Popular Greek Foods and Recipes
Cool and creamy this tangy cucumber dip flavored with garlic is the perfect compliment to grilled meat and vegetables. Serve with plenty of pita triangles for dipping.
A classic Greek Moussaka recipe made by layering eggplant with a spiced meat filling and topping it off with a delicious creamy bechamel sauce which is baked to golden perfection.
A delicious phyllo pie made with spinach and feta cheese, Spanakopita is a classic Greek favorite that will work as an appetizer, side dish or even a light lunch or dinner.
Ancient Greek Foods
Ancient Greek foods were similar to the foods we know today, except that the variety was limited. Learn about ancient Greek foods.
The Top 20 Greek Recipes
These are the iconic Greek dishes that Greek food enthusiasts know and love. A great way to sample a variety of the fabulous flavors of traditional Greek cooking.
Greek Homemade Yogurt
This recipe is for full fat sheep or cow's milk yogurt made the traditional way, without a yogurt maker. It's a very simple recipe with two ingredients.
Pastitsio consists of luscious layers of seasoned ground beef, pasta, and a creamy bechamel sauce baked to perfection. This is Greek comfort food at its finest.
Make Confectioner's Sugar
Whether you run out, or just need a cup or two, making confectioner's sugar is a simple matter in the blender.
25 Classic Greek Recipes
From simple grilled foods and vegetable dishes to rich layered casseroles and delicate pastries, Greek food is a wonderful mix of dishes that appeal to all tastes. The traditions of healthy country cooking have been expanded over the centuries, and today, Greece is famous for a diverse range of family meals, holiday foods, and elaborate presentation dishes.
Souvlaki is part of the Greek experience. By far the most popular “fast” food in Greece, they are relatively inexpensive and are a quick and satisfying lunch or dinner. This recipe brings the flavors of Greece to your home.
Homemade Phyllo Dough
Phyllo dough is easy to make, and the difference in taste when using it to make sweet and savory pies (pitas) is worth learning how.
How to Cure Olives
Greek olives are known the world over for their variety, flavors, and colors. Learn about the methods of home curing.
Impossible to resist, this custard pie called Galaktoboureko is one of the all-time favorite Greek desserts. A creamy custard filling is baked in flaky phyllo dough and then bathed in a delicious syrup.
Learn to Make Greek Coffee
Learn how to make Greek coffee in easy steps with photos. Greek coffee is brewed thick and the grounds are poured into the cup along with the coffee. These steps will help you make the perfect cup to serve with pastries and desserts, or simply with a glass of cold water.
Chicken Soup Avgolemono
Chicken Soup Avgolemono is perhaps the most iconic of all Greek soups. It’s on the menu at every Greek restaurant or diner and you’ll find it as the first course at most Greek holiday celebrations.