My Big Fat Greek Easter Slideshow
March 25, 2013
Lamb Baked in Yogurt
In northern Greece, it is common to see main dishes like this where the sauce is made with thick, strained sheep's milk yogurt.
Cretan Lamb and Greens Casserole with Egg-Lemon Sauce
Serve this for a delicious one-pot main during the meal.
Octopus with Eggplant
Octopus may not be on most people's must-make list of Easter dishes, but this local Greek specialty is definitely worth a try.
Giant Beans Baked with Sorrel
Sorrel, a brightly tart yet bitter springtime green, flavors this delicious side dish perfect for Easter.
Melitinia (Sweet Cheese Tartlets)
Traditionally filled with soft whey cheese, these tartlets from the island of Santorini are an important part of a Greek Easter celebration.
Yiouzlemedes (Cheese and Mastic Pastries)
There are different versions of this pastry depending upon where you go in Greece. Here, Diane Kochilas shares a version that is inspired by the ones in Lesvos.