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Month: May 2022

Lemon Bars With a Salty Olive Oil Crust

lemon bars

An almost-classic lemon bar. The sweet, tart lemon curd is thicker than usual and the shortbread crust has a little secret: There’s no butter. Instead, we use fruity, savory olive oil, plus a generous amount of salt. — Emma Laperruque Prep: 15 minInactive: 1 hrCook: 20 minServes: 6 Ingredients Crust 2 1/2 cups (320 grams) all-purpose […]

Dandelion Greens / Radikia

Dandelions with olive oils and lemon

Horta is a catch-all term for greens and horta vrasta means simply boiled greens.  This recipe features dandelion greens (radikia in Greek) which are certainly very popular in Greek cooking as are their other green friends vleeta (amaranth), mustard greens and chicory. A dish of boiled greens drizzled with olive […]

Smoky-Sweet BBQ Beef Short Ribs

BBQ Short Ribs

A big slab of beef ribs can be hard to find and intimidating to cook, so here I use short ribs. I also don’t follow any prescribed style of cooking or flavoring, which makes this recipe an easy shortcut for beginners, or people who don’t want to spend hours smoking […]

Greek Stuffed Eggplant (Papoutsakia)

Melitzanes papoutsakia (Greek stuffed eggplant)

Extra juicy and absolutely delicious! Melitzanes Papoutsakia’ (Greek stuffed eggplant) this aubergine based traditional Greek recipe will certainly amaze you! ‘Melitzanes Papoutsakia’ (Greek stuffed eggplant) is a Greek dish which receives its name from the resemblance of its shape with little shoes. Ingredients For eggplants and ground meat 3 eggplants, medium […]

Steakhouse  Garlic & Thyme Mushrooms 

sautéed mushrooms on skillet

Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 5 to 7 minutes Total Time: 10 to 12 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound mushrooms, sliced 4 tablespoons butter 5 – 6 cloves garlic, minced fresh thyme leaves, chopped Instructions Heat the butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. […]