Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Homemade Fig Jam – Marmelatha Syko

NGREDIENTS: 1kgr figs 1\2 kgr sugar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice METHOD: Peel the figs and cut into small pieces. In a saucepan, place the figs, the sugar, stir well and let them boil over medium heat. Remove the foam (if there is any). Shortly before jam thickens, add the lemon juice and stir. Allow […]

Pumpkin Bread – Psomi me Kolokitha

This recipe for pumpkin bread is unlike one you may have tried before. Most pumpkin breads are more like sweet cake than bread. This recipe makes a traditional loaf of bread that’s slightly sweet and absolutely wonderful toasted and served with jam or preserves. You will need a cup of pumpkin puree to make the […]

Allspice – Bahari

Greek name and pronunciation: Bahari, μπαχάρι, pronounced bah-HAH-ree At the market: Allspice is sold in both powdered and whole form. The dried berries are ground to produce the powdered form. If possible, buy the dried berries and grind your own allspice powder. The dried berries retain their flavor and potency much longer. Physical characteristics: Both […]

Byzantine Couisine – Encyclopedia

Byzantine food refers to the food of Byzantine, a part of Roman Empire. The food is the result of the fusion of Roman and Greek cooking styles. With the development of Byzantine trade and empire, various kinds of new vegetables and spices, along with sugar, were brought in the region, which eventually led to the […]

Greek Food And Drink Glossary

Now, when you entertain people to a Greek meal, you can impress them with your knowledge of Greek! The letters in bold italics show where the accent should go when you pronounce it. almond – ameegdalo (soft d) aniseed – anitho apple – meelo apricot – vereekoko artichoke – aggeenara (hard g) asparagus – sparangee (hard […]

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 – […]