• 15-Minute Chicken Avgolemono Soup

    If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you may have read the article that I wrote about some of the delicious Greek food that my family and I enjoyed during our time in Greece. Since we visited five of the nine geographical regions while we were there, we were able to visit many restaurants and, therefore, try lots of delicious Greek dishes. Among the dishes that we tried more than once, and probably became the most familiar with, during that time are pastitsio (a layered, baked pasta dish with meat and cheese) and spanakotiropitas (a savory baked pastry with spinach and cheese). And, either of these comfort foods…

  • Five Yummy Greek Treats Every Foodie Should Try

    I am a foodie who is fascinated by savory and sweet foods alike. So, I make a point of visiting various bakeries and cafes when I’m traveling so that I can get a taste (no pun intended) of local fare. Fortunately, my hubby and girls are also always interested in doing the same thing. And, thanks to our trip to Greece, we’ve been able to add several more sweet treats to our list of family favorites. If you like exploring foods from different countries and cultures, I encourage you to try the below Greek treats–during a future trip to Greece or in your hometown–if you haven’t done so already. Your…

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    12 Delicious Greek Foods You Should Try

    Thanks to the talented home chefs I’ve known throughout my life–including my mom, grandmothers, aunts, and mother-in-law–I have developed an appreciation of food that allows me to enjoy familiar dishes, as well as be open to trying new ones. And, some of the dishes or foods that I’m most fond of right now are considered staples in Greek cuisine. If you are interested in finding out more about this type of Mediterranean cuisine–which I enjoyed during our family’s trip to Greece and continue to seek out in Chicago-area restaurants–be sure to add the below dishes or entrees to your list of Greek foods you should try. Greek restaurants usually offer…