Published: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:29:06 +0000
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThese are the iconic Greek dishes that Greek food enthusiasts know and love. A great way to sample a variety of the fabulous flavors of traditional Greek cooking.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA classic Greek Moussaka recipe made by layering eggplant with a spiced meat filling and topping it off with a delicious creamy bechamel sauce which is baked to golden perfection.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA delicious phyllo pie made with spinach and feta cheese, Spanakopita is a classic Greek favorite that will work as an appetizer, side dish or even a light lunch or dinner.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZGreek Ouzo - All About Greek Ouzo's Origin, Taste, Serving Suggestions,and Culture
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZPhyllo dough is easy to make, and the difference in taste when using it to make sweet and savory pies (pitas) is worth learning how.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZCool and creamy this tangy cucumber dip flavored with garlic is the perfect compliment to grilled meat and vegetables. Serve with plenty of pita triangles for dipping.
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2016-09-30T11:29:06ZFrom simple grilled foods and vegetable dishes to rich layered casseroles and delicate pastries, Greek food is a wonderful mix of dishes that appeal to all tastes. The traditions of healthy country cooking have been expanded over the centuries, and today, Greece is famous for a diverse range of family meals, holiday foods, and elaborate presentation dishes.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZProbably best known as the crowning touch to a Greek salad, feta cheese is wonderfully versatile and can be used in many different ways in a variety of dishes.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZLearn how to make Greek coffee in easy steps with photos. Greek coffee is brewed thick and the grounds are poured into the cup along with the coffee. These steps will help you make the perfect cup to serve with pastries and desserts, or simply with a glass of cold water.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZBaklava is made in every region of Greece (and throughout the Middle East) and, as a dish that requires some time and expense to make, it is generally reserved for special occasions. Learn more about baklava and its many variations.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZPastitsio consists of luscious layers of seasoned ground beef, pasta, and a creamy bechamel sauce baked to perfection. This is Greek comfort food at its finest.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZTo get a taste of ancient Greece, here are links to recipes that reflect both ingredients and cooking techniques of ancient times.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZIf you have access to grapevines – in a vineyard, on a grape arbor, or growing wild – you have a treasure trove of taste at hand! Learn how to use them fresh from the vine or store them for future use.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZAncient Greek foods were similar to the foods we know today, except that the variety was limited. Learn about ancient Greek foods.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThe icon ozuo, what can be said to be the national dink of Greece. What is ouzo and how to make it?
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA selection of quick and easy appetizers and mezethes to serve to unexpected guests, or when other food plans fall through. Hot and cold dishes to create a festive and welcoming atmosphere.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZTed Christou shares his recipe and technique for spit-roasting a whole lamb with photos and step-by-step instructions.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZBecause quinces have a high content of pectin, this jam is easy to make, with quinces, sugar, and a little lemon juice. Serve this as jam, or as a condiment with lamb and pork roasts.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZLearning to cook the foods we eat in Greece is as much about learning the way we eat (several small dishes can make a meal) as it is about the recipes. Here are my suggestions for where to start.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThe light flaky pastry used to make some of Greece's most famous desserts and savory pies is often thought to be
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThe quintessential summer food, this recipe for stuffed tomatoes with rice and ground beef is ideal for summer entertaining. Make them the day ahead and simply reheat for serving.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZChicken Soup Avgolemono is perhaps the most iconic of all Greek soups. It’s on the menu at every Greek restaurant or diner and you’ll find it as the first course at most Greek holiday celebrations.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZGreek olives are known the world over for their variety, flavors, and colors. Learn about the methods of home curing.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZFrozen squid is much more readily available than fresh in many markets. Here's what you need to know about defrosting and preparing frozen squid for cooking.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA moist and flavorful semolina cake with a sweet syrup flavored with orange zest. This recipe for Revani (also spelled Ravani) is sure to please your dessert lovers.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZTender grape leaves are used to wrap little parcels stuffed with rice, pine nuts, and fresh herbs. A great vegetarian appetizer, these can be served cold or at room temperature.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZWhat dud the ancient Greeks ate? Learn some of their daily eating habits. Learn to eat like an ancient Greek.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZWhether you run out, or just need a cup or two, making confectioner's sugar is a simple matter in the blender.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZImpossible to resist, this custard pie called Galaktoboureko is one of the all-time favorite Greek desserts. A creamy custard filling is baked in flaky phyllo dough and then bathed in a delicious syrup.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZHalloumi is a fabulous cheese from Cyprus and a favorite in Greek cooking. A quick and easy recipe for fried halloumi.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThere are many variations on recipes for dolmathakia (small dolmades), but this is one of my favorites using dill and mint. It calls for ground beef and rice, and can be served with a sauce or without.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZCovering the top 10 Greek recipes this far of 2014. Learn to make things like tzatziki, moussaka, pastitsio, dolmathes, and more!
