Greek Food Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Parmesan Polenta with Herbs
Polenta is bing in northern Italy. It's delicious and a great alternative to pasta or other starches.

Olive "Caviar"
this is a greek spin on a faux caviar. Make with olives and garlic, this is a delicious spread that saves the bank!

Meatsauce with Cinnamon
A delicious ragu seasoned with cinnamon - a greek twist.

Quick and Easy Greek Party Platter - Greek Foods
This Greek party platter is colorful, includes signature Greek tastes, and is simple and easy to put together. A great choice for vegetarians as well.

Pasta in Octopus Sauce - Greek Recipe for Htapothi Makaronatha
A delicious and classic Greek dish made with ditali pasta and octopus in a tomato sauce.

Dilled Peas and Potatoes - Greek Recipe for Peas with Potatoes and Dill - Vegetarian - Vegan
The taste of dill with peas is delightful and this dish combines those with green (spring) onions, potatoes, and a touch of lemon juice. This can be served as a light main dish or side.

Fennel Leaves - Greek Herbs and Spices - Maratho
Fennel has a wonderful anise (licorice) taste that is used in cooking meats, stews, and delicious savory pies (pitas). Fennel leaves look very similar to fresh dill, but delivers a very different taste.

Wild Celery - the Celery in Greek Cooking - Selino
Many Greek recipes use the word

Roasted Pork Chops - Pork Chops Roasted with Potatoes - Easy Greek Recipe for Brizoles Hoirines sto Fourno
Pork chops roasted in the oven with potatoes, chopped tomatoes, bell pepper, and garlic.

Grilled Beef Kebabs - Greek Recipe for Souvlaki Mosharisio
Chunks of beef grilled on skewers with slices of onion, tomato, and green pepper.

Grilled Lamb Chops with Thyme Rub - Greek Recipe for Baby Lamb Chops
The beauty of this recipe is that it works as well for one as it does for one hundred. A simple classic Greek dish cooked in the traditional way - on the grill.

Mushroom Stifado Stew Recipe - Greek Recipe for Mushroom Stew with Onions - Meatless Recipes - Vegetarian
The fabulous tastes of

Essential Utensils for the Kitchen and Cooking Greek Food
Know someone who's mad for Greek cooking? Here are ten essentials for every Greek cook's kitchen. Whether buying for yourself or as a gift, these are items that should be in every kitchen where Greek foods are being cooked.

Tomato Chicken Pilaf
A tasty Greek tomato pilaf recipe that will have everyone asking for seconds.

Greek Rice Recipes
Greek Rice Recipes. Greek Food.

Greek Almond Torte
a delicious Greek almond torte. Greek Food.

Hearty Village Soup
a delicious vegetable soup with bacon!

Feta Avocado Toast
a great and healthy way to enjoy breakfast

Greek Food & Cooking Articles
Greek Food & Cooking Articles

Greek Cooking Articles
Greek Cooking Articles. Greek Food.

Greek culture
Greek culture. Greek Food.

Greek Staples
Greek Staples. Greek Food.

Greek Culture
Greek Culture. Greek Food.

Greek Dips And Spreads Recipes
Greek Dips And Spreads Recipes. Greek Food.

Greek sauces and dips
Greek sauces and dips. Greek Food.

Greek Cookie Recipes
Greek Cookie Recipes. Greek Food.

Baby Bella Mushroom Risotto
Baby Bella Mushroom Risotto is a delicious rice dish that will make everyone happy.

Quick Greek Honey Oatmeal
Amazing Greek breakfast. Greek Food.

Mediterranean Dates with Goat Cheese
Dates stuffed with cheese and wrapped in prosciutto

Orange You Glad You’re Greek
a great way to have a orange and ouzo drink.

Marjoram Tea
a great way to have Greek tea. Greek Food.

Oregano Tea
a great way to have tea. Greek Food.

Greek Whiskey Fix
A tasty whiskey drink. Greek Food.

Apollo Cooler
A tasty Greek inspired drink with Metaxa

Tuna Kalamata Spread
a tasty way to spruce up your tuna - Greek style.

Greek Coffee
how to make the delicious Greek coffee, also known as turkish coffee.

Overview Of Greek Wines
an overview of the wins of Greece. Explore Greek wines, where they come from, and the Greek grapes used.

Greek Wedding Traditions
An overview of a Greek orthodox wedding service.

Greek Marinated Olives
Taking olives to the next level. A great olive marinated recipe.

Spicy Feta Spread
A tasty spicy feat spread. Goes on think and creamy. Taste good with everything from pita to veggies.

Greek Meat Pie | Kreatopita
A delicious Greek meat pie. A flavorful meat mixture wrapped din phyllo.

Greek Leek Pie
The traditional Greek leek pie. A cheesy leek mixture wrapped in warm buttery flaky phyllo.

Octopus In Tomatoes
A greek octopus recipe that's easy to make and taste delicious.

Tyrosalata | Spicy Feta Dip
A tasty spicy Greek feta dip. Greek yogurt is the base so create a creamy dip that will have everyone asking for more.

Ladolemono | Olive-Lemon Dressing
a simple and easy Greek lemon olive oil dressing to spruce up your favorite salad.

Tomato And Oregano Rice Pilaf
a simple and delicious Greek rice pilaf. Make with chicken broth and tomatoes, the rice absorbs so much flavor it's a tasty bite every time.

Greek Tomato Fritters
These Greek tomato fritters are made with tomatoes, zucchini, onion, and herbs. Serve as an appetizer or side dish. Easy to make and delicious.

Greek Zucchini Pie | Kolokithopita
A Greek zucchini pies recipe that's quick and easy pie to assemble and bake made with zucchini, onions, leek and feta cheese. Perfect for a lunch or dinner or even a quick snack.

Couscous Stuffed Peppers With Spinach, and Feta Cheese
Delicious oven roasted peppers stuffed with couscous, spinach, feta and a touch of dill. A great side dish or a hearty vegetarian main meal.

Greek Potato Ragout
This is a favorite meatless main dish. It's easy to make, and a favorite on cold days.

How to Make Your Own Dried Mint
How to Make Your Own Dried Mint. If you have fresh mint but nowhere to hang it to dry, here's an easy alternative.

Grilled Mediterranean Vegetable Salad
Grilled mediterranean vegetable salad has grilled eggplant, zucchini, red peppers, and potatoes are tossed with Greek vinaigrette,and topped with feta

Greek Cabbage Salad | Lahanosalata
This isn't your everyday coleslaw although it may start out looking that way. Cabbage, celery, and garlic give this a unique taste, with a traditional Greek dressing of lemon and olive oil.

How Hot is Lukewarm Water?
Many Greek recipes for baked goods (and others) call for lukewarm water. How hot is that? What exactly is lukewarm water?

Greek Mixed Grill Souvlaki
Greek Souvlaki is a favorites for indoor and outdoor grilling. This recipe includes green and red peppers, onions, and tomatoes,

Greek Roasted Chicken with Potatoes
Greek Roasted Chicken with potatoes roasted with garlic, oregano, and lemon juice is a Greek favorite and a taste treat.

Chicken and Onion Stew | Chicken Stifatho
Chicken Stifatho recipes are dishes that are onion-rich stews. This version uses signature boiler onions, tomatoes, garlic, wine, and spices.

Chicken with Okra Recipe | Kotopoulo me Bamies
Chicken with Okra, a delicious stew, chicken with okra is a favorite taste combination. Pressure cooking keeps cooking time to a minimum.

Greek Lamb Stew with Green Beans | Arni me Fassolakia
Greek Lamb Stew with Green Beans and fresh or frozen green beans are cooked in a light tomato sauce for a delightful one-pot meal.

