Baked custard pie (Galaktompoureko)

- Boil the milk in a saucepan along with the sugar and the lemon or orange peel.
- Stirring continuously, add the semolina and brink to the boil.
- Remove the pan from the heat, take out the peel and add the beaten eggs.
- Place...


- Mix the ground almonds with the sugar and the cinnamon.
- Butter a rectangular baking dish measuring 33cm x 23cm and lay in 2 sheets of the filo pastry, buttering each one separately.
- Sprinkle with half a cup of the mixture and...

Candied sour orange peel

- Select brightly colored oranges, wash and rub the peel lightly with a grater.
- Score the peel into four pieces and cut it off with a knife.
- Wash the pieces well, roll into cylinder shapes and fasten using a needle and thread,...

Cinnamon cookies

- Mix the sugar with the oil in a bowl.
- Dissolve the sugar in the cognac and add this to the bowl along with the baking powder, cinnamon and orange juice. Slowly add the flour.
- Mix well until it forms smooth dough which doesn’t...

Cookies with olive oil

- Mix the sugar with the oil in a bowl. Add the orange juice and the wine.
- Add the baking powder and the flour and mix to form dough.
- Shape into biscuits, place in a buttered baking dish and bake in a preheated oven at 350oF for...

Easter sweet bread

- Dissolve the yeast with a spoon of sugar and half a cup of lukewarm milk.
- Stir well and add 5 spoonfuls of flour, to make a mixture resembling batter.
- Sprinkle a spoonful of flour over the mixture, cover the bowl with a towel...

Grape must cookies

- Beat the oil with the sugar.
- Add the orange juice, baking powder, cinnamon, soda, clove powder and grape must.
- Stir and add the flour.
- Mix to form a dough which can be easily worked and shape into cookies.
- Place...

Honey dipped cookies

- Mix the oil and the sugar using an electric mixer.
- Add the orange zest, the orange juice, the baking powder, the cinnamon, the clove powder, 1 cup walnuts and the brandy and blend well.
- Add the semolina stir well and finally add...


- Place the ground walnuts in a bowl with five spoons of sugar and one spoonful cinnamon and stir.
- Open out the kantaifi pastry, place in a baking dish and pour all over one cup of butter all over it.
- Taking a little of the pastry...

New Year’s yeast bread

- Dissolve the yeast in eight spoonfuls of lukewarm milk.
- Add two heaped spoons of flour and a spoonful of sugar and stir well.
- Cover the bowl with a towel and leave in a warm place for about half an hour so that the yeast can...

Plaited breads (Tradlitloiniall Easter Βreads)

- Dissolve the yeast in the lukewarm water. Add a teacup of flour and beat the mix by hand, until it is smooth. 
- Cover the yeast mix with a towel and place it in a warm place to rise. 
- Slightly heat the milk, the sug¬ar, the...

Smyrna New Year’s bread

- Beat the butter, sugar, 2 egg yolks and the orange zest very well and at the end add the orange juice.
- Mix the flour with the salt and the baking powder and then add this to the mixture and knead until firm dough is formed.

Sour oranges in syrup

- Using a special implement, make a hole in each orange and remove the pips.
- Wash the oranges, place in a saucepan with plenty of water and boil until soften and can easily be pricked with a fork.
- Drain and place in cold water for...

Tahini cake

- Mix together the flour, baking soda, raisins and the ground walnuts.
- Mix the tahini with the sugar, water, orange juice, cinnamon and clove powder.
- Add the flour mixture, stir and place in a buttered baking dish.
- Bake in...

Walnut cookies

- Grid the walnuts to a powder in a bowl, mix it with the sugar, lightly beaten egg-whites, orange zest and bread crumbs.
- Mix and add the orange juice in order to make easily worked dough.
- Using your hands, shape in small fig...

Wild duck with orange

- Heat the butter in a pot. Over a medium fire, saute the onions lightly and add the wild duck portions. 
- Saute for another 10 minutes stirring constantly. Pour in the liqueur and the orange juice, add the basil, salt, pepper, and some...

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