Christmas

Kourabiedes

Kourabiedes Greek Christmas Butter Cookies

Difficulty: Medium

Season: Winter

Greek: Kourabiedes

(Source:http://jaynes-greek-recipes.4t.com). Kourabiedes and melomakarona are the most popular Greek Sweets cooked on Christmas.

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Melomakarona

Melomakarona

Serves/Yields: approx. 80 pieces

Difficulty: High

Season: Winter

Greek: Melonakarona tis Sias

Author’s note: These cakes are traditionally served at Christmas. Unlike other recipes for melomakarona, these are soft and not dipped into syrup. Syrup is poured over them.

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Broccoli soup

Christmas Eve Broccoli Soup

Serves/Yields: 6 persons

Difficulty: Medium

Season: Autumn/Winter

Greek: Soupa broccolo

A tasty soup, a nice solution for your Christmas eve menu. Source: Menu magazine, November 2000

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Melomakarona

Melomakarona

Serves/Yields: 48 servings

Season: Winter

Greek: Melomakarona

Author’s note: These cakes are traditionally served at Christmas.
This recipe comes from my neighbor, Andonia. I have a distinct
memory of her beating the oil and sugar into the flour until it
dissolved using her middle finger and forefinger as a beater –
though a spoon will do.

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Stuffed Turkey

Stuffed Turkey

Serves/Yields: 6 - 8 persons

Difficulty: High

Season: Winter

Greek: Galopoula Yemisti

Cooked on Christmas

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Sweet Almond triangles

Sweet Almond triangles

Serves/Yields: 35 - 37 pieces

Season: Winter

Greek: Trigona amigdalota

Nice sweet for the Christmas table!

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Melonakarona

Greek Christmas Recipes – Greek Christmas Menu

Christmas is the most important feast of Christianity after Easter. Throughout the centuries Christmas also has been linked closely to traditional Greek cooking. All sweet shops decorate their windows with mounds of Kourabiedes (Holiday Butter Cookies) and Melomakarona (New […]

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Sugared almonds from Sykaminia

Sugared Almonds

Difficulty: Medium

Season: All seasons

Greek: Amigdalota

Traditional recipe from Sikaminia and Molivos, the beautiful villages of Lesvos island. Recipe is taken on the Christmas bazaar of Molyvos (2013)

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