Pork with celery and lemon sauce, is a delicious and typical Greek dish. Did you know it is also a great alternative for a Christmas table?
(vegetarians can replace the pork with mushrooms )!
Learn more about this Greek recipe and try once to replace your „turkey“ with „pork“ 🙂

 

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A Greek Recipe – Giouvarlakia (Greek Meatballs with egg-lemon sauce) is a great dish , now that the autumn season has started, temperatures go down and along with that, light summer dishes switch to warm winter recipes.
The Greek kitchen has amazing salads, fish, and seafood for hot days, but when it is getting colder, Greek people prefer oven dishes, warm soups, and meat.

In contradiction to what you might think, cooking a Greek dish does not always have to be complicated.

Today we will teach you a great example of a simple and tasty dish, which you can prepare on a colder day: “Giouvarlakia”…..or Greek Meatball Soup!
In other words, we will prepare meatballs with egg-lemon sauce. The ingredients are simple and it does not take much more than half an hour to prepare.

Although this Greek dish is not categorized as „a soup“, actually that’s what it is.

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Did you ever try a Greek Parsley Dip? When we are on the island of Syros during the Greek summer courses, one of the things the Omilo team and students love, are the tavern meals, next to the sea. On Syros island there are some unique dishes worth discovering. Today we would like to share a recipe with you ; a dip based on parsley.

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Greek Fish Roe Salad – taramosalata, is a Greek appetizer/dip made from tarama; the salted roe (fish eggs) of cod or grey mullet mixed with olive oil, lemon juice, and a base of bread or potatoes.

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A Greek recipe : Stuffed Tomatoes and Peppers or “Gemista”! Ready to cook Greek? Then this  traditional Greek dish is easy to make, and delicious. Also good for any season.


 

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Greek Traditional Christmas Cookies, are very popular and baked at most households in Greece.
During the month of December Greeks are looking forward to buy, bake, eat or treat the typical Christmas sweets.
One of the typical Christmas cookies you can find in every bakery, patisserie or household, are the “melomakarona”.



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Omilo students attending a Greek course on the island of Syros usually take the opportunity to taste the traditional sweets of the island: loukoumi and halvadopita.
In the capital of Syros island,  Hermoupolis , you can see many shops selling these delicacies; so enjoy those little sweets along with your Greek coffee, or as a small treat with a glass of water.

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Ordering Greek wine in Greece is easy, since there are 300 varieties of grape cultivated by more than 150,000 farmers in Greece.  Greece produces some outstanding wines, thanks to its climate.  Below a small introduction to Greek Wine Varieties, as well as some useful Greek vocabulary!

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Do you also have a sweet tooth, and do you love Greek sweets and desserts?  In Greece, you can find sweets in all sizes and pastry shops on every corner.

Sweets you can buy all over the year, but also very popular during the month of December to give as a gift, when visiting friends or family, are the so-called ‚SIROPIASTA‘

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Do you like Greek food? What about cooking a popular Greek dish yourself? Here the recipe for a tasty dish from Greece’s great culinary tradition?

Let’s learn how to cook Greek soutzoukakia

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