Recipes ranging from easy to advanced, all hailing from the diverse regional cuisines of Southern Europe, including the Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, and more.

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Cevapi (Southeastern European Meat and Onion Sausages) | Grilling
How to Make Portuguese Garlic and Cilantro Bread Soup (Açorda à Alentejana)
Portuguese Garlic and Cilantro Bread Soup (Açorda à Alentejana) Recipe
Closeup of a serving plate of Greek lemon potatoes.
Patates Lemonates (Greek Lemon Potatoes)
Greek bifteki on a plate with tomato slices, red onion slices, mint leaves, and tzatziki.
Bifteki Recipe
A Greek-American gyro wrapped in foil.
Greek-American Lamb Gyros Recipe
Bowl of puree potato topped with fresh herbs next to a pile of sliced pita bread
Skordalia (Greek Garlic and Potato Spread) Recipe
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Orange and Leek Loukaniko (Greek Sausage) Recipe
Three skewers of pork souvlaki on a plate with pita bread and tzatziki.
Pork Souvlaki with Pita and Tzatziki Recipe | Grilling
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Kolokithokeftedes (Greek Zucchini Fritters) with Tzatziki Recipe
Close up photo of gyro sandwich wrapped in aluminum foil.
How to Make Lamb Gyros at Home | The Food Lab
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Avgolemono Soup (Greek Lemon-Egg Chicken Soup) Recipe
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Chicken Souvlaki With Tzatziki Sauce and Greek Salad Recipe
A slice of homemade spanakopita with large chunks of feta inside
Spanakopita (Greek Savory Greens Pie) Recipe
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Horiatiki (Greek Salad) Recipe
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How to Make Saganaki, the Greek Fried-Cheese Appetizer
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Fanouropita (Cake For Lost Things) Recipe
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The Pizza Lab: How To Make New England Greek-style Pizza At Home
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Greek Drunken Pork Stew in Red Wine Recipe
sagnaki with walnut vinaigrette in a cast iron skillet
Saganaki With Walnut Vinaigrette (Greek Pan-Fried Cheese) Recipe
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Mini Grilled Gyro Burgers With Tzatziki and Pickled Peperoncini Recipe
Potato haloumi gratin
Greek Potatoes Meet Saganaki and Gratin in This Quick Side
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Shrimp Saganaki Recipe
A wedge of spanakopita on a speckled white plate with a fork.
The Best Spanakopita Has More Than Just Spinach
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Greek Butter Bean Salad With Tomatoes, Dill, and Oregano Recipe
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It's All in the Char: Orange and Leek Loukaniko (Greek Sausage)
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For the Best Greek Salad, Let Myth Be Your Guide, Not Your Master
Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce and Greek Salad
Chicken Dinners: Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce and Greek Salad
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Keftedes Recipe | Grilling
Halloumi and Watermelon Salad Recipe | Grilling
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Wake and Bake: Fanouropita (Cake For Lost Things)
One-Pot Wonders: Greek-Style Rice Pilaf With Chicken Thighs
The pasta on a large serving platter, sprinkled with parsley-flecked breadcrumbs.
Lobster Fra Diavolo
Deep golden brown fish fillets on a large serving platter are covered in a creamy, glossy, perfectly emulsified butter sauce, studded with capers and flecked with minced parsley.
Fish Piccata
A large platter of fritto misto di mare with fried shrimp, squid, and smelt.
Fritto Misto di Mare (Fried Mixed Seafood)
Closeup overhead of a skillet of baccalà alla napoletana.
Baccalà alla Napoletana (Neapolitan-Style Braised Salt Cod With Tomatoes, Olives, and Capers)
A serving of cioppino in a bowl, overflowing with plump shrimp, mussels, clams, calamari, fish, and more. There's a piece of deeply toasted sourdough on the side, and a small bowl holding a roasted red pepper condiment.
Cioppino (San Francisco Seafood Stew)
Overhead of a plate of shrimp risotto
Risotto ai Gamberi (Shrimp Risotto)
Deeply browned braised swordfish steaks on a platter with a rich tomato, caper, olive sauce.
Agghiotta di Pesce Spada (Sicilian Braised Swordfish With Tomatoes and Olives)
A bowl of creamy pasta with mushrooms
Creamy Pasta With Mushrooms (Pasta ai Funghi) Recipe
A whole roasted black bass that was buried in a mound of salt on a baking sheet is exposed after the salt crust was cracked and removed.
Salt-Baked Whole Fish With Fresh Herbs
Overhead of a focaccia di Recco on a serving board
Focaccia di Recco
A closeup of a serving platter of fried salt cod fillets.
Filetti di Baccalà (Roman-Style Fried Salt Cod Fillets)
Slicing a pizza with charred broccoli rabe
Outdoor Pizza Oven Charred Broccoli Rabe and Anchovy Pizza
Burst cherry tomato outdoor oven pizza being slid off a peel onto parchment on a pizza pan
Outdoor Pizza Oven Burst Cherry Tomato, Shallot, and Herb Pizza
Nduja pizza cooked in outdoor pizza oven on a piece of parchment set on a pizza pan
Outdoor Pizza Oven 'Nduja Pizza
Armenian pizza being cut with a pizza cutter
"Armenian" Pizza With Spiced Lamb Sausage, Armenian String Cheese, and Sumac
Hands shaping outdoor pizza oven pizza dough on a floured counter
Outdoor Pizza Oven Pizza Dough
Overhead shot of two white bowls filled with pasta with tomato sauce next to pot of pasta
Pasta With Spicy 'Nduja-Tomato Sauce Recipe
A bowl of rigatoni with greens and beans.
Pasta With Beans and Greens Recipe
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Roman-Style Spaghetti Alla Carrettiera (Tomato, Tuna, and Mushroom Pasta) Recipe
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Roast Pork Shoulder Ragù in Bianco With Pasta Recipe
Panzanella salad with tomatoes and basil in a bowl.
Classic Panzanella Salad (Tuscan-Style Tomato and Bread Salad) Recipe
Homemade Neapolitan Pizza with pepperoni and basil on a pizza peel
Basic Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe
A loaf of focaccia on a wire baking rack.
Homemade Focaccia Bread Recipe
A forkful of spaghetti carbonara, held above a bowl of more spaghetti carbonara.
46 Saucy Italian Pasta Dishes You Should Know and Love
A black ceramic bowl of cooked homemade fettucine noodles sprinkled with black pepper and parmesan cheese.
Homemade Fresh Pasta Recipe
Pasta puttanesca, made with spaghetti, in a white bowl.
Spaghetti Puttanesca (Spaghetti With Capers, Olives, and Anchovies) Recipe