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Koulourakia Pasxalina: A Traditional Greek Easter Cookies Recipe

Easter is Greeks’ greatest religious holiday. Contrary to other Western countries that may celebrate more on Christmas, Greeks celebrate more on Easter. This may be the result of the fact that the Greeks invented drama and tragedy and as a result, it is in their...

Pasta Flora Recipe: A traditional Greek Jam Tart Recipe

This pasta flora recipe reminds me so much of my childhood. When my family moved back to Greece from the United States, we lived for a couple of years in Athens before finally moving to Sparta. In Athens, we had a great neighbor, Miss Anna (God...

Samali – A Greek Traditional Semolina Cake in Syrup

Samali is a favorite syrupy Greek semolina cake with mastic. This dessert falls under the syropiasta ones. By syropiasta,  we mean all the desserts that are bathed in syrup!  To make this Greek traditional semolina cake in syrup you need the following ingredients: fine semolina, coarse semolina, water, sugar, baking powder, lemon...

Kataifi Ekmek Recipe: Kataifi Topped with Custard and Whipped Cream

Kataifi ekmek is a delicious version of the mouthwatering traditional kataifi. Only this time the popular kataifi is topped with custard and whipped cream! This is absolutely delicious and one of most favorite Greek desserts with syrups (siropiasta). This delicious kataifi ekmek recipe is considered to...

Vasilopita Portokali: A Traditional Greek Orange New Year Cake

What a lovely time of the year! Are you planning to spend some time with your family and friends? Then, get ready to make the most delicious cake to welcome the New Year. Vasilopita portokali (Βασιλόπιτα πορτοκάλι) is a traditional Greek orange New Year cake. To make this vasilopita...

Kormos Christougenniatikos: A Greek Christmas Yule Log Cake

Kormos Christougenniatikos (Κορμός Χριστουγεννιάτικος) is the name of the Greek Christmas yule log cake. This dessert is quite impressive and ideal for the holidays. Easy to make, once you try it, it will become your favorite Christmas dessert. In order to make it, you need...

Melomakarona Gemista: Greek Christmas Stuffed Honey Cookies

Christmas desserts are my favorite ones. So, I cannot resist eating them. Recently, I tasted melomakarona gemista (μελομακόρονα γεμιστά) and I have one word to describe them: Amazing! The stuffing gives a truly mouthwatering dimension and this was a surprise to me. Make these delicious Greek stuffed...

Chocolate Vasilopita Recipe

This year be unique and try this delicious chocolate vasilopita recipe. Quite different from anything you might have tasted, this Greek New Year’s cake will stand out and delight your quests. To make this mouthwatering chocolate vasilopita recipe, you need the following ingredients: flour, sugar, eggs, milk, couverture...

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