Greek Food Sitemap - Page 3 2016-09-26

Feta And Watermelon Towers
Delicious combination of salty feta and sweet watermelon. These feta and watermelon towers is a great tay to put a Greek twist on an iconic summer fruit.

Cooking with Greek Yogurt - Recipe Collection
Once you've discovered the fabulous richness of Greek yogurt, you'll find that it can be used in many ways to create fabulous authentic Greek dishes. Here are some ideas.

Can Feta Cheese be Made with Cow's Milk?
Lots of questions arise about feta cheese since so many

Spices Used in Cooking Greek Foods
A great range of colors and tastes to tempt the palate. From hot and biting to mild and sweet, spices listed include those native to Greece and spices from distant lands that have found a home in Greek cooking. The list includes the English name, Greek alliteration, pronunciation, and the name in Greek.

Herbs Used in Cooking Greek Foods
Add aroma, taste, and color with herbs. This list include those herbs that are most commonly used in Greek recipes, their English names, Greek alliteration and pronunciation, and the names in Greek.

Youvarlakia Avgolemono | Greek Meatball Soup
Greek meatball soup, Youvarlakia Avgolemono is a traditional soup flavored with lemon egg sauce, know as Avgolemono.

Greek Soup Recipes
Recipes for Greek soups, from the classic fassoulada to the velvety smooth egg-lemon chicken soup.

Recipes for Greek Soups and Salads
Recipes for Greek soups and salads. From fassolada, a bean soup that is the Greek national dish, to the much-loved Greek country salad, these dishes can be meals in themselves or accompaniments to a main meal.

Greek Recipes for Pork and Boar - Greek Food
Pork is cooked in a variety of ways, and is the traditional meat of Christmas in many parts of Greece. Recipes include casseroles, ragouts, as well as roasts.

Greek Recipes for Souvlaki - Grilled Skewered Kebabs
Greek Souvlaki can be the perfect outdoor dish, or cooked indoors as appetizers, main dishes, and snacks. These skewers can be made with meat, seafood, and vegetables.

Greek Recipes for Fish, Seafood, Shellfish - Greek Food
No place in Greece is farther than 85 miles from the coast and all types of seafod and shellfish have been an important source of income - and table fare - for Greeks throughout history. From boiling to grilling, enjoy these Greek recipes.

Greek Recipes for Vegetarian Meatless Main Dishes
Many Greek main dishes use vegetables only, or vegetables and dairy products (cheese, yogurt, sauces). They are delicious and an important part of traditional Greek cooking.

Greek Food Basics and Cooking Guide
An introduction to Greek food and history from ancient times to the present. Learn about shopping for and storing ingredients from Greek cheeses to herbs and spices, how Greek foods are cooked, and much more.

Kotopita | Greek Phyllo Pie
Kotopita is a classic Greek chicken phyllo pie. It's Greece's version of chicken pot pie.

Basil and Feta Spread
A Greek inspired spread using feta and basil. Easy to make and your guest will love it!

Kolokythokeftedes | Fried zucchini Fritters
Kolokythokeftedes, Greek zucchini fritters are an excellent Greek appetizer to serve.

How to Stuff and Roll Grape Leaves - Step by Step with Photos - Rolling and Stuffing Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.

How to Stuff and Roll Grape Leaves - Step by Step with Photos - Rolling and Stuffing Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.

How to Stuff and Roll Grape Leaves - Step by Step with Photos - Rolling and Stuffing Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.

How to Stuff and Roll Grape Leaves - Step by Step with Photos - Rolling and Stuffing Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.

How to Stuff and Roll Grape Leaves - Step by Step with Photos - Rolling and Stuffing Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.

How to Stuff and Roll Grape Leaves - Step by Step with Photos - Rolling and Stuffing Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.

How to Stuff and Roll Grape Leaves - Step by Step with Photos - Rolling and Stuffing Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.

How to Stuff and Roll Grape Leaves - Step by Step with Photos - Rolling and Stuffing Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.

How to Stuff and Roll Grape Leaves - Step by Step with Photos - Rolling and Stuffing Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.

How to Stuff and Roll Grape Leaves - Step by Step with Photos - Rolling and Stuffing Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.

Grape Leaves Stuffing and Rolling Tutorial
Stuffed grape leaves are a classic Greek dish. Follow along with these step by step directions and you will be stuffing and rolling with the pros in no time.

Greek Cheeses (Kefalograviera) Buying and Cooking Guide
One of the newer cheeses in the Greek lineup, kefalograviera is considered one of the finest table cheeses.

Homemade Raisins From Dried Grapes Guide
Grapes abound in Greece, and when we harvest our own, we always set aside some to dry so that we have raisins all during the year.

Greek Stifatho (Stifado) Definition
Definition and uses of Greek Stifatho (Stifado)

Kathari Theftera (Clean Monday) Sample Menu
Clean Monday is the first day of the Greek Orthodox Lenten season and foods eaten on this day are traditional - and delicious. Here's a sample menu for this day of picnics and kite-flying.

Greek Baking Ingredient - Ammonium Carbonate
Many heirloom Greek recipes call for

Taramosalata | Fish Roe Dip
Taramosalata is a Greek spread made with fish roe. It's served along side veggies, bread, and olives.

Skordalia | Greek Garlic Dip
Skordalia is a garlic dip served in Greece and a popular spread in Greek cuisine. This recipe uses a base of mashed potatoes. It's every garlic lovers dream.

Peppers Stuffed With Feta
These Greek stuffed pepper recipe is a simple way to add the foods of Greece to your table. The mild pepper used words with the salty feta to produce an excellent Greek meze.

Pistachio Cookies
These pistachio cookies are sure to be a hit at your next party of at the dinner table.

Baked Asparagus With Feta
A delicious baked asparagus and feta recipe with lemon and a little chili pepper kick. A great way to eat this vegetable and a healthy side to have at dinner.

Sliced Feta With Oregano
A quick Greek appetizer you can serve that taste great and will add a little bit of Greece to every dinner table.

Saganaki | The Flaming Greek Cheese
Saganaki is one of the most well know Greek appetizers. This recipe shows you how to make it at home.

Baked Cherry Tomatoes With Feta
Simple and delicious Greek baked tomato appetizer. Full of flavor and will satisfy even the non-tomato lovers. Filled with basil, olive oil, garlic, and feta

Souvlaki Recipe | Greek Chicken Skewers
Souvlaki is chicken skewers marinade in Greek herbs and spices. It's easy to make and if you'r a chicken lover, you'll love this dish!

Baklava | Phyllo With Nuts And Honey
Baklava is one of the most popular Greek desserts. This baklava recipe is easy to follow along and so your whole family can have this delectable dessert!

Dakos Recipe
Dakos are a tasty appetizer from Crete. They are simple to make and are similar to bruschetta.

Keftedes | Greek Meatballs
Keftedes are Greek meatballs served as an appetizer with tzatziki or are tossed in a tomato sauce. They are fantastic and an great way to add some Greece to your table

Hummus | Greek Style Hummus
Homemade hummus is easy to make is taste amazing. Give it a try and see how it can spice up dishes and add a boost of flavor to recipes.

