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Chicken with baked olives Cheese Saganaki

A Greek fried cheese starter dish.  A very enjoyable starter that brings back the taste of Crete every time you try it.

Cheese Saganaki

Popular and traditional Greek recipe with succulent chicken breast or wings.  A very simple to cook dish that's popular all year round.

Chicken with Olives Greek Easter Bread Greek Gyros Pita lamb Kleftiko Mousakka Red Easter Eggs

A recipe on cooking tradition Greek Easter bread for your Easter celebrations.  Celebrate Easter Greek style and share out this bread at Easter time.

The famous or infamous Greek fast food dish, served in a pita this is quick and easy to make.  Get this recipe and impress your friends at BBQ’s.

Watermelon and Feta Cheese Salad

Very healthy and popular with celebrities and people on strict diets.  This is a sweeter alternative to salads.

How to dye red Easter eggs in time for Easter.  A very easy to follow recipe guide that you and your family can make at the same time.

A very popular and traditional Greek main meal that has been prepared for centuries.  There are many different ways to cook this lamb but it always end up very tender.

A filling Greek dish made with mince, aubergines, carrots and more.  This Greek dish can be made with or without meat.

Stuffed and Baked Aubergines

Another traditional Greek starter very popular in Meze’s.  Its a very easy dish to prepare and cook so why not give it a go.

Easter Bread Greek Gyros Lamb Kleftiko Mousakka Red Easter Eggs Watermelon Feta salad Stuffed Aubergines

Greek recipes you can cook at home

Crete offers up some great recipes and meals taken from the many Taverna's dotted across the island of Crete, many of these Taverna's offer home cooked meals prepared for years with the recipes handed down through the generations from mother to daughter.  Holidays To Crete has pulled together a select few of our favourites recipes for you to cook at home.

You will find the Cretan recipes have a good balance of ingredients, and although may seem fat laden in places work out to offer an excellent diet, and as almost all recipes are cooked in olive oil, it offers a great reduction in saturated fats you find in sunflower oils.

Each recipe has its own videos, preparation and cooking guidelines and ingredients list.  If you like the recipe on offer please feel free to rate the recipe so others can judge if its worth cooking at home.


There are hundreds of authentic Greek recipes, and we have only touched on a few of them.  Always n the look out for more recipes we are putting together the following Greek recipes which will be published very shortly.

Eggplant salad
Octopus Recipes
Tzatziki Garlic Dip


Greek Recipes

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Greek Recipe Guide Resort video

Recipes coming shortly


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