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Rizogalo: An Easy Traditional Greek Rice Pudding Recipe

Flavored with vanilla and garnished with cinnamon, rizogalo is a favorite traditional dessert. Rizogalo is a traditional Greek rice pudding dessert. When my wife was pregnant to our daughter, she was eating rizogalo like crazy! Literally. So instead of buying it, I wanted to make it by...

Pork Souvlaki Recipe

I believe that all Greeks love pork souvlaki. Most of all, I think we love the whole ritual that is behind it. We go out for a souvlaki. We order one for the road. And we love to eat it at every social gathering: birthdays,...

How to Make Greek Yogurt at Home

I was visiting my parents in the southern part of Greece a close relative showed me how to make Greek yogurt! It may sound strange to you, but making Greek yogurt is easier than you may think it is. And it is definitely worth the try! I...

Traditional Keftedes Recipe- A Greek Meatball Recipe

Meatballs are ground or minced meat rolled into a small ball, along with other ingredients, such as breadcrumbs, chopped onion, eggs, olive oil, garlic, and seasonings. In Greece, we call them keftedes. Unlike yuvarlakia which include a small quantity of rice, the basic ingredient of keftedes is usually a combination...

Tirosalata Recipe: A Traditional Feta Cheese Spread

This feta cheese spread, or tirosalata, is a delicious traditional Greek appetizer. Tirosalata is definitely a popular dip. There are two secrets that I want you to take notice for this tirosalata recipe. First, always use the original Greek feta cheese. Only Greece produces original...

Greek Orzo Recipe with Mizithra

Orzo pasta is quite popular in Greek cuisine. In our country, we call it manestra and we use it to make one of our most delicious, traditional dishes, yiouvetsi. Although, orzo is usually served as a side dish, sometimes I like to have it as...

Greek Yogurt Green Smoothie

This Greek yogurt green smoothie is a great way to eat your veggies combined with a great portion of protein.  I really like it because you can hardly taste the vegetables. This makes this Greek yogurt green smoothie is ideal for your kids! I can’t stop...

Maroulosalata: A Traditional Greek Lettuce Salad

This Greek lettuce salad is one of my favorite ones. Maroulosalata has a great, mild flavor taste and pairs well with all my meat dishes. It is even great as a standalone meal. Sometimes when I am really hungry in the afternoon and I want to...

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