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Easter Midnight Soup

Easter Midnight Soup

Serves/Yields: 6 persons

Season: Spring

Greek: Magiritsa

Magiritsa is the soup that Greeks break their 40 days fasting with after the midnight liturgy on Easter Saturday.

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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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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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Easter Lamb on the Spit

Easter Lamb on the Spit

Serves/Yields: 6 - 8 persons

Difficulty: High

Season: Easter

Greek: Arni Pashalino tis Souvlas

Easter in Greece is the major event in the whole
year.

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Traditional Easter cookies
 
Charcoaled octopus

Charcoaled octopus

Season: All seasons

Greek: Htapodi sta karvouna

It might look difficult to prepare but if you have tasted it in a Greek island and it was well prepared, then it is worth trying to cook it. It is considered a very famous Greek appetizer which is very often accompanied with Ouzo drink. There are many variations of this appetizer. We suggest you the following recipe. Two tips regarding octopus. Do not add too much salt become it is salty. It does not require any extra water on cooking because it has its own juice.

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Lemon tree flower spoon sweet

Lemon tree flower spoon sweet

Time: 2,5 hour

Difficulty: High

Season: Spring

Greek: Anthos lemoniou

From Nikos Lymberopoulos, a friend of greek-recipe.com. This sweet is best eaten accompanying your afternoon Greek/Turkish coffee, just after your siesta.

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