Category Archives: Cooking Lessons

The Delicious Greek Pies – Traditional Cheese Pie Recipe

“Spanakopita” nowadays has become an international dish because all people who visit Greece try it and love it! Of course “spanakopita” is the top of the iceberg because all over Greece there are hundreds of different recipes for pies!

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Bread: One of the three pillars of the Greek nutrition

Ever noticed how Greeks, love to add the ending  “-aki” to all that is dear to them? This way for example the name Marina becomes “Marinaki”, nero (water) becomes “neraki”, krasi (wine) becomes “krasaki” and of course the same happens with … Continue reading

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Yummy Greek Christmas Sweets Recipes!

Have you ever tasted the delicious, buttery Kourabiedes that melt in your mouth or Melomakarona, biscuits with honey syrup and walnuts? Both of them are very popular Greek Christmas sweets! If yes, you are lucky and we are sure that you … Continue reading

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Cooking Class In Crete: Traditional Greek Dishes & A Lot Of Greek Cheese

We would like to thank Sofie Couwenbergh for her blog post! She joined Chania Cooking Lesson and she shared her unforgettable cooking experience with us. “I hate to cook. I really do”. Yet I signed up for a Greek cooking … Continue reading

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An Exceptional Film About The Production Of Olive Oil

Watch this film, which is presenting in a sensitive and beautiful way the harvest process and Cretans’ passion for olive trees. It is about love, tradition and Greek customs.

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Make Your Visit To Athens Good Enough To Eat

It is no surprise to the Greeks  that Greece ranked seventh on CNN’s top 10 list of countries that have the best food in the world. CNN wrote: “The secret? Lashings of glistening olive oil. Gift of Gods, olive oil … Continue reading

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3 Cheers for Summer in Greece

Summer is king in Greece and definitely the best time of year to be here. The sun is radiant, the sea is clear and blue. The watermelon is sweet and juicy and the best you have ever tasted and it … Continue reading

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Greek Culinary Heritage – An Adventurous Journey

Greek Cuisine has Something For Everyone Without a doubt Greek cuisine is one of the main attractions of Greece and the visitor will find that there is something to please even the most discerning and finicky palate. There are succulent … Continue reading

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The Vasilopita Tradition and St. Basil

My grandmother baked tsoureki twice a year, on New Years Day and on Holy Saturday. On New Years it was in the form of a thick round Vasilopita with a shiny new coin hidden in the soft dough, commemorating Saint … Continue reading

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There is still time for Christmas Cheer

This year I had a mild case of the before Christmas blues  but strong doses of Christmas music, Christmas baking, long midnight Christmas decoration evaluation walks in the brisk December air and cinnamon-apple tea quickly remedied that.  I am happy … Continue reading

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