Roasted Lamb with Pasta Recipe | Yiouvetsi
Greek lamb with orzo pasta, celery, tomatoes, onion, bay leaf, and seasonings make for a wonderful traditional combination of Greek tastes. An easy oven-to-table casserole.

Melomakarona | Greek Christmas Cookies
Melomakarona are delicious Greek christmas cookies. They are full of different flavors and are a staple in Greece during the holidays.

Fried Picarel | Whitebait Smelt Recipe
Marithes (picarel) are very small fish that are fried whole and served with lemon wedges. They make a fabulous seafood meze or main dish. The perfect Marithes recipe!

Arugula | Greek Herbs
Arugula leaves is an herb that is also used as a salad green. Its peppery, mustard-like taste adds pizzazz to salads, egg dishes, and vegetables.

Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms with Rice and Tomatoes
Stuffed zucchini blossoms are a Greek favorite, and can be cooked in several ways. This version calls for rice, tomatoes, and herbs, cooked on the stove.

Mediterranean Style Pizza Recipe
Mediterranean pizza recipe. A pizza topped with a savory meat sauce, spinach, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, tomatoes and Feta cheese.

Beef and Pork Greek Burgers
The perfect pork and beef burger. A mixture of ground beef and pork makes for fabulous burgers on the grill. The meat can be made ahead of time and frozen for later use.

Greek Meatballs with Roasted Potatoes
This is an easy recipe for meatballs cooked in the oven with potatoes. A one-dish family meal that's sure to please.

Fish Soup with Red Snapper and Vegetables
This Greek red snapper soup recipe isn't produces a meaty dish with vegetables and rice. The resulting is a delicious and satisfying meal.

Greek Chicken Soup Recipe | Kotosoupa
A delicious and hearty Greek chicken soup recipe with chunks of chicken, vegetables, and a rich flavorful broth. This recipe for Kotosoupa will remind you of Mom's.

Pilafi Kritis | Cretan Wedding Pilaf Recipe
This is a classic Greek rice pilaf dish made with freshly made chicken stock, and can often be found served for thousands at Cretan weddings.

Rice with Leeks | Prasoryzo
The perfect Greek rice recipe. A delightful dish combining the tastes of leeks, dill, and lemon juice with white rice. Perfect for dinner or as a side.

Greek Fried Potatoes | Patates Tiganites
Greek Fried potatoes are a favorite meze to serve with drinks, side dish, and combined with feta cheese, are even eaten as a main dish for a meal.

Tips For Buying Phyllo Dough
Here's what you need to know when you go shopping for phyllo dough. Phyllo is delicious and used widely in Greek foods - learn to buy the right kind!

How to Make a Pita Wrap
Pita wraps are easy to make with your choice of fillings, or use leftover lamb, chicken, pork, or beef. The key ingredient for a truly authentic taste is the spice sumac or sweet paprika.

Greek Spinach, Greens & Herb Pie
A Greek vegan phyllo pie recipe. A combination of spinach (and other greens, if desired), herbs, and phyllo creates a delightful dish.

Easy Greek Pizza Dough Recipe
Learn to make pizza dough - the Greek way. This is an easy recipe for pizza dough that calls for self-rising flour, milk, butter, and salt.

Avgolemono Soup | Greek Egg-lemon Soup
Avgolemono or Greek Egg-lemon Soup, is a delicious soup made with eggs, lemon, chicken, and rice. It's simple and easy to make. A Great Avgolemono recipe!

Easy Fruit Salad with Orange Juice and Honey
This simple and easy Greek fruit salad can be the perfect end to a meal, a snack, or a meal in itself combined with cheeses and bread.

Swordfish Souvlaki | Grilled Swordfish With Vegetables
This Greek swordfish souvlaki recipe is the perfect fish to add to your outdoor menu. A favorite Greek fish kebab recipe.

Baked Bonito with Herbs and Potatoes
This bonito fish recipe is seasoned with garlic and oregano, cooked with potatoes. It's a simple and delicious way to prepare this fish.

Greek Leek Pie | Phyllo Pie with Leeks and Cheese
This classic Greek leek pie recipe works wonderfully as an appetizer, snack, side dish, or main dish. Made with leeks, cheese, and packaged phyllo sheets, the recipe is straightforward with no surprises.

Fava Bean Appetizer | Greek Recipe for Fava me Koukia
Greek fava beans is most frequently made with yellow split-peas, but this version made with fava beans is a delicious change. The beans are cooked and pureed or mashed, and served cold.

Greek Yogurt with Honey - Yiaourti me Meli
Greek yogurt with honey is quick, easy, good for the digestive system, and the perfect end to a Greek meal (or, for Western tastes, a great breakfast dish?).

Chocolate Covered Roasted Almonds - Greek Candy Recipe
This chocolate covered almond recipe, called

Greek Medallion Pancakes - Tiganites
A very simple recipe for Greek pancakes that makes up a good-sized batch of light and airy medallions for a delicious breakfast, brunch, or snack food.

Greek Sponge Cake Recipe For Pantespani
Sponge cake is a favorite the world over, and this Greek version includes a traditional syrup. The light orange flavor in the cake and syrup adds a delightful touch.

Meat Pie with Phyllo Crust - Greek Recipe for Kreatopita
This pan-sized pie encased in a phyllo crust can be made with beef or lamb, and calls for meat, olive oil, wine, tomato paste, rice, onions, garlic, and a fabulous selection of herbs.

Greek Grilled Ribeye Steak With Marinade
Bone-in ribeye steaks are the traditional cut for beef with a traditional Greek marinade and basting sauce. A delicious and easy recipe to make.

Spicy Sausage with Peppers & Tomato Recipe | Spetzofai
This Greek sausage recipe is the perfect balance of spices mixed with tomatoes, onions, a touch of garlic, and wine. A wonderful dish for any occasion

Stuffing Grape Leaves - How the Experts Do It - Photo Tutorial - Greek Food
Step-by-step photos showing how an expert Greek home cook stuffs and rolls grape leaves to make one of the fabulous Greek recipes for Stuffed Grape Leaves.

Stuffing Grape Leaves - How the Experts Do It - Photo Tutorial - Greek Food
Step-by-step photos showing how an expert Greek home cook stuffs and rolls grape leaves to make one of the fabulous Greek recipes for Stuffed Grape Leaves.

Stuffing Grape Leaves - How the Experts Do It - Photo Tutorial - Greek Food
Step-by-step photos showing how an expert Greek home cook stuffs and rolls grape leaves to make one of the fabulous Greek recipes for Stuffed Grape Leaves.

Stuffing Grape Leaves - How the Experts Do It - Photo Tutorial - Greek Food
Step-by-step photos showing how an expert Greek home cook stuffs and rolls grape leaves to make one of the fabulous Greek recipes for Stuffed Grape Leaves.

Stuffing Grape Leaves - How the Experts Do It - Photo Tutorial - Greek Food
Step-by-step photos showing how an expert Greek home cook stuffs and rolls grape leaves to make one of the fabulous Greek recipes for Stuffed Grape Leaves.

Stuffing Grape Leaves - How the Experts Do It - Photo Tutorial - Greek Food
Step-by-step photos showing how an expert Greek home cook stuffs and rolls grape leaves to make one of the fabulous Greek recipes for Stuffed Grape Leaves.

Stuffing Grape Leaves - How the Experts Do It - Photo Tutorial - Greek Food
Step-by-step photos showing how an expert Greek home cook stuffs and rolls grape leaves to make one of the fabulous Greek recipes for Stuffed Grape Leaves.

