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Meatballs in tomato sauce with cinnamon and cumin (Soutzoukakia)

What a dish! It’s so hearty and packed with Mediterranean flavors that it is worth all the trouble. You will absolutely love it! Serves: 4-5 Prep. time: 40′ + 1h waiting Cooks in: 50′ Ready in: 1:30′ Ingredients For the soutzoukakia 1 kg ground beef 200 ml sweet white wine 1 large red onion, grated 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil + a little […]

May 10th, 2021 | Posted in Greek Recipes,Traditional | Read More »

Tarhana soup with mushrooms and yogurt

What a tasty soup! This tarhana dish with earthy mushrooms makes the perfect traditional comfort food for cold days and nights! Serves: 4 Prep. time: 10′ Cooks in: 40′ Ready in: 50′ Ingredients 1½ cup tarhana from wheat (sour) 1½ cup fresh white mushrooms, thinly sliced 250 g strained Greek yogurt 7 cups chicken broth 4 tbsp butter 1 tsp dried mint […]

May 10th, 2021 | Posted in Greek Recipes,Traditional | Read More »

Fig and grape juice jam

Figs and grapes are at their best this season! So let’s make a delicious jam for sweet, tasty breakfasts at home with the whole family! Soft, spreadable and delicious. No pectin at all! Serves: – Prep. time: 15′ Cooks in: 1:10′ Ready in: 1:25′ Ingredients 1 kg ripe figs, quartered 1 kg ripe seedless red grapes, only the juice 700 g sugar […]

May 10th, 2021 | Posted in Greek Recipes,Sweets | Read More »

Yogurt pancakes

Calling all pancake fans! Ditch the boxed mix and prepare your own quick and healthy recipe for fluffy pancakes with Greek yogurt! They’re gluten free and full in protein: Win and win! Serves: 3-4 Prep. time: 10′ Cooks in: 20′ Ready in: 15′ Ingredients 240 g gluten-free all purpose flour 3 eggs 3 tbsp sugar ¼ tsp salt 250 g Greek strained yogurt 1 […]

May 10th, 2021 | Posted in Greek Recipes,Sweets | Read More »

Tope tas kebab

Tope shark, the large, slender houndshark (Family Triakidae), here becomes a delicious quick stew with onion, tomato and beautiful spices. Try it! It’s absolutely tasty… Serves: 2 Prep. time: 15′ Cooks in: 25′ Ready in: 40′ Ingredients 350 g tope, diced flour extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp onion, finely chopped 3 cherry tomatoes 1 tsp tomato paste 30 ml dry white wine […]

May 10th, 2021 | Posted in Greek Recipes,Main Dishes | Read More »

Beef ragu pasta

A budget cut of beef, your seasonal pantry ingredients and this recipe will definitely become hands down one of your all time favorite pastas ever! Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15′ Cooks in: 3h Ready in: 3:15′ Ingredients 1 kg beef, in portions 50 ml extra-virgin olive oil 1 large red onion, finely chopped 1 large carrot, finely chopped 3-4 celery sticks, finely […]

May 10th, 2021 | Posted in Greek Recipes,Main Dishes | Read More »

Cheese balls with pepper and pineapple

These little balls of heaven go well with a nice glass of dry white wine… They are delicious! Serves: 30 pieces Prep. time: 20′ + 30′ waiting Cooks in: – Ready in: 20′ Ingredients 350 g anthotyro or other soft white cheese (e.g. ricotta) 150 g blue cheese, grated 1 cup tinned pineapple, finely chopped, drained 1 tbsp spring […]

May 10th, 2021 | Posted in Greek Recipes,Starters | Read More »

Sardine ceviche

Enjoy this recipe on toast or crackers or as a bruschetta. It is both healthy and yummy! Serves: 4-5 Preparation time: 20′ + 3 h waiting Cooks in: – Ready in: 20′ Ingredients 20 really fresh sardines 4 tbsp semi-coarse sea salt 4 tbsp golden raisins 4 tbsp black raisins 3 tbsp tomato, chopped 2 tbsp parsley, finely chopped 2 tbsp spring […]

May 10th, 2021 | Posted in Greek Recipes,Starters | Read More »

Tomato, aubergine, anchovy and cheese salad

This delicious salad from Kalimnos island is so hearty that you will skip lunch… Along with some olives, oregano and a rusk is the perfect light dish for the hot summer days. Serves:4-5 Prep. time: 20′ Cooks in: 5′ Ready in: 25′ Ingredients 1 ripe firm tomato, diced 1 ripe tomato, grated 1 aubergine, diced 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 […]

May 10th, 2021 | Posted in Greek Recipes,Salads | Read More »

Potato salad with rocket and yogurt dip

Try this warm potato salad with a smooth yogurt dip and herb freshness! You’ll love it! Serves: 4 Prep. time: 15′ Cooks in: 20′ Ready in: 35′ Ingredients 12-15 baby potatoes, washed 1 orange pepper, diced 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 3 tbsp pumpkin seeds 3 spring onions, chopped 1 handful rocket For the yogurt dip: 500 g Greek strained yogurt 1 […]

May 10th, 2021 | Posted in Greek Recipes,Salads | Read More »