Greek Lentil Soup

Greek Lentil Soup

A staple of Mediterranean cuisine is also one of my favorites: Greek Lentil Soup. This savory dish of legumes and vegetables is a lenten staple in most Greek households. It’s also an easy weeknight dish, and the perfect leftover meal to take to work for 

Greek Koulourakia Recipe

Greek Koulourakia Recipe

Greeks are famous for our love of sweets and coffee. One of the most simple pleasures is the enjoyment of a delicious, freshly brewed cup of coffee and a small plate of Greek koulourakia (translated, “little cookies”).  Sweet, with a bright citrus flavor, and crunchy, 

Greek Pork and Celery Stew with Avgolemono Sauce – Xoirino me Selino

Greek Pork and Celery Stew with Avgolemono Sauce – Xoirino me Selino

Once the weather turns cold, I find myself reaching for tried and true comfort foods. There’s nothing like a delicious, hot stew or a one-pot casserole dish to warm you up on a cold winter’s day. Greek Pork and Celery Stew with Avgolemono Sauce is 

Traditional Greek Pasta with Caramelized Onions – Makarounes me Tskinosi

Traditional Greek Pasta with Caramelized Onions – Makarounes me Tskinosi

On this first day of April, midway through Lent, I had a craving for a delicious, traditional Karpathian dish — Traditional Greek Pasta, or  Makarounes me Tskinosi. This tasty, meat-free dish features cavatelle pasta and sweet yellow onions, caramelized in olive oil and butter, and 

Tourlou Tourlou – Greek Roasted Vegetables

Tourlou Tourlou – Greek Roasted Vegetables

A staple food in most Greek households, Tourlou Tourlou (meaning “all mixed up”) is our version of the French ratatouille dish. An assortment of fresh vegetables — eggplant, zucchini, potatoes, green beans, onion, garlic, and crushed tomato, this dish is sure to knock your socks 

Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves with Meat and Rice Recipe (Dolmades)

Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves with Meat and Rice Recipe (Dolmades)

Affectionately referred to in our home as “little bundles of heaven,” Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves with Meat and Rice (also known in Greek as “Dolmades”) are a classic Greek side dish/appetizer. They’re made with rice, onion, spearmint, and dill, (ground meat is optional) and rolled 

Greek Stuffed Vegetables (Yemista) with Ground Turkey and Rice

Greek Stuffed Vegetables (Yemista) with Ground Turkey and Rice

Greek Stuffed Vegetables (Yemista) is a classic, Greek dish that’s healthy, satisfying and delicious! Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved eating stuffed vegetables. The combination of fresh herbs, ground turkey, and a perfectly cooked veggie is my kind of meal. I 

Instant Pot Karpathian Beef Stew

Instant Pot Karpathian Beef Stew

If you do a Google search for “Beef Stew,” chances are high that you will get page after page of results for every type of beef stew that you can imagine. Search no longer! My Instant Pot Karpathian Beef Stew is not only tender and 

Kolokithokeftedes (Greek Zucchini Fritters)

Kolokithokeftedes (Greek Zucchini Fritters)

By this time every summer, most gardens and farmers markets are overflowing with zucchini. If you have a ton of zucchini coming out of your ears like we do, and are looking for a new savory zucchini recipe to try, Kolokithokeftedes (Greek Zucchini Fritters) should be 

Soutzoukakia with Potatoes and Green Beans

Soutzoukakia with Potatoes and Green Beans

Today I had the opportunity to make one of my favorite dishes, Soutzoukakia with Potatoes and Green Beans, with one of my nieces, Kaliopi. Soutzoukakia — traditional Greek meatballs — are served with potatoes or rice. For this recipe, I added potatoes and green beans