Greek

A bowl of horta vrasta served with lemon wedges.

Horta Vrasta (Greek Boiled Leafy Greens)

Boiled Leafy Greens or Horta Vrasta in Greek are a staple in Greek cuisine and a popular side dish. This simple to make recipe is served dressed with good olive oil and lemon juice for a healthy, nutritious dish. Growing up in a Greek home, horta was something that was […]

Fasolakia (Greek Green Beans) in an oval serving platter.

Fasolakia (Greek Green Beans)

This recipe for Greek Green Beans or Fasolakia involves cooking green beans and potatoes until tender in a rich sauce made with tomatoes, olive oil and fresh herbs. As far as classic Greek dishes go, this recipe for fasolakia or Greek green beans is definitely up there with the most […]

Baked gemista in a baking dish set on a marble countertop.

Gemista (Greek Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes)

Gemista are Greek Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes (and other vegetables) that are filled with rice and fresh herbs and baked in a tomato sauce. This classic Greek dish can be made with ground meat or without for a vegan option. Visit any Greek restaurant whether in Greece or abroad, and […]

Baked, golden brown hortopita on a sheet pan.

Hortopita (Greek Mixed Greens Pita)

Hortopita is a traditional Greek filo pie that is stuffed with a variety of leafy greens and fresh herbs. This savory pie is made with a homemade, crispy filo and it can be made with or without feta for a vegetarian or vegan dish that is sure to please! Of […]

Dolmades on a plate with one sliced in half to show the rice and meat filling.

Dolmades (Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves)

This traditional Greek Dolmades recipe makes the most delicious, tender grape leaves stuffed with rice and fresh herbs. They can be made vegetarian or with ground meat for a delicious appetizer. If you a lover of Greek cuisine, than you have surely tried dolmades. Dolmades or Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves […]

Closeup of a vegetarian mezze platter containing tirokafteri dip, spanakopitakia, cucumbers, tomatoes, olives and pita bread.

Vegetarian Mezze Platter

Creating a delicious Vegetarian Mezze Platter is easy to do and makes the best kind of appetizer or light meal. I’ll show you how to create an amazing meatless mezze platter, including all the essentials of a mezze spread. I’ve included a recipe for a simple mezze platter and a […]

A plate of keftedakia set on a table with a bowl of Greek salad and pita wedges.

Keftedakia – Greek Meatballs

Keftedakia (Greek meatballs) are juicy, flavourful meatballs that are made with aromatic fresh herbs. This staple in Greek cuisine is perfect as an appetizer (or mezze) or made into a meal. Keftedakia (pronounced keh-fteh-tha-key-a) are Greek comfort food at its best. These fried little meatballs are a popular component in […]

A bowl of tirokafteri dip sprinkled with feta and chili flakes on a mezze platter with pita and veggies.

Tirokafteri (Spicy Greek Feta Dip)

This Tirokafteri or Spicy Greek Feta Dip is creamy, spicy and so delicious. This quick and easy spread requires only 5 ingredients and takes just 5 minutes to come together! It is the perfect addition to a mezze platter. Tirokafteri, also called htipiti, is a feta-based dip that is popular […]

A bowl of Greek Lentil Soup being picked off a marble counter containing black olives and bread slices.

Greek Lentil Soup

This simple but delicious Greek Lentil Soup recipe (Fakes) is incredibly easy to make, nutritious and vegan too. This traditional soup uses pantry staples to make a healthy, hearty meal the whole family can enjoy. I’m probably in the minority here, but as a kid I adored this Greek Lentil […]