Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Pagoto Krema: Vanilla Ice Cream

In Greek: παγωτό κρέμα, pronounced pah-ghoh-TOH KREH-mah This basic recipe for vanilla ice cream is delicious as is, or with additions of chocolate chips, pieces of cookies, or other additions of your choice. Also, try topping with homemade chocolate sauce orstrawberry dessert sauce. Ingredients: 2 cups of full fat milk 6 egg yolks 1 cup of granulated […]

Orange cream

This is a beautifully refreshing desert to make when oranges are in season. The custard-like orange cream (or ‘krema portokaliou’) is a particular favourite for grandmothers to make for their grandchildren, who call it ‘kremoula’. INGREDIENTS: 3 large oranges 1 tbsp corn flour 1 lemon – juice Grated rind of 2 oranges 3 heaped tbsps […]


Sharlotta is a light, cool, refreshing, welcoming and nutritious desert. It’s a very popular desert on a hot summer evening in Cyprus, when people sit in their gardens or verandas enjoying the jasmine-scented breeze. The name is French and somehow found its way into the Greek culinary vocabulary. Remember that in the 19th and early […]

Greek Desserts

Coffee Cake-Style Cakes (9) Cookies & Biscotti (16) Donuts, Puffs, and Other Fried Dough Sweets (12) Ices & Ice Creams (4) Pancakes & Crepes (3) Amigdalota (Greek Almond Macaroons) Apple Baklava Greek and Cypriot Jam recipes Greek Ek Mek Sweet – Ekmek Kataifi Custard in Fillo Pastry – Galaktoboureko Christmas Pudding – Xristougenniatiki Poutinga Greek Lemon & Yogurt Cake – […]