Tag: greek food

A slice of apple cake or milopita on a white plate.

Apple Cake (Greek Milopita)

This Apple Cake (or Milopita in Greek) is moist, tender and filled with thinly sliced apples. The apples and warm cinnamon spice make this the perfect fall treat to pair with a cup of coffee or tea. My mom has made this cake for us every fall since we were […]

A slice of moussaka topped with fresh parsley.

Moussaka

Moussaka is a traditional Greek eggplant casserole made with layers of eggplant, potato, meat sauce and a creamy bechamel. Moussaka is undoubtedly one of Greece’s most popular dishes. It is served in Greek homes throughout the country and abroad and you would be hard-pressed not to find it on the […]

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 […]

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 layered casserole dish is compromised of luscious layers- pasta layers, an aromatic meat sauce layer, and a lusciously creamy and thick bechamel sauce. Of all of the Greek comfort foods, pastitsio is the absolute best, no contest. […]

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 […]