What are Diples made of?


Alternative names Thiples
Course Dessert
Place of origin Greece, Peloponnese
Main ingredients Dough, syrup or honey
Cookbook: Diples Media: Diples

What is the most popular dessert in Greece?

Top 20 Most Popular Greek Desserts

  • Baklava. Baklava is one of the classic Greek renditions of the Turkish dessert.
  • Galaktoboureko. Galaktoboureko, or Greek custard pie, is another all-time classic dessert enjoyed in Greece.
  • Rizogalo.
  • Halva with Semolina.
  • Kadaifi.
  • Saragli.
  • Portokalopita.
  • Spoon Sweets.

How do you store Diples?

Diples can be kept at room temperature for a few days, covered loosely with plastic wrap or parchment paper. Do not cover them while they are still warm or they will become soggy. You can also keep diples in the refrigerator for a several weeks. Enjoy!

What is Greek pastry called?

There are many different kinds of pastries but the most common pastry in Greece is without a doubt the “filo pastry”.

How do you make Christopsomo?


  1. 540 g lukewarm water (19 oz.)
  2. 16 g dry yeast (0.6 oz.)
  3. 40 g granulated sugar (1.5 oz.)
  4. 1 kg strong white bread flour (35 oz.)
  5. 40 g honey (1.5 oz.)
  6. 1 tbsp olive oil.
  7. 1/2 tsp mahleb (ground)
  8. 1 tsp salt.

What are the Christmas traditions in Greece?

The most popular traditions are the decoration of the Christmas boat, the Greek Christmas carols, the tradition of Saint Basil’s cake, the pomegranate, “kalikatzaroi”. And of course all the Greek Christmas treats, which every household prepares at Christmas time.

What is the local food in Greece?

Don’t leave Greece without trying…

  • Taramasalata. A mainstay of any Greek meal are classic dips such as tzatziki (yogurt, cucumber and garlic),melitzanosalata (aubergine), and fava (creamy split pea purée).
  • Olives and olive oil.
  • Dolmades.
  • Moussaka.
  • Grilled meat.
  • Fresh fish.
  • Courgette balls (kolokythokeftedes)
  • Octopus.

What country invented Greek food?

Greek cuisine is part of the culture of Greece and is recorded in images and texts from ancient times. Its influence spread to ancient Rome and then throughout Europe and beyond.

What are Greek dimples?


What is very thin pastry called?

Filo pastry
Filo pastry, or phyllo pastry, is a delicate, thin pastry that adds something special to both sweet and savory dishes.

What is a traditional Greek Christmas dinner?

Stuffed cabbage leaves are a traditional Christmas dish, commonly referred to as yiaprakia in northern Greece while the rest of the country usually called them lahanodolmades. Stuffed with a filling of minced meat and rice, it is usually topped with a thick lemon-flavored sauce.