The Vasilopita is a nice Greek Tradition , a special cake for the New Year. When cutting the cake into slices on New Year’s Day, Greeks will name each slice as they cut it, after everyone in the family and friends. Usually, also a coin is hidden in the bottom of the cake. Whoever is lucky enough to get the coin in their slice is considered especially blessed in the coming year! So maybe a nice Greek tradition to also try it with your family and friends back home?
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” 🙂
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.
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.
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.
Winter in Greece is never boring, and for those who thought that Greece is only a summer country, you couldn’t be more wrong :-).
Due to its varied nature and culture, Greece has to offer something in any season!
In general, we had a a sunny and warm end of the year, but we expect any moment the winter to start…
Better be prepared, and get your warm cloths ready…or start planning your winter trip to Greece!
When we think about the Month of December in Greece, we usually think of winter and celebrations. Let’s learn more about a typical Greek December Month.
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
Do you also love cheese?
When you visit another country, it is always part of the fun to also explore the local cuisine, or…trying the locally produced cheese.
Often foreigners visiting Greece only have heard of or tasted the Greek “feta cheese”, but today Greece produces a wide variety of cheeses, all of excellent quality. Nearly every region or province in Greece produces its typical cheese.
Greece has a century-old cheese-making tradition, so it will be easy to discover that Greek cheese includes more than just Greek feta. Below we mention some delicious Greek cheeses you should try on your next trip to Greece. Read more
Looking forward to the Christmas Period? Here below you will find information about some Christmas traditions in Greece.
In the meantime, in order to improve your listening skills, you can click on the button above, where you will find the text in Greek as well as the Audio Read more