dishes for Greek Orthodox Fasting - Greek Food
Favorite salads and side dishes that are suitable for lenten menus.

Greek Recipes for Low and Reduced Fat Diets
Greek recipes rely almost exclusively on olive oil (the main exception is some baked goods), a healthy, monounsaturated fat; however, for those looking for even lower fat levels, some of these recipes have been modified slightly to bring down fat content while keeping the great taste.

Greek Party Recipes, Greek Picnic Recipes
Adding a Greek dish to your party or picnic menu (or creating an entire Greek menu) allows you to share the classic tastes of Greece with family and friends. Recipes and menu ideas.

Greek Pasta Sauces - Recipes for Spaghetti Sauces
With and without meat, Greek pasta sauces are known for their wonderful flavor combinations. Meat sauces often include cloves and cinnamon, and sauces without meat can be made with a variety of vegetables.

Most Popular Greek Recipes of 2006 Chosen by Readers
See which Greek recipes site visitors viewed most often during 2006.

Most Popular Greek Recipes of 2007 Chosen by Readers
Weekly summaries of Greek recipes most popular with readers during 2007.

Greek Recipes for Grilled Foods - Grilled Meats, Seafood, Vegetables, Fruit
Grilling (we don't often use the word

Greek Candy Recipes
Recipes for favorite Greek candies include chocolates, jellies, and honey candies.

Greek Recipes for Cookies and Biscotti - Greek Foods and Cooking
Recipes for Greek cookies include delicious voutimata (biscotti dunking cookies), sugary holiday confections, and those made with fabulous combinations of spices and nuts.

Greek Recipes for Dessert Breads - Greek Baked Desserts
Sweet breads are a favorite dessert in Greek homes, served alone, with yogurt, cheeses, ice cream, and syrupy fruit toppings.

Greek Recipes for Fried Sweets and Pastries - Donuts - Honey Puffs - Crepes
Fabulous honey puffs, donuts, crepes, dessert pancakes, small pies (pitakia), and other confections, fried to perfection.

Greek Recipes for Fruit Desserts and Sweets - Greek Food and Cooking
Recipes for Greek desserts and sweets using wonderful fresh seasonal fruits.

Greek Baby Foods - Recipes for the Younger Set
Greek babies eat a variety of foods, much of it made from scratch by vigilant parents who choose fresh and organic ingredients. This sampling of recipes gives a quick look into the culinary beginnings of the youngest Greeks.

Recipes for Greek Orthodox Fasting Recipes - Fagita Nistisima - Sarakostiana
Greek Orthodox faithful observe several major and minor fasting periods throughout the year, including the Easter Lenten season. Meat (and products derived from meat), fish with backbones, dairy products, olive oil, and wine are not eaten. (Vegetable margarine, shortening, and oils are permitted.)

Greek Recipes for Ices, Granitas, and Ice Creams
Always a favorite during the hot months (and for many, during winter as well), these recipes are for Greek favorites and include ices (granitas), ice cream, and the famous mastic-flavored

Greek Recipes for Jams, Jellies, and Marmalades
Greek cooking relies heavily on seasonal fruits and when the season arrives, jams, marmalades, and jellies are home cooking favorites.

Seasonal Mediterranean Menus
Fabulous menus from About.com Food Guides who write about the foods of the Mediterranean. These menus highlights seasonal dishes and traditional Mediterranean cooking.

Sample Greek Menus
Menus for traditional holiday meals, cookouts, picnics, breakfast, brunch and more.

Greek Recipes for Pancakes & Crepes - Tiganites
In the Greek tradition, pancakes and crepes are eaten as sweet snacks, around the time other cultures enjoy brunch or a late afternoon tea time.

Greek Recipes for Pastries Made with Phyllo Dough - Greek Food and Cooking
Recipes for Greek pastries, desserts, and sweets made with phyllo dough - commercial and homemade.

Recipes for Greek Puddings, Creams, and Custard Desserts
Recipes for favorite Greek pudding, creams, and custard desserts, including halvas, rice pudding, and galaktoboureko.

Greek Recipes for Syrup-Soaked Sweets - Phyllo Pastry - Cookies - Cakes
From flaky phyllo pastries like Baklava to custards like Galaktoboureko to cookies and cakes, many of the sweets for which Greece is famous are soaked in light scented honey or sugar syrups.

Recipes for Traditional Greek Spoon Sweets - Greek Preserves
Spoon sweets are made with fruit and vegetables, cooked with sugar to create a syrup. Because they are so sweet, they are served by the spoonful, hence the name. A traditional offering to guests, spoon sweets can also be used as dessert sauces and condiments.

Greek Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes
The Greek cuisine is ideally suited to vegetarians and vegans. Many Greeks follow a vegetarian regimen naturally because of the abundance of fresh vegetables and herbs, wonderful olive oil, and a tradition of eating meat infrequently. Find recipes from appetizers and mezes to phyllo pastries, pitas, and Greek sweets.

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Stifado | Popular Greek Stew
Stifado is a delicious Greek stew that is packed with many different flavors. Easy to make and something the whole family will enjoy!

Stuffed Bell Peppers | Greek Style
A Greek stuffed bell pepper recipe. A tasty mixture of meats and herbs topped with feta. A must try!

Interview with Eftychis Bletsas - Mama's Kitchen - H Kouzina tis Mamas - Greek Food
Come meet this rising young star of Greek food television. Eftychis Bletsas is bringing great homemade food and his music into Greek homes with a new and exciting approach.

Greek Sweet Easter Bread Made in a Bread Machine
Tsoureki, the sweet bread made at Easter can also be made in a bread machine to enjoy at any time.

Before You Buy Greek Olive Oil
Greek olive oil is the world's finest, and good olive oil is an essential ingredient in Greek cooking. Before you go shopping for Greek olive oil, here are some things to consider.

Manouri - Greek Cheeses
This semi-soft white cheese is most often used to create desserts, from filled pies to a slice topped with roasted walnuts and drizzled with honey and served with fruit.

Greek meat recipes
Greek recipes that use meat as a main protein.

How to Make Thick Strained Yogurt for Greek Cooking
Use commercial or homemade yogurt to make the thick, strained yogurt used in cooking and preparing Greek recipes.

Greek Cuts of Meat - Diagrams and Translations
A handy guide with diagrams and translations of the different cuts of meat as cut by Greek butchers. Page 3.

Greek Cuts of Meat - Diagrams and Translations
A handy guide with diagrams and translations of the different cuts of meat as cut by Greek butchers.

