Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Moustalevria: Grape Must Pudding

In Greek: μουσταλευριά, pronounced moo-stah-lev-ree-AH Grape must is the juice from pressed grapes before fermentation, and is often used as a sweetener in traditional bread recipes, as well as in the preparation of desserts and candy. This grape must pie is a favorite, especially popular at grape harvest season when the must is fresh. You […]

Make Your Own Grape Must – Moustos

In Greek: μούστος, pronounced MOO-stohs Moustos is made using the juice squeezed from fresh grapes. In Greece, we make large quantities during the September grape harvest, and it’s a great project for kids. It freezes well, and can be used throughout the year. Moustos is used to make petimezi, a grape syrup known since ancient times that is […]

About Soujoukos & Palouzes (information)

In older times, traditional sweets were made from the boiled thick grape juice which apart from honey was the only other available sweetener. Such sweet grape products were especially made in village clusters that produced grapes in abundance. In 1801 Clarke noted that, “perhaps there is no part in the world where the vine yields such […]

Sousoukos recipe

Ingredients: 10 cups grape 10 tablespoons full of flour 4 sprigs kiouli (armparoriza) 2 sprigs VASILITZIA (Royal) 100 almonds or walnuts Method: First inflate almonds in cold water. Once we move to soften the thick string with a thick needle the one next to some other horizontal. The we tie the two ends and tafinoume […]

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 – […]

Cypriot Desserts

Loukoumades (fried doughballs in syrup), Loukoumia, Ravani, Touloumbes and Baklavas are some well-loved desserts. There are also Pastish, cookies made of ground almonds, that are offered to guests at weddings. Flaounes are savory Easter pies that contain goats cheese (or a variety of cheeses), eggs, spices and herbs all wrapped in a yeast pastry, then brushed with egg […]