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Published: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:48:06 +0000

 



Lagana Recipe | Greek Clean Monday Bread

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Lagana is only eaten once a year on Kathari Theftera (ka-tha-REE thef-TEH-rah) or Clean Monday. It's easy to make, and pairs well with many different spreads.



Greek Food - Search Results

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Hoirino me Selinoriza: Pork & Celery Root Stew

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Pork, celery root, carrots, potatoes, and onions make this a winter favorite. It's an easy dish, and a delightful one-pot meal.



Greek Style Fries| Feta Fries

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This recipe for Greek style fries is delicious. The feta fries are seasoned with garlic and oregano, baked and topped with cheese. What isn't there to love?



How to Make Arni me Patates sto Fourno: Roast...

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This easy to prepare dish (Arni me Patates sto Fourno in Greek) is a great choice for Easter, a special occasion, or a family dinner, and is truly a Greek masterpiece.



Spiced Biscotti - (Paximadakia)

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This recipe has been adapted from a dear friend of the family whose son is a Greek Orthodox priest. She



Garlic Dip - Skordalia

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Skordalia (skor-thal-YAH) is a tasty garlic dip that is a delicious accompaniment to fried fish or vegetables. It can also stand alone as a tangy dip for pita bread.



My Top Favorite Greek desserts

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An overview of some top Greek dessert recipes that are easy to make and taste delicious!



Zabonotyrofloyeres: Ham and Cheese Flutes

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The small ham and cheese phyllo rolls are the perfect finger food to accompany beverages or as appetizers.



How to Make Garlicky Arnaki Kleftiko: Bandit's...

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A variation on the original recipe which cooked in the ground for up to 24 hours, this version calls for a parchment cooking paper wrapping and moist heat cooking until the lamb is falling off the bone. Lots of garlic in this one.



Thiples: Fried Honey Pastries

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Thiples are wafer-thin pieces of dough fried in hot oil, drizzled liberally with honey and sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds or cinnamon and nuts. Sound good? They are delicious!



Bourekakia Melitzanas: 3-Cheese Eggplant...

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Three cheeses - mild, sharp, and feta - make up the filling for these delightful eggplant rolls that are coated with breadcrumbs and fried.



Top 10 Heart Smart Greek Recipes

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Here are ten recipes that incorporate the heart-healthy elements of olive oil, grains, leafy green vegetables, beans, lentils, and natural unprocessed foods.



Donats: Greek Sugar-Sprinkled Donuts

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A favorite Greek street food, this is a recipe for yeast donuts.



Glosses Pane: Pan-Fried Sole

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This recipe for pan-fried whole sole is simple, easy, and has few ingredients.



Dyed & Decorated Easter Eggs

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Red eggs are a traditional part of Greek Orthodox Easter but Easter eggs are also dyed other colors and decorated. Enjoy photos of eggs dyed and decorated for Easter, with descriptions of how they were made, and contribute your own. Page 2.



Koulourakia Portokaliou: Citrus & Spice...

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Tastes of orange, lemon, and clementine combine in this traditional Greek cookie twist. These are crumbly and not very sweet - a favorite with coffee or as a snack.



Purslane

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Greek name and pronunciation: Glistritha, γλιστρίδα, pronounced ghlee-STREE-thah (hard "th" sound) At



Rolo me Lahanika: Meatloaf & Vegetables

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A meatloaf made with ground beef is cooked with potatoes, tomatoes, and zucchini to create a delicious one-dish meal.



How to Make Traditional Greek Lamb Stew

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A popular Greek lamb stew. Easy to make and a perfect meal to serve your family.



Souromenos Baklavas: Coiled Baklava

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Sheets of phyllo dough are gathered (bunched) and rolled into coils, creating light delicious pastries. Made with the traditional baklava elements of phyllo, nuts, and syrup, this is a delightful and different presentation.



Chocolate Walnut Torte - Karidopita me Sokolata

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A rich and dense chocolate version of a traditional Greek walnut cake - this Chocolate Walnut Torte is sure to become a dessert favorite.



Koulourakia Ouzou: Traditional Ouzo Cookies

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These traditional cookies are made with ouzo, anise, and coriander, to give them a classic Greek taste. The dairy-free recipe is easy to make and fun for kids to form the customary shapes.



Marmelatha Portokali: Orange Marmalade

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Two ingredients, no preservatives, and no pectins. This Greek recipe for orange marmalade is simple and delicious.



Introduction to Phyllo Dough

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Homemade phyllo dough isn't hard to make, and commercial phyllo just needs a little practice. They are used in Greek recipes from small sweet and savory pies to the more elaborate baked desserts, and other dishes calling for phyllo.



Chocolate Baklava Tart

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A twist on the traditional favorite, this recipe takes the delicious nut filling of Baklava and combines it with the irresistible flavors of chocolate and hazelnut in a delicious pastry tart.



