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7 Greek Food Bloggers To Follow

Nowadays, Greek cuisine still has grounded roots from the foundation of ancient Greece. These dishes are full of bold flavors and textures that will surely make you want leftovers. Craving Mediterranean food? Check out what these Greek chefs are cooking in this list of delicious blogs.

Lemon and Olives

Lemon and Olives is elegantly decorated with an array of colorful images. Married couple, Kenton and Jane, embrace their Greek and Russian roots by creating recipes and videos, and sharing them on their blog. This friendly pair has created a variety of meals including desserts, bread, meat, seafood, and appetizers with detailed recipes on each page. Want to learn more about Greek cuisine? At the bottom of the “Greek Recipe” tab, you can find several more sections which you can dive into just to learn about the history and traditions of Greek food.

Kopiaste..To Greek Hospitality

Ivy, mother of three hungry boys, loves cooking and baking traditional Greek meals. After she grew up in Cyprus, Ivy moved to Greece, where she has been living for several years. That’s where Ivy was inspired to write down all of her recipes to pass down to her kids. As a result, she hopped on the internet and created her “virtual kitchen,” Kopiaste..to Greek Hospitality. Since 2007, Ivy’s blog has thrived on her passion for healthy cooking and living and has even written a handful of cookbooks which you can buy.

Her website includes anything from drinks (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) to desserts, entrees or even side dishes. And if you are in town, check out the opportunity to participate in her cooking classes!

Figs and Feta

The sweet and savory Figs and Feta blog embraces the Mediterranean-Greek diet with a twist on traditional foods. Alexandra, the creator of Figs and Feta, has learned almost everything she knows from her greatest teachers—her grandmothers and parents. Along with short language lessons in Greek, Alexandra incorporates dates of local festivals and, of course, endless recipes from classic national cuisine to which she adds some of her original twists on tradition.

Her kitchen is always stocked with “good chocolate, good olive oil, and good Greek yogurt”. And, of course, in addition to several other ingredients that you can easily find in your neighborhood. Alexandra’s flavorful and limitless recipes will leave you feeling stuffed, satisfied and spirited!

Eat Yourself Greek

Una publicación compartida de Eugenia (@eatyourselfgreek) el

Follow Eugenia as she simultaneously tours Athens and creates healthy, authentic Mediterranean dishes, (oh, and sweet syrupy desserts too!). After having family recipes passed down to her, she has created Eat Yourself Greek in order to share her preparations with other Greek food lovers. Eugenia’s warm stories, which accompany her recipes, will make you feel right at home.

TAKEAWAY: Are you currently touring Greece? Make a reservation right now for the experience to “Eat Like a Greek!”. Eugenia has paired up with a native cook who strives to give visitors or new residents a home-cooked, Greek meal.

Authentic Greek Recipes

Maria Avlonitou makes sure that no one goes hungry in her house! Her blog, Authentic Greek Recipes, has a dozen tabs listing numerous home-cooked recipes, including a glossary of Greek words her hungry audience may need to know. Each meal is fit to serve 4-6 people since her family strives to make everyone leave the table with full, happy bellies. Plus having an extra meal for the next night takes off some stress from having to cook! Born into a family of cooks, her meals and snacks are always filling, delicious and homemade.

Souvlaki for the Soul

Una publicación compartida de Peter G (@souvlakiman) el

Souvlaki for the Soul opens its homepage with a large image of a delicate display from Peter’s long list of recipes. Peter’s love for food and photography has led him to create delicious meals and seemingly-edible images, (but don’t eat your computer screen.) Since 2007, Peter is a self-taught chef who has seen the ups and downs to cooking and is still currently learning. Although he has grown up in Australia, his Greek heritage has allowed him to devise a variety of local dishes, both savory and sweet. Enter the world of Peter’s delicious and beautiful images as he strives to “capture the beauty and simplicity of the food we eat and the big wide world around us,” as stated in his biography.

Sweet Applepie

Ready for dessert? Theodora has lived in Greece since she was born and has a strong love for baking. Her blog, Sweet Applepie, won Best Baking Blog award in 2015 by the Gourmet Food Blog award and then was a nominee again in 2016. She makes ice cream, cakes, cookies, biscuits, muffins, pancakes and many more dishes that will satisfy your sweet tooth. She also has a section of savory baked items and a “Traditional Greeksegment for all your classic Mediterranean needs. While she always has support from her boyfriend and three-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, she makes certain that her kitchen is always currently stocked with coconut milk, almond flour, bananas, oats and strained Greek yogurt.

These blogs have endless lists of Mediterranean recipes that allow you to cook a full meal for yourself, your family, or even your whole community. They are hearty, flavorful and, even while you are abroad, always able to make you feel right at home.

About Sierra Nakano

Discovery is everywhere and I embrace it every chance I get. New experiences shape how we live, breathe and act and each place I've travelled to and each person I've met has somehow influenced my life for the better. My writing allows me to reflect upon my experiences and discoveries, jotting down every detail and memory, giving me the opportunity to share them with others. Yet, the world is enormous and filled with unlimited discoveries for me to experience and record. And my door, as well as my pen, will always be open to all of them.

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