2016-12-05T11:04:31ZKourabiethes are delicious buttery cookies with almonds that are covered in powdered sugar. A must for any Greek celebration and very popular at weddings and especially during the holidays.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZThe meze table is not about the courses and seating, it's more about simply being together to enjoy the company.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZWhat 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.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZThe name for Koulourakia comes from their round twisted shape but you will also see them shaped as small braids or in the shape of the letter “S.” Kids will love helping you shape these traditional Greek cookies.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZGreeks 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!
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZThere 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.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZFeta 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.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZKaridopita is a moist and flavorful Greek walnut cake that is flavored with cinnamon and bathed in sweet syrup.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZMelomakarona are delicious Greek christmas cookies. They are full of different flavors and are a staple in Greece during the holidays.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZA 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.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZThough 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.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZLike most cuisines, traditional Greek cooking is based on what's in season at the time. Here's what you'll find in Greek farmer's markets each season.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZWhat did the ancient Greeks eat? Learn about typical ancient Greek foods and some of their daily eating habits.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZCelebrating Great Lent in Greece.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZMany Greek recipes for baked goods (and others) call for lukewarm water. How hot is that? What exactly is lukewarm water?
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZAncient Greek foods were similar to the foods we know today, except that the variety was limited. Learn about ancient Greek foods.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZAfter you learn how to make the dough, making phyllo sheets for pitas and pastries is the easy part if you use a pasta or dough machine.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZSpanakopita Bites are mini phyllo pastry shells filled with a delicious spinach and feta cheese filling. They are easy to prepare and can be a quick and easy alternative to rolling and wrapping individual phyllo triangles.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZGreek olive oil is the world's finest and it's an essential ingredient in Greek cooking. Here are some things to consider before you go shopping.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZA 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.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZThis is a perfect way to spruce up quinoa and serve it in a Greek way. This Greek inspired quinoa recipe is tasty and full of flavor.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZThis is a delightful and easy version of baklava made with sesame seeds. It is a Christmas Eve tradition in many Greek homes. Layers of phyllo dough sprinkled with sesame seeds. No nuts. No butter.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZA fabulous and easy meatless appetizer or main dish of eggplant, tomato, herbs, and feta cheese.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZGreek Christmas and New Year's are celebrated with sweets. Enjoy these photos of holiday season cookies, cakes, pastries, and more, with links to recipes.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZYou can still enjoy some excellent Greek desserts and sweets during Lenten or "fasting" periods. Here's
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZThere 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.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZMaking Christopsomo, Christ's Bread, is considered a sacred undertaking. Great care is taken with making the dough and decorating the loaves.
2016-12-05T11:04:31ZFrom 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.
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