Serves: 4-6 people Ingredients For Lamb 4-6 lamb shanks 300g each sunflower 1 garlic halved 1 onion halved 1 sprig of rosemary Butter for the glazing Directions Season with salt the lamb shanks! Sauté both sides with sunflower oil until golden brown! Deglaze pan with some water and take the […]
Greek society cleaves into two clans: those who prefer the crunchy intensity of melomakarona and those who swear by the ethereal, melt in the mouth, buttery bite of a kourabie. The two scrumptious biscuits are indispensable additions to the Greek holiday table. Platters piled high with nutty brown melomakarona and snow […]
Dave finally confessed that it was a guarded secret that took him 20 years to wrangle out of his Greek friend, a former restauranteur. “It’s mustard,” he said. “Not fancy mustard. Just plain old yellow mustard.” YIELD: Serves 6 to 8PREP TIME: 10 minutesCOOK TIME: 1 hour 15 minutes to […]
For the saganaki cheese Preheat a deep pan along with the olive oil over high heat. In a bowl, add the flour, the salt, and mix. Cut the cheese diagonally and put it into the bowl with the flour and then, dip it into the water. Pass it one more time through the flour, […]
If you have not tried Spanakopita before, you’re in for a treat! Spanakopita is a delicious savory Greek pie made of perfectly crispy layers of phyllo dough and a comforting filling of spinach and feta cheese. Trust me, this is so much easier to make than you think! Spanakopita makes […]
Ahhh the famous spanakopita. A favorite appetizer, meal, and snack not only in Greece but around the globe. Go into any bakery in Greece and you will find this wonderful pie, made with spinach and feta surrounded by crunchy (and often messy) phyllo. For us spanakopita is a weekly staple and […]
This spinach-and-cheese pie is encased in super thin phyllo pastry, for an extra crispy exterior that is a wonderful contrast to the melty filling. Ingredients 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 large onions, chopped 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach – thawed, drained and squeezed dry 2 tablespoons chopped fresh […]
These lamb and rice stuffed grape leaves (dolmas) take some time and effort to put together, so maybe make a double batch. In restaurants these are usually meatless, but I love the lamb in these. No matter what you use, how much rice you use will affect how much liquid […]
The popularity of these delicious, syrupy, gooey cookies has been traditionally associated with Christmas in every Greek home.
Dolmadakia, the Greek word for stuffed grape leaves, is one of the most iconic recipes of Greek cuisine and, although there are many varieties, the meatless version is the most common.