Tsoureki | Easter Bread
Tsoureki is a sweet bread made during at Greek Easter.

Pastitsio | Greek Pasta Topped With Béchamel
This pastitsio recipe is something the whole family will love! The Greek's version of lasagna. A baked pasta dish with meat and cheese topped with creamy Béchamel

Christmas Bread - Christoposomo - Recipe for Christopsomo - Greek Christmas Bread
Christopsomo (hree-STOH-psoh-moh) or Christ’s bread is a holiday tradition in every Greek household. It’s a sweet egg bread baked with nuts, raisins, and often candied fruits.

Pumpkin Bread Recipe - Recipe for Pumpkin Bread (Psomi me Kolokitha)
This recipe for Pumpkin Bread makes a traditional loaf of bread that’s slightly sweet and absolutely wonderful toasted and served with jam or preserves.

Beef Vegetable Soup Recipe - Recipe for Beef Vegetable Soup (Kreatosoupa me Trahana)
A hearty and satisfying beef vegetable soup with the unmistakable flavor of sweet Trahana – a fine grain pasta made from semolina and milk

25 Classic Greek Recipes
From simple grilled foods and vegetable dishes to rich layered casseroles and delicate pastries, Greek food is a wonderful mix of dishes that appeal to all tastes. The traditions of healthy country cooking have been expanded over the centuries, and today, Greece is famous for a diverse range of family meals, holiday foods, and elaborate presentation dishes.

25 Classic Greek Recipes
From simple grilled foods and vegetable dishes to rich layered casseroles and delicate pastries, Greek food is a wonderful mix of dishes that appeal to all tastes. The traditions of healthy country cooking have been expanded over the centuries, and today, Greece is famous for a diverse range of family meals, holiday foods, and elaborate presentation dishes.

25 Classic Greek Recipes
From simple grilled foods and vegetable dishes to rich layered casseroles and delicate pastries, Greek food is a wonderful mix of dishes that appeal to all tastes. The traditions of healthy country cooking have been expanded over the centuries, and today, Greece is famous for a diverse range of family meals, holiday foods, and elaborate presentation dishes.

Measurement Conversions for Herbs - Fresh to Dried
Rule of thumb for measurements of herbs when converting fresh to dry or vice versa.

An Introduction to Greek Food and Greek Cooking
Centuries of culinary and cultural influences have gone into making modern-day Greek foods some of the healthiest and tastiest in the world. Learn about the ingredients, history, and achievements that have brought Greek cooking into the limelight.

How to Dye Red Eggs for Greek Easter - Kokkina Avga
Dyed red eggs are a tradition at Greek Easter, symbolizing the blood of Christ (red color) and rebirth and new life (egg). Learn how to dye red eggs using yellow onion skins to achieve a deep red color.

Greek Garlic Dip Recipe - Skordalia - Recipe for Greek Garlic Dip (Skordalia)
Skordalia (skor-thal-YAH) is a tasty garlic dip that is a delicious accompaniment to fried fish or vegetables. It can also stand alone as a tangy dip for pita bread.

Greek Easter Twists - Recipe for Easter Koulouria - Koulourakia for Greek Easter
These buttery twists are the traditional cookie of Greek Easter. They can be twisted and shaped in many ways and often will have a bright red egg as decoration.

Lentil and Rice Pilaf with Kale - Recipe for Lentil and Rice Pilaf with Kale - Fakes me Rizi
A delicious and hearty lentil and rice pilaf flavored with savory herbs and spices and the nutritional powerhouse Kale.

Greek Style Boiled Shrimp Recipe - Garithes Vrastes - Greek Food
Shrimp are a Greek favorite, and this simple recipe can be used as an appetizer or for any recipe that calls for boiled shrimp.

Oven Roasted Saganaki - Greek Cheese Appetizers Recipe
Greek cheeses are enormously versatile and can be cooked using almost every techniques to create unique dishes. These roasted cheeses are simple to make and delicious to eat.

3-Cheese Eggplant Appetizer Rolls - Greek Recipe for Breaded Eggplant Rolls with Three Cheeses
Three cheeses - mild, sharp, and feta - make up the filling for these delightful eggplant rolls that are coated with breadcrumbs and fried.

Feta Cheese on the Grill - Recipe for Feta Skharas
Feta cheese is a familiar sight at a Greek meal, and just because you're cooking outside on the grill, that doesn't mean feta can join the fun.

Microwave Feta and Tomato Appetizer
A simple, quick, and delicious recipe for a hot appetizer with feta cheese and tomato.

Roasted Red Peppers with Feta Appetizer Recipe - Greek Meze Recipe for Roasted Peppers and Feta Cheese
This very easy recipe combines the tastes of roasted peppers with feta cheese, and offers two different serving options - both fabulous.

Yogurt Cream Mousse - Greek Recipe for Yogurt Mousse Dessert
This wonderful mousse is perfect to use as a topping on desserts, or to top with your favorite spoon sweet. The recipe calls for thick Greek yogurt, whipping cream, a little plain gelatin, and a touch of sugar.

Greek Carrot Marmalade - Recipe for Traditional Spoon Sweet with Carrots - Carrot Preserves
Eaten in the same manner as a traditional spoon sweet (by the spoonful) or with breads, this taste treat is made with carrots and grated orange peel. Easy to make with few ingredients.

Pumpkin Pie with Phyllo and Syrup Recipe - Kolokythopita - Greek Food
This is a sweet version of a pumpkin (or squash) pie in the Greek tradition - made with phyllo dough, olive oil, honey, sugar, and cinnamon - with a syrup topping.

Quince Jelly - Greek Recipe for Kythoni Polto
This jelly is a fabulous

Fried Honey Pastries Recipe - Thiples - Greek Recipe for Spirals of Fried Dough with Honey
Thiples are wafer-thin pieces of dough fried in hot oil, drizzled liberally with honey and sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds or cinnamon and nuts. Sound good? They are delicious!

Greek Recipe for Touloubakia - Syrup-Dipped Cakes
Touloubakia are small capsule-shaped pieces of dough that are fried, then dipped in a sweet syrup.

Honey-Dipped Spiral Pastries - Greek Recipe for Xerotigana
These crisp spiral pastries are a classic on the Greek island of Crete. Thin strips of dough are shaped into spirals and quickly fried in hot oil, then dipped in a honey syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon, walnuts, and sesame seeds.

Kollyva - Funeral and Memorial Boiled Wheat - Greek Recipe
Kollyva is a traditional dish served at funerals and memorial services. It is generally served from a large tray, spooned out into cups. There are many versions, but all call for wheat, nuts, and raisins.

Easy Calamari Meze - Greek Recipe for Calamari Appetizer - Easy Recipe for Squid in Wine
This dish is easy to make and a favorite meze or appetizer with wine or ouzo, made with large or small calamari - squid.

