Greek Recipes

Lamb and Artichoke Stew

In Greek Recipes On June 24, 2008 1 Comment

Arni me Anginares Lamb and artichokes are a magical combination that captures all the real flavors and techniques of Greek cooking. This recipe uses seasonal vegetables as the main ingredient, with meat playing a secondary role, to produce a rich and simple stew. Add fresh peas for even more complexity. Enjoy! Preparation: Heat the olive […]

Ladolemono Sauce

In Greek Recipes On June 1, 2008 1 Comment

Olive Oil and Lemon Dressing This is the classic accompaniment to boiled fish, vegetables, prawns and lobster. It is also good as a salad dressing with boiled spinach or wild greens. Enjoy this traditional Greek ladolemono recipe with your next meal! Preparation: Mix the olive oil and lemon juice together in a bowl and season […]

Spit-Roasted Lamb

In Greek Recipes On April 17, 2008 0 Comments

Arnaki Souvlas This is the Traditional Easter Sunday favorite for all Greeks. You will find whole lambs roasting side by side over sizzling charcoals in all the villages in Greece. Enjoy this classic Greek lamb recipe! Preparation: Remove the lambs’ entrails including the larynx and large intestine, leaving the kidneys in place. Wash the lamb […]

Bamies Laderes

In Greek Recipes On April 6, 2008 0 Comments

Bamies Laderes – Okra in Olive Oil Enjoy this healthy Greek vegetable recipe with family and friends! Preparation: Trim the tops from the okra, wash well, and sprinkle with vinegar and let stand for one hour. Rinse well and drain. Put the oil in a pot and saute the onions and okra. Add the tomatoes, […]

Lentil Salad

In Greek Recipes, Greek Salads On April 4, 2008 0 Comments

Lentil Salad Lentils are very much enjoyed in Greece and are often combined with pasta or rice or eaten cold in simple summer salads. Enjoy this classic Greek lentil salad recipe. Preparation: Place the lentils, bay leaves and 2 tbsp of the olive oil in a saucepan. Cover with water and bring to a boil, […]

Kotopoulo Lemonato

In Greek Recipes On March 30, 2008 1 Comment

Kotopoulo Lemonato – Chicken with Lemon Enjoy this quick and easy Greek recipe for making Chicken in Lemon sauce. Preparation: Wash the chicken and cut into serving pieces. Heat the oil in a pot and saute the chicken. Add the salt, pepper, lemon juice and 1 cup water and cook over low heat for about […]

Revithia

In Greek Recipes, Greek Soups On March 13, 2008 1 Comment

Revithia – Chickpea Soup Chickpeas with orzo, pasta or rice are a favorite combination throughout the Mediterranean. In Greece, they are usually cooked simply with one vegetable, herd or spice added, such as spinach, garlic, rosemary or hot peppers. Preparation: Cover the chickpeas with cold water in a bowl and soak for at least 1 […]

Youvetsi

In Greek Recipes On March 2, 2008 0 Comments

Youvetsi – Baked Manestra This Greek recipe is a traditional “Sunday Lunch” dish. The orzo is a kind of pasta that is shaped like large grains of rice. Enjoy this easy to make authentic Greek recipe! Preparation: Heat the oil in a pot and brown the garlic and onion. Add the tomatoes, peeled and put […]

Tzatziki

In Appetizers, Greek Recipes On February 19, 2008 2 Comments

Tzatziki – Cucumber, Garlic and Yogurt Dip Greek-style yogurt is available at specialty Greek or Middle Eastern delicatessens, otherwise substitute plain yogurt. To eliminate the possibility of a strong garlic aftertaste, simply crush the garlic to a paste with a mortar and pestle before adding to the other ingredients. Chopped fresh dill or mint is […]

Hirino Selino Avgolemono

In Greek Recipes On January 30, 2008 2 Comments

Hirino Selino Avgolemono – Pork With Celery & Avgolemono Sauce Celery (Selino) is a favorite combination with pork. This Greek recipe is very popular in the winter months. Enjoy! Preparation: Heat the oil in a large saucepan and saute the pork for 10 minutes or until browned. Add the onion, celery and oregano, and cook […]

Stuffed Pork Loin

In Greek Recipes On November 4, 2007 0 Comments

Greek – Hirino Gemisto Pork loin is often simply stuffed with vegetables, garlic and a few dries herbs. This Greek recipe is very popular on Islands once ruled by the Venetians, such as the Ionian and the Cycladic Islands, where an Italian influence still exists. Preparation: Preheat the oven to 450F. With a sharp knife, […]

Baked Beef with Orzo

In Greek Recipes On September 28, 2007 0 Comments

Baked Beef with Orzo Greek – Moschari Yiouvetsi me Kritharaki Yiouvetsi is the name for a type of earthenware dish used to make meat stews with pasta that are baked in the oven. Some of the best Greek dishes come from the island of Sifnos and Lesbos and can be found in kitchen stores throughout […]

Soutzoukakia

In Greek Recipes On September 27, 2007 0 Comments

Greek-Style Meatballs This is a famous “Greek” dish from Smyrna brought to the mainland in 1922 when over 500,000 Greeks in Asia Minor were forced to flee their homes. Today, it can be found in most tavernas as a regular menu item. The meatballs can be either fried or baked in the oven and are […]

Oven-Roasted Chicken

In Greek Recipes On September 25, 2007 0 Comments

Oven-Roasted Chicken Greek – Kotopoulo Psito In Greece, every household has a “tapsi” (a round metal roasting pan) that can also be used for a variety of other Greek dishes such as Pastichio, Moussaka, or stuffed vegetables. Preparation: Wash the chicken thoroughly and rub it inside and out with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Rub […]

Pastitsada

In Greek Recipes On August 25, 2007 2 Comments

This famous Greek dish is from Corfu and the Ionian Islands. It is popular in tavernas throughout mainland Greece. Sometimes the meat is also cut into thick slices or cubes before pot-roasting. It is always served with pasta, an indication of its Venetian origins. Preparation: Preheat the oven to 350F. Make small cuts in the […]