Greek Cuts of Meat - Diagrams and Translations
A handy guide with diagrams and translations of the different cuts of meat as cut by Greek butchers. Page 2.

Greek Cuts of Meat - Diagrams and Translations
A handy guide with diagrams and translations of the different cuts of meat as cut by Greek butchers.

Octopus Marinated in Oil and Vinegar
Octopus marinated in an oil and vinegar mixture (heavy on the vinegar) and served with a sprinkle of oregano is a favorite appetizer or meze.

How to Roast a Whole Lamb on the Spit
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial on Preparing a Spit-Roasted Lamb for Greek Easter
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial on Preparing a Spit-Roasted Lamb for Greek Easter
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial on Preparing a Spit-Roasted Lamb for Greek Easter
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial on Preparing a Spit-Roasted Lamb for Greek Easter
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial on Preparing a Spit-Roasted Lamb for Greek Easter
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial on Preparing a Spit-Roasted Lamb for Greek Easter
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial on Preparing a Spit-Roasted Lamb for Greek Easter
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial on Preparing a Spit-Roasted Lamb for Greek Easter
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial on Preparing a Spit-Roasted Lamb for Greek Easter
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial on Preparing a Spit-Roasted Lamb for Greek Easter
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial on Preparing a Spit-Roasted Lamb for Greek Easter
Ted Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.

Leftover Phyllo Cheese Pie
A great way to use leftover phyllo sheets and those that are damaged or torn. This

Leftover Phyllo Cheese Pie - What to Do With Leftover Pieces of Phyllo Dough
A great way to use leftover phyllo sheets and those that are damaged or torn. This

Leftover Phyllo Cheese Pie - What to Do With Leftover Pieces of Phyllo Dough
A great way to use leftover phyllo sheets and those that are damaged or torn. This

Leftover Phyllo Cheese Pie - What to Do With Leftover Pieces of Phyllo Dough
A great way to use leftover phyllo sheets and those that are damaged or torn. This

Leftover Phyllo Cheese Pie - What to Do With Leftover Pieces of Phyllo Dough
A great way to use leftover phyllo sheets and those that are damaged or torn. This

Leftover Phyllo Cheese Pie - What to Do With Leftover Pieces of Phyllo Dough
A great way to use leftover phyllo sheets and those that are damaged or torn. This

Recipe for Moussaka with Eggplant - Step by Step Learn to Cook this Classic Greek Dish
This version of moussaka, with eggplant, meat sauce, and topped with a thick béchamel sauce, is probably the dish most identified with Greece. Follow these easy steps to create this Greek classic.

Recipe for Moussaka with Eggplant
This version of moussaka, with eggplant, meat sauce, and topped with a thick béchamel sauce, is probably the dish most identified with Greece. Follow these easy steps with photos to create this Greek classic.

Recipe for Moussaka with Eggplant - Step by Step Learn to Cook this Classic Greek Dish
This version of moussaka, with eggplant, meat sauce, and topped with a thick béchamel sauce, is probably the dish most identified with Greece. Follow these easy steps to create this Greek classic.

Recipe for Moussaka with Eggplant - Step by Step Learn to Cook this Classic Greek Dish
This version of moussaka, with eggplant, meat sauce, and topped with a thick béchamel sauce, is probably the dish most identified with Greece. Follow these easy steps to create this Greek classic.

Recipe for Moussaka with Eggplant - Step by Step Learn to Cook this Classic Greek Dish
This version of moussaka, with eggplant, meat sauce, and topped with a thick béchamel sauce, is probably the dish most identified with Greece. Follow these easy steps to create this Greek classic.

Recipe for Moussaka with Eggplant - Step by Step Learn to Cook this Classic Greek Dish
This version of moussaka, with eggplant, meat sauce, and topped with a thick béchamel sauce, is probably the dish most identified with Greece. Follow these easy steps to create this Greek classic.

Recipe for Melitzanes Papoutsakia - Step by Step - Stuffed Eggplant (Little Shoes)
This is our family's favorite version of eggplant halves filled with a ground beef mixture, topped with a béchamel sauce.

Stuffed Eggplant Step by Step Recipe
This is our family's favorite version of eggplant halves filled with a ground beef mixture, topped with a béchamel sauce.

Recipe for Melitzanes Papoutsakia - Step by Step - Stuffed Eggplant (Little Shoes)
This is our family's favorite version of eggplant halves filled with a ground beef mixture, topped with a béchamel sauce.

Recipe for Melitzanes Papoutsakia - Step by Step - Stuffed Eggplant (Little Shoes)
This is our family's favorite version of eggplant halves filled with a ground beef mixture, topped with a béchamel sauce.

Recipe for Melitzanes Papoutsakia - Step by Step - Stuffed Eggplant (Little Shoes)
This is our family's favorite version of eggplant halves filled with a ground beef mixture, topped with a béchamel sauce.

Recipe for Melitzanes Papoutsakia - Step by Step - Stuffed Eggplant (Little Shoes)
This is our family's favorite version of eggplant halves filled with a ground beef mixture, topped with a béchamel sauce.

Recipe for Melitzanes Papoutsakia - Step by Step - Stuffed Eggplant (Little Shoes)
This is our family's favorite version of eggplant halves filled with a ground beef mixture, topped with a béchamel sauce.

How to Make Greek Coffee
Learn how to make Greek coffee in easy steps with photos. Greek coffee is brewed thick and the grounds are poured into the cup along with the coffee. These steps will help you make the perfect cup to serve with pastries and desserts, or simply with a glass of cold water.

How to Make Greek Coffee - Lessons with Photos - Step by Step
Learn how to make Greek coffee in easy steps with photos. Greek coffee is brewed thick and the grounds are poured into the cup along with the coffee. These steps will help you make the perfect cup to serve with pastries and desserts, or simply with a glass of cold water.

How to Make Greek Coffee - Lessons with Photos - Step by Step
Learn how to make Greek coffee in easy steps with photos. Greek coffee is brewed thick and the grounds are poured into the cup along with the coffee. These steps will help you make the perfect cup to serve with pastries and desserts, or simply with a glass of cold water.

How to Make Greek Coffee - Lessons with Photos - Step by Step
Learn how to make Greek coffee in easy steps with photos. Greek coffee is brewed thick and the grounds are poured into the cup along with the coffee. These steps will help you make the perfect cup to serve with pastries and desserts, or simply with a glass of cold water.

