Cooking with Filo

Cooking with Filo

Filo, also spelled phyllo, meaning “leaf” in Greek, is aptly named for its paper-thin sheets that, when layered, provide a crispy, flaky texture to a variety of dishes. This section unfolds the mastery behind selecting, preparing, and cooking with filo to create both traditional and contemporary Greek meals. The journey of cooking with filo often […]

The Ring-Shaped Bread of the Streets of Athens

The Ring-Shaped Bread of the Streets of Athens

When wandering the vibrant streets of Athens, one cannot help but be lured by the aromatic embrace of freshly baked goods. Among the wide range of culinary delights, there’s a humble, yet profoundly enchanting treat that captures both the essence of Greek gastronomy and the warmth of its people: the ring-shaped bread, locally known as […]

Ladolemono The Ultimate Greek Dressing

Ladolemono The Ultimate Greek Dressing

Often regarded as the ultimate Greek dressing, Ladolemono harmoniously combines the simplicity and purity of ingredients with the complexity of taste that it brings to the table. This dressing, though simple in its composition, encapsulates the essence of Greek culinary tradition and offers a versatility unmatched by other condiments. Ladolemono is a quintessential emblem of […]

Indulging in Halva

Indulging in Halva

When you think of Greek cuisine, your mind might immediately drift to images of succulent gyros, mouth-watering moussaka, or perhaps the fresh, crisp flavors of a Greek salad. Nestled within the rich tapestry of Greek culinary tradition lies a lesser-known but equally enchanting delight – Halva. This sweet, dense treat holds a special place in […]

Greek Revithada

Greek Revithada

A traditional dish known as Revithada stands out, offering comfort and robust flavor infused with the culinary heritage of Greece. Revithada, or Greek chickpea stew, is a cherished recipe that captures the essence of Greek comfort food, combining simplicity with the rich and enticing flavors characteristic of Mediterranean cooking.  The Soulful Origins of Revithada The […]

Greece’s Famous Fried Cheese

Greece's Famous Fried Cheese

When it comes to Greek cuisine, one dish that stands out for its simplicity, yet unforgettable taste is the renowned fried cheese, or as it is traditionally known, Saganaki. This delightful appetizer has managed to seize the appetites of both locals and travelers alike, drawing them into a world of crispy edges, molten centers, and […]

Meat Lover’s Guide to Greek Cuisine

Meat Lover's Guide to Greek Cuisine

When one conjures up images of Greek cuisine, it’s the tantalizing flavors of garlic and oregano, the comfort of warm, freshly baked bread, or the refreshing zest of tzatziki that comes to mind and the rich and succulent meat dishes that hold a place of honor in this ancient culinary tradition. Greece’s cuisine offers a […]

Greek Christmas Cookies

Greek Christmas Cookies

The festive season in Greece is a time of vibrant traditions, family gatherings, and, of course, delectable culinary creations. Among these, Greek Christmas cookies embody centuries of culture and the heartfelt warmth of Greek hospitality.  A Sweet Bite into History The tradition of baking Greek Christmas cookies is a deeply rooted custom that reflects the […]

Honey in Greece

Honey in Greece

Greece, a land steeped in ancient history and culture, is also renowned for its rich culinary heritage. Among its prized culinary treasures is honey, a natural sweetener that has been part of Greek life for thousands of years. Greek honey is a symbol of Greek tradition, a testament to the country’s rich biodiversity, and a […]

Greek Recipes Featuring Lemon

Greek Recipes Featuring Lemon

When it comes to Greek cuisine, refreshing and robust flavors usually come to mind, with lemon being one of the most prominent. From the sun-kissed Mediterranean shores, Greek kitchens have always welcomed the zest and zing of this vibrant citrus, turning simple ingredients into spectacular culinary creations.. Lemon is more than just a flavor in […]