Tag: greek food

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 slice of Pastitsio on a white plate.

Pastitsio

Greek Pastitsio or Pastichio is Greek comfort food at its best! This Greek version of a lasagna is compromised of 3 luscious layers- a pasta layer, an aromatic meat sauce layer, and a lusciously creamy and thick bechamel sauce. Of all of the Greek comfort foods, pastitsio is the absolute […]

Bougatsa slice showing crispy filo and creamy custard layers on a pink plate.

Bougatsa

This simple Greek Bougatsa recipe is so easy to make with store-bought filo dough! Crispy filo layers, a creamy custard filling, a generous dusting of icing sugar and cinnamon make this a delicious breakfast or dessert. There is something about crispy layers of filo and a delectable custard filling that […]

Tiropita made with puff pastry

Tiropita with Puff Pastry

This Tiropita with Puff Pastry recipe is a simplified Greek feta cheese pie that is often served as an appetizer or snack but makes an equally delicious meal! This cheese pie recipe is an easier twist on a classic Greek tiropita. Of all of the Greek pitas (pies), tiropita has […]

Bite shot of a Kourabiedes cookie

Recipe for Kourabiedes (Greek Butter Cookies)

This recipe for Kourabiedes is a family favourite producing the most delicious traditional Greek butter cookies. Easy to make, studded with roasted almonds and always a favorite during the Christmas season, although they are also enjoyed year-round! In a Greek home, it just doesn’t feel like Christmas until traditional Greek […]

Papoutsakia (Greek Stuffed Eggplant)

Papoutsakia (Greek Stuffed Eggplant)

These Papoutsakia (Greek Stuffed Eggplant) are a classic Greek comfort dish made by stuffing eggplant with a seasoned ground beef mixture and topping it with a smooth b├ęchamel before baking them to perfection. Papoutsakia (pronounced pah-pou-tsa-kya) means ‘little shoes’ in Greek, receiving that name since their shape resembles just that. […]

Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Mediterranean Couscous Salad

This Mediterranean Couscous Salad is packed with fresh vegetables and herbs and tossed in a bright lemon vinaigrette. This healthy salad is easy to make and works great for meal prepping! For far too long I had forgotten about couscous and how much I like it. Have you ever done […]

crispy air fryer Greek potatoes on a platter with lemon wedges

Crispy Air Fryer Greek Potatoes

Crispy Air Fryer Greek Potatoes are crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. This delicious and super easy side dish is flavoured with oregano and lemon and is ready in less than 30 minutes! This recipe is a mash up of crispy air fryer potatoes and the flavours […]

Koulourakia dipped in coffee

Koulourakia – Greek Easter Cookies

Koulourakia are traditional Greek Easter Cookies that are always made around this time of year! This simple recipe uses basic ingredients to create a buttery crisp cookie that is ideal for dunking in tea or coffee! Orthodox Easter is quickly approaching and we are in full on baking mode. Easter […]