How to Make Greek Coffee - Lessons with Photos - Step by Step
Learn how to make Greek coffee in easy steps with photos. Greek coffee is brewed thick and the grounds are poured into the cup along with the coffee. These steps will help you make the perfect cup to serve with pastries and desserts, or simply with a glass of cold water.

Melting Butter and Warming Milk
Photo of Butter melting in a sauce pan next to a sauce pan of milk warming

Milk is added to Roux in a Steady Stream
Photo of milk being added to roux for Bechamel sauce

Bechamel Sauce is added to the Pastitsio Layers
Photo of Bechamel Sauce being added to Pastitsio

Baked Pastitsio with Golden Crust
Photo of Pastitsio Baked to Golden Crust Color

Adding Onions to Browned Ground Beef
Photo of onions being added to browned ground beef

Greek Macaronia #2 for Pastitsio
Photo of Greek Macaronia #2 used in making Pastitsio

Pasta Noodles tossed with melted butter, cheese, and egg whites
Photo of Pastitsio noodles cooked and tossed with melted butter, cheese, and egg whites

Bechamel Ingredients
Photo of Bechamel ingredients to be used in making Bechamel Sauce for Pastitsio

Baked Pasta with Meat Filling and Bechamel Topping
Greek Pastitsio - Plated photo of Greek Pastitsio

Adding Flour to melted butter to make a roux
Photo of flour being added to melted butter to make a roux

Photo of Dirty Dishes in the Sink
Photo of Dirty Dishes used in Making Pastitsio

Mise en Place - Pastitsio ingredients gathered
Pastitsio Ingredients - Photo of ingredients to be used in making Greek Pastitsio

Meat Sauce Simmering Next to Pasta Pot
Photo of meat sauce simmering next to a pasta pot

First layer of Pasta is laid in pan
Photo of Pastitsio noodles layered in bottom of pan

Meat Sauce is added in a layer on top of Pastitsio noodles
Photo of meat sauce being added to pan of pastitsio

Fried Greek Diples with Honey and Cinnamon
Diples (THEE-ples) get their name from the Greek word for “fold.” They are thin sheets of dough that are folded while being fried into a crispy package that is drizzled with honey and dusted with cinnamon and ground walnuts.

White Beans with Kale Recipe
A healthy and nutritious white bean dish that is great as a side or as a light vegetarian meal. Serve with plenty of fresh squeezed lemon juice and some crumbled Feta cheese for some extra zing.

Zucchini Stuffed with Meat and Bechamel Sauce
Stuffed vegetables are a staple of the Summer season and this version of Kolokithia Yemista or Greek-style Stuffed Zucchini is a great way to enjoy the bounty.

Eggplant with Tomatoes and Feta Cheese
A delicious alternative to the heavier Eggplant Parmesan, this recipe for Eggplant with Tomatoes and Feta makes a wonderful vegetarian entree or side dish.

Stewed Okra with Tomatoes
A favorite side dish or light vegetarian meal, Stewed Okra with Tomato is a simple way to enjoy this often underappreciated vegetable.

Traditional Greek Easter Soup
The traditional Greek Easter soup is called Mayiritsa (mah-yee-REE-tsah). After the midnight resurrection service, it is customary to break the Lenten fast with this rich lamb soup flavored with Avgolemono.

Fried Salt Cod Recipe Recipe
A traditional dish for Palm Sunday, this tasty fish can be batter-fried or baked and is delicious with a tangy garlic dip known as Skordalia (skor-thal-YAH).

Spinach and Rice Pilaf Recipe
This spinach and rice pilaf known as Spanakorizo (spah-nah-KOH-ree-zoh) is a simple and easy dish made with spinach, tomatoes and fresh dill. A great pilaf on it's own, as a side dish, or as a meatless stuffing for vegetables.

Greek Fava Bean Stew Recipe
A delicious savory bean stew of Fava or Broad beans simmered with tomatoes and onions. A great Lenten or Vegetarian meal or side dish.

Lenten Chocolate Cake Recipe
A rich and moist chocolate cake recipe that tastes indulgent but still complies with the dietary restrictions of the Lenten season.

Artichoke Stew with Lemon and Dill - Polita
A vegetarian stew made with artichokes, carrots and potatoes that are highlighted by the flavors of lemon and dill. This recipe can be made as a main course or as a delicious side dish.

Pork Stew Recipe with Celery and Avgolemono Sauce
A delicious and hearty one-pot meal that combines the succulent flavors of braised pork, celery, and the beloved Avgolemono sauce.

Spanakopita Bites with Mini Phyllo Shells
Spanakopita Bites are mini phyllo pastry shells filled with a delicious spinach and feta cheese filling. They are easy to prepare and can be a quick and easy alternative to rolling and wrapping individual phyllo triangles.

Greek Stuffed Cabbage Recipe
Stuffed cabbage rolls or Lahanodolmathes (lah-hah-noh-dol-MAH-thes) is a traditional Greek dish that is customarily made with Avgolemono (Egg-lemon) sauce. This version pairs the delicious meat and rice stuffing with a tomato-based sauce.

Greek New Year's Bread Recipe
Baking a Vassilopita or St. Basil’s cake is a New Year’s tradition in Greece. January 1st is the Feast day of Saint Basil a fourth century Orthodox bishop and great patron of the poor. In keeping with tradition, a coin is baked in the bread and family members gather to cut the bread and see who will be lucky and receive the hidden coin.

Greek Halva - Semolina Pudding with Nuts and Raisins
Coarse semolina is toasted in oil and then bathed in hot syrup that is flavored with cinnamon, cloves and orange peel. A simple and elegant dessert that can also be enjoyed during the Lenten season.

Greek Walnut Cake Recipe
Karidopita is a moist and flavorful Greek walnut cake that is flavored with cinnamon and bathed in sweet syrup.

Greek Custard Pie Recipe
Creamy semolina custard is baked until golden then bathed in sweet syrup. An easy custard pie that doesn’t require a pie crust or shell.

Greek Shortbread Cookies with Powdered Sugar and Almonds
Kourabiethes are delicious buttery cookies with almonds that are covered in powdered sugar. A must for any Greek celebration and very popular at weddings and especially during the holidays.

Chickpea Stew Recipe Recipe
A simple and rustic vegetarian stew made from chickpeas that is the specialty of the island of Sifnos, Greece.

Stuffed Grape Leaves Recipe
Tender grape leaves are stuffed with a savory meat and rice filling and bathed in a tangy egg-lemon sauce called Avgolemono. This is a perfect one-pot meal for a chilly day. Don’t forget the bread for dipping in the sauce!