Learn to Make Kourabiethes with Photos - Step by Step Recipe for Greek Sugared Almond Cookies

Learn to Make Kourabiethes with Photos - Step by Step Recipe for Greek Sugared Almond Cookies

Learn to Make Kourabiethes with Photos - Step by Step Recipe for Greek Sugared Almond Cookies

Learn to Make Kourabiethes with Photos - Step by Step Recipe for Greek Sugared Almond Cookies

Learn to Make Kourabiethes with Photos - Step by Step Recipe for Greek Sugared Almond Cookies

Learn to Make Kourabiethes with Photos - Step by Step Recipe for Greek Sugared Almond Cookies

Learn to Make Kourabiethes with Photos - Step by Step Recipe for Greek Sugared Almond Cookies

Learn to Make Kourabiethes with Photos - Step by Step Recipe for Greek Sugared Almond Cookies

How to Make Greek Spiral Pastries - Form Spirals from Dough to Make Thiples and Xerotigana
To make the Greek classic recipes of Thiples (Diples) and Xerotigana, thin strips of dough are formed into spirals before frying. Learn how to make them with photos.

How to Make Greek Spiral Pastries - Form Spirals from Dough to Make Thiples and Xerotigana
To make the Greek classic recipes of Thiples (Diples) and Xerotigana, thin strips of dough are formed into spirals before frying. Learn how to make them with photos.

How to Make Greek Spiral Pastries - Form Spirals from Dough to Make Thiples and Xerotigana
To make the Greek classic recipes of Thiples (Diples) and Xerotigana, thin strips of dough are formed into spirals before frying. Learn how to make them with photos.

How to Make Greek Spiral Pastries - Form Spirals from Dough to Make Thiples and Xerotigana
To make the Greek classic recipes of Thiples (Diples) and Xerotigana, thin strips of dough are formed into spirals before frying. Learn how to make them with photos.

How to Make Greek Spiral Pastries - Form Spirals from Dough to Make Thiples and Xerotigana
To make the Greek classic recipes of Thiples (Diples) and Xerotigana, thin strips of dough are formed into spirals before frying. Learn how to make them with photos.

Learn to Make Kalitsounia Sweet Cheese Pastries with Step by Step Photos - Kalitsounia from Crete

Learn to Make Kalitsounia Sweet Cheese Pastries with Step by Step Photos - Kalitsounia from Crete

Learn to Make Kalitsounia Sweet Cheese Pastries with Step by Step Photos - Kalitsounia from Crete

Learn to Make Kalitsounia Sweet Cheese Pastries with Step by Step Photos - Kalitsounia from Crete

Learn to Make Kalitsounia Sweet Cheese Pastries with Step by Step Photos - Kalitsounia from Crete

Learn to Make Kalitsounia Sweet Cheese Pastries with Step by Step Photos - Kalitsounia from Crete

Learn to Make Kalitsounia Sweet Cheese Pastries with Step by Step Photos - Kalitsounia from Crete

Learn to Make Kalitsounia Sweet Cheese Pastries with Step by Step Photos - Kalitsounia from Crete

Learn to Make Kalitsounia Sweet Cheese Pastries with Step by Step Photos - Kalitsounia from Crete

Learn to Make Kalitsounia Sweet Cheese Pastries with Step by Step Photos - Kalitsounia from Crete

Bone in rib-eye
Bone in rib-eye is a beautiful cut of meat. This is prepared in a typical Greek style.

Meat and Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers
This is a perfect way to spruce up quinoa and serve it in a Greek way. This Greek inspired quinoa recipe is tasty and full of flavor.

Tomato Cucumber and Red Onion Salad
A simple and classic Greek salad you'll find served all throughout Greece.

Almond Panko Crusted Lamb Meatballs
A different way to serve lamb meatballs. The panko crusted exterior gives them a nice crunch while holding the juices in.

Greek Baked Feta
Feta is a popular cheese in Greece. Here is a traditional Greek way of serving feta for you and your guest.

Shrimp and Tomatoes | Garides Tourkolimano
This delicious Greek shrimp dish is from the area of Greece that bares its name. The shrimp are cooked in a white whine sauce that makes them delectable.

Herb Spotlight - Mint
Mint is a popular herb used in Greek cuisine. Let's explore mint and it's usage in the world.

Spice Spotlight - Saffron
Let's learn a little more about the spice saffron. Fist cultivated in Greece, these little threads are found all over European and Indian cooking.

Herb spotlight - Rosemary
Let's talk a little bit about the popular herb, rosemary.

Kalamarakia Yemista | Stuffed Squid
This greek stuffed squid recipe is easy and delicious. If you're a fan of calamari, you'll enjoy this.

Turkey Pastitsio
This Pastitsio recipe is made using turkey. A healthier version that you can serve the family.

Cucumber and Lemon
This is a simple meze served in Greece during the hot summer days. Cucumber and lemon will cool you off and is a refreshing appetizer to serve.

Greek Octopus With Ouzo
Octopus boiled in a pot with ouzo and olives. Served Greek style.

Lamb Veggie Stew
A tasty Greek lamb stew recipe that loaded with healthy vegetable.

Cretan Cheese Pie | Sfakianopita
On the island of Crete, they have a delicious cheese pie called Sfakianopita. It's laced with honey and cinnamon for a yummy sweet treat.

Roasted Leg Of Lamb With Potatoes
The traditional Greek lamb recipe. Served at Easter and whenever lamb is needed to make a delicious meal.

Greek Style Creamed Spinach
Adding bchamel to spinach makes a great unique Greek style creamed dish.

Greek Olive Oils
Here is a breakdown of the popular olive oils of Greece.

Mediterranean Diet
The mediterranean diet is one the the healthiest diets in the world. It's backed by science, and is proven to help with a wide array of ailments.

Herb Spotlight - Oregano
A little history about the herb oregano. A powerful addition in the kitchen and very popular in Greek cooking.

Greek Cheeses
Here is a guide to the cheeses of Greece. There is so much more than just feta.

500 calories or less
Here are 10 Greek meals that are healthy and easy to make. Best of all, they are all under 500 calories per serving.

Herb spotlights - Thyme
A little background on the herb Thyme. From the Ancient Greeks to present, this versatile herb has been used in my facets.

A Greek Meal In 30 minutes
Short on time? These 10 easy and quick Greek recipes are here to help. Just because you can't spend all day cooking doesn't mean you can't have something taste wonderful.

Greek Dinner Party
Hosting a Greek Dinner Party can be easy! Here are some staple Greek dishes to wow your family and friends.

Hazelnut cake
This hazelnut cake recipe is simple and easy to make. Greek inspired and is something the whole family will enjoy. Goes great with Greek coffee and an ocean view.

10 Simple Greek Meals
10 easy to make Greek meals that will have your family satisfied and deliver great tasty healthy meals.

10 Classic Greek Favorites
a round up of 10 classic Greek dishes that you can try at home.

Cauliflower and Feta
A simple and delicious Greek side using cauliflower and tomatoes.

Veggie Stuffed Pita
A simple veggie sandwich made using pitas in place of bread.

Homemade Pita Bread
How to make pita at home from scratch. Follow along in the video to see how easy it is to have warm right out of the oven pita.

Pantespani | Greek Sponge Cake
A delicious Greek sponge cake flavored with lemon.

Herb Soup
A delicious herb soup made with coriander, parsley, and Greek yogurt.

St. Euphrosynus - A Greek Saint For Chefs
The Greek equivalent of St. Lawrence. St. Euphrosynus, is the saint of Orthodox cooks.

About Greek Easter
An introduction to Why Greek (Orthodox) easter is different than Christian Easter.

An Overview Of The Foods Of Greece
An overview of the foods found in Greece. Get a birds eye view of items found in Greece, from olives to saganaki.

Tsougrisma - Greek Easter Game
Tsougrisma is an egg tapping game played by Greeks on Easter. This is the main reason why Greeks dye eggs red.

Greek Easter Menu
Here is the perfect menu to make for Greek Easter. Whether you're Greek or just want to experience something different, this is for you.

