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

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Imam Bayildi (the Greek)

Another dish that came from the Greeks of the Byzantine times, long before the Turks arrived in...

Goat Casserole and stuffed artichokes with staka

Goat is one of the favorite meats in Crete and it is delicious. Goats in Crete are fed with herbs...

Hilopitaki – Homemade Greek Pasta

A popular fresh pasta delicacy make in Greece, usually with fresh sheep milk. Every village has...

Gemista – Stuffed Vegetables

This is defiantly the ultimate Greek Summer dish, this is how you know that summer has arrived...

100 years old roasted potato recipe

When my Italian friend Lucia Pappas said that she has a recipe for roasted potatoes from her dad...

Bakaliaro with Provatsa

Provatsa is a wild green you find in the winter in Naxos island as well as other Greek islands....

Bakaliaros (Bacalhau) with fresh fennel, leeks and tomato

I had this traditional Cretan dish cooked for me on Palm Sunday by Maria Hamilaki, a fantastic...

Bakaliaros (Bacalhau) soup with lemon and potatoes

A traditional Cretan dish, usually cooked on Palm Sunday because of the Easter Lent. Salted...

Kaltsounia or Kalitsounia (Cretan Easter Pastries)

Traditional Cretan Easter pastries made the Sitians way. A combination of cheese and honey, in a...

Fennel Patties and Potato with Garlic and Capers

Tasty and healthy are the Fennel patties we have tasted in Tinos Island cooked for us by Tinos...

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Gemista – Stuffed Vegetables

Gemista – Stuffed Vegetables

This is defiantly the ultimate Greek Summer dish, this is how you know that summer has arrived when everyone is cooking this amazing Greek specialty!! Make it only in the summer when the tomatoes are full of flavor and aromas and the garden pots are full of fresh...

Bakaliaro with Provatsa

Bakaliaro with Provatsa

Provatsa is a wild green you find in the winter in Naxos island as well as other Greek islands. Usually next to the sea shores and is the base of a beautiful flower. It is collected in the winter and thus the reason is best cooked with Bakaliaro (salted cod fish) when...

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