The Greek Chef

Great recipes found throughout the Greek kosmos which send you on a tour of flavour! Experience paradise with a single spoonfull of taste.

Traditional Greek Recipes

Every traditional recipe has a story to tell. Let’s share those recipes and stories about out Greek healthy and comfort food.

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Featured Recipes

Portokalopita, Orange pie,

One of the juiciest pies made with fresh oranges and phyllo pastry. Ones you make it you will...

Tsimenli pie

Ingredients: Dry beef soutzouk 1 Italian spicy sausages 4 Onion 1 Garlic 1 clove Olive oil 2tbsp...

Zaa’tar, spice mixture

A Middle Eastern, mixture of spices and dried herbs used as a condiment. The variety of...

Melintzanosalata or Baba Ganoush

A delicious compliment to eggplants found in every Greek meze table, originally from Lebanon with...

Pan Pizza

Pizza is everyone’s favorite choice of fast and easy food!!! Here is the basic recipe for a pan...

Thin Crust Pizza

Pizza is everyone’s favorite choice of fast and easy food!!! Here is the basic recipe for a thin...

Spanakopita, Spinach Pie

Maybe one of the best known Greek pies (together with cheese pie) is Spanakopita or Spinach Pie....

Pork Souvlaki, Pita-bread and Tzatziki

In Greek culture, the practice of cooking food on spits or skewers historically dates back to the...

Vasilopita

Vasilopita is a New Year's Day bread or cake in Greece that contains a hidden coin or trinket...

Christopsomo – Christmas Bread (Χριστοψωμο)

Christopsomo according to tradition is the bread that women in Greece make in honor of Christ with...

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Cultural & culinary Trip, Peloponnese

Cultural & culinary Trip, Peloponnese

This culinary tour aims to offer you unique experiences, value and skills by introducing you to Greek cooking, the production of delightful products, the sacramental breeze from the surrounding nature, to local people while listening to their stories and tasting old...

Pizza, the history

Pizza, the history

In my search for the origin of pizza I realized that there are many stories and articles written, many theories and myths. All agree that Pizza was made famous by the Italians and I will agree to this as well. When you get to read the historical facts you will then...

Souvlaki “The Greek”

Souvlaki “The Greek”

Souvlaki: Perhaps the most basic delicacy of Greek gastronomy, but also one of the most famous ones! In Greek culture, the practice of cooking food on spits or skewers historically dates back to the Bronze Age. Archaeological findings and writings clearly show that...

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