Small stuffed pies, baked in the oven with spinach stuffed or in a pan filled with three local white cheeses. There is almost always a Cretan table and take away snacks.
The delicacy is due to the fact that rice boils in the broth where the young lamb & chicken was cooked. Always there is a bowl of cool yogurt on the table because the pilaf serves very hot. Usually eaten at weddings in Crete, but also in local festivals. Learn all the secrets of the […]
Juicy, healthy and bursting with fresh and vibrant colors and flavors! Gemista or gemista (which in Greek means ‘filled with’) is a traditional recipe for Greek stuffed tomatoes and/or other vegetables that are baked, until soft and nicely browned. The traditional Greek recipe for Gemista can be either vegetarian, where the Gemista are filled with rice, chopped […]
This dish is a legend! Creamy, juicy and absolutely delicious.. Greek moussaka ( moussaka ) is one of the most popular dishes in Greece, served in almost every tavern and prepared in every household on special occasions and big family meals and for good reason! To prepare a traditional Greek Moussaka recipe, luscious layers of […]
The very best traditional Greek spanakopita recipe! Spanakopita (Greek spinach pie) is one of the most popular Greek dishes that is known and loved around the world. A very versatile and delicious Greek dish suitable for every time of the day, as a main dish, starter or mid-day snack! To prepare an authentic spanakopita recipe, feta cheese is crumbled and […]
Galaktoboureko is a traditional Greek dessert made with layers of golden brown crispy phyllo, sprinkled with melted butter, filled with the most creamy custard and bathed in scented syrup.. Simply amazing! This is a very easy to follow Galaktoboureko recipe for you to recreate this traditional sweet delight from scratch. After a lot of experimenting, we have distilled the […]
Loukoumades are little bite-sized fluffy sweet honey puffs (the Greek version of donuts), which are deep fried to golden and crispy perfection. Greek donuts ( loukoumades ) are traditionally served soaked in hot honey syrup, sprinkled with cinnamon and garnished with chopped walnuts or toasted sesame seeds. Simply irresistible!
A traditional veggie dish from the island of Crete, perfect for a light dinner! The secret behind the perfect Ntakos is to use juicy, fresh, organic, on the vine tomatoes as they are the key ingredient that brings this dish to life. Garnishing with extra virgin, good quality olive oil will give the perfect finishing […]
Traditional Greek Salad Recipe or just Perfection in Simplicity! Take your taste buds to the refreshing flavors of the Mediterranean with every bit of this colorful Greek salad. This traditional Greek salad recipe (Horiatiki) is the brightest example of how Greek cuisine takes the simplest ingredients and with literally no effort transforms them into a […]