Authentic Greek Recipes: Greek Sesame Cookies

Authentic Greek recipes as cooked by Greeks. Easy and simple recipes for cooking Greek dishes.

Baclava (or Baklava) is probably one of the best-known sweets from this area of the world and quite rightly so, in my opinion! You should be able to obtain the sheets of filo pastry where you live - it's available in most parts of the world, I believe.

Authentic Greek Recipes: Greek Baclava (Baklava) It's probably one of the best-known sweets from this area of the world and quite rightly so, in my opinion!

Yoghurt Cake (Yaourtopita) - This is a refreshing and easily prepared cake for the summer months (or any other time of the year!) prepared with Greek strained yoghurt. Although it can be eaten warm straight from the oven, it is best eaten when it is cold.

✔Greek Yoghurt Cake (Yaourtopita) - fine semolina sugar Greek strained yoghurt 5 eggs almonds very finely chopped vanilla powder 1 tbsp baking powder Grated peel from 1 lemon Pinch of salt For the syrup water sugar 3 thin strips of lemon peel

Greek Panorama Triangles. This sweet is absolutely delicious! It gets its name from the shape, obviously, and also from the fact that it is a speciality of a district just outside Thessaloniki called Panorama.

Authentic Greek recipes as cooked by Greeks. Easy and simple recipes for cooking Greek dishes.

Orange Spoon Sweet - It's common practice in Greece if you visit someone during the day or early evening, to be offered a spoon sweet, or 'gliko koutaliou'. This is a sweet made from fruit and kept in a jar, to be served on sweet dish (preferrable glass) whenever someone comes. All types of fruit are used, but this particular recipe is for orange. It's really easy to make and is a delightful sweet to eat.

It's common practice in Greece if you visit someone during the day or early evening, to be offered a spoon sweet, or 'gliko koutaliou'.

This is called Politiki Halva as it comes from the Greeks living in the Poli - as Constantinople was (and still is) called. It can be made very quickly and easily and is a delicious sweet.

Authentic Greek Recipes: Greek Halva Substiture oil for butter and water for milk during Lent

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