Mussels Saganaki - Sauteed Mussels with Cheese - Greek Appetizers and Meze Recipes
Although this is called a

Sugar-Sprinkled Donuts Recipe - Greek Recipe for Yeast Donuts
A favorite Greek street food, this is a recipe for yeast donuts.

Fried Mushrooms - Greek Recipe for Mushrooms - Easy and Quick Greek Side Dish
A simple recipe for mushrooms dredged in flour and fried, in Greece this is most frequently made with oyster or porcini mushrooms.

Poached Quince with Greek Yogurt Recipe - Recipe for Poached Quince with Greek Yogurt (Kidoni sto Fourno me Yiaourti)
A simple but elegant dessert featuring the sweet yet tart flavor of the quince. This relatively unknown fruit holds up especially well to cooking and takes on a lovely rose hue when it is cooked.

Baked Stuffed Apples - Greek Baked Apples Dessert Recipe
Baked apples are stuffed with a fabulous walnut mixture. A great choice for the autumn harvest.

Chocolate Banana Puffs - Greek Recipe for Bananas in Puff Pastry with Chocolate and Almonds
Quick and easy, this is a delightful recipe for a sweet snack or dessert, and one that is a favorite with Greek toddlers who are expanding their culinary experience. They can also help make them!

Carrot Radish Puree - Greek Recipe for Pureed Carrots and Radishes - Greek Baby Food Recipes
A delightful combination of tastes, this puree can be made with milk or purified water. The vegetables are steamed and pureed.

Veal with Vegetables for Babies - Greek Baby Food Recipes
Introducing babies to meat dishes starts with pureed combinations of very lean meats and simple easy-to-digest vegetables. This veal dish is is suitable for babies from 6 months of age and up.

Stewed Green Beans and Zucchini - Greek Recipe for Green Beans and Zucchini Stewed with Tomatoes
This dish of stewed green (string, pole, snap) beans and zucchini with tomatoes is easy to make, and is a delicious side dish or meatless main dish.

3-Cheese Baked Cauliflower - Greek Side Dish Recipe for Cauliflower with Cream Sauce and Cheese
Cauliflower is covered with a cheesy cream sauce, and topped with even more cheese to create a fabulous side dish. It can also be made with broccoli.

Fried Cauliflower Florets - Greek Recipe for Kounoupithi Tiganito - Batter-Fried Cauliflower
Florets of fresh or frozen cauliflower fried in a light batter, served with the classic Greek oil and lemon sauce.

Grilled Eggplant Bowls - Greek Recipe for Eggplant on the Grill or Barbecue
This simple recipe for grilled eggplant bowls is a summer delight. Easy, quick, and few ingredients, the grilled bowls also add a lovely look to the cookout menu.

Wrong Way Rice - Perfect Rice Every Time - Greek Recipe for Boiled Rice
Nutritionists will say this is the wrong way to make rice because nutrients are lost, but it comes out fluffy and perfect every time.

Potato & Cheese Croquettes - Greek Recipe for Kroketes Patatas
A great alternative to other types of potatoes, this recipe for potato croquettes can be adapted to taste using sharp or mild cheese.

Rice with Angel Hair Pasta - Greek Side Dish Recipe - Ryzi me Fithe
Something different in a rice dish: add a little angel hair pasta sauted in butter and olive oil for a great tasting dish.

Spinach & Cheese Croquettes Recipe - Kroketes Spanaki - Greek Food
The combination of spinach and cheese is a Greek favorite and these croquettes can be made with feta, a sharp cheese like parmesan, or a mild cheese like farmer's cheese, depending on personal preference.

Grilled Grapes - Greek Recipes for Grapes on the Grill or Barbecue
A fabulous and decorative side dish, grilled grapes go well with all types of meat and vegetable main dishes. They're quick and easy to make, with few ingredients.

Greek-style Nacho Recipe - Recipe for Greek Style Nachos
Perfect for the casual get together or even as a light meal, these Greek-style Nachos are sure to be a favorite.

Ham and Cheese Flutes - Greek Appetizers - Recipe for Ham and Cheese Wrapped in Phyllo
The small ham and cheese phyllo rolls are the perfect finger food to accompany beverages or as appetizers.

Nectarine Preserves - Greek Recipe for Fruit Preserves - Easy Preserves Recipe
A simple and easy recipe for a delicious preserve made with ripe summer nectarines, sugar, vanilla, brandy, and a touch of lemon juice.

Greek Recipe for Orange Marmalade
Two ingredients, no preservatives, and no pectins. This Greek recipe for orange marmalade is simple and delicious.

Lamb Stew with Green Beans - Pressure Cooker Recipe for Arni me Fassolakia
A delicious stew made with leg of lamb, potatoes, tomatoes, and fresh or frozen green beans. Pressure cooker version.

Chicken in Cream Sauce - Greece Recipe for Kotopoulo me Ouzo kai Lahanika - Quick and Easy - Greek Food
Ouzo adds a delightful light anise taste to this dish of chicken with vegetables in a cream sauce.

Grilled Lemon Chicken - Recipe for Kotopoulo sta Karvouna me Latholemono
Chicken seasoned with salt, pepper, and Greek oregano is cooked over the coals and basted with latholemono (oil and lemon sauce). Grilled lemon chicken is a favorite any time of year, and a special treat for picnic cookouts.

Beef Stew with Peas - Recipe for Moshari me Araka
Grab the pressure cooker for this delicious and filling one-pot meal. Stew meat, peas, and potatoes get a boost from a kokkinisto sauce made with tomatoes, onion, and wine. A great tasting meal.

Peppered Lamb Chops Recipe - Arnisia Paidakia meh Piperi - Greek Food
The Greek passion for lamb doesn't stop in winter when cooking moves indoors. This simple and easy recipe for lamb chops broiled in the oven can't be beat.

Zucchini & Potatoes with Feta Recipe - Patates me Kolokythakia sto Fourno - Greek Recipe for Baked Zucchini and Potatoes
Potatoes, zucchini, red and green peppers, and feta cheese on top: a delightful light main dish or side.

Seafood Pasta with Ouzo Recipe - Makaronia me Thalassina kai Ouzo - Greek Food
Penne pasta, shrimp, crawfish, and ouzo combine to create a taste sensation.

Baked Stuffed Squid Recipe - Kalamarakia Yemista - Greek Food
Squid (calamari) is a Greek favorite, cooked in many ways. This recipe is for squid with an herb, rice, and raisin stuffing, suitable for Greek Orthodox lenten Sundays.

Stuffed Turkey or Capon Recipe with Lamb and Rice - Galopoula Yemisti - Greek Food
Stuffed turkey or capon is always appropriate for festive occasions, and this Greek recipe pulls together the classic elements of rice, pine nuts, chestnuts, and lamb for the stuffing. This is a great choice for a Greek (or non-Greek) Christmas or New Year's meal.