Banana and Orange Salad
A delicious lenten dessert from a Greek lenten cookbook. Oranges, bananas and sugar make the perfect combination.

Great Lent In Greece
Celebrating Great Lent in Greece.

Stuffed Peppers With Goat Cheese
If you love goat cheese, you may find this to be the best recipe ever. A simple goat cheese and bell pepper appetizer that you an whip up in minutes.

Shells Filled With Chicken Mediterranean Salad
A different way to serve up a Greek chicken salad. Wow your friends with this simple and unique mediterranean appetizer.

Cinnamon Twists
A delicious way of making Greek style cinnamon twists.

Lamb With Rice and Greek Yogurt
A Greek dish using lamb, rice, and Greek yogurt to create a gratin. It's delicious and a great way to cook with Greek yogurt.

Lagana Bread
Lagana bread is made on Clean Monday in Greece. It's a tradition and one the helps kick off the 40 days of lent.

Corriander Chicken Meatballs With Yogurt Sauce
A great healthy Greek meatball appetizer made with cilantro, herbs, and chicken. Accompanied with a delicious coriander yogurt sauce.

Fried Zucchini In Batter | Kolokythakia Tiganita
Zucchini fired in a light and airy batter. The secret to a light batter is reveled here so get ready to make delicious fried foods.

Zucchini With Garlic & Olive Oil
An easy and simple Greek appetizer that is both healthy and delicious. Cooking zucchini is a healthy appetizer or side dish that the whole family with love

Greek Pumpkin Pie | Kolokythopita
A pumpkin pie with a Greek twist. Make a homemade puree and wrap it in phyllo for this unique appetizer or dessert!

Greek Stuffed Tomatoes With Rice and Meat
Traditional Greek stuffed tomato and rice recipe. The wonderful flavors of the tomato work well with the herb meat mixture. Something the whole family will love.

A traditional Pie from the Greek city of Thessaloniki. Made with lemons and orange for a delicious flavor.

Pistachio Ice Cream
A perfect recipe to make creamy pistachio Ice cream at home!

Kalitsounia | Cretan Sweet Cheese Pies
The traditional Cretan Cheese pies with a twist.

Greek Cherry Spoon Sweet
The delicious Greek cherry spoon sweets found all over Greece i n the summer time.

Vyssinatha | Greek Cherry Cordial
The cherry cordial found in the summer time in Greece. Make using sour cherry syrup it is the perfect way to escape the heat.

Saffron Rice
A Greek style saffron rice dish that is easy to make and has a perfect balance of flavors.

Domatokeftethes | Greek Tomato Fritters
Traditional Tomato fritters from the island of Santorini. A wonderful tomato based appetizer with onions and herbs. Makes the perfect midday snack.

Sfougato | Quiche From Rhodes
A delicious quiche style breakfast from the Greek island of Rhodes.

Tomato Chicken With Orzo And Olives
A healthy and delicious Greek Mediterranean chicken recipe. It's easy to make and packed with the flavors of Greece.

Vasilopita | Greek New Year's Bread
A traditional cake baked on New Year's in Greece. Vasilopita is made to honor St. Basil.

Kalamata Aioli
Greek yogurt Kalamata aioli recipe is the perfect dip to go with any meal.

Greek Style Caramelized Onions
Recipe for Caramelized Onions with a Greek twist. Using Metaxa brandy to get a unique flavor that's perfect on any dish.

An ancient Greek sesame bar. Made using seeds, nuts, and honey. Delicious and healthy.

Greek Yogurt Lemon Cake
A delicious lemon cake made with Greek yogurt. Also made is a special lemon glaze to top the cake.

White Bean Puree
A great alternative to hummus, using white beans to create a flavorful dip.

Black-eyed Peas With Spinach
This Greek dish uses blacked eyed peas to create a flavorful meal that's not only healthy but showcased mediterranean flare.

Delicious Greek butter cookies covered in powdered sugar. The traditional Greek Christmas cookie.

Tzatziki (Greek Cucumber Yogurt Dip) Recipe
Cool and creamy this tangy cucumber dip flavored with garlic is the perfect compliment to grilled meat and vegetables. Serve with plenty of pita triangles for dipping.

Greek Spinach Pie Recipe (Spanakopita)
A delicious phyllo pie made with spinach and feta cheese, Spanakopita is a classic Greek favorite that will work as an appetizer, side dish or even a light lunch or dinner.

How to Make Confectioner's (Powdered) Sugar at Home
Whether you run out, or just need a cup or two, making confectioner's sugar is a simple matter in the blender.

Greek Easter Recipes and Menu Guide
Easter Sunday is a joyous celebration that brings together family, friends, and strangers around tables of fabulous food. Take some ideas from my menu and add your own touches to create a festive meal.

Greek Orthodox Easter - Food and Traditions
Easter is the most important religious observance of the Greek Orthodox faith, and both before and after the Resurrection, traditions include food. Learn more about the foods and traditions of Greek Easter.

Greek Orthodox Easter - Food and Traditions
Easter is the most important religious observance of the Greek Orthodox faith, and both before and after the Resurrection, traditions include food. Learn more about the foods and traditions of Greek Easter. Page 2.

Greek Orthodox Calendar of Holidays & Fasts
Here's an easy to follow calendar of holidays and fast days. There are four main fasting periods, and individual fast days, in the Greek Orthodox faith, and while food is allowed, it is restricted.

Greek Sesame Honey Candy (Pasteli) Recipe
Pasteli is a favorite Greek candy, and can be made with a variety of seeds and nuts. Called

Top 10 Quick and Easy Greek Appetizers
A selection of quick and easy appetizers and mezethes to serve to unexpected guests, or when other food plans fall through. Hot and cold dishes to create a festive and welcoming atmosphere.

Greek Loukoumades Honey Puffs Recipe
Loukoumades are golden puffs of fried dough that are bathed in sweet syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon and walnuts.

Pastitsio - Baked Pasta With Meat and Bechamel Topping
Pastitsio consists of luscious layers of seasoned ground beef, pasta, and a creamy bechamel sauce baked to perfection. This is Greek comfort food at its finest.

12 Ways to Use Feta Cheese in Cooking
Probably best known as the crowning touch to a Greek salad, feta cheese is wonderfully versatile and can be used in many different ways in a variety of dishes.

Avgolemono (Greek Lemon Chicken Soup) Recipe
Chicken Soup Avgolemono is perhaps the most iconic of all Greek soups. It’s on the menu at every Greek restaurant or diner and you’ll find it as the first course at most Greek holiday celebrations.

Homemade Phyllo (Filo) Dough Recipe - Greek Food
Phyllo dough is easy to make, and the difference in taste when using it to make sweet and savory pies (pitas) is worth learning how.

Greek Food FAQ: What Did the Ancient Greeks Eat?
Ancient Greek foods were similar to the foods we know today, except that the variety was limited. Learn about ancient Greek foods.

Greek Oven Roasted Potatoes (Patates sto Fourno) Recipe
These Greek potatoes are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The oven-roasted, Greek-style dish is the perfect side to practically any meal.

Greek Lemon-Garlic Chicken (Kotopoulo Skorthato) Recipe
Chicken and potatoes baked with lemon, garlic, and oregano. This is an easy recipe that produces fabulous results every time.

Greek Recipe for Homemade Yogurt
This recipe is for full fat sheep or cow's milk yogurt made the traditional way, without a yogurt maker. It's a very simple recipe with two ingredients.

Grilled Pork Souvlaki Recipe
Souvlaki is part of the Greek experience. By far the most popular “fast” food in Greece, they are relatively inexpensive lunch or dinner.

