Greek Recipes



Traditional Vasilopita Cake Recipe + Video

Vasilopita, which translates to Saint Basil’s pie, is a traditional New Year’s Day dessert. Every Vasilopita has a coin hidden inside; the family head cuts the pie into pieces, and whoever discovers the coin is considered to have a prosperous year ahead of them. This practise stems from the legend that citizens of Cappadocia gathered […]

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Kourabiedes (Greek Shortbread Cookies) Recipe

Kourabiedes are one of the most delicious Greek shortbread cookie sweets you’ll ever taste. These butter cookies, which are sometimes flavoured with brandy, vanilla, or mastiha, are the buzz of Greek tradition and dessert served during the holidays. The primary distinction between Kourabiedes and conventional shortbread cookies is that these delightful delicacies are frequently filled […]

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Melomakarona Greek Cookies Recipe + Video

Recipe by Famous Chef of Greece Akis Petretzikis MELOMAKARONA: Greek Traditional Christmas cookies with crushed walnuts. These yummy cookies are traditionally served at Christmas in Greek households worldwide. TRADITIONAL MELOMAKARONA RECIPE: NEW MELOMAKARONA WITH CHOCOLATE INSIDE RECIPE: SHOP Melomakarona online from Titan Foods. Shipping all over the US INGREDIENTS: For syrup: 2 Cups (500 ml) water […]

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Gemista: Classic Greek Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes

Gemista is one of the most classic and comforting dishes in traditional Greek cuisine. It’s healthy, hearty, and gluten free! If you’re Greek, your Yiayia or your mom made the yummiest Greek stuffed peppers and tomatoes, or still do. This isn’t the dish Greeks order out in restaurants. Gemista is one of the most popular […]

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Greek Moussaka Traditional Recipe

Description: The finest traditional Greek Moussaka recipe brought to you by My Greek Dish. Lovely layers of juicy beef, eggplants, and béchamel sauce baked to absolute perfection! Watch Greek celebrity chef, Akis Petretzikis, make Moussaka with the most viewed famous Moussaka recipe on Youtube. Akis recipe is a healthier Moussaka recipe that does not fry […]

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The Best Greek Spanakopita Spinach Pie Recipe

The most famous Greek savoury pies are Spanakopita (spinach pie) and Tiropita (cheese pie). With these two pies as a starting point, you may create limitless versions by including your favourite ingredients or those that are in season. Some Greek cheese pies feature only feta cheese and (maybe) a few eggs, while others may contain […]

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Greek Mati Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients * NOTE: 1 part is equal to 30ml * 1 -part blue curacao * 1 -part vodka * 4 -parts lemonade * ¾ cup of thickened cream * 2 tablespoons caster sugar * 1 blueberry (garnish) * Requirements * Cocktail shaker * Cocktail strainer * Ice cubes Instructions * Half fill the cocktail shaker […]

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The Most Beautiful Restaurant in the World is on Symi Island in Greece

The #1 most beautiful restaurant in the world is in Greece on the beautiful Greek island of Symi, according to travel website TheTravel.com “The best restaurants in the world have nice views, but these places offer so much more,” says the magazine in its tribute to the most beautiful restaurants, citing “travellers from all over […]

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Greek Pastitsio Recipe

Nothing speaks Greek family dinner better than Pastitsio! This is the hearty food that every Greek swears their mom or Yiayia can make it the best! 

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Greeks Invented Cheesecake on Samos Island in 2000 BC

Happy National Cheesecake Day! Yes, June 30th is cheesecake day. No, cheesecake was not invented in New York. Did you know that the Greeks invented cheesecake too? You can probably hear “Ha! There you go!” with a Gus Portokalos voice from the ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ movie. It’s true! The first “cheese cake” was […]

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