Ariani Recipe - Yogurt Beverage - Greek Food
Ariani is a direct legacy from the Turkish Ayran, and is especially popular in the Greek regions of Evros and Thrace, which have large populations of Greeks of Turkish descent. It's an acquired taste, but very refreshing once you get used to it.

Sour Cherry Cordial - Greek Recipe for Vyssinatha - Non-Alcoholic Beverage
A treat on a hot day, this non-alcoholic drink is made with sour cherry syrup.

Velvety Meatless Split Pea Soup Recipe - Greek Recipe for Pureed Split Pea Soup - Lenten Recipes
When the weather turns cold, this thick soup is especially delightful. It's vegetarian- and vegan-friendly, and a favorite lenten dish as well.

Easy Sliced Tomato Salad - Greek Recipe for Sliced Tomatoes with Herbs and Olive Oil
Celebrate the ripest tomatoes from your garden or market by serving them as simply as possible, enhancing taste only with a sprinkling of herbs and a drizzle of olive oil.

Easy Greek Bean Salad - Recipe for Salad with Beans, Onions, Parsley
This easy salad is made with Great Northern beans, onions, and parsley. It can be served as a salad, appetizer, or side dish, and makes a great addition to any picnic or cookout menu.

Black-Eyed Peas with Capers - Easy Greek Side Dish or Salad - Mavromatika me Kapari
This easy dish highlights black-eyed peas with the tastes of onions, capers, and dill. Because it is often served chilled or at room temperature, we call it a salad, but it makes a wonderful warm side dish or vegetarian and vegan main dish.

Greek Potato Salad with Eggs - Greek Food Recipes - Potato and Egg Salad
Potato salad is a perennial favorite, and this version includes boiled eggs, cucumber, onion, and parsley, with an oil and vinegar dressing.

Chicken Stew with Trahana Recipe - Recipe for Chicken Stew with Trahana (Kotopoulo me Trahana)
Chicken stew is elevated to true comfort food when you pair it with a traditional semolina pasta called Trahana. Try this easy Chicken Stew with Trahana for a warm and hearty dinner.

Baked Stuffed Grape Leaves Recipe - Greek Recipe for Baked Stuffed Grape Leaves with Meat - Dolmathes
Make these delightful stuffed grape leaves with chicken liver, ground beef, or ground lamb. Unlike most recipes that call for steaming, these

Bechamel Sauce with Cheese Recipe - Besamel me Tyri - Greek Food
Greek cooking uses different variations on bechamel in many classic and modern recipes. This is just one version of the sauce traditionally used to create moussaka, pastitsio, and many other vegetable-meat combinations, made with evaporated milk and cheese.

Recipe for a Small Quantity of Thick Bechamel Sauce - Greek Recipe for Besamel
This recipe is ideal for making small filled pies and croquettes that call for a thick bechamel sauce in small quantities.

Lamb Marinade I - Recipe - Greek Food
This marinade is the classic used for lamb souvlaki, Greek shish kebabs.

Traditional Greek Meat Sauce - Sauce with Hamburger and Cinnamon
This is simply the best meat sauce around, with the tastes of cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf, and garlic. Use it in baked dishes like Moussaka, Pastitsio, or Kreatopita (meat pie), or in any recipe for a baked casserole calling for a meat sauce to give a unique and fabulous taste.

Naturally Sweet Grape Syrup - Petimezi - Greek Recipe for Grape Molasses
Petimezi was used during times of war as a high-calorie way to generate body heat. And when sugar was a luxury, it was an economical solution used in baking sweets and breads. Today, this delightful naturally sweet sauce (no sugar added) has many uses.

Basic Greek Tomato Sauce - Recipe for Saltsa Domatas
This basic tomato sauce is delicious every time. A simple combination of tastes to serve with pasta.

Yogurt Sauce or Dressing - Greek Recipe for Quick and Easy Sauce or Dressing with Yogurt
This quick and easy sauce is terrific on baked potatoes, salads, and also can be used on pita wraps instead of tzatziki.

Fried Sweet Peppers - Easy Greek Recipe for Sweet Pepper Appetizer or Side Dish
This is a quick and easy recipe for a delightful appetizer, meze, or side dish. It calls for sweet peppers (bull's horn, Anaheim, Cubanelle) and the dish is garnished with garlic and fresh parsley.

Beer-Batter Fried Fillet of Sole - Greek Recipe for Fried Fillets of Sole in a Beer Batter
Pieces of filet of sole fried in a beer batter.

Octopus and Onion Stew - Greek Stifatho - Octopus Stifado - Greek Stews
Stifatho is a stew made with a tomato sauce and a lot of those wonderful small boiler onions. This is a delightful main dish that also meets lenten requirements.

Baked Mackerel with Potatoes - Greek Recipe for Chub Mackerel Dinner
A simple and delicious recipe, this calls for chub mackerel, tomatoes, potatoes, wine, garlic, bay leaf, and rosemary.

Cuttlefish with Spinach - Greek Recipe for Soupies me Spanaki - Greek Ragout
Cuttlefish are a relative of calamari (squid), and are wonderful when made in this kind of ragout with spinach.

Cuttlefish in Wine Sauce - Recipe for Soupies Krasates - Greek Food
A delicious dish of cuttlefish cooked with onions, red wine, and bay leaves - reminiscent of French cooking, but definitely and authentically Greek.

Red Snapper Baked in Foil - Greek Recipe for Whole Baked Red Snapper - Synagritha
An easy recipe for whole frozen red snapper or dentex baked in foil, garnished with parsley and topped with the classic Greek latholemono sauce (oil and lemon).

Shrimp with Tomato and Feta Cheese - Recipe for Shrimp with Tomato and Feta
A classic Greek shrimp dish marrying the flavors of sauteed shrimp with tomatoes, Feta cheese, and a hint of Ouzo to awaken the palate. Serve with a simple rice pilaf to absorb all the delicious sauce.

Loli - Recipe for Loli a "Crazy Cake" from the Greek island of Sifnos
A delicious sweet cake from the island of Sifnos with a very odd name, Loli literally translates to crazy. There's nothing crazy about this delightful and easy dessert that is also Lenten approved!

Soumatha - Recipe for the Traditional Greek Almond Drink (Soumatha)
Made from a ground almond syrup and traditionally served at happy occasions, Soumatha is very popular at weddings and engagements because of its distinctive white color.

Roasted Chicken with Eggplant and Spinach
Roasted Chicken with Eggplant and Spinach marries the earthy flavors of eggplant, garlic, and spinach with tender roasted chicken.

Oregano Chicken Recipe - Greek Recipe for Stovetop Chicken with Oregano - Riganato
This three-step process (brine, brown, boil) produces flavorful chicken that's falling-off-the-bone tender, along with a sauce to top rice, potatoes, or pasta.

Yogurt Marinated Chicken - Recipe for Chicken Marinated with Greek Yogurt - Kotopoulo Marinato me Yiaourti
A rich, creamy yogurt marinade flavored with garlic and mustard makes oven-baked chicken that is flavorful and delicious.