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Fassolatha: Bean Soup (with Hot Peppers)

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Fassolatha, the national food dish of Greece, is a hearty bean soup. It is a delicious dish that represents the best of Greek cooking: legumes, vegetables, herbs, and olive oil. There are many variations of this wonderful dish, and this one adds a touch of hot peppers.



Mythia Saganaki: Sauteed Mussels with Cheese...

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In Greek: μύδια σαγανάκι, say: MEETH-yah sah-ghah-NAH-kee This recipe is gooey with cream and cheese



Patsas me Domata: Tripe Soup with Tomatoes

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Patsas (tripe soup) is the quintessential Greek winter cure for a hangover. Some add egg-lemon sauce, but I prefer this version with tomatoes and cinnamon.



12 Greek Recipes for Spring

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Favorite Greek spring recipes are based on the freshest seasonal ingredients and on tradition. Here's an even dozen delicious spring recipes for those who love Greek food.



Green Walnut Spoon Sweet with Cinnamon and Cloves

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Immature walnuts (green) create one of the most delicious spoon sweets (preserves) in Greece. Green walnuts can generally be found at market in late spring and autumn. This recipe calls for cinnamon and cloves.



Egg-Lemon Lamb with Artichoke Hearts Recipe

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Lamb and artichokes with a tangy avgolemono (egg-lemon) sauce is a traditional Greek dish. Using a pressure cooker keeps cooking time to a minimum and delivers great results.



Fasolia Xera Salata: Bean Salad

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This easy salad is made with Great Northern beans, onions, and parsley. It can be served as a salad, appetizer, or side dish, and makes a great addition to any picnic or cookout menu.



Roasted Chicken with Eggplant and Spinach

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Roasted Chicken with Eggplant and Spinach marries the earthy flavors of eggplant, garlic, and spinach with tender roasted chicken.



Melitzana Skharas: Grilled Eggplant Bowls

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This simple recipe for grilled eggplant bowls is a summer delight. Easy, quick, and few ingredients, the grilled bowls also add a lovely look to the cookout menu.



Easter Eggs Nestled in Thyme

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Red eggs are a traditional part of Greek Orthodox Easter but Easter eggs are also dyed other colors and decorated. Enjoy photos of eggs dyed and decorated for Easter, with descriptions of how they were made, and contribute your own. Page 3.



Saltsa Yiaourtiou: Yogurt Sauce or Dressing

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This quick and easy sauce is terrific on baked potatoes, salads, and also can be used on pita wraps instead of tzatziki.



Corfu Fish Stew | Bourtheto

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A delicious Greek spiced fish stew recipe from the island of Corfu. Made with cod and simmered in spices, served with bread.



Greek Yogurt and Fruit

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Adding fruit to Greek yogurt is a perfect combination, just be careful when buying Greek yogurt that already has fruit in it.



Soupies Krasates: Cuttlefish in Wine

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A delicious dish of cuttlefish cooked with onions, red wine, and bay leaves - reminiscent of French cooking, but definitely and authentically Greek.



Patates meh Kololythakia sto Fourno: Baked...

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Potatoes, zucchini, red and green peppers, and feta cheese on top: a delightful light main dish or side.



Mous Yiaourti: Yogurt Cream Mousse

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This wonderful mousse is perfect to use as a topping on desserts, or to top with your favorite spoon sweet. The recipe calls for thick Greek yogurt, whipping cream, a little plain gelatin, and a touch of sugar.



Soupies me Spanaki: Cuttlefish with Spinach

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Cuttlefish are a relative of calamari (squid), and are wonderful when made in this kind of ragout with spinach.



How to Knead Homemade Phyllo Dough

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Learn how to knead homemade phyllo dough to create flaky Greek pastries and pies. Step-by-step photos.



Veal with Vegetables for Babies

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Introducing babies to meat dishes starts with pureed combinations of very lean meats and simple easy-to-digest vegetables. This veal dish is is suitable for babies from 6 months of age and up.



Health Benefits of Greek Yogurt

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Here we will go over some of the health benefits of greek yogurt. Seeing how Greek yogurt packs more protein, less calories and carbs per serving.



8 Cool Greek Salads for Warm Weather

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These versatile Greek salads offer refreshing tastes during the hot days of spring and summer. Equally at home as picnic salads and on the dinner table, most can be enjoyed as starters, side dishes, main courses, and even desserts.



Psaronefri me Liasti Domata & Halloumi: Pork...

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Delicious combination of pork tenderloin, sun-dried tomatoes, and cheese makes this stovetop dish an easy favorite.



Koulourakia with Wine (Lenten)

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A recipe for Lenten Koulourakia that uses vegetable oil and wine to flavor the twists, and produces a crisp and delicious cookie that is perfect for dunking in coffee.



Hoirino me Fassolia: Pork and Beans

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This is a traditional Greek recipe, where all ingredients are cooked separately on the stovetop, then combined and baked until all the tastes are fully melded. A great family one-dish meal.



