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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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Zucchini pie with no filo

Zucchini pie with no filo

Serves/Yields: 1 large baking pan

Time: 1,5 - 2 hours

Difficulty: High

Season: Summer

Greek: Kolokythopita xwris filo - Sfougato

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wild greens pie

Wild greens pie

Time: 1,5 - 2 hours

Difficulty: Medium

Season: All seasons

Greek: Hortopita

horta = green vegetables, esp. dandellions.

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Cream pie

Cream pie

Difficulty: High

Season: All seasons

Greek: Bougatsa

The best region to eat a cream pie is in Northern Greece and especially the city of Thessaloniki. The “bougatsa” inthe picture is not made with crusty filo and is from the island of Evia. The pie is opened and seasoned with icing sugar and cinnamon.

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Leek pie

Leek pie

Serves/Yields: 6 persons

Season: Winter/Spring

Greek: Prasopita

This recipe is very light due to small quantity of olive oil, eggs and salt. No butter is used!

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Spinach pie

Spinach pie with home made filo

Serves/Yields: 6 persons

Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: High

Season: All seasons

Greek: Spanakopita me paradosiako filo

It is worth trying this recipe, although making traditional home made filo is not an easy task and requires experience.

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Traditional Filo dough for pies

Traditional Filo dough for pies

Serves/Yields: 4 - 5 sheets of filo pastry

Season: All seasons

Greek: Zimi gia filo

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