Custard Pie With Phyllo (Galaktoboureko) Recipe
Impossible to resist, this custard pie called Galaktoboureko is one of the all-time favorite Greek desserts. A creamy custard filling is baked in flaky phyllo dough and then bathed in a delicious syrup.

Stuffed Grape Leaves With Meat and Rice Recipe
There are many variations on recipes for dolmathakia (small dolmades), but this is one of my favorites using dill and mint. It calls for ground beef and rice, and can be served with a sauce or without.

Stuffed Grape Leaves With Rice and Herbs (Dolmathakia)
Tender grape leaves are used to wrap little parcels stuffed with rice, pine nuts, and fresh herbs. A great vegetarian appetizer, these can be served cold or at room temperature.

How to Cure Greek Olives - Cooking Tips and Techniques
Greek olives are known the world over for their variety, flavors, and colors. Learn about the methods of home curing.

Homemade Greek Gyro Sandwich or Dinner
Make Greek gyro at home without an upright rotisserie grill. This homemade version of pork gyro includes most of the elements that make professionally-made Greek gyros so fabulous.

Baklava (Greek Phyllo Pastry) Recipe With Walnuts, Almonds
An all-time favorite Greek pastry that comes in many different varieties. This version includes walnuts and almonds.

Greek Meatballs (Keftethes) Recipe
Savory Greek meatballs called keftethes can be served as an appetizer or as a main course. Instead of frying, these are baked to make them a little bit healthier.

Hummus With Tahini Recipe (Vegetarian / Vegan)
This dip is a delicious appetizer and a favorite with regional differences in this part of the world. It's quick to make, no cooking involved, and it's vegan- and vegetarian-friendly. Chickpeas and tahini are combined with olive oil, lemon juices, spices and herbs.

Phyllo Cheese Triangles Recipe (Tiropita)
Delicious packets of crisp phyllo pastry wrapped around a savory cheese filling. Enjoy these Greek Phyllo Cheese Triangles at your next gathering.

Yemista (Stuffed Tomatoes With Rice and Ground Beef) Recipe
The quintessential summer food, this recipe for stuffed tomatoes with rice and ground beef is ideal for summer entertaining. Make them the day ahead and simply reheat for serving.

Honey Cookies With Walnuts (Melomakarona) Recipe
Though the name is hard to pronounce, Melomakarona (meh-loh-mah-KAH-roh-nah) are delicious and not very hard to make. Also known as Finikia (fee-NEE-kya), these are traditionally enjoyed during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, but you can certainly enjoy them year round.

Spinach and Rice Recipe - Traditional Spanakorizo
A traditional recipe with few ingredients, this is easy to make and a great example of the remarkable results achieved with the right balance of tastes and textures.

Greek Pita Bread Recipe
A favorite to serve with dips and spreads, and pita wraps (sandwiches) of all descriptions, pita bread is not difficult to make, and freezes well.

Greek-Style Roast Chicken (Kota Riganati) Recipe
Without a doubt, this dish is one of the best-known and beloved recipes in all of Greek cooking. A delicious and easy chicken recipe with the signature flavors of olive oil, lemon, garlic, and oregano.

Traditional Greek Salad (Horiatiki Salata) Recipe
This classic Greek salad relies heavily on the ripest and most aromatic tomatoes and has become world-popular, a staple in almost any Greek restaurant.

Vegetarian (Meatless) Moussaka Recipe
A lighter take on classic Greek fare, this Vegetarian Moussaka recipe keeps enough of the traditional flavors to satisfy Greek food fans even without the heavier ground meat sauce.

Greek Salad Dressing Recipe With Olive Oil & Vinegar
This basic recipe for Greek salad dressing, which can be used on Maroulosalata, a salad with Romaine lettuce, spring onions and fresh dill, uses oil and vinegar and is quick and easy.

Greek Grilled Octopus (Htapothi sti Skhara) Recipe
Octopus grilled over an open flame is a Greek classic, and a favorite meze to serve with ouzo and wine.

Greek Cooking With Fresh Grape Leaves
If you have access to grapevines – in a vineyard, on a grape arbor, or growing wild – you have a treasure trove of taste at hand! Learn how to use them fresh from the vine or store them for future use.

Revani (Greek Semolina Cake With Orange Syrup) Recipe
A moist and flavorful semolina cake with a sweet syrup flavored with orange zest. This recipe for Revani (also spelled Ravani) is sure to please your dessert lovers.

Greek-Style Roast Leg of Lamb With Potatoes Recipe
A traditional Greek favorite at holidays and celebrations, Roast Leg of Lamb with Potatoes is sure to please a crowd.

Skorthalia (Skordalia) Greek Garlic Dip and Sauce Recipe
There are several variations of skorthalia (also spelled skordalia), some regional and some due to taste and ingredients preferences, but they all produce a pureed dip that goes wonderfully with fried cod, burgers, greens, and beets ... and some even enjoy it as a dip with bread.

How to Make Greek Frappé Coffee - Recipe
This drink is so popular in Greece that many homes have soda fountain-type drink mixers in order to make it even easier. Here's how to make this version of iced coffee by hand.

Greek Orthodox Great Lent (Megali Sarakosti) Food
The Great Lent in the Greek Orthodox faith starts seven weeks before Easter Sunday and is a period of fasting during which certain foods are not eaten.

Greek Alphabet - Quick Pronunciation Guide
The Greek alphabet has 24 letters. Here's what they look like, how the name of the letter is pronounced, and how the letter sounds when spoken.

10 Greek Food Traditions of Christmas
Christmas is an observance of faith in Greece and, all over the country, tables will be set with foods that have become traditions over the centuries.

Greek Mountain Tea Information and Recipe
Greek mountain tea is credited with a wide range of health benefits, and most Greek homes have a supply on hand. Made from the medicinal Sideritis plant, Greeks believe that a cup a day has infinitely more benefits than an apple.

Ted Christou's Spit-Roasted Whole Stuffed Lamb Recipe
Ted Christou is a Greek American who has been making a spit-roasted lamb every year at Easter for the past 20 years, and he shares his fabulous recipe.

Tzatziki Recipe | Greek Cucumber Yogurt Dip
Greek tzatziki is a staple within the foods of Greece. A delicious cucumber yogurt dip, it adds a cool and refreshing flavor boost to many different dishes.

Greek Lentil Soup Recipe - Fakes Soupa
Legumes are an important part of the Greek diet, and lentil soup is a perennial favorite as well as a lenten dish consumed during fasting periods in the Greek Orthodox faith.

Horta Vrasta - Boiled Leafy Greens Recipe
A delicious and healthy side dish, horta vrasta or boiled greens are a staple in any Greek household.

Greek Almond and Walnut Pastry in Syrup (Kataïfi) Recipe
Katafi is a pastry that looks like it is wrapped in shredded wheat. It is a traditional pastry made with nuts on the inside and soaked in a sugar or honey syrup. This recipe is a rolled version, with shredded dough wrapped around an almond and walnut filling, and after cooking, the pastry is soaked in a sweet syrup.

Greek Cheeses - An Essential on Every Table
Greece produces some of the finest cheeses in the world, for every type of cooking and every occasion. Learn about the cheeses of Greece and how to use them.

Favorite Greek Vegetarian Recipes
Greek recipes for vegetarians were not developed or adapted from other recipes, but are a traditional part of Greek cuisine. Enjoy these favorites.

Herbs and Spices Used in Cooking Greek Food
The best Greek cooks make wise use of herbs and spices, and experimenting with subtle changes often results in the creation of a new and wonderful variation of an old standard recipe.

Crusty Greek Country Bread (Horiatiko Psomi) Recipe
This recipe for traditional Greek country bread produces a dense bread with a thick crust, perfect for sopping up the delicious Greek sauces and dressings.