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZChicken and potatoes baked with lemon, garlic, and oregano. This is an easy recipe that produces fabulous results every time.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA fabulous and easy meatless appetizer or main dish of eggplant, tomato, herbs, and feta cheese.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZGreek recipes for vegetarians were not developed or adapted from other recipes, but are a traditional part of Greek cuisine. Enjoy these favorites.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZGreeks love to sit around a table of small plates of delicious food, sharing the food and good company. Here are some appetizer and mezethes that require no utensils. Just grab and enjoy!
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZDense and creamy, this Greek rice pudding called Rizogalo (ree-ZOH-gah-loh) is more like a thick custard than a pudding. Flavored with lemon peel and vanilla, it is simply divine.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZPasta with meat sauce in Greece is called Makaronia me Kima (kee-MAH). There are many variations on this traditional recipe with each chef adding their own personal touch. This recipe for Makaronia me Kima is the one enjoyed most by our family.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThis recipe for traditional Greek country bread produces a dense bread with a thick crust, perfect for sopping up the delicious Greek sauces and dressings.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZChristmas is an observance of faith in Greece and, all over the country, tables will be set with foods that have become traditions over the centuries.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZGreek mountain tea is credited with a wide range of health benefits, and most Greek homes have a supply on hand. Made from the medicinal Sideritis plant, Greeks believe that a cup a day has infinitely more benefits than an apple.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZAn overview of the foods found in Greece. Get a birds eye view of items found in Greece, from olives to saganaki.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZOuzo is generally served alone or with ice and water, however it is also an ingredient in several cocktails. Here are some cocktail recipes using ouzo. Page 3.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZMake Greek gyro at home without an upright rotisserie grill. This homemade version of pork gyro includes most of the elements that make professionally-made Greek gyros so fabulous.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZIn Greek: ÏÎ±Î³Î±Î½Î¬ÎºÎ¹ (pronounced sah-ghah-NAH-kee) Saganaki dishes take their name from the pan in which
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThe best Greek cooks make wise use of herbs and spices, and experimenting with subtle changes often results in the creation of a new and wonderful variation of an old standard recipe.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThese Greek potatoes are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The oven-roasted, Greek-style dish is the perfect side to practically any meal.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZGrape must is used in Greek cooking to make puddings, candy, and a grape syrup that is used like maple syrup. Although grape must can be bought, it's easy to make using this ancient recipe, and a fun family project.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZIn Greek: ÎºÏÎº, pronounced "coke" Kok cream puffs are made by filling two small cake-type cookies with
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA delicious alternative to the heavier Eggplant Parmesan, this recipe for Eggplant with Tomatoes and Feta makes a wonderful vegetarian entree or side dish.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThe light flaky pastry used to make some of Greece's most famous desserts and savory pies is often thought to be
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZAn all-time favorite Greek pastry that comes in many different varieties. This version includes walnuts and almonds.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZPhyllo dough sheets, used in creating Greek pastries and filled pies, are delicate, dry out quickly, and can be challenging to use - but there's nothing else quite like them for that perfect, flaky texture. Use these tips to make working with phyllo a breeze.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThis classic Greek salad relies heavily on the ripest and most aromatic tomatoes and has become world-popular, a staple in almost any Greek restaurant.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA lighter take on classic Greek fare, this Vegetarian Moussaka recipe keeps enough of the traditional flavors to satisfy Greek food fans even without the heavier ground meat sauce.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThe soda water in the batter is what makes these thinly sliced strips of eggplant so delightful. Quick frying in hot oil keeps the eggplant from getting oil-soaked. Enjoy as a side dish or, with other dishes, as a meze.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZGreek recipes for summer vegetables may be some of the best and tastiest of all. Here is a selection of recipes featuring a medley of summer vegetables cooked in a variety of ways to please every palate.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThis is the basic recipe for the medium-thick white sauce used in Greek recipes for moussaka, pastitsio. Variations include thick and thin versions used in au gratin dishes, filled pies, croquettes, and other dishes.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZDelicious packets of crisp phyllo pastry wrapped around a savory cheese filling. Enjoy these Greek Phyllo Cheese Triangles at your next gathering.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZKaridopita is a moist and flavorful Greek walnut cake that is flavored with cinnamon and bathed in sweet syrup.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThese recipes will introduce your fledgling chef to Greek cooking in a fun way. Folding classic cheese pies, forming cookie twists, and stirring up a scramble with feta cheese are among the skills kids will love to use!