Greek Pork and Beans - Recipe for Hoirino me Fassolia
This is a traditional Greek recipe, where all ingredients are cooked separately on the stovetop, then combined and baked until all the tastes are fully melded. A great family one-dish meal.

Pork Tenderloin with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Cheese - Greek Recipe for Easy Pork Tenderloin Stovetop Casserole
Delicious combination of pork tenderloin, sun-dried tomatoes, and cheese makes this stovetop dish an easy favorite.

Pork Stew with Celery Root - Greek Recipe for Pork with Celery Root and Root Vegetables
Pork, celery root, carrots, potatoes, and onions make this a winter favorite. It's an easy dish, and a delightful one-pot meal.

Braised Pork Roast with Mushrooms - Recipe for Braised Pork with White Wine and Mushrooms
Tender and succulent pork is braised in a white wine sauce with mushrooms. This makes a great dinner entrée that can be made ahead and served with rice pilaf or oven-roasted potatoes.

Bunched Phyllo Pie with Yogurt and Syrup Recipe - Greek Sweet Patsavoura Filo Pie - Tsalakoto
Sometimes called the

Chocolate Walnut Torte Recipe - Recipe for Karidopita me Sokolata - Chocolate Walnut Torte
A rich and dense chocolate version of a traditional Greek walnut cake - this Chocolate Walnut Torte is sure to become a dessert favorite.

Easy Cheesy Baked Farfalle - Greek Recipe for Pasta with Cream Sauce Bacon Ham Peppers
We call it

Tzatziki with Carrots - Recipe for Greek Tzatziki with Yogurt, Cucumbers, Garlic, and Carrots
Tzatziki is one of the most well known Greek dishes, and this variation with carrots is particularly good as as dip with raw veggies, and as a condiment with stuffed grape leaves and stuffed vegetables.

Refreshing Eggplant Yogurt Dip - Greek Recipe for Melitzana me Yiaourti
Eggplant, tahini, and yogurt are the base of this delightful dip to serve with veggies or wedges of pita bread.

Greek Christmas Bread Recipe - Christopsomo - Greek Food
Making Christopsomo, which literally translates to Christ's Bread, is considered a sacred undertaking and great care is taken with making the dough and decorating the loaves.

Feta Croissants - Greek Recipe for Croissants filled with Feta Cheese
Croissants with a feta cheese filling are very easy to make with commercial croissant dough, and simply easy with homemade dough. They are delicious for breakfast, brunch, and on a buffet or cocktail table.

Greek Feta Cheese Pie - Pita me Feta - Greek Food
Different than the more well-known

Feta Cheese Bread Recipe - Tyropsomo - Greek Food
If you love feta cheese, this bread will be a delight. Serve it with salads, vegetables, or anywhere you want to add that feta taste.

Greek New Year's Cake Recipe - Vassilopita Cake - Greek Food
Vassilopita is made once a year, for New Year's Eve (or for subsequent New Year's celebrations). Recipes vary from those for sweet bread to cake. This cake recipe is a favorite that lends itself to decoration.

Lenten Koulourakia with Wine - Recipe for Koulourakia made with Wine - Lenten
A recipe for Lenten Koulourakia that uses vegetable oil and wine to flavor the twists, and produces a crisp and delicious cookie that is perfect for dunking in coffee.

Greek Citrus and Spice Olive Oil Cookie Twists - Recipe for Koulourakia Portokaliou - Cookies with Lemon, Orange, and Tangerine
Tastes of orange, lemon, and clementine combine in this traditional Greek cookie twist. These are crumbly and not very sweet - a favorite with coffee or as a snack.

Traditional Greek Ouzo Cookies - Greek Desserts and Snacks
These traditional cookies are made with ouzo, anise, and coriander, to give them a classic Greek taste. The dairy-free recipe is easy to make and fun for kids to form the customary shapes.

Greek Apple Coffee Cake - Recipe for Milopita
This delicious coffee cake is easy to make and, in Greece, we eat it for breakfast, enjoy it with coffee, and serve it as dessert - with or without ice cream.

Spiced Biscotti - Recipe for Greek Spiced Biscotti (Paximadakia)
Baking during the Lenten season can be a challenge when you are abstaining from key ingredients like butter and eggs. These tasty biscotti are made with

Mini Meatloaves with Eggs in Tomato Sauce - Greek Recipe for Hard Boiled Eggs Wrapped in Ground Beef
Whole boiled eggs are wrapped in ground meat, fried, then served in a fabulous tomato sauce. Delicious as a main dish or appetizer - and a great way to use leftover boiled eggs.

Grilled Hamburgers - Greek Recipe for Biftekia Skharas - Barbecued Ground Beef Burgers
A traditional Greek recipe for grilled hamburgers served with a squeeze of lemon.

Bobby's Grilled Pork Burgers - Recipe for Biftekia Hoirina - Easy Recipe for Barbecued Ground Pork Burgers
Bobby Bounakis is a firm believer in keeping recipes simple, using just enough herbs and seasonings to bring out the taste of the meat. These burgers use ground pork and are a great barbecue dish. They can also be broiled in the oven.

Biftekia - Recipe for Greek Burgers or Biftekia
These burgers are sure to be a crowd pleaser. Ground beef mixed with a savory Greek cheese and grilled to perfection - delicious! Be sure to make extra patties for the freezer for a quick weeknight meal.

Greek Bean Soup Recipe - Bean Soup with Hot Peppers - Fassolatha - Fassolada
Fassolatha, the national food dish of Greece, is a hearty bean soup. It is a delicious dish that represents the best of Greek cooking: legumes, vegetables, herbs, and olive oil. There are many variations of this wonderful dish, and this one adds a touch of hot peppers.

Basic Greek Vegetable Soup Recipe - Easy Vegetable Soup Recipe to Empty the Pantry
This is a simple recipe for vegetable soup with pasta using favorite Greek veggies like potatoes, carrots, zucchini, cabbage, tomatoes, and asparagus.

Chilled Apple Soup - Greek Recipe for Apple Soup with Curry - Milosoupa
This is a fabulous cold soup for hot days, a favorite in Central Europe, made with tart apples or crabapples and curry.

Greek Tripe Soup with Tomato Recipe - Greek Soup with Tripe, Tomatoes, and Cinnamon
Patsas (tripe soup) is the quintessential Greek winter cure for a hangover. Some add egg-lemon sauce, but I prefer this version with tomatoes and cinnamon.

Trahanas Pasta Soup with Milk - Soupa Trahana - Greek Recipe
Trahanas is a pebble-size pasta that is fried, used in soups and stews the same way as rice or other pasta, and made into soups that are Greek favorites.

Eggs on a Bed of Tomatoes - Greek Recipe for Eggs with Tomatoes - Avga me Domates
A delicious dish with sunny-side-up eggs on a bed of tomatoes. A great alternative to an omelet, and a pretty dish to serve.

Potato Omelet - Recipe for Omeleta me Patates
A great solution for leftover french fries, or fry up a batch just to make this big, delicious omelet with feta cheese.