Pumpkin Pita - Coiled Kolokithopita from Samos
This pumpkin pita recipe is one of the specialties of the island of Samos, a beautiful island in the eastern part the Aegean Sea.

Lemon Pound Cake with Yogurt Recipe
This lemon pound cake recipe gives us one more reason to love Greek yogurt. It really delivers a moist and creamy cake that can be dressed up or down as you see fit.

Greek Apple Cake Recipe
A moist and tender apple cake that is the perfect showcase for crisp and delicious apples. Serve this with some ice cream or a drizzle of caramel sauce and enjoy with coffee or tea.

Greek Zucchini Fritters with Feta
Greek zucchini fritters or Kolokithokeftethes are a delicious addition to your meze (appetizer) table or buffet. They are absolutely delicious topped with tzatziki sauce.

Greek Orthodox Saint Fanourios Cake
A delicious spiced cake baked as an offering to Saint Fanourios, (fah-NOO-ree-os) the Greek Orthodox patron saint of lost items. Flavored with cinnamon and ground clove, this tasty cake is delicious with coffee or tea.

Saganaki - Pan-Seared Greek Cheese Recipe
This meze (plural

Olive Paste Tapenade Recipe
This recipe for olive paste (tapenade) is a quick and easy blender dish, made with black or green olives and garlic. This spread is a perfect accompaniment to Ouzo and wines, and can also be used as an ingredient in cooked recipes and in sandwiches. It's a favorite served as a condiment with grilled swordfish, as well.

Roasted Red Pepper Recipe
Red pimiento peppers are known in Greece as Florina Peppers. When roasted, they take on a wonderful flavor that works in many ways.

Tomato and Feta on Grilled Bread
Grilled slabs of bread topped with extra virgin olive oil, chopped tomatoes, feta cheese, and a healthy sprinkle of oregano. A classic Greek taste, perfect as an appetizer, snack, or light meal.

Lamb Souvlaki Meze Recipe
Souvlaki, chunks of meat on little skewers, are a favorite in Greece, and this version with lamb is a tasty meze to accompany spirits or pre-dinner beverages. This recipe calls for three days of marinating, and cooking on the fourth day, so plan ahead. The end result is worth it.

Greek Fried Liver Morsels Recipe
This easy recipe can be made with lamb, kid, beef, or pork liver depending on your preference. It is served as an appetizer or meze and generally made in small quantities and served with several other dishes.

Hot Pepper Cheese Dip Recipe
Make this dip as hot or mild as you like with hot green or red peppers. It's quick and easy, and adds a spicy touch to appetizers, mezethes, or a meal.

Greek Moussaka with Zucchini
Layers of sliced zucchini, cheese, ground meat sauce, and a creamy bechamel topping. This zucchini version is a delightful change from the eggplant and potato versions.

Greek Moussaka with Potatoes
Layers of potato slices, cheese, ground meat sauce, and a creamy bechamel topping. An oven-to-table casserole that can be made in large quantities and frozen for later use.

Stewed Cabbage with Mint Recipe
Delicious as a side dish or meatless main dish, this dish incorporates the tastes of onion, garlic, cloves, and mint for a fabulous result.

Rum Chocolate Yule Log Cake Recipe
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Semolina Pie with Almonds Recipe
A specialty of the Greek island of Lefkada, preparation of this dish is similar to halvas pudding, but it is baked in the oven. The recipe calls for semolina, flour, oil, cinnamon, cloves, almonds, and a sprinkling of sesame seeds.

Greek Myzithra Cheesecake
Cheesecake made with Greek myzithra cheese (or other unsalted sweet white cheese) is a delicious and different take on cheesecake.

Grape Molasses Cookies Recipes
Grape molasses (

Greek Kok Cream Puffs Recipe
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Greek Style Chocolate Crepes Recipe
Crepes are not a traditional Greek dish, but they have caught on like wildfire and are made in all different ways. This is a simple recipe for a heavy crepe with chocolate filling.

Cherry Spoon Sweet Recipe
Traditional Greek spoon sweet (preserves) made with fresh cherries. A delightful small sweet to offer guests. Serve with cold water.

Sour Cherry Spoon Sweet
Sour cherries are a favorite spoon sweet, made in early summer when the cherries are their best.

Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe from Crete
These sweet cheese pastries are specialties of the Greek island of Crete, where they are either baked or fried. Unlike many other Greek pastries, this recipe calls for a rolled dough instead of thin phyllo sheets.

Grape Must Pudding
This delicious dish combines naturally sweet grape must and a little semolina flour to create a texture somewhere between a gelled dessert and a cream, with a unique taste.

Quick Cheese Pie with Puff Pastry
A great quick way to fix a delicious Greek cheese pie that takes 15 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook.

Sesame Honey Spread Recipe
A quick and easy recipe, this sesame honey spread calls for two ingredients: tahini and honey. This is a Greek snack spread, as well as a breakfast favorite, and a great substitute for peanut butter.

Make Your Own Grape Must
Grape must is used in Greek cooking to make puddings, candy, and a grape syrup that is used like maple syrup. Although grape must can be bought, it's easy to make using this ancient recipe, and a fun family project.

Scrambled Eggs with Feta, Tomato, and Onion


Mussels with Rice and Tomato Recipe
Delightful as a meze (to serve with drinks) or a side dish, this recipe incorporates the tastes of mussels, onion, tomato, and garlic with rice.

Sardines Baked with Garlic and Oregano
Sardines are a favorite Greek fish and this easy recipe is a classic, fixed in all parts of Greece. It calls for fresh sardines, garlic, oil, lemon juice, oregano, and seasonings.

No-cook Oranges with Honey Dessert
One step, two ingredients, three minutes to make. Fresh fruit is a favorite Greek dessert. Dress it up a bit with Greek honey!

Simple Greek Country Cornbread Recipe
One of the fabulous Greek

Greek Custard Bougatsa Recipe
A favorite Greek street food and snack, this version of bougatsa has a custard filling and is sliced and served warm, sprinkled with confectioner's sugar and cinnamon.

Greek Orange Sesame Biscotti Recipe
These small twice-baked cookies are slightly sweet biscotti, and a traditional favorite for dunking in coffee, tea, or milk. This recipe has no butter or eggs.

Prosforo Orthodox Offering Bread Recipe


Greek Cheese Pie from Sfakia Crete Recipe
Sfakia is an area in southwestern Crete which is famous for its traditions and culture. This local recipe for small fried cheese pies calls for ouzo and sweet myzithra cheese. The pie is drizzled with honey.

