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Fava Recipe: A traditional Greek Yellow Split Pea Purée Recipe

This traditional fava recipe comes straight from Santorini, the most beautiful island in the world. This is no surprise as according to archeological research, split peas have been cultivated from ancient times. This appetizer is great for your winter table. To make this fava recipe you...

Patatopita: A Traditional Greek Potato Pie

This recipe combines two of my favorite foods: potatoes and pies. Patatopita (πατατόπιτα) is the name of the Greek traditional potato pie. This patatopita recipe comes straight from the beautiful island of Crete which is worldly popular for its local cuisine!  To get the most delicious...

Galopoula Gemisti: A Traditional Greek Stuffed Turkey Recipe

Galopoula gemisti is one of the most popular Greek festive dishes. This Greek traditional turkey with chestnut and ground beef stuffing will delight your guests on your Christmas and New Year’s table. I tried this traditional dish a couple of years ago when a family friend...

Kalitsounia – Traditional Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries

The best Christmas gift one can get is the presence of family around the Christmas table! This unique appetizer or meze is a Christmas tradition that comes from the beautiful island of Crete. Its name is kalitsounia (in Greek the word is καλιτσούνια). Kalitsounia is pretty...

Kolokithosoupa: A Traditional Greek Pumpkin Soup

Kolokithosoupa (κολοκυθόσουπα in Greek) is an all-time classic starter for your Christmas or New Year’s Eve dinner. Kolokithosoupa is the name of the Greek pumpkin soup. To make this mouthwatering soup, you need the following ingredients: pumpkin, leek, potatoes, garlic clove, parsley, dry onion, butter,...

Gemista Me Kima: Greek Meat Stuffed Tomatoes and Peppers

Every recipe is like a journey! It brings back memories and emotions. Just like Greek gemista me kima which always brings summer memories. After all, what is summer without Gemista me kima? Gemista me kima literally means ‘stuffed with ground beef’! You can try this flavorsome recipe with any vegetable that you...

Authentic Greek Lamb Souvlaki Recipe

Anybody who loves the Greek cuisine clearly knows that souvlaki is an all-time classic Greek food! So, this authentic Greek lamb souvlaki recipe combines two favorite flavors: lamb and souvlaki. This mouthwatering dish, ideal for any time of the year and occasion, stands perfectly as...

Revithia Recipe: A Traditional Greek Chickpea Soup

Although this revithia recipe has a long preparation process, it is absolutely worth the effort it. As revithia is hearty and full of vitamins and fibers, this is one of my favorite soups especially when the weather is cold. To cook this mouthwatering Greek chickpea soup, you...

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