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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Loukoumades

Loukoumades or Honey Puffs have an old history that goes back about 3000 years and in particular...

Traditional Cretan Kakavia soup

Kakavia is a soup made traditionally by the fishermen in the boats after their fishing. They use...

Riganada, a traditional Kefalonian snack

An every hour of the day snack, you can find it around Greece with a few variations and different...

Avrakoti – Traditional Kefalonian Cheese pie

A quick and easy cheese pie that took the name Avrakoti (with no pants) because of the fact that...

Bourbourelia, Kefalonian traditional dish

Bourbourelia is a mixture of various cereals and legumes which are traditionally cooked in...

Bakaliaropita, Kefalonians bacalao-pie

Another traditional dish from Kefalonia, the Bakaliaropita or bacalao-pie made by Voula Bayioti,...

Bakaliaros Pitsipitsardo, a Traditional Kefalonian dish

One of the best recipes I’ve tested in my Savor Greece, season one rounds was that in Kefalonia…...

Krasotigania (Apiranthos pork special dish with home-made red wine and rosemary)

One of many traditional dishes found in the most beautiful village of Apiranthos in Naxos island...

Amygdalota (Wedding almond truffles with mastic gum)

A sweet delicacy made in the traditional village of Apiranthos, in Naxos island, offered on...

Salatouri (Skate wing salad, Naxos way)

Another traditional dish from the wonderful island of Naxos, this time a salad made from Skate...

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Loukoumades

Loukoumades

Loukoumades or Honey Puffs have an old history that goes back about 3000 years and in particular to the first Olympic Games where they were given to the athletes as honey coins or tokens. Since then it has become one of Greece’s favorite desserts, found in many...

Traditional Cretan Kakavia soup

Traditional Cretan Kakavia soup

Kakavia is a soup made traditionally by the fishermen in the boats after their fishing. They use the fish that don’t sell easy at the fish market, the use of sea water, onions and potatoes that are easy to bring with maybe some lemons and eaten with chunks of bread to...

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