Greek Beef and Onion Stew (Stifatho) Recipe
Beef, boiler onions, and a collection of fabulous herbs create a classic Greek stew.

Recipe for Basic Bechamel Sauce - Besamel - Greek Food
This is the basic recipe for the medium-thick white sauce used in Greek recipes for moussaka, pastitsio. Variations include thick and thin versions used in au gratin dishes, filled pies, croquettes, and other dishes.

Greek Fried Squid (Kalamarakia Tiganita) Recipe
There's no secret to this wonderful dish - the squid is dredged in flour, fried, and served with lemon. Listed as an appetizer, it is often served as a meze or main dish as well.

Greek-Style Meat Sauce for Pasta (Makaronia Me Kima)
Pasta with meat sauce in Greece is called Makaronia me Kima (kee-MAH). There are many variations on this traditional recipe with each chef adding their own personal touch. This recipe for Makaronia me Kima is the one enjoyed most by our family.

Melitzanosalata: Eggplant Dip Appetizer Without Tomato
This version of Melitzanosalata is perfect as an appetizer dip and accompaniment to other foods. A simple recipe with few ingredients.

Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith
Name days have a singular importance in the lives of members of the Greek Orthodox faith. Learn more about these celebrations and when they occur, including a monthly calendar.

Six Easy Sweet Greek Treats - Recipes
These traditional Greek sweet treats are easy to make and are perfect to give as gifts or to satisfy a sweet tooth.

Favorite Greek Finger Foods - Recipe Collection
Greeks love to sit around a table of small plates of delicious food, sharing the food and good company. Here are some appetizer and mezethes that require no utensils. Just grab and enjoy!

Greek Food - Melitzanosalata Eggplant Dip Recipe
This dip is a classic Greek appetizer, and this variation creates a chunky texture with chopped eggplant and tomatoes mixed with olive oil, lemon juice, herbs, and spices.

Beef Stew with Orzo (Youvetsi) Recipe
Youvetsi (yoo-VEH-tsee) is a traditional Greek stew that is usually made with beef or lamb. The meat is cooked in a rich tomato sauce together with orzo pasta and finished with a heap of grated Kefalotyri cheese on top. It gets its name from the distinctive covered clay dish in which it is baked.

Bandit's Lamb - Arnaki Kleftiko - Greek Recipe
A variation on the original recipe which cooked in the ground for up to 24 hours, this version calls for a parchment cooking paper wrapping and moist heat cooking until the lamb is falling off the bone. Lots of garlic in this one.

Meze (Mezethes) - Greek Food Definition
There is a separate custom of serving food in Greece called meze. Not an appetizer, and not an hors d'oeuvre, learn more about the meze (plural mezethes) and how to serve it.

Classic White Bean Soup Recipe (Fassolatha)
A staple of any Greek household, Fassolatha is a classic white bean soup that is hearty, nutritious, and delicious.

The Art of Baklava - How Greek Baklava Is Made
Baklava is made in every region of Greece (and throughout the Middle East) and, as a dish that requires some time and expense to make, it is generally reserved for special occasions. Learn more about baklava and its many variations.

Quince Jam - Greek Recipe for Marmalatha Kythoni
Because quinces have a high content of pectin, this jam is easy to make, with quinces, sugar, and a little lemon juice. Serve this as jam, or as a condiment with lamb and pork roasts.

10 Greek Food Beginner Recipes
Learning to cook the foods we eat in Greece is as much about learning the way we eat (several small dishes can make a meal) as it is about the recipes. Here are my suggestions for where to start.

Koulourakia Recipe - Greek Butter Cookies With Sesame
The name for Koulourakia comes from their round twisted shape but you will also see them shaped as small braids or in the shape of the letter “S.” Kids will love helping you shape these traditional Greek cookies.

Beet and Garlic Salad Recipe - Greek Pantzaria Salata
Greece produces a fine crop of beets and they're often paired with garlic or yogurt. This simple salad of beets and garlic can be made in under 15 minutes, if using canned beets.

Spitikos Domatopoltos or Homemade Tomato Paste Recipe
Homemade tomato paste is a tradition in many Greek families. This recipe for making tomato paste at home takes a long time, but it's easy and the results are wonderful.

Recipe for Greek-Style Baked Fish (Psari Plaki)
This recipe for Greek-style Baked Fish or Psari Plaki takes ho-hum fish fillets and transforms them into a fish entre worth writing about. Tender white fish is baked in a lemon and white wine broth and topped with a chunky sauce made from onions, celery and tomatoes.

Spanakorizo - Spinach and Rice With Tomato Recipe
Made with fresh or frozen spinach, this is a quick Greek dish to fix and a delicious and healthy addition to any meal. This version includes tomato paste.

Lahanodolmathes: Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Recipe
Cabbage leaves stuffed with a meat and rice mixture and served with an egg-lemon sauce (avgolemono). A Greek winter classic.

Tips for Handling Phyllo Dough Sheets
Phyllo dough sheets, used in creating Greek pastries and filled pies, are delicate, dry out quickly, and can be challenging to use - but there's nothing else quite like them for that perfect, flaky texture. Use these tips to make working with phyllo a breeze.

Ground Lamb With Orzo Pasta - Greek Yiouvetsi Recipe
Greek Recipe for Yiouvetsi with Ground Lamb

Greek Roast Lamb With Potatoes Recipe
This easy to prepare dish (Arni me Patates sto Fourno in Greek) is a great choice for Easter, a special occasion, or a family dinner, and is truly a Greek masterpiece.

Baked Eggplant with Feta Cheese Recipe
A fabulous and easy meatless appetizer or main dish of eggplant, tomato, herbs, and feta cheese.

Briam Recipe - Roasted Vegetable Casserole
This recipe for Briam is a delicious oven roasted vegetable dish featuring potatoes, zucchini, and tomatoes in a savory sauce.

Top 12 Greek Recipes for Young Cooks
These recipes will introduce your fledgling chef to Greek cooking in a fun way. Folding classic cheese pies, forming cookie twists, and stirring up a scramble with feta cheese are among the skills kids will love to use!

Recipe for Greek-Style Grilled Pork Chops
Greek-style grilling is pure and simple. This marinade recipe can be used for grilling chicken or pork chops that the whole family will enjoy.

Dakos ("Koukouvayia") Greek Bruschetta Recipe
Almost too quick and easy to be called a

Where to Buy Greek Foods and Ingredients Online
Find authentic Greek food items and ingredients at these online shopping resources. They include online

Beginner's Guide to Making Phyllo Pastries & Pies
The light flaky pastry used to make some of Greece's most famous desserts and savory pies is often thought to be

Phyllo Greek Pastries and Pies Beginners' Guide
The light flaky pastry used to make some of Greece's most famous desserts and savory pies is often thought to be

Grilled Calamari Recipe - Kalamari tis Skaras
A quick and easy appetizer or light main meal, grilled calamari is best when it's grilled and served immediately. Enjoy with plenty of fresh squeezed lemon juice and a chilled glass of ouzo.

Psomi Spitiko: Easy Homemade Bread Recipe
This is an easy and relatively quick recipe for a homemade white yeast bread without a bread machine.

Traditional Greek Easter Bread (Tsoureki) Recipe
A sweet egg bread that is the traditional bread of Greek Easter. With or without the festive red egg this is a sweet and delicious treat that will be the centerpiece of any holiday table.

Shopping for and Storing Feta Cheese
Feta is a very popular cheese used as a table cheese, in pastries, and in cooked dishes. It adds a classic Greek taste to any meal. Let's go shopping for Greek feta and learn how to store it.

Ancient Greek Food Recipes
To get a taste of ancient Greece, here are links to recipes that reflect both ingredients and cooking techniques of ancient times.

