Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Mayeiritsa:Traditional Easter Soup

Traditional Easter Soup Servings: 8 Ingredients 1/2 lb of lamb’s intestines 1 lamb’s liver 1-2 medium lemons, juiced 1 small lettuce (leaf), finely chopped 3 oz of olive oil 6 oz of rice 4-5 scallions, finely chopped Directions Wash the liver and intestines well and drain. Boil in water for 40 minutes, skimming the froth. Remove […]

Greek soups with meat

With Chicken Chicken Soup – Kotosoupa Greek Chicken Soup – Kotosoupa Chicken Liver & Rice Egg-Lemon Soup Greek Egg-Lemon Chicken Soup – Avgolemono Avgolemono soup With seafood Fish Soup: Red Snapper & Vegetables – Psarosoupa Kakavia – A flavourful fish soup. Kakavia – Fish and Vegetable Soup Island Soup – Soupa nisiotiki Fish Soup in creamy […]

Cold Beet Soup – Krya Pantzarosoupa

In Greek: κρύα παντζαρόσουπα, pronounced KREE-yah pahnd-zah-ROH-soo-pah This recipe has its origins in Eastern Europe, and combines beets, vegetables, herbs, and a touch of yogurt to make a delightful appetizer or main dish soup. Using pre-cooked canned or packaged beets makes this a quick and easy dish.This thick soup is a favorite light meal on […]

Festive Greek recipes

Christmas Recipes Christ or Christmas Bread – Christopsomo Christmas Bread – Christopsomo from Peloponniso Brandy Sugar Biscuits – Kourabiethes Syrup-Drenched Nut and Spice Cookies with Olive Oil Shortbread Cookies from Levithi Lenten Sugared Shortbread Cookies with Almonds Sugared Cookies with Almonds & Cinnamon Sugared Shortbread Cookies with Walnuts Christmas Pudding – Xristougenniatiki Poutinga Christmas Sesame […]

Greek Vegetarian Magiritsa

This is an easy recipe for a vegetarian alternative to Magiritsa. Is traditionally eaten after the midnight service on Easter Saturday. It’s basically an alternative soup for those who are vegetarian or who do not like magiritsa. It’s very, very nourishing and terribly easy and quick to make. Ingredients: ½ kg spinach roughly cut 250g button […]

About Trahanas

A traditional soup made of natural ingredients Trachanas is a food directly related to the Cypriot culture and rural life. Trachanas is a true national dish such that no visitor should have been left without tasting this authentic soup of Cyprus, made only with a few simple natural ingredients, exactly as it was made decades […]

Halloumi & Anari (Halloumi & Anari Making)

In our days Cyprus generally speaking, is praised for its Traditionaldairy products. Much more however it prides for their genuineness. In enough villages, until today is maintained with a lot of love and eagerness, the traditional manufacturing of their dairy products. Wherever a Cypriot citizen immigrated permanently, the fame of these products have reached there. […]