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Tag: Potatoes

 Hot to Make French Fries

french fried potatoes

In a nutshell, here it is: Soak potatoes, dry potatoes, fry potatoes, drain potatoes, then fry again! Prep: 20 min Inactive: 2 hr Cook: 30 min Ingredients Deselect All 5 pounds russet potatoes Vegetable or peanut oil, for frying How to make Them Peel and rinse the potatoes. Then cut them into sticks […]

Moussaka, The Traditional Recipe

Greek Moussaka on a plate

What is Moussaka? Moussaka is a traditional Greek eggplant casserole made with baked or pan fried eggplants (aubergines) and potatoes, a rich, tomatoey beef or lamb mince sauce and topped off with a deliciously creamy béchamel sauce. In other words, the ultimate comfort food. Greek Moussaka Key Preparation Steps Many people believe that making Moussaka is difficult. However, that could […]

Artichoke Stew With Lemon and Dill

Artichokes "City Style"

Prep: 20 minsCook: 45 minsTotal: 65 minsServings: 4 to 6 servings Greeks refer to the former Constantinople as “The City” (polis) and to the style and flavours of the cooking that emerged from there as “of the city” or “city-style.” (a la polita). Aginares a la Polita or Artichokes City-Style is a vegetarian stew with artichokes, […]

Lemon Roasted Potatoes with Kalamata Olives

PREP TIME: 20 minutesCOOK TIME: 1 hourSERVES: 4 as a side  Ingredients 5 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into thick wedges 1/2 cup water (plus more, if needed) 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 minced garlic cloves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika 1 lemon, juiced and zested 1/2 cup kalamata olives (about 25–30), pitted 1/2 cup roughly […]