Greek Rice Pudding (Rizogalo) Recipe
Dense and creamy, this Greek rice pudding called Rizogalo (ree-ZOH-gah-loh) is more like a thick custard than a pudding. Flavored with lemon peel and vanilla, it is simply divine.

Favorite Greek Lenten and Fasting Recipes
Greek Orthodox dietary restrictions prohibit eating foods that contain or are derived from red blooded animals, which means no meat, no fish, no dairy products. But that doesn't mean that foods are bland or tasteless. These favorite Greek Lenten and fasting dishes are delicious.

Greek Recipe for Kalamaria Yemista: Baked Stuffed Squid
This recipe can be made with large or small squid, fresh or frozen. The stuffing is a delicious mixture of rice, garlic, tomato paste, parsley, and onion. A Greek classic and a favorite way to enjoy squid (calamari).

Vegetarian Greek Braised Eggplant with Potatoes Recipe
This traditional Greek vegetable main dish is a delightful combination of eggplant, potatoes, tomatoes, and onions.

Galaktoboureko Custard-Filled Phyllo Pastry Rollups - Greek Recipe for Galaktoboureko Rolls
Galaktoboureko is a favorite dessert, and these individual servings are made with the same delicious custard filling rolled up into neat packets made with phyllo pastry sheets.

Eliopsomo: Greek Olive Bread Recipe
Olives and bread are staples of the Greek diet, and combining the two produces a delightful bread perfect with all kinds of foods, but delicious on its own.

Mayiritsa Traditional Greek Easter Soup Recipe
Traditionally fixed once a year as the meal to break the fast following the Great Lent, Mayiritsa is a soup that is served following midnight Easter services in Greek homes around the world.

Greek Jam Tart Recipe - Recipe for Pasta Flora - Pasta Frola
A common sight in Greek bakeries and pastry shops,

Fava - Puree of Yellow Split Peas - Greek Food
Fava is made with yellow split peas (or yellow daal), and pureed to create an appetizer or meze that goes exceptionally well with salty dishes and fish, as well as dark leafy greens. This is a great dish for vegetarians and vegans as well.

Grilled Eggplant Rolls With Spinach and Feta Recipe
Grilled eggplant slices rolled and stuffed with a savory spinach and Feta cheese filling. These rolls make a great summer entre or a delicious side dish.

Avgolemono Egg-Lemon Sauce Recipe - Greek Food
This is one of the classic Greek sauces, and is traditionally added to stuffed vine leaves, stuffed cabbage, and meatballs with rice; however, it also adds a perfect touch to almost any vegetable dish.

Chicken Stew Kapama (Cinnamon Stewed Chicken) Recipe
A delicious cinnamon-spiced chicken stew, Kapama is wonderful served over pasta or orzo. While it's simmering, this recipe for Chicken Kapama will also fill your home with the most delightful aromas.

Moussaka | Greek Eggplant Dish
A delicious Moussaka recipe. This classic Greek eggplant dish is sure to please the family and can be made many different ways.

Tomato and Feta Salad Recipe - Quick and Easy - Greek Food
It's quick, easy, and a delicious way to get a salad on the table. Perfect for busy cooks who are as concerned about taste as they are about presentation.

Shrimp With Feta Recipe: Garithes Saganaki Greek Recipe
A delicious appetizer or meze made with shrimp, feta cheese, and tomatoes. The recipe serves two and is easy to increase.

Greek Batter-Fried Zucchini Appetizer Recipe
These fried zucchini are often served as an appetizer/meze as well as a side dish. Soda water in the batter makes them delightfully airy and crunchy.

Chickpea Soup Recipe - Revithosoupa - Greek Food
Chickpea soup is a warming and filling soup that's less appealing to the eye than it is to the tastebuds. It's easy to make, vegetarian- and vegan-friendly, and this version has few ingredients.

Pasta Salad With Greek Yogurt Dressing Recipe
A colorful and delicious pasta salad recipe featuring the unmistakable creaminess of Greek yogurt in the dressing. Serves 8.

Sugared Almond Cookies with Almonds and Cinnamon - Greek Recipe for Kourabiethes - Traditional Greek Cookies
This recipe for traditional Greek celebration shortbread-type cookies covered with powdered sugar creates a very light cookie with chunks of toasted almonds.

Greek Coconut Cake with Syrup
A delightful light coconut cake drenched in a scented syrup. The recipe calls for self-rising flour.

Soutzoukakia (Greek Ground Meat Sausages) Recipe
Delicious little kebabs of ground meat which are lightly fried then bathed in wine and tomato sauce. This dish hails from Smyrni or modern day Izmir.

Greek Food Calorie Guide - Dishes and Ingredients
How many calories do Greek foods have? With this list, we'll keep tabs on calories of the most well-known Greek dishes.

Favorite Greek Lenten and Fasting Recipes
Greek Orthodox dietary restrictions prohibit eating foods that contain or are derived from red blooded animals, which means no meat, no fish, no dairy products. But that doesn't mean that foods are bland or tasteless. These favorite Greek Lenten and fasting dishes are delicious.

Greek Easter Lamb Recipes Collection
Try one of these fabulous Greek recipes for lamb (and kid) to mark your Easter, Passover, or other spring celebration.

How to Make Your Own Rusks Using Regular Bread
In Crete, rusks are generally made from a barley bread, and other types of rusks and crushed rusks are often used in Greek cooking and serving Greek foods.

Myzithra Cheese Information - Greek Food
Myzithra is a variation of manouri cheese, with less fat content. It comes in three varieties, fresh - soft with almost no salt, used in baking - sour, with yeast and salt added, and aged - hard and salty, and the perfect grating cheese.

Greek Oregano (Rigani) - Buying and Cooking Guide
All oreganos are not alike and Greek Oregano is a key herb used to create the unique dishes in Greek cooking. Only the flowering tops and leaves of this perennial herb are used in cooking. Learn what to look for when shopping for rigani, and its many uses.

Spicy Stuffed Peppers with Feta Recipe
Quick and easy, these bull's horn (long green peppers) stuffed with feta cheese are delicious as a meze, appetizer, or side dish. Roast in the oven or on the grill.

What Is Moussaka? Greek Food Glossary
One of the most well-known Greek dishes, moussaka can be made in many different ways to suit taste and dietary preferences. Learn more about moussaka.

Greek Christmas Recipes and Meal Menu
A sample menu for a traditional Greek Christmas meal.

Greek Feta Cheese Buying and Cooking Guide
Feta is the most well-known of all Greek cheeses. This white, crumbly cheese ranges from soft to hard, mild to sharp. In 2005, a long battle was resolved with a European Union ruling that use of the name

How to Defrost and Prepare Frozen Squid (Calamari)
Frozen squid is much more readily available than fresh in many markets. Here's what you need to know about defrosting and preparing frozen squid for cooking.

How to Make Your Own Self-Rising Flour
Self-rising flour has been widely available in the Greek market for many years, and some recipes may call for it. If you don't have any on hand, or just prefer not to buy it, you can make your own. It's very easy.

How to Clean Snails and Prepare for Cooking
Garden snails are a specialty on the Greek island of Crete, where they are traditionally enjoyed in huge quantities in August. Before cooking, the snails need to be cleaned and washed. Here's how to do it.

Camomile (Chamomile) Tea - Greek Food - Teas
Camomile (or chamomile) is a favorite in Greece where it is gathered in the wild.

10 Ways To Use Feta
Try these recipes to see different ways to use feta cheese.

7 Quick Greek Meals
Here are 7 Greek recipes that will take you under 30 minutes to have on the table. Perfect for busy nights when the family needs dinner.

How to Crumble Feta Cheese
If your local grocer doesn't carry crumbled feta and you have a block or slice, here's how to crumble it for salads and toppings without mashing it.