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZCenturies of culinary and cultural influences have gone into making modern-day Greek foods some of the healthiest and tastiest in the world. Learn about the ingredients, history, and achievements that have brought Greek cooking into the limelight.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThis is the pasta machine I use to roll out phyllo dough. It's very simple and clamps to a table or work
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZKnow someone who's mad for Greek cooking? Here are ten essentials for every Greek cook's kitchen. Whether buying for yourself or as a gift, these are items that should be in every kitchen where Greek foods are being cooked.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZHere is a breakdown of the popular olive oils of Greece.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA delicious and healthy side dish, horta vrasta or boiled greens are a staple in any Greek household.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZHere's an easy to follow calendar of holidays and fast days. There are four main fasting periods, and individual fast days, in the Greek Orthodox faith, and while food is allowed, it is restricted.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThese traditional Greek sweet treats are easy to make and are perfect to give as gifts or to satisfy a sweet tooth.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZWhat ingredients are used in recipes for the delicious foods of Greece? You may be surprised to find that you already know most of them and either have them in your kitchen pantry or can find them at your local market.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA moist and tender apple cake that is the perfect showcase for crisp and delicious apples. Serve this with some ice cream or a drizzle of caramel sauce and enjoy with coffee or tea.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZFeta is a very popular cheese used as a table cheese, in pastries, and in cooked dishes. It adds a classic Greek taste to any meal. Let's go shopping for Greek feta and learn how to store it.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThe Greek Meze Table - All about the Greek Meze or Appetizer Table
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZOuzo, Greece's famous anise flavored liqueur, adds a surprisingly fresh taste when used as an ingredient in recipes for foods ranging from seafood to sweets.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA favorite Greek street food and snack, this version of bougatsa has a custard filling and is sliced and served warm, sprinkled with confectioner's sugar and cinnamon.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZTreat your Holiday guests to an array of Greek desserts and pastries. What better way to sweeten your holiday celebration?
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThere is a separate custom of serving food in Greece called meze. Not an appetizer, and not an hors d'oeuvre, learn more about the meze (plural mezethes) and how to serve it.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThis dip is a delicious appetizer and a favorite with regional differences in this part of the world. It's quick to make, no cooking involved, and it's vegan- and vegetarian-friendly. Chickpeas and tahini are combined with olive oil, lemon juices, spices and herbs.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZSouvlaki is part of the Greek experience. By far the most popular “fast” food in Greece, they are relatively inexpensive lunch or dinner.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZAdd aroma, taste, and color with herbs. This list include those herbs that are most commonly used in Greek recipes, their English names, Greek alliteration and pronunciation, and the names in Greek.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZGreek tzatziki is a staple within the foods of Greece. A delicious cucumber yogurt dip, it adds a cool and refreshing flavor boost to many different dishes.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZLouisa, as it is commonly known in Greece, is a popular herbal tea that is believed to help in slimming, as a digestive aid, and for relief of stomach aches.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThough the name is hard to pronounce, Melomakarona (meh-loh-mah-KAH-roh-nah) are delicious and not very hard to make. Also known as Finikia (fee-NEE-kya), these are traditionally enjoyed during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, but you can certainly enjoy them year round.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThis potato salad has a traditional oil-lemon dressing. Delicious, easy, and quick, it brings potatoes to the table in a new way.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZWithout a doubt, this dish is one of the best-known and beloved recipes in all of Greek cooking. A delicious and easy chicken recipe with the signature flavors of olive oil, lemon, garlic, and oregano.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZSome basic facts, uses, origins, and history of sumac (sumaki), a spice used in Greek cuisine. Learn how to recognize, to cook with, and where to buy sumac.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZOkay, 2015 comes to a close. Here are the top Greek recipes of 2015. Have you tried all these recipes?
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZSavory Greek meatballs called keftethes can be served as an appetizer or as a main course. Instead of frying, these are baked to make them a little bit healthier.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZGreek olive oil is the world's finest, and good olive oil is an essential ingredient in Greek cooking. Before you go shopping for Greek olive oil, here are some things to consider.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZLayers of potato slices, cheese, ground meat sauce, and a creamy bechamel topping. An oven-to-table casserole that can be made in large quantities and frozen for later use.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZSardines are a favorite Greek fish and this easy recipe is a classic, fixed in all parts of Greece. It calls for fresh sardines, garlic, oil, lemon juice, oregano, and seasonings.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZLearn how Greek foods are cooked and the types of dishes generally prepared in traditional Greek cooking.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA staple of any Greek household, Fassolatha is a classic white bean soup that is hearty, nutritious, and delicious.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThings Greek might have in their kitchen. Learn the base for Mediterranean cooking.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThis recipe is for full fat sheep or cow's milk yogurt made the traditional way, without a yogurt maker. It's a very simple recipe with two ingredients.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZFind authentic Greek food items and ingredients at these online shopping resources. They include online
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZThese delicious small sesame cookies can be found all over Greece, in bakeries and at home. They are made without butter and eggs and are traditionally served with coffee, tea, or other non-alcholic beverages.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZIn Greek: Î³ÏÏÎ¿, pronounced YEE-roh ( How to Make Gyro at Home ) Making gyro is a major undertaking, and
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZA delightful light coconut cake drenched in a scented syrup. The recipe calls for self-rising flour.
2016-09-30T11:29:06ZPetimezi was used during times of war as a high-calorie way to generate body heat. And when sugar was a luxury, it was an economical solution used in baking sweets and breads. Today, this delightful naturally sweet sauce (no sugar added) has many uses.