Greek Recipe Books

These are the Greek recipe cookbooks I refer to whenever I want to double check my flavor instincts or whip up a Greek dish I’ve never tried. All but the last one on the list are passed down from my mother Matina. The last one on the list was a 2010 Christmas gift from my cousins. If you have a Greek dish that you’d like to make I’d be happy to see if I have a recipe for it in one of these books.

Hellenic Cuisine by Sts. Constantine and Helen Ladies Society, Detroit MI 1956

Orthodox Lenten Recipes, St. Basil’s Parents’ Club, Stockton, CA 1973

Lentils to Lamb, Social-Cultural Group, Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, St. Clair Shores MI 1978

Holy Cross Salad Cookbook, Ladies Auxillary of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, Farmington MI 1983

Joy of Greek Cooking (with an American Accent) Philoptochos Society of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Detroit MI 1988

Cooking with Harmony, Mid-Eastern Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Choirs, Audubon IA 1990

Taste of Life Greek Food, Ladies Philoptochos Society of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Grand Rapids MI 2004

9 thoughts on “Greek Recipe Books”

  1. I enjoy your website very much. How do I go about buying a copy of the cook book, Hellenic Cuisine, put out by St. Constantine and Helen, Detroit, Michigan? Would like to hear from you. Thank you, Barbara

    1. Thank you Barbara, I am pleased you enjoy my site. That cookbook was published by the Sts. Constantine and Helen Ladies Society in 1956. I don’t think it is available anymore.

  2. Thank you for this interesting article. I wish more of these books were easily available internationally. I was wondering whether you could recommend any Greek cookery books that offer authentic, traditional recipes. I like to read about the country too, but I am more interested in traditional recipes. I have books by Sophia Skoura and Chrissa Paradissis and am hoping to expand my collection. Thanks.

    1. Thank you for visiting kitoula.com! The cookbooks on this list were published by the authors who were predominately Greek women from the churches. The proceeds from them usually went to the church.

      Have you checked out any of Diane Kochilas’ books? Here is her site: http://dianekochilas.com/books. Also, my online friend Peter Minakis has a great website with lots of recipes. Here is his site: http://www.kalofagas.ca

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