Easy Toasted Pita Bread Recipe
Toasted pita bread - with nothing added but olive oil - is delicious as a bread to serve with meals, and as a scoop for dips. This is easy, quick, and has only two ingredients.

Quick and Easy Batter-Fried Eggplant Recipe
The soda water in the batter is what makes these thinly sliced strips of eggplant so delightful. Quick frying in hot oil keeps the eggplant from getting oil-soaked. Enjoy as a side dish or, with other dishes, as a meze.

Greek Potato Salad Recipe
This potato salad has a traditional oil-lemon dressing. Delicious, easy, and quick, it brings potatoes to the table in a new way.

Dilled Peas with Artichoke Hearts
An easy recipe using frozen peas, frozen artichoke hearts, tomatoes, fresh green onions and fresh dill.

Greek Fisherman's Soup Recipe
This Greek fisherman's soup is often called a stew and is one of Greece's most famous dishes. It calls for a variety of fish and seafood that can be easily changed to incorporate seasonal fish.

Greek Stuffed Eggplant Recipe
This is our family's favorite version of eggplant halves filled with a ground beef mixture, topped with a béchamel sauce.

Leg of Lamb with Sage and Thyme Recipe
A simple recipe with extraordinary results. The lamb is cooked with fresh sage and thyme in a slow oven.

Lamb in Red Sauce with Peppers
Red and green peppers added to a traditional red sauce (kokkinisto) create a wonderful sauce that can be served over rice or pasta along with the lamb.

Lamb Fricassee with Avgolemono
Lamb (or kid) cooked with Romaine lettuce, dill, celery, and green onions is topped with the traditional avgolemono (egg-lemon sauce) for a Greek favorite.

Stuffed Burgers with Feta and Herbs Recipe
Biftekia are the Greek equivalent of hamburgers, and these are basic burgers with a twist... a feta and herb stuffing.

Baked Beans and Tomato Casserole Recipe
Yigandes are similar to (but bigger than) dried lima beans, and this oven-to-table casserole combines them with tomatoes, onions, herbs, and spices to create a fabulous dish. This can also be served as a side dish or (on small plates) as a meze.

Rabbit in a Wine and Garlic Sauce
The combination of rabbit with white wine, garlic, and fabulous herbs makes this dish a real treat. A classic stovetop dish.

Egg-Lemon Lamb with Artichoke Hearts Recipe
Lamb and artichokes with a tangy avgolemono (egg-lemon) sauce is a traditional Greek dish. Using a pressure cooker keeps cooking time to a minimum and delivers great results.

Greek Cheesy Baked Pasta Recipe
Pasta with cheese is a favorite in Greece, but with a difference. This dish is made like all Greek

Greek Reddened Beef Stew Recipe
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Veal in White Wine Sauce Recipe
Thin strips of round steak are cooked in a lovely white wine sauce, and favorite Corfiot tastes of garlic, rosemary, and parsley.

Stuffed Grape Leaves with Mixed Ground Meat and Rice
This recipe for stuffed grape leaves is a classic home cooking version. The grape leaves are filled with a mixture of ground pork and beef, rice, tomatoes, onion, and parsley.

Greek Country Macaroni Pie Recipe
A country favorite, this simple version of macaroni pie with feta cheese is best made with homemade phyllo dough, but can be easily adapted to use packaged phyllo (filo).

Pasta with Zucchini and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
This recipe combines the tastes of zucchini and sun-dried tomatoes with wine, garlic, and fresh parsley to create a delicious dish.

Ancient Greek Recipe for Gastrin
Gastrin was known as a Cretan sweet in Roman times. Similar in preparation and appearance to baklava, it has some unusual ingredients.

Easy Sesame Baklava Recipe
This is a delightful and easy version of baklava made with sesame seeds. It is a Christmas Eve tradition in many Greek homes. Layers of phyllo dough sprinkled with sesame seeds. No nuts. No butter.

Greek Vanilla Corn Starch Pudding
This basic no-egg corn starch pudding is a standard in Greek homes. Suitable for babies, it's also a favorite with children of all ages and, with the addition of fruit, can be adapted to many uses from breakfast to snack to dessert.

Greek Romaine Lettuce Salad
The most common lettuce used in Greek foods is Cos (Romaine), a lettuce that has been cultivated for over 5,000 years. This simple salad is a favorite all over Greece.

Watermelon and Feta Salad
This is a delightful summer salad of watermelon, feta cheese, thin slices of red onion, and balsamic vinegar.

Greek Chestnut and Raisin Stuffing
A delicious combination of chestnuts, raisins, pine nuts, onions, and parsley. Cook inside the bird.

Greek Red Sauce for Beef, Pork or Chicken
Kokkinisto is as much a sauce as it is a way of cooking. Almost all meats and poultry (and game) can be made

Greek Oil and Lemon Sauce Recipe
Latholemono is a classic Greek sauce for all kinds of seafood and shellfish. It requires no cooking, and has few ingredients.

Quince Spoon Sweet Recipe
Quince is a fruit that is often overlooked because when eaten raw, it has a very astringent taste. Cooking quince with sugar creates a delightful spoon sweet, one of the most famous and well-loved.

Greek Recipe for Boiled and Stewed Vegetable Side Dishes
Simple boiled and stewed vegetables with a sprinkling of herbs are Greek classics, perfect as side dishes, or as light meals.

Greek Recipes for Fried Vegetables
Sauteed, deep-fried, flour dusted, or coated in light, airy batters, fried vegetables are easy side dishes and appetizers.

Greek Stuffing Recipes for Turkey and Chicken
Greek recipes for stuffing are generally cooked in the bird and often rely on chestnuts, which are plentiful, and other nuts, meats, and rice or breadcrumbs.

Green Walnut Spoon Sweet with Cinnamon and Cloves
Immature walnuts (green) create one of the most delicious spoon sweets (preserves) in Greece. Green walnuts can generally be found at market in late spring and autumn. This recipe calls for cinnamon and cloves.

Greek Stuffed Vegetables with Rice
This vegetarian version of stuffed tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, and eggplant is so delicious, you'll never miss the meat.

Broad (Fava) Beans and Artichoke Hearts
Broad beans (also known as fava beans) and artichoke hearts are a delightful taste combination and a favorite main dish during the lenten season. It can also be served as a side dish.

Greek Meatless Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Rice
Cabbage leaves stuffed with a mixture of rice and herbs can be made with the full cabbage leaf as a main course, or made into small rolls as an appetizer using pieces of the leaf. A favorite Lenten dish.