Recipes for Greek Dips, Spreads, and Puréed Appetizers and Mezethes
Some of the foods for which Greece is most famous fall into this category, including tzatziki, skordalia (garlic dip), taramosalata (fish roe purée), and others. Consider adding these to cocktail party spreads, and as condiments to accompany a meal.

Recipes for Greek Desserts, Pastries, and Sweets
From delicate and fragile to crunchy and chewy, Greece is known for its confections, cakes, and cookies. Made with an abundance of honey, nuts, fruits, and creams, these mouth-watering treats will tempt the sweet tooth of anyone, even Scrooge!

Recipes for Greek Main Dishes
The traditional Greek table can include from one to three or four (or more) main dishes. However you set your table, these recipes are sure to please, from the classics to inventive regional specialties.

Best Greek Comfort Foods
Warming, reassuring, and delicious - things many think of as comfort food. Much of great Greek cooking is country cooking which, in itself, brings an enormous measure of comfort. Here are several universal favorites.

12 Greek Recipes for Spring - Delicious Greek Seasonal Recipes - Greek Spring Recipes
Favorite Greek spring recipes are based on the freshest seasonal ingredients and on tradition. Here's an even dozen delicious spring recipes for those who love Greek food.

Great Greek Recipes for the Thanksgiving Table
Bring the tastes of Greece to your Thanksgiving table with one or more of these dishes that celebrate the foods of the seasaon.

Colorful Greek Dishes with Red and Green Peppers - Greek Recipes
Red and green peppers and other capsicums add taste and color to many Greek foods. Enjoy these colorful recipes that look as beautiful as they taste. Great for the holidays, special occasions, and family meals.

Greek Appetizers for the Holidays - Recipes for Greek Appetizers for Holiday Entertaining
Treat your guests to these fabulous Greek recipes for appetizers or mezethes which will brighten any holiday table.

Greek Recipes for Summer Vegetables
Greek recipes for summer vegetables may be some of the best and tastiest of all. Here is a selection of recipes featuring a medley of summer vegetables cooked in a variety of ways to please every palate.

Traditional Cretan Holiday Sweets - Christmas and New Year Cookies and Pastries
On the Greek island of Crete, there are five sweets... cookies and pastries - that are traditionally made and served during the December holidays of Christmas and New Years.

Greek Apple Recipes - Fabulous Greek Recipes for the Apples of Autumn
Apples come into their own in autumn, and these Greek recipes celebrate many varieties.

Heart Smart Greek Recipes - Greek Food
Here are ten recipes that incorporate the heart-healthy elements of olive oil, grains, leafy green vegetables, beans, lentils, and natural unprocessed foods.

Classic and Traditional Greek Recipes and Foods
From simple grilled foods and vegetable dishes to rich layered casseroles and delicate pastries, Greek food is a wonderful mix of dishes that appeal to all tastes. The traditions of healthy country cooking have been expanded over the centuries, and today, Greece is famous for a diverse range of family meals, holiday foods, and elaborate presentation dishes.

Easy Greek Meals, Recipes, and Tips
Greek dishes are not always known for being quick to make - although there are many that are - but most Greek cooking is not difficult. With tips and techniques for Greek food beginners, these recipes, many with photo tutorials, will bring the authentic taste of Greece to your kitchen.

Great Greek (and Semi-Greek) Food Blogs
Written by Greeks who live outside Greece, non-Greeks who live in Greece, Greeks writing from their Greek homes, and others who are simply wonderful writers with a love of the Greek and Greek/Mediterranean food experience, these are my favorite English-language blogs.

Greek Cooking Schools
Learn to cook Greek food at one of these fabulous schools in Greece. For local classes, check with Hellenic cultural organizations, community colleges, and classes organized by Greek Orthodox church groups.

Greek Recipes for Fritters and Croquettes
Fritters and croquettes are Greek favorites. We make them with almost every type of food, and they are often a great way to use leftovers.

Greek Potato Recipes - Greek Recipes Featuring Potatoes
Potatoes are a Greek favorite. Find recipes for croquettes, roasted potatoes, fries, and more.

Greek Rice Recipes - Ryzi - Pilafi
Greek recipes with rice range from the classic pilaf served at weddings to rice with vegetables like spinach and leeks, with nuts, and with beans and lentils.

Greek Recipes for Au Gratin and Moussaka Dishes
In the early 1900s, a Greek adaptation of

Greek Recipes for Beef and Veal
Greek recipes for beef and veal include fabulous roasts, chops, stews and, of course, the famous

Greek Recipes for Egg Dishes - Greek Food - Greek Cooking
Greek egg dishes include a wide variety of omelets, eggs with vegetables, cheeses, and meats.

Greek Recipes for Ground Meat Main Dishes - Greek Food
Ground beef and lamb are the two most popular ground meats, however, dishes are also prepared with ground pork and goat. The most famous dishes using ground meat are moussaka and pastitsio.

Greek Recipes for Lamb and Kid and Goat - Greek Food
Much of the Greek economy has traditionally relied on lamb and goats - for milk, yogurt, and cheeses - as well as for meat. And when Greeks sit down to celebrate, lamb or kid is almost always on the menu, and they are the traditional meats of Easter. Enjoy these favorite recipes.

Greek Meat Appetizers and Mezethes - Greek Food
Many of these delicious meat dishes that are traditionally known as appetizers or mezethes can also be fixed as a main dish.

Greek Food - Recipes for Greek Meat and Potato Dishes - Family Meals
Wonderful Greek one-dish meals combining meat and potatoes, and often with vegetables. Delicious for everyday or special occasion meals.

Greek Recipes for Oven Baked & Roasted Casseroles
Like stovetop casseroles, oven baked or roasted dishes are a mainstay in Greek family cooking. Many of these casseroles make delicious one dish meals that can be very easy on the family budget as well.

Greek Recipes for Fried and Skillet Main Dishes - Skillet Chops - Fried Fish and Seafood
Delicious and often the quickest to make, Greek recipes for skillet-cooked meats and poultry, and fried fish and seafood are family favorites.

Greek Recipes for Poultry and Game - Chicken, Turkey, Rabbits, Birds
Greek recipes for chicken and turkey, and game meats like rabbit, hare, birds, boar, and others. Recipes include fabulous stews, stuffed poultry, grilled and roasted dishes, and other favorites.

Greek Recipes for One-Pot Meals in a Pressure Cooker
Greek cooking is often quite easy, but can be time-consuming. Using a pressure cooker reduces cooking time and gives excellent results.

Greek Cheese Appetizers and Mezethes - Greek Food
Hot and cold dishes made with a variety of delicious Greek cheeses.

Greek Seafood Appetizers and Mezethes - Greek Food
From taramosalata to squid and fish, these dishes are some of the most famous of all Greek foods.

