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...

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...

Kourabiethes with Cocoa

What happens when you use one of the most favorite dessert ingredients to make one of your beloved Christmas Greek cookies? The delicious answer to this question is kourabiethes with cocoa! This easy kourabiethes recipe will impress you and your guests with its awesome flavor. To...

Vasilopita Tsoureki: A Traditional Greek New Year’s Cake

Welcome the New Year with this mouthwatering vasilopita tsoureki. Vasilopita tsoureki (Βασιλόπιτα τσουρέκι) is one of the most delicious and popular Greek New Year’s cake. In case this is the first time you hear this word, vasilopita literally means St. Basil-pie or king pie. Traditionally, it...

Kourabiethes with Walnuts (Kourabiethes me Karidia)

The best thing about Christmas is getting together with your family and friends! So, if you are aiming to surprise your loved ones this holiday season, you need to try this kourabiethes with walnuts recipe! As you may know by now, kourabiethes (also known as...

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...

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