Basic Beef Marinade for Roasts, Steaks, Kebabs
This simple marinade for beef works beautifully for steaks, kebabs, and other cuts.

Greek Stuffed Cabbage
These Greek stuffed cabbage recipe is a little time consuming, but it's make with love and the outcome makes it all worth it.

Ouzo Lemonade
This is a twist on the Greek classic, ouzo. Simple to make and a unique way to spread some Greek culture.

Tiganopita Me Feta (Τηγανόπιτα Με φετα) - Feta Cheese Pancake
A greek pancake like dish. Served with honey for something sweet, or plain for early morning snack. Whenever you're in the mood for this greek recipe, it's ready for you.

A Greek Cake for Lost Things | Fanouropita
Greeks have a cake for finding lost items. Make this easy Greek dessert and maybe those keys will appear after all!

Cheese Wafers
An easy greek inspired appetizer. These bite size feta cheese wafers are so delicious you will have a hard time putting them down.

Mastiha - Gum Mastic
Mastiha (or masticha) is a product of the Greek island of Chios. It is used as a flavoring in sweets and cooking, and in pharmaceuticals. The original

How to Clean Squid (Calamari) - Step-By-Step Guide
Squid (calamari) is sometimes, but not always, sold cleaned. If you find yourself with uncleaned squid, follow these easy steps to clean and prepare it for cooking.

How to Prepare Chestnuts for Cooking
Chestnuts are a favorite ingredient in many stuffing recipes for poultry, in rice and vegetable dishes, and with meats, but they do need to come out of their shells and be soft enough to use. Learn how in a few easy and simple steps.

Greek Food FAQ: What is the Game with Red Eggs at Easter?
Tsougrisma is a game played in Greek homes around the world at Easter. It's all about cracked eggs. Learn more.

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.

Roast Chicken With Oregano
Roasted chicken recipe. A simple Greek roasted chicken recipe that you can make during a busy night.

Scallops and Greek Noodles
Scallops mixed with Greek noodles. A simple and easy greek dinner recipe.

Zucchini Gratin With Greek Yogurt
A delicious greek yogurt and zucchini gratin recipe.

Ingredients in Greek Cooking - Greek Food
Learn about the ingredients used in cooking Greek foods, what they look like, how to use them, and where to find them.

Greek Food History from Ancient to Modern Times
From ancient times to just a century ago, information and facts about Greek foods - what they were, where they came from, how they were eaten, and the influences that brought about change.

What's in that Greek Salad Dressing?
Sal writes:

Nachos - Greek Style
try this healthy nacho recipe. It has a greek twist and is make using wheat pita.

Greek Coffees Teas and Spirits - Wines Ouzo Aperitifs Metaxa Beers
Learn about traditional thick Greek coffee, aromatic (and therapeutic) herbal teas, and the wide selection of Greek aperitifs, wines, and spirits.

OPA! Let's Talk About Ouzo
The icon ozuo, what can be said to be the national dink of Greece. What is ouzo and how to make it?

Greek Chickpea Fritters
Greeks use chickpeas other things, like this delicious Greek Chickpea Fritters recipe.

A delicious Greek style casserole.

Tiropita | Greek Cheese Pie
Tiropita is a delicious Greek cheese pie that is wrapped in warm sheets of phyllo dough. This recipe is easy to follow along. Enjoy one of the popular pies of Greece.

Phyllo Ice Cream Cups
Serving ice cream in phyllo cups brings out a new flavor to ice cream cones.

Lemon and Oregano Shrimp
Simple and easy way to prepare some shrimp, Greek style. This shrimp recipe is easy to make and gives a nice flavor with lemon and oregano.

Greek Herb and Feta Mash
Greek Herb and Feta Mashed Potatoes are a treat. Taking an already good food dish and sprucing up to give it a boost of Greek inspired flavors.

Greek Quinoa Salad
Greek Quinoa Salad is the perfect combination of quinoa and a traditional Greek salad. You get health benefits from the quinoa and the veggies for the Greek salad. It's a win win.

Greek Coffee | Turkish Coffee
Learn to make a delicious cup of Greek coffee, also know as Turkish coffee.

Garlic Stuffed Zucchini
Garlic Stuffed Zucchini is an easy way to transform a vegetable and give it new flavors. Easy to make, it is a must for all garlic lovers

Watermelon and Feta salad
If you love the simple combination of sweet and salty, feta with watermelon will be your new favorite. It's simple to make and healthy. The perfect side to any dinner.

Greek Inspired Mashed Potatoes
A mashed potatoes recipe with a Greek twist. Loaded with feta, oregano, and dill, it s a combination the whole family will enjoy. Spice up your mashed potatoes tonight.

Peaches And Greek Yogurt
Grilled peaches topped with Greek yogurt and honey. It's a simple and healthy dessert the whole family will love.

Greek Style Potatoes With Thyme
Fried potatoes with thyme is a simple and easy side to prepare. When you need quick dinner options, this Greek inspired recipe is here to satisfy the entire family!

Greek Yogurt Chicken
A perfect chicken recipe where Greek yogurt coats the chicken making it soft and moist, and juicy. An easy chicken marinade that's boasting big Greek flavors.

Breakfast Wrap - Greek Style
A simple and easy breakfast wrap recipe using Greek ingredients and flavors.

Greek Lamb Stew | Youvetsi
A popular Greek lamb stew. Easy to make and a perfect meal to serve your family.

Greek Lamb Sliders
This Greek lamb slider recipe is easy to make and delivers great flavors. Perfect for a BBQ and serving up unique burgers.

Greek Yogurt pancakes
A delicious pancake mixture using greek yogurt to deliver nice fluffy pancakes. Give these Greek Yogurt pancakes a try!

Greek Style Fries| Feta Fries
This recipe for Greek style fries is delicious. The feta fries are seasoned with garlic and oregano, baked and topped with cheese. What isn't there to love?

Tomato soup with orzo
The Greeks take on tomato soup. This tomato soup with orzo recipe in a great way to try a new and exciting tomato soup that is creamy and made with greek yogurt. Known as Domatosoupa Me Kritharaki

Corfu Fish Stew | Bourtheto
A delicious Greek spiced fish stew recipe from the island of Corfu. Made with cod and simmered in spices, served with bread.

This Greek style couscous recipe is easy to make and sure to wow your guest. Using figs and pistachios, a unique texture is created to bring couscous to new heights.

Greek Halloumi Cheese Bread
A delicious bread recipe using halloumi cheese. Something easy to make and a great addition to your next dinner.

Greek Meat Recipes
Recipes for Greek dishes that contain meat

Greek Grilled Fish (Psari sta Karvouna) Recipe
Whether it's a beautiful steak from a large fish or a whole fish from today's catch, the simplicity of grilled fish with a minimum of fuss is a Greek specialty.

Greek Grilled Cheese
Adding some Greek cheese to the grill can make for a great meze (appetizer). Next time you are grilling make sure you have Kefalotyri cheese on hand.

Greek Food FAQs: Preparation Methods
Learn how Greek foods are cooked and the types of dishes generally prepared in traditional Greek cooking.

Mahlab Kernels (Mahlepi) Buying and Cooking Guide
Mahlab is ground cherry stone from a cherry tree native to West Asia. A member of the rose family, mahlab flavors Greek sweet bread (tsoureki) and similar baked goods.

Apples Stuffed With Meat
This Greek recipe for stuffed apples relies on the sweetness of the fruit to infuse and create wonderful flavors to the meat.

How Did Ancient Greeks Cook Their Food?
Students of Ancient Greece ask questions about cooking methods. Here are your Guide's answers.

Greek Salad | Horiatiki Salad Recipe
An authentic recipe for a Greek salad | Horiatiki Salad. Made with fresh vegetables and toped with feta, it's a delicious and refreshing appetizer.