Greek Cooking Lessons - Learn to Cook Greek Food Illustrated Recipes with Photos
Learn to make delicious and authentic Greek foods in step-by-step recipes and techniques illustrated with photos. Take the mystery out of Greek cooking and bring these traditional dishes to your table.

Recipes for Hot or Cooked Greek Appetizers and Mezethes - Greek Food
Don't feel limited because these may most often be served as appetizers or mezethes. If you like the taste, make them as side dishes or entrees. Be flexible!

Greek Recipes for Roasted Meats - Lamb Roasts - Roasted Poultry - Oven Roasts
Roasted lamb may be the most famous of the Greek meat dishes, but all meat roasts are delicious. In traditional Greek homes, roasts are Sunday and holiday centerpieces.

Greek Recipes for Stovetop Casseroles - Stews - Ragouts - Fricassee - One-Dish Family Meals
Stovetop casseroles, stews, and ragouts form the base for much of traditional Greek cooking. These dishes are delicious, easy to make, and often very easy on the family budget.

Greek Recipes for Stuffed Grape Leaves
Stuffed grape leaves (dolmades, dolmathakia) are a favorite appetizer and meze, and one of the most traditional of all Greek dishes. They can also be served as a side dish or main dish.

Greek Recipes for Stuffed Vegetables and Leaves - Yemista - Cabbage - Grape Leaves
With and without meat, stuffed vegetables and leaves are classic Greek favorites. Fillings are interchangeable, so try them all.

Greek Recipes for Cakes, Pies, and Tarts
Favorite Greek cakes, pies, and tarts range from the coffee cake variety to the traditional syrup-soaked cakes. They also include special occasion and holiday cakes for religious observances.

Greek Recipes for Cheese Pies, Spinach Pies, Meat Pies, and Other Phyllo (Filo) Pies - Tyropita - Spanakopita - Cheese and Spinach Pies
Pites (pan-sized pies) and pitakia (small pies) are some of the most famous dishes in Greece. Thick and thin phyllo (filo) dough can either be used as layers of crust or wrapped around individual bites of tasty cheeses, greens, vegetables, or combinations.

Greek Food Videos - Techniques and Recipes with Video Instruction
Learn cooking techniques and how to make Greek recipes with video instructions. Videos are short, around three minutes or less, and walk you through the recipe or technique with detailed steps.

Index of Greek Recipes by Ingredient
An index of Greek recipes on the site by main ingredient.

Ingredient Measurements and Calculators for Conversions
Helpful information about calories, measuring ingredients, downsizing recipes, converting ingredient weight and volume, and using fresh, canned, or frozen alternatives in Greek cooking.

Regional Foods of Greece - Greek Food - Recipes - Greek Cooking
Greece has more than ten geographic regions, each with unique specialties and variations of classic recipes. Discover and taste recipes from each of these gastronomically diverse regions.

Recipes for Greek Appetizers, Starters, and Mezethes
Recipes for appetizers and mezethes (small plates of tasty morsels). Appetizers are to whet the appetite, mezethes are to bring out the best in the wine or drink. Because of the flexibility of the Greek cuisine, these delicious and varied selections can be served as snacks, party foods, before the meal, or become an entire meal in themselves.

Discover Greek Food and Culture - Greek Cooking - Recipes - History
Perhaps more than any other country, the foods of Greece are indelibly intertwined with its political history. Explore the evolution of the Greek cuisine and regional differences, and learn why and how to bring the benefits of Greek food to your table.

Experience Greek Food - Restaurants - Blogs - Cooking Schools
Whether you want to experience Greek food cooked by someone else (restaurants), learn to make it yourself (cooking schools), or read how others are making it (blogs), here are resources to check out.

Greek Holiday Recipes - Festivals - Party and Picnic Recipes
Greek food is an important element of every type of celebration, from births, weddings, and funerals to major holidays like Christmas and Easter. Find recipes and information for all occasions, and information about Greek food festivals around the world.

Greek Food and Cooking Glossary and Pronunciation Guide
Find definitions, explanations, and a pronunciation guide for ingredients, foods, techniques, and other words to help increase your understanding of Greek food and cooking.

Greek Cooking Basics - Tips - Tools
What you need to know to get started on your journey to preparing and enjoying the healthy and delicious foods of Greece. Learn all-time favorite recipes, what you need to keep on hand in the kitchen, ingredients, calculations and measurements, and more.

Tips, Techniques and How-Tos Preparing, Storing, and Serving Greek Foods
Techniques and how-tos for preparing, storing, freezing, and handling foods used in Greek cooking.

Recipes for Greek Sauces, Syrups, and Marinades
Recipes for Greek sauces, syrups, and marinades, essentials in creating authentic Greek foods.

Greek Meal Menus and Special Diet Recipes
Preparing a Greek recipe or putting together an entire Greek meal can be made easier with menu ideas, including suggestions for those on restricted diets.

Most Popular Greek Recipes - Readers Choice - Favorite Greek Recipes Each Week
Every week, readers are choosing fabulous traditional Greek foods to make at home. Here are the most popular with site visitors, week by week.

Recipes for Greek Breads and Pites - Phyllo Pies
Whatever the meal or the occasion, there is at least one Greek bread or pita (filled pie) to go along. Breads and pites range from sweet loaves traditionally baked for religious occasions, to pites filled with cheese, meat, vegetables, or cream. Find recipes for a wide variety of everyday and special-occasion baked goods.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 12.

How to Build a Greek Meal - Greek Menu Planning
Although there are certain holiday and/or regional traditions, you can pretty much throw out any preconceived ideas of menu planning.

Greek Winter Vegetable Recipes - Favorite Greek Recipes - Cold Weather Cooking
The Greek vegetables of winter include fabulous leafy greens, root vegetables, leeks, broccoli, asparagus, and cabbage, to name a few. Here is a selection of Greek recipes for favorite winter vegetables.

Strawberries - the Fruit of Temptation and Seduction - Greek Strawberry Recipes
Greek mythology places the origins of the wild strawberry with Aphrodite and Adonis. Today, strawberries are one of the many delights of early Spring. Learn more about myth and fact, along with recipes for this fabulous heart-shaped fruit.

The Foods of Corfu - Kerkyra - Greek Food - Greek Recipes
Venetian, and later French, Italian, and British influences on the island of Corfu (Kerkyra) have resulted in the unique and delightful Corfiot cuisine.

Sample Greek New Year's Meal Menu and Recipes
A sample menu for a traditional Greek New Year's meal.

August Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith
Name days celebrated during the month of August.

December Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith
Name days celebrated during the month of December.

January Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith
Greek name days in the month of January.

July Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith
Name days celebrated during the month of July.

May Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith
Name days celebrated during the month of May.

November Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith
Name days celebrated during the month of November.

September Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith
Name days celebrated during the month of September.

The Greek Holiday Table
Holidays in Greece are celebrated with family and friends around a table laden with the foods of the season. The

The Tselementes Effect on Greek Cooking
Nicholas Tselementes was a Greek chef with very definite ideas about how Greek food should be prepared and served. His cookbooks, written in the early 1900s, have influenced Greek cooking for generations.

