These are some of the favorite recipes that are used by our family. Some of them are Greek recipes, or at least Greek-inspired; some are very simple; but all are actual recipes used in real-life.
Tzatziki. A Greek yogurt and cucumber-based sauce that can be used as a dip for breads or vegetables
Avgolemono soup. Chicken soup made with egg and lemon. "Chicken soup for the Greek soul."
Fake avgolemono soup. An easy subsitute for authentic avgolemono soup.
Red-dyed eggs. At Easter, Greeks traditionally exchange eggs dyed red.
Roast leg of lamb with orzo. A favorite of ours for many holiday dinners, especially Easter.
Pastitsio. A Greek dish made with layers of macaroni, cheese, and ground meat.
Zucchini frittata. A sort of omellette with vegetables, served as a main dish.
Spanakopita. A greek dish made with spinach and feta cheese between layers of phyllo dough.
Roasted potatoes. Our kids call this dish "Papou's potatoes," because this is the way my Dad makes them.
Festive Fudge. A relatively simple fudge recipe courtesy of Eagle Brand®.
- Arielle's Recipe Archive: A comprehensive archive of recipes, chiefly from the usenet group rec.food.recipes.
- RecipeSource: The home of the Searchable Online Archive of Recipes.