Greek Vegetable Stew with Peas
Greek peas, carrots, potatoes, and tomatoes with a fabulous selection of herbs and spices. A great vegetarian, vegan, and Lenten dish.

Spinach, Bean, and Feta Oven Casserole
Fabulous as a meatless main dish, this is delightful as a first course as well. Spinach, yigandes beans (or limas), feta, tomato, onions, leeks, and dill make a delicious combination.

How to Fold Pita Triangles with Phyllo Dough
Learn how to fold little triangles using phyllo dough to make sweet and savory pies (pitakia). Photos walk through the process.

Chicken Phyllo Pie or Kotopita Recipe
A delicious savory pie made with a moist and flavorful chicken filling topped with flaky phyllo dough sheets and baked to a golden brown. This recipe for Chicken Phyllo Pie or Kotopita is great for an entree or an appetizer.

Beef Kebabs in Yogurt Sauce
Savory beef kebabs bathed in a tangy yogurt sauce and topped with spiced tomato sauce. The subtle heat from the paprika and cayenne pepper is balanced by the yogurt to make a very tasty dish.

Green Bean Casserole with Olive Oil and Tomatoes
Green beans in a savory tomato sauce flavored with olive oil and seasoned with garden fresh herbs. Enjoy this dish is a vegetarian entree or a savory side dish.

Baked Eggplant Casserole with Feta Cheese and Tomatoes
Delicious eggplant slices layered with a savory tomato sauce and baked in a creamy cheese sauce made with Feta cheese. This casserole can be assembled ahead and refrigerated.

Feta and Roasted Red Pepper Dip
A quick and easy dip that combines the piquant flavors of roasted red peppers and Feta cheese. Delicious served with fresh veggies or with toasted pita bread triangles.

Greek Honey Pie or Melopita Recipe
Part custard, part cheesecake, a Melopita is sweet and creamy and absolutely delicious. Try it with a crust or without, but be sure to try this Honey Pie.

Greek Meatballs in Egg-Lemon Sauce
Greek Meatballs in Egg-Lemon Sauce (Avgolemono) is a cross between a soup and a stew. You will really enjoy these savory meatballs bathed in a tangy egg-lemon sauce that is just perfect for dipping bread.

Favorite Greek Desserts and Pastries for the Holidays
Treat your Holiday guests to an array of Greek desserts and pastries. What better way to sweeten your holiday celebration?

Desserts and Sweets for Lent and Other Greek Fasts
It is possible to eat fabulous Greek sweets during Lent and other periods of

Best Greek Recipes for Leftovers
These Greek recipes are fabulous solutions for leftovers. Try these Greek dishes that call for leftover french fries, pasta and spaghetti, mashed potatoes, as well as meats and vegetables.

Greek Food Photos - How to Make Quick and Easy Spanakopita - Greek Spinach Pie with Cheese
Spinach pie is a Greek favorite and can be made in many ways. This quick recipe is easier than most, and uses commercially prepared phyllo dough. Page 2.

Greek Food Photos - How to Make Quick and Easy Spanakopita - Greek Spinach Pie with Cheese
Spinach pie is a Greek favorite and can be made in many ways. This quick recipe is easier than most, and uses commercially prepared phyllo dough. Page 11.

Greek Food Photos - How to Make Quick and Easy Spanakopita - Greek Spinach Pie with Cheese
Spinach pie is a Greek favorite and can be made in many ways. This quick recipe is easier than most, and uses commercially prepared phyllo dough. Page 7.

Easy Greek Spanakopita Recipe
Spinach pie is a Greek favorite and can be made in many ways. This quick recipe is easier than most, and uses commercially prepared phyllo dough.

Easy Greek Spanakopita Recipe
Spinach pie is a Greek favorite and can be made in many ways. This quick recipe is easier than most, and uses commercially prepared phyllo dough.

Photo of Tiny Green Olives of Crete - Greek Olives - Greek Foods
Photo of tiny green olives from Crete

Greek Olives Photo Gallery
Photos of Greek olives. Greek Food. Page 2.

Greek Olives Photo Gallery - Kalamata Black Olives
Photos of Greek olives. Greek Food. Page 6.

Greek Olives Photo Gallery - Kalamata Red Olives
Photos of Greek olives. Greek Food. Page 4.

Greek Olives Photo Gallery - Plum Olives - Extra Large Olives
Photos of Greek olives. Greek Food. Page 5.

Greek Olives Photo Gallery - Stuffed Green Olives
Photos of Greek olives. Greek Food. Page 3.

Greek Olives Photo Gallery - Throubes - Wrinkled Black Olives - Shriveled Olives
Photos of Greek olives. Greek Food. Page 7.

All About the Varieties of Greek Olives
Greeks have been cultivating olives for centuries and know a thing or two about delicious! Check these photos of the various types of olives to use as appetizers, mezethes, garnishes, and in recipes.

How to Divide an Egg in Recipes with an Odd Number of Eggs
Greek recipes are often made in large quantities. Decreasing the quantity is often a simple matter of dividing ingredients, but what happens when the recipe calls for 1 or 3 or 5 or another odd number of eggs? Here's how to divide.

Graviera Cheese from Crete
Cretan graviera is one of the most popular cheeses in Greece. It is a great table cheese (as a meze or to accompany a meal), and good for grating. It is similar to Gruyere.

Greek Fruit Spoon Sweets
Symbols of hospitality, spoon sweets are a traditional offering to guests. Similar to preserves, but more syrupy, many spoon sweets are also used as a topping for yogurt, ice cream, and fruit.

Baked Green Beans with Feta
A easy and healthy green bean recipe served Greek style with feta and a bit of heat with red pepper flakes.

Tirokroketes (Fried Cheese Balls)
Bite into heaven with these Greek cheese balls. They are easy to make and hard to keep on the table.

Greek Salad Recipes
Greek Salad Recipes. Greek Food.

Greek appetizer recipes
Greek appetizer recipes. Greek Food.

Greek Side Dishes
Greek Side Dishes. Greek Food.

Greek Recipes for Mother's Day Breakfast or Brunch
Fabulous Greek recipes for Mom on her special day including breakfast and brunch ideas, and recipes that are perfect for young cooks.

Chicken with Dirty Rice Stuffing
A moist and flavorful chicken dish that is stuffed with a tasty mixture of sauteed chicken livers, rice, and toasted pine nuts.

Cooking with Lamb - Greek Lamb Preparation Tips
Greece is known for fabulous lamb dishes - from the very small kebabs (souvlakia) to whole spit-roasted. Here are tips for shopping, cooking times, portions per person, and more.

