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Galopoula: A Greek Turkey Recipe

What is Christmas dinner without roasted turkey or galopoula as we call it in Greece? This galopoula recipe is easy, delicious and a must-taste not only during Christmas holidays. If you want to make your turkey tender, tasty and juicy you should definitely marinate it with brine...

Greek Christmas Cookies Recipes

What is Greek Christmas without cookies? Kourambiethes, melomakarona, amigdalota. I have gathered all my favorite Greek Christmas cookies recipes! Greek Christmas Cookies No 1: Kourambiethes Ingredients 4 to 5 cups of all-purpose flour, sifted (400 g) 2 cups slivered blanched almonds, toasted until lightly golden (240...

Diples Recipe: A Greek Christmas Pastry

Diples are one of the most delicious Christmas sweets ideas. Diples are a Greek dessert from the Peloponnese and are served at Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. They are made of thin sheet-like dough. The dough is rolled into long, thin strips, fried, folded in hot oil and then dipped...

Christopsomo: A Greek Christmas Bread Recipe

Christopsomo, or Christ’s Bread, is one of my favorite Christmas bread recipes. This Christmas bread is one of the oldest Greek traditions. Making Christopsomo is really symbolic and has a religious significance in Greek Christmas. Greeks consider it more like an offering to Christ. For this reason, they make it...

Greek Pork Chops with Orange

Eating pork on Christmas Eve dinner is a favorite Greek Christmas tradition. So, in case you would like to eat something different than turkey, I am sharing with you this Greek pork chops with orange recipe. This recipe is really easy. It will take you around...

Greek Yogurt Dessert Recipes

I have gather together all my favorite Greek yogurt dessert recipes in case you would like to eat a healthier dessert this Christmas season. Greek Yogurt Dessert Recipes No.1: Yogurt Pie Ingredients 2 ½ cups of fine semolina (400 g) 5 big eggs 1 ¼...

Kourambiethes with Chocolate

Kourambiethes with chocolate is completely different from the traditional kourambiethes that I was used to. I made them once last Christmas and since then my children have been asking for them every single day. As you can understand, kourambiethes with chocolate have become one of our favorite...

Amigdalota: Traditional Greek Almond Cookies

Amigdalota (αμυγδαλωτά) is the name of delicious Greek almond cookies. The first time I tasted them was when I  visited Monemvasia, a truly beautiful place to visit in Greece. Full of history and with a miraculous view, this byzantine well-preserved castle city, which is placed...

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