Greek Cooking with Greens - Wild and Cultivated Greens in Greek Recipes
Greens are a favorite Greek food - eaten raw, boiled, cooked in casseroles, and as herbs. While many greens grow in the wild in Greece, you can find many in local grocery shops and at farmer's markets. Here is a listing of greens and how they can be used.

Greek Cooking with Ouzo - Recipes
Ouzo, Greece's famous anise flavored liqueur, adds a surprisingly fresh taste when used as an ingredient in recipes for foods ranging from seafood to sweets.

Ancient Greek Foods - Aphrodisiacs - Greek Food
Ah, poor Aphrodite. If she only knew how many foods have been given her name (aphrodisiacs). Ancient Greeks had their own beliefs about foods that increased passion and prowess. Learn more.

Filoxenia - More Than Just Hospitality


How to Fold a Phyllo Triangle
Phyllo Triangles - Step by Step Photo Tutorial on How to Fold Phyllo Triangles

Photos of Ospria - Greek Legumes
Photos of Ospria - Greek Legumes. Page 8.

How to Grate Tomatoes - Greek Cooking Techniques
Tomato-based sauces are a favorite in Greek cooking, and many recipes call for grated tomatoes (tomato pulp). Grating tomatoes is easy and less expensive than buying canned pulp, and they can be frozen to use when ripe tomatoes are not in season.

Greek Cooking Measurement Converter
A convenient calculator to convert metric and other measurements used in cooking Greek foods. Greek recipes often include temperatures in celsius, metric units, and measures such as teacups. Use this easy cook's tool for US and UK measurements.

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 8.

Greek Food Photos Lessons - Savory Pies - Hortopita
Hortopita are small savory pies made with aromatic herbs and greens. They are easy to make, especially with homemade phyllo dough as shown here. Page 12.

Greek Food Photos Lessons - Savory Pies - Hortopita
Hortopita are small savory pies made with aromatic herbs and greens. They are easy to make, especially with homemade phyllo dough as shown here. Page 11.

Greek Food Photos Lessons - Savory Pies - Hortopita
Hortopita are small savory pies made with aromatic herbs and greens. They are easy to make, especially with homemade phyllo dough as shown here. Page 13.

Greek Food Photos Lessons - Savory Pies - Hortopita
Hortopita are small savory pies made with aromatic herbs and greens. They are easy to make, especially with homemade phyllo dough as shown here. Page 10.

Greek Food Photos Lessons - Savory Pies - Hortopita
Hortopita are small savory pies made with aromatic herbs and greens. They are easy to make, especially with homemade phyllo dough as shown here. Page 4.

Greek Food Photos Lessons - Savory Pies - Hortopita
Hortopita are small savory pies made with aromatic herbs and greens. They are easy to make, especially with homemade phyllo dough as shown here. Page 6.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 2.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 23.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 4.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 5.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 6.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 7.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 8.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 9.

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 12.

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 13.

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 14.

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 15.

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 16.

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 3.

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 4.

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 5.

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 6.

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 9.

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 10.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 11.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 13.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 14.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 15.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 16.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 3.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 17.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 18.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 20.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 21.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 22.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 10.

Greek Food Photos - How to Clean a Squid - Lessons - Instructions - Tutorial - Greek Foods
My son went fishing and came home with a big squid, called a thrapsalo. The cleaning process is the same as for smaller calamari squid, but because it's bigger, it's easier to see the steps in photos. This particular squid held an additional surprise. Page 19.

Myzithra Fried Sweet Cheese Pies Step by Step with Photos - Myzithropitakia - Greek Food
This recipe for small cheese pies (pitakia) uses myzithra, a favorite dessert cheese. Can't find myzithra cheese? Try farmer's cheese. Follow step-by-step instructions to make this delicious dessert or snack. Page 3.

Myzithra Fried Sweet Cheese Pies Step by Step with Photos - Myzithropitakia - Greek Food
This recipe for small cheese pies (pitakia) uses myzithra, a favorite dessert cheese. Can't find myzithra cheese? Try farmer's cheese. Follow step-by-step instructions to make this delicious dessert or snack. Page 6.

Myzithra Fried Sweet Cheese Pies Step by Step with Photos - Myzithropitakia - Greek Food
This recipe for small cheese pies (pitakia) uses myzithra, a favorite dessert cheese. Can't find myzithra cheese? Try farmer's cheese. Follow step-by-step instructions to make this delicious dessert or snack. Page 8.

Myzithra Fried Sweet Cheese Pies Step by Step with Photos - Myzithropitakia - Greek Food
This recipe for small cheese pies (pitakia) uses myzithra, a favorite dessert cheese. Can't find myzithra cheese? Try farmer's cheese. Follow step-by-step instructions to make this delicious dessert or snack. Page 9.

Myzithra Fried Sweet Cheese Pies Step by Step with Photos - Myzithropitakia - Greek Food
This recipe for small cheese pies (pitakia) uses myzithra, a favorite dessert cheese. Can't find myzithra cheese? Try farmer's cheese. Follow step-by-step instructions to make this delicious dessert or snack. Page 10.

Myzithra Fried Sweet Cheese Pies Step by Step with Photos - Myzithropitakia - Greek Food
This recipe for small cheese pies (pitakia) uses myzithra, a favorite dessert cheese. Can't find myzithra cheese? Try farmer's cheese. Follow step-by-step instructions to make this delicious dessert or snack. Page 2.

Greek Teas Photos - Greek Food
Of course these teas are not unique to Greece, but they are favorites and enjoyed for their tastes and perceived medicinal benefits. Learn more about the teas, how to make them, and what they look like. Page 9.

The Pita Wrap is Finished - How to Make a Great Greek Pita Wrap in Photos
The pita is complete and wrapped in the napkin, ready for serving. Page 5.

Greek Pita Wraps - How to Make a Great Greek Pita Wrap in Photos
Greek pita wraps can be substantial. How many can you eat? Page 6.

The Secret to a Greek Pita Wrap - How to Make a Great Greek Pita Wrap in Photos
Add the meat and seasonings - step 3 in making a Greek pita wrap. Page 3.

How to Make a Great Greek Pita Wrap in Photos
Using photos as a guide, learn to make pita wraps the way Greeks do it. Page 2.

Optionally Add French Fries - How to Make a Great Greek Pita Wrap in Photos
Add french fries to the pita wrap. Page 4.

The Ingredients Photo Gallery - Photos of Ingredients in Greek Foods
The Ingredients Photo Gallery - Photos of ingredients in Greek cooking, including pastas, legumes, vegetables, rice, olive oil, and more. Page 21.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 2.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
In Greek, the word

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 3.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 4.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 5.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 6.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 7.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 8.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 9.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 10.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 12.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 13.

How Greek Gyro is Made - Photos of Greek Gyro with Pork
Gyro (pronounced YEE-roh) is fast food, Greek style. Learn how gyro is made, step by step, with photos. Page 14.