Eggplant and Roasted Red Pepper Pita
A savory combination of eggplant, roasted red peppers, and Feta cheese layered in phyllo pastry dough and baked until flaky and golden brown. Perfect as a light vegetarian meal or tasty appetizer.

What to Look for in a Great Greek Restaurant
The Greek love affair with food has captured the world's interest, and Greek restaurants are more popular than ever. They're small and large, family style and elegant.

Horta Vrasta - Boiled Leafy Greens
Boiled Leafy Greens is an easy Greek side dish. Made using the greens that are in season or in your fridge. Easy to make and delicious.

Potato, Onion and Olive Salad
A simple and easy Greek potato salad to make. A unique way to enjoy potatoes. Enjoy this delicious recipe tonight!

Leek and Pork Stew
A simple and tasty Greek pork and leek stew.

Carrot, Cabbage and Cucumber Salad
A simple and healthy Greek style cabbage based recipe. In minutes you could have a healthy side to pair with any meal.

Potato Fritters
These delicious potato fritters are the perfect breakfast addition and easy to make with frozen hash browns.

Keftedes burgers
Here is a simple take on Greek keftedes. Made into the perfect Greek style burgers served with delcious tzatziki

All About Quince
Quince, also known as

Orange Yogurt Phyllo Pie
A delightful phyllo pie for orange lovers. Made with phyllo (filo) sheets, orange peel, eggs, and thick Greek yogurt.

Stuffed Peppers with Bulgur and Basil
A delightful alternative to rice, bulgur is used in this aromatic herb stuffing for bell peppers - green, red, yellow - your choice.

Greek Sesame Cookies
These delicious small sesame cookies can be found all over Greece, in bakeries and at home. They are made without butter and eggs and are traditionally served with coffee, tea, or other non-alcholic beverages.

Oven-Stewed Mixed Vegetables
A wonderful combination of vegetables cooked in the oven in a covered casserole. Delicious as a meatless main dish, or a side.

Greek Sweet Egg Bread
Tsoureki may be best known as an Easter tradition, but it's a delightful sweet bread often served as a dessert bread, breakfast bread, or snack. This version is simpler than other traditional versions.

Gree Ice Cream with Mastic Recipe
This is a classic Greek ice cream preparation made with gum mastic and salepi (ground orchid root) that is often served with syrupy Greek cakes, sweet syrups, or spoon sweets.

Minced Meat Dumplings with Yogurt Sauce
A recipe brought by Greek refugees from Turkey, these dumplings are shaped like small purses, and are baked to perfection. They are served with a yogurt and garlic sauce.

Meatless Stuffed Vegetables
Stuffed vegetables with a mixture of herbs, rice, and grated vegetables. Vegetables include bell peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, and stuffed potatoes - a real treat!

Traditional Greek Orange Spoon Sweet
Serve this delightful sweet of orange peel in syrup in the traditional way - by the spoonful - and it goes wonderfully well with chocolate! Few ingredients.

Rolled Baklava Recipe
If you've been hesitant about trying a baklava recipe because you've never worked with phyllo dough, this might be for you. If you can make a jelly roll, you can make this delicious Greek dessert. Includes expanded directions.

Greek Moussaka Recipe
A classic Greek Moussaka recipe made by layering eggplant with a spiced meat filling and topping it off with a delicious creamy bechamel sauce which is baked to golden perfection.

Stuffed Grape Leaves with Rice & Vegetables
Found all all over Europe, this version is a home cooking favorite with a filling of rice and grated vegetables.

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A site dedicated to exploring the richness and splendor of Greek food. Explore recipes, photo tutorials, articles and more as you learn all about Greek Cooking and Food.

Greek Drink Recipes
Greek Drink Recipes. Greek Food.

Greek Food Articles
Articles about Greek food and Greek cooking

Greek Dessert Recipes
Greek Dessert Recipes. Greek Food.

Greek Bread Recipes
Greek Bread Recipes. Greek Food.

Greek Chicken Recipes
Greek Chicken Recipes. Greek Food.

Onion Pie From Mykonos | Kremidopita
A delicious greek onion pie from the island of Mykonos. It it well worth the work.

Cheese Pie From Milos | Pitarakia
these little delicious pies come from the Greek island on Milos. They are worth the effort and one you will love. Cheese and dough.

Orange Lemon Ouzo
Try this different way to enjoy Greek ouzo. In Greece, ouzo is drank straight or wither water - here is the perfect way to make it a mixed drink.

Garlic Bread | Skordopsomo
Simple. Easy. Delicious. That is what best describes this garlic bread recipe. Give this a try and watch as everyone devourers it.

Chicken With Tomatoes
A simple and easy Greek chicken recipe made with tomatoes to produce a rich sauce that goes great over pasta.

Top Greek Recipes Of 2015
Okay, 2015 comes to a close. Here are the top Greek recipes of 2015. Have you tried all these recipes?

Greek Christmas Traditions
Here is a overview of Christmas in Greece. Some things are the same, and others are different - like decorating a boat!

New Year's Cake
A delicious cake made to honor St. Basil on New Years. In Greece, this cake it make with a coin in it, the winner gets luck for the coming year.

Top 10 Greek Recipes Of 2015 So Far
Covering the top 10 Greek recipes this far of 2014. Learn to make things like tzatziki, moussaka, pastitsio, dolmathes, and more!

Substituting Greek Yogurt While Cooking
To be healthy next time you're in the kitchen, substitute some of these ingredients for Greek yogurt. It adds a creamy flavor and includes some amazing health benefits.

Spanakopita | Greek Spinach Pie
Spanakopita - the popular Greek appetizer. Warm spinach wrapped in a flaky phyllo sheet.

Greek Olive Bread | Eliopsomo
Greek olive bread is simple and easy to make. It's also delicious and something the whole family will enjoy. Goes great with all types of foods or on it's own.

Potatoes And Fish In Avgolemono
Potatoes And Fish In Avgolemono, a delicious Greek dish everyone will love!

Dolmathes | Grape Leaves Stuffed With Meat
Dolmathes are grape leaves stuffed with a meat mixture. In Greek cuisine they are very popular and topped with the signature egg-lemon sauce

Greek Rice Pudding | Rizogalo
This Greek recipe pudding recipe will have everyone asking for seconds. Made using Arborio rice, it's thick and sweet, served cold, and a staple in Greek desserts.

