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Rizogalo: An Easy Traditional Greek Rice Pudding Recipe

Flavored with vanilla and garnished with cinnamon, rizogalo, one of my favorite sweets, is a delicious traditional Greek rice pudding dessert. This rizogalo recipe which is just ideal for your kids is easy and requires no cooking skills! When my wife was pregnant with our...

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

Tirosalata (or tyrosalata), a feta cheese spread, is a delicious traditional Greek appetizer. This is one of the most popular dips and you can find it in any traditional tavern. But why go to a tavern when you can make it yourself? If you have...

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

Maroulosalata (μαρουλοσαλάτα in Greek) is one of my favorite salads! This Greek traditional lettuce salad has a great, mild flavor taste and pairs surprisingly well with all meat dishes. Greeks usually like to eat maroulosalata during Easter meal, at spring, and during summer. To make this specific...

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