Lentil and Rice Pilaf with Kale - Fakes me Rizi

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A delicious and hearty lentil and rice pilaf flavored with savory herbs and spices and the nutritional powerhouse Kale.



Amygthalota: Almond Cookies

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These cookies are loaded with almonds, which make up most of the cookie dough. The recipe is quick and calls for self-rising flour.



Greek Romaine Lettuce Salad

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The most common lettuce used in Greek foods is Cos (Romaine), a lettuce that has been cultivated for over 5,000 years. This simple salad is a favorite all over Greece.



Greek Cheese Pie from Sfakia Crete Recipe

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Sfakia is an area in southwestern Crete which is famous for its traditions and culture. This local recipe for small fried cheese pies calls for ouzo and sweet myzithra cheese. The pie is drizzled with honey.



Krema me Mila kai Bananes: Apple Banana Pudding

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Fruit is often the end to a Greek meal, and this pudding is a lovely way to add fruit in a way that tastes great and looks beautiful as well.



Dolmathes sto Fourno: Baked Stuffed Grape...

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In Greek: ντολμάδες στο φούρνο, say: dohl-MAH-thes stoh FOOR-no Most recipes for stuffed grape leaves



Greek-style Nachos

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Perfect for the casual get together or even as a light meal, these Greek-style Nachos are sure to be a favorite.



Kolokythokeftedes | Fried zucchini Fritters

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Kolokythokeftedes, Greek zucchini fritters are an excellent Greek appetizer to serve.



Xerotigana: Honey-Dipped Spiral Pastries

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These crisp spiral pastries are a classic on the Greek island of Crete. Thin strips of dough are shaped into spirals and quickly fried in hot oil, then dipped in a honey syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon, walnuts, and sesame seeds.



Greek Easter Twists - Easter Koulourakia...

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These buttery twists are the traditional cookie of Greek Easter. They can be twisted and shaped in many ways and often will have a bright red egg as decoration.



Top 20 Greek Recipes for the Week - April 6 -...

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Lamb Marinade I

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This marinade is the classic used for lamb souvlaki, Greek shish kebabs.



Hummus | Greek Style Hummus

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Homemade hummus is easy to make is taste amazing. Give it a try and see how it can spice up dishes and add a boost of flavor to recipes.



Greek Style Potatoes With Thyme

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Fried potatoes with thyme is a simple and easy side to prepare. When you need quick dinner options, this Greek inspired recipe is here to satisfy the entire family!



Pistachio Cookies

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These pistachio cookies are sure to be a hit at your next party of at the dinner table.



Spinach, Bean, and Feta Oven Casserole

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Fabulous as a meatless main dish, this is delightful as a first course as well. Spinach, yigandes beans (or limas), feta, tomato, onions, leeks, and dill make a delicious combination.



Biftekia - Greek Burger Recipe by Thea Kanella

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

These burgers are sure to be a crowd pleaser. Ground beef mixed with a savory Greek cheese and grilled to perfection - delicious! Be sure to make extra patties for the freezer for a quick weeknight meal.



Shrimp with Tomato and Feta (Garithes me Domata...

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A classic Greek shrimp dish marrying the flavors of sauteed shrimp with tomatoes, Feta cheese, and a hint of Ouzo to awaken the palate. Serve with a simple rice pilaf to absorb all the delicious sauce.



Broad (Fava) Beans and Artichoke Hearts

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

Broad beans (also known as fava beans) and artichoke hearts are a delightful taste combination and a favorite main dish during the lenten season. It can also be served as a side dish.



Cherry Spoon Sweet Recipe

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

Traditional Greek spoon sweet (preserves) made with fresh cherries. A delightful small sweet to offer guests. Serve with cold water.



Loli - Island Cake from Sifnos (Lenten)

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A delicious sweet cake from the island of Sifnos with a very odd name, Loli literally translates to crazy. There's nothing crazy about this delightful and easy dessert that is also Lenten approved!



Basil

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

Basil may be used as a flavoring agent to enrich the taste of many dishes. It should be used fresh, as it loses most of its flavor in the drying process.



Tahinosoupa me Fithes: Tahini Soup with Angel...

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

Tahini soup can be made in many ways, and this is the simplest version - a specialty of the island of Syros. Tahini soup is a traditional dish on Friday of Holy Week.



What Ingredients Do I Need to Cook Greek Food?

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What ingredients are used in recipes for the delicious foods of Greece? You may be surprised to find that you already know most of them and either have them in your kitchen pantry or can find them at your local market.



Domatosoupa me Lathi: Tomato & Pasta Soup

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Made with fresh tomatoes, vegetables, and pasta, this hearty soup is a cold-weather delight.



How to Make Greek Lamb Sliders with Feta

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

This Greek lamb slider recipe is easy to make and delivers great flavors. Perfect for a BBQ and serving up unique burgers.



Mila Psita sto Fourno: Baked Stuffed Apples

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Baked apples are stuffