No Knead BreadBy MyHorioSimply made with flour, water, yeast, and salt, this no knead bread is steam baked to perfection, resulting in a crispy crust and a light and airy interior. Enjoy as a versatile accompaniment to any greek meal or as the base for dipping into olive oil and balsamic vinegar, or into some creamy tzatziki.
Cheese Filled FlatbreadBy MyHorioCheese filled flatbread is a delicious bread that combines the fluffiness of bread with the richness of creamy cheese. This recipe uses feta, goat cheese, and ricotta, but feel free to experiment and use whatever cheese(s) you have on hand. Blending the feta, goat cheese, and ricotta adds a creamy texture and tangy flavor to the soft bread. Whether served as a standalone snack, a side dish, or as part of a meal, this bread is sure to please your family as much as it does mine.
Baklava RollsBy MyHorioBaklava rolls offer a different presentation compared to the traditional square or diamond-shaped baklava pieces. The rolling technique provides a visually appealing and convenient way to enjoy the delicious flavors of baklava in a more portable and bite-sized form. These rolls are a delightful treat enjoyed in Greek households everywhere and are often served during special occasions or festive celebrations.
PrasorizoBy MyHorioPrasorizo is a traditional Greek dish that consists of rice cooked with leeks. The name is a combination of two Greek words: "prasos," meaning leek, and "rizi," meaning rice. Prasorizo can be served as a side dish or as a main course, often accompanied by a squeeze of lemon juice for added brightness. It's a comforting and wholesome dish that highlights the Mediterranean flavors and the use of locally available ingredients in Greek cooking.
PatsavouropitaBy MyHorioPatsavoura in Greek slang is a rag or swab used to wipe up floors - patsavouropita (rag pie) is a play on this word. The name alludes to the 'raggy look' of the many pie variations one can make with torn or scrunched up phyllo. Originally created by bakeries as a way of using up old scraps of phyllo, bakers would collect up all the bits and pieces of phyllo along their counters and turn them into sweet or savory pies. This mildly sweet version is made a little prettier by turning each sheet of phyllo into a rosette, but feel free to simply scrunch up each sheet like an accordion instead for a more traditional presentation.
LoukoumadesBy MyHorioLoukoumades are a popular and traditional Greek dessert, often referred to as Greek doughnut holes. These delectable bite-sized treats are made by frying balls of dough until they become golden and crispy on the outside, while remaining soft and fluffy on the inside. Loukoumades are commonly drizzled with honey, then sprinkled with cinnamon and crushed walnuts. This combination creates a sweet and indulgent treat that is enjoyed during various celebrations, festivals, and family gatherings in Greece.
Baked Feta with Grape TomatoesBy MyHorioBaked feta with grape tomatoes is a simple and flavorful dish that combines the creamy texture of baked feta with the sweet burst of grape tomatoes. This Greek-inspired recipe is easy to make and perfect for a quick appetizer or light lunch.
Grilled Greek FishBy MyHorioGrilled Greek fish is a flavorful and healthy dish that showcases the vibrant Mediterranean flavors. This recipe uses a whole fish, like sea bass or sea bream, but you can also use fillets if you prefer. The combination of olive oil, lemon, garlic, and herbs creates a delicious marinade that imparts a taste of the Greek seaside.
Frappé CoffeeBy MyHorioFrappé coffee is a beloved and iconic Greek beverage that has become synonymous with leisurely moments and warm afternoons. Known for its frothy, refreshing, and slightly sweet taste, this iced coffee has its roots in Greece but has gained popularity worldwide. Whether enjoyed at a seaside cafe or in the comfort of your home, the Greek frappé offers a delightful combination of strong coffee and a creamy foam.
Orzo SaladBy MyHorioThis orzo salad captures the essence of Greek cuisine with its vibrant colors and bold flavors. It's a versatile and satisfying dish that celebrates the freshness of wholesome ingredients.
Grilled Lamb ChopsBy MyHorioGrilled lamb chops, often referred to as "Paidakia" in Greek cuisine, are a delectable dish featuring succulent lamb chops seasoned with Mediterranean flavors. The dish typically includes a blend of herbs, garlic, olive oil, and lemon juice, creating a harmonious and flavorful profile. Serve grilled lamb chops with your favorite Greek side dishes, such as roasted vegetables, Greek salad, or tzatziki.
Eggplant DipBy MyHorioEggplant dip, or melitzanosalata, is a classic Greek dip that is popular in Greek cuisine. The name "Melitzanosalata" is derived from the Greek words "melitzana," meaning eggplant, and "salata," meaning salad or dip. This flavorful dip is made with roasted or grilled eggplants, creating a smoky and rich taste. It is often served as an appetizer or mezze, accompanied by pita bread or as a side dish.
Feta DipBy MyHorioThis feta dip, or tirokafteri, is a delightful and spicy feta dip that can be served as an appetizer or a party dip. Adjust the level of spiciness by controlling the amount of chili peppers you add. Enjoy the rich, tangy flavors of this Greek favorite!
SaganakiBy MyHorio"Saganaki" is a term used in Greek cuisine to refer to a variety of dishes that are typically cooked in a small, two-handled frying pan called a "saganaki." However, the term is most commonly associated with a specific dish: fried cheese. The popularity of saganaki cheese lies in its delightful combination of crispy and melty textures, making it a savory and satisfying appetizer or snack.
Olive Oil and Yogurt LoafBy MyHorioOlive oil and yogurt loaf is a quick and easy dessert that has a fresh citrus flavor. Serve with greek coffee or a cup of mountain tea for a delicious treat.
Zucchini and Parsley SoupBy MyHorioThis zucchini and parsley soup is quick, easy, and full of healthy ingredients. Greeks seem to always have plenty of zucchini and parsley handy, either in their gardens or in the fridge. This soup can be ready to eat in just 30 minutes. Serve with fresh bread and a greek salad.
Roasted Greek Fish with Tomato SauceBy MyHorioRoasted greek fish with tomato sauce (psari plaki) is a quick and easy dinner made with just a few basic ingredients. The oven does most of the work, and as is the case with most greek and mediterranean food, it is also highly nutritious.
Lemony Cooked CabbageBy MyHorioLemony cooked cabbage is an easy and healthy side dish that comes together in just a few minutes. The lemon is quite mild in this dish, but brightens the taste of the cabbage beautifully. Serve with boiled eggs for a quick lunch, or with chicken, fish, or meat of your choice for an easy dinner.
Shrimp and Feta SaganakiBy MyHorioGreek shrimp and feta saganaki makes a beautiful appetizer or main meal. It comes together in minutes, yet has an incredible depth of flavour.
Vasilopita New Year’s CakeBy MyHorioOn new year's day, greek families make a cake called vasilopita. They cut the vasilopita at midnight on new year's eve to bless the house and bring good luck for the new year. A coin is hidden in the cake, and the person who gets the piece with the coin has good luck for the new year.
SofritoBy MyHorioSofrito can be found all over the island of Corfu. It is a delicious dish of tender veal or beef in a garlic, vinegar, and wine sauce.
MelomakaronaBy MyHorioMelomakarona, or finikia, are traditional Greek Christmas cookies that are popular during the holiday season. These spiced cookies are typically made with a blend of flour, olive oil, honey, and a variety of warming spices such as cinnamon and cloves. After baking, they are soaked in a honey syrup and often topped with chopped nuts, providing a delightful combination of sweetness and nuttiness. Melomakarona are enjoyed as a festive treat and are a cherished part of Greek holiday traditions.
Greek Roasted Beet SaladBy MyHorioThere are many ways to prepare beets, but one of the easiest ways is by roasting them. This roasted greek beet salad brings out the rustic, sweet, and delicious flavor of the beets, and it's a simple and healthy side dish that goes with almost anything.
Patatasalata (Greek Potato Salad)By MyHorioPatatasalata (Greek Potato Salad) is made with minimal ingredients and without mayonnaise. A simple salad that can be eaten warm or cold.
Easy Grilled Greek OctopusBy MyHorioIn this easy grilled greek octopus recipe, we use frozen and previously cooked octopus to save time. The octopus is then grilled and tossed with extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon, and oregano. Simple and delicious!