Recipes for Greek Side Dishes
Recipes for side dishes to complement your main dish and add depth and variety to your table. In Greek homes, these sides often double as a main dish.

Koulourakia | The Easter Cookies of Greece
Koulourakia are traditional cookies made in Greece for Easter. They resemble butter cookies and are delicious to eat and fun to make!

Keeping Your Kitchen Like a Greek
Things Greek might have in their kitchen. Learn the base for Mediterranean cooking.

Greek Shrimp Saganaki
This delectable shrimp dish is a healthy and easy Greek Mediterranean recipe. Marinating the shrimp in wine, olive oil, and garlic, the aromas make any home smell divine.

Frozen Greek Yogurt | Enjoying Greek Yogurt Frozen
Frozen Greek yogurt is a great substitute for dessert. It's healthy, packed with protein, and contains less calories than ice cream.

Eating Like An Ancient Greek
What dud the ancient Greeks ate? Learn some of their daily eating habits. Learn to eat like an ancient Greek.

Black eyed peas and lentils
Time to eat more legumes! This black eyed pea recipe is simple and a great way to get your healthy fix in.

Orzo and Vegetables
Rice and veggies - many the created combination for ease and deliciousness. This recipe is a great way to add seasonal vegetables to your plate.

Recipes for Greek Pasta Dishes - Zymarika - Greek Food and Cooking
Pasta (called

Greek Vegetarian Recipes
Greek Vegetarian Recipes. Greek Food.

Pasta and Creamed Squash Sauce
All the taste of a creamy alfredo style sauce, but without the calories. This rich, delicious, and creamy squash sauce will have you wondering where its been all your life.

Herb Bread Rolls
Warm, tasty, and fresh. Nothing beats that trifecta when talking about bread. Fresh bread is amazing, and here is an easy recipe to make it - spruced up with herbs.

Baked Chickpeas
Besides hummus, chickpeas can be eaten in other way. Here is an easy and tasty chickpea recipe everyone will love.

Goat Cheese Stuffed Raviloi
Delicious raviolis made using Greek goat cheese. They are a bit of work, but well wroth it! Much healthier than store bought.

Brown Rice and spinach
Here is a easy and healthy brown rice recipe. It is a lighter risotto made with flavor and brown rice to give you a tasty complex meal.

Pepper and Kale salad
A tasty and healthy greek style Kale salad. Using rich antioxidant Kale, this is as healthy as it is delicious.

Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe
This basic recipe for vanilla ice cream uses full fat milk and whipping cream, and can be used as the base for fabulous additions like chocolate chips, cookie pieces, M&Ms, or others. With or without an ice cream maker, it's rich and delicious.

Braised Zucchini in White Wine and Garlic
A simple and easy way to enjoy your vegetables, zucchini anyhow.

Beef In Wine and Garlic
A delicious way to serve meat. Cooked in wine and lots and lots of garlic.

Loukoumades
One of the best desserts ever. These Greek donut style puffs will make your mouth water.

Galotopita
A delicious semolina cake with a wet custardy center. Easy to make and even easier to finish.

Leek, Feta, and Spinach turnovers
I love these little turnovers. I have them once in Greece on the island of Crete and had to recreate them here.

Greek Breakfast Recipes
Greek Breakfast Recipes. Greek Food.

Mediterranean Platter
Serve up a breakfast platter European style. This is delight you and your friends. Customizable to fit everyone's taste.

Ladolemono | Greek Salad Dressing
a simple and easy way to make a healthy salad dressing using olive oil, lemon, and herbs.

Homemade Phyllo
A simple and easy way to ma homemade phyllo.

Greek Restaurant Menu, Translated and Explained
Here are the most common items you will find on a menu in a Greek restaurant with their meanings and pronunciation guide.

Rabbit Stifado Recipe
Chef James Henderson shares his recipe for rabbit stifado, a fabulous rustic stew made with rabbit and pearl onions.

Lamb or Mutton with Rice Pilaf Oven Casserole
Oven-baked lamb or mutton with rice pilaf is a delicious family meal. This easy recipe can also be made with beef, pork, chicken, and even liver.

Popping Fried Snails - Kohli Bourbouristi Recipe
Bourbouristi

Grilled Thyme Chicken
This is a delicious and easy recipe for chicken on the grill (or under the broiler). It can be made with a whole cut-up chicken, or just the parts of your choice. Here it's made with chicken thighs and legs.

Greek Herbed Swordfish
An easy dish, this recipe calls for swordfish steaks marinated in a mixture of lemon juice, olive oil, and mustard, then baked to perfection.

Leftover Pasta Omelet
Combine leftover pasta (boiled or baked) and sauce with eggs to create a delicious main dish omelet.

Greek Walnut Cake with Semolina
A traditional Greek cake, this recipe calls for a mixture of flour and semolina and, after baking, a spiced syrup is added to bring in the flavors of orange and cinnamon.

Fresh Artichoke Salad
Welcome spring (or any time you find fresh artichokes) with this delicious garden salad made with thinly sliced raw artichoke hearts, tomato, cucumber, Cos (Romaine) lettuce, spring onions, and Greek olives.

Greek Mountain Tea Benefits and Recipe
Greek Mountain Tea has so many health benefits the Greeks have been using it for centuries. It's the secret weapon again the cold and flu.

Herbed Sea Bass Baked in Paper
A delicious and attractive presentation dish, each fish is stuffed with herbs, topped with tomatoes, baked and served in the paper wrapping.

Baked Lemon Chicken with Yogurt
The contrasting tastes of lemon and yogurt add interest to this easy dish of baked chicken.

Black Eyed Peas with Country Sausage and Chard
Tender black eyed peas are slow cooked and flavored with country sausage and Swiss chard. Serve with a warm crusty bread for a hearty and nutritious meal.

Greek Soup Recipes
Greek soup recipes. Greek Food.

Greek Fish Recipes
Greek Fish Recipes. Greek Food.

Meatballs with Dried Fruit Meatballs with Dried Fruit
Delicious meatballs that combine the sweet and savory flavor profile.

Atrichoke Hearts and Cod
A perfect and healthy Greek fish recipe. Made with cod and artichokes, this is a delightful flavor combination everyone will love.

Lentil Bean and Garlic Dip
This is a perfect way to use lentils. You get all their lovely health benefits and a delicious dip.

Lentil Bean Soup with Bacon
This is a hearty and delicious soup. Loaded with fiber, the lentils are an important part of any diet.

Zucchini and Green Olive Salad
A delicious Greek vegetarian salad. Made using fresh ingredients that create a good flavor everyone will love.