Easy Recipes

Papoutsakia

In Easy Recipes On February 9, 2008 0 Comments

Papoutsakia – Stuffed Eggplants This Greek dish takes its name from the “little shoes” that the stuffed eggplants resemble when cooked. Enjoy this traditional Greek recipe! It is also possible to make this dish with zucchini as well. Preparation: Halve the eggplants lengthways, score the flesh in a crisscross pattern with a sharp knife, then […]

Oven-Roasted Potatoes with Olive Oil and Oregano

In Easy Recipes On January 19, 2008 0 Comments

Oven-roasted potatoes with olive oil and oregano, are a favorite side dish in Greek homes. Preparation: Peel and wash the potatoes and cut them into thick slices. Put them in a baking pan with the oregano, salt and pepper and mix well. Pour in the oil, lemon and 3 cups of water. Cook the potatoes […]

Zucchini Fritters

In Easy Recipes On January 1, 2008 0 Comments

Kolokithokeftedes – Zucchini Fritters Keftedes (fritters) can be made with almost anything. Most familiar are the small minced lamb, beef or chicken balls simply served with a squeeze of lemon. Greeks also love to use an abundance or seasonally available vegetables, such as spinach, wild greens, tomatoes, eggplants and zucchini, by making them into fritters. […]

Traditional Spanakopita

In Easy Recipes On December 30, 2007 2 Comments

Spanakopita – Greek Spinach Pie In Greece, Spanakopita is mostly eaten as a snack, an alternative to tiropita. In restaurants it can be served with tzatziki sauce and a Greek salad. Spanakopita has become a popular item in Greek restaurants worldwide, and is served as either a light meal or an appetizer. Enjoy our other […]

Gemista

In Easy Recipes On December 22, 2007 0 Comments

Tomatoes and Peppers stuffed with rice In the summertime, large tomatoes and peppers are most commonly stuffed with rice or meat, placed in tapsia (large metal baking pans), surrounded by some potatoes and baked in the oven. They are delicious hot or cold. Enjoy this Greek recipe! Preparation: Wash the tomatoes and peppers. Cut a […]

Grilled Lamb Chops

In Easy Recipes On November 4, 2007 1 Comment

Greek – Paidakia Paidakia is one of my favorite dishes. They are meant to be eaten with your fingers, and require lots of napkins! They are to Greeks as what baby back ribs are to a southerner. Most tourists who visit Greece, love them and long for them when they leave, as you really can’t […]

Briam

In Easy Recipes On October 14, 2007 0 Comments

Briam – Baked Eggplant, Zucchini and Potatoes Briam is a popular summertime medley of baked vegetables. You can add other ingredients to this Greek recipe, such as peppers, okra and carrot for even more variety. Preparation: Preheat the oven to 400F. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the […]

Tiropitakia

In Appetizers, Easy Recipes On May 7, 2007 0 Comments

Tiropitakia (cheese pastries) are the must-have Greek appetizer. Everybody loves them and they are very easy to make. I haven’t gone to one Greek household where I never have been served “warm” tiropites! Here’s an easy Greek recipe to try, Enjoy! Preparation Crumble or mash the feta cheese with a fork. Add the grated cheese, […]