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...

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...

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...

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...

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