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Tiropita Recipe with Greek Yogurt

Tiropita is a layered pastry Greek food made with buttered phyllo layers and filled with a cheese-egg mixture. There are many theories regarding its origin. Some say it descends from a Byzantine dish. Others say it comes from Turkish cuisine. Regardless its origin, tiropita is one of the...

Imam Baildi Recipe: A Traditional Greek Eggplant Recipe

Imam baildi recipe is one of the most popular traditional Greek dishes. Based on eggplants stuffed with onions, tomatoes, parsley, and garlic, bathed in Greek olive oil, imam baildi food got its name after an imam, an Islamic leader, who tried it for the first time and fainted. The word...

Yemista Recipe: Greek Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes

Stuffed peppers and tomatoes, known as yemista, is one of the most popular traditional Greek dishes. Yemista or Gemista is part of the Greek cuisine. It consists of baked stuffed vegetables. Greeks use tomatoes, peppers, or other vegetables hollowed out and baked with a rice and herb filling. As...

Arakas Laderos: A Traditional Greek Green Peas Recipe

Arakas laderos (or latheros) is a traditional green pea’s dish. In Greek, arakas laderos (αρακάς λαδερός) literally means oiled peas. Arakas laderos is a mouthwatering ladera recipe. Ladera is the name of vegetable Greek food dishes cooked with olive oil. Even though green peas are low in fat, they are high in everything else....

Greek Yogurt Chicken Recipe: An Easy Greek Dish

This Greek yogurt chicken recipe is really easy and yummy. Full of proteins, this is a great meal if you are on diet. I suggest you prepare this chicken recipe overnight or early in the morning. The more you let the chicken fillets marinate in the yogurt...

Dakos Recipe: The Traditional Cretan Bruschetta

Dakos, or ntakos, is a traditional light Greek food meal from the notorious island of Crete. Also known as koukouvagia or koukouvayia, dakos is similar to the Italian bruschetta. Crete is popular for its delicious foods and this is one of the most popular Cretan dishes!...

Greek Briam Recipe: A Traditional Greek Vegetable Casserole

Briam is one of the most popular Greek food in the summertime when garden fresh vegetables are everywhere. This is easy to make and a really light in taste dish that can be your main dish or can easily replace your salad. Briam is also known...

Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip Recipe

Vegetable snacks are great not only for your health and but also your waistline! However, you don’t have to eat your vegetables plain! You can always eat them with a rich flavored dip! Just try to make a low-fat dip. Zero fat Greek yogurt comes...

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