Ahhh.. the famous spanakopita. Spanakopita (pronounced spah-nah-KO-pee-tah) is a favorite appetizer, meal, and snack, not only in Greece, but well known around the globe.
~ Savory pie stuffed with spinach, onions, feta cheese, salt, pepper, virgin olive oil, egg, fresh dill and spearmint, enfolded by crispy, flaky phyllo dough. ~
The most popular pie or pita in Greece is the tiropita, or as you may know it: Greek cheese pie. While spanakopita is equally popular, tiropita is the preferred pie for all times of the day and most often for breakfast. It is not uncommon to see signs in coffee places in Greece advertising a breakfast combo of coffee and tiropita.
~ Savory pie stuffed with feta cheese, eggs, salt, pepper, chopped green pepper and chives, virgin olive oil that are all enfolded by a crispy, flaky phyllo dough. ~
Greek salad, or horiatiki salad, is a popular salad in Greek cuisine generally amde with pieces of tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, feta cheese, and olives and dressed with salt, pepper, Greek oregano, and extra virgin olive oil. Common additions include green bell pepper slices or caper berries.
~Freshly cut cucumber, green pepper, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, onions, and olives drizzled with vinegar and virgin olive oil and sprinkled with a few generous pinches of oregano and salt. ~
Tantalizing mixture of rice, fresh dill, mint and lemon. 'Yum' is the only word that can describe these! They can either be a main dish or an appetizer, depending on your appetite.
~ Ingredients: grape leaves, white rice, olive oil, lemon juice, onion, dill, salt, pepper ~
They're buttery, crumbly, sweet (but not too sweet), and they are the perfect all-time classic Greek treat.
~ Ingredients: Butter, powdered sugar, almond extract, baking soda, chopped almonds, flour ~
This heavenly Baklava combines honey-soaked layers of flaky phyllo pastry with spiced walnuts.
~ Ingredients: phyllo dough, chopped walnuts, butter, ground cinnamon, white sugar, vanilla extract, honey ~
Fluffy and colorful with the moisture of scented syrup! A mouthwatering Greek Orange cake with aromas and blends of fresh oranges and cinnamon
~ Ingredients: Greek yogurt, sunflower oil, sugar, fresh orange juice, fresh orange zest, baking powder, vanilla extract, phyllo dough ~
Golden and crispy! Kadaifi is a delicious dessert made with roughly chopped walnuts and almonds, scented with ground clove and cinnamon, wrapped into buttered crispy kadaifi dough, and bathed in lemon scented syrup! Simply amazing!
~ Ingredients: kadaifi dough, sugar, lemon juice, egg, honey, walnuts, almonds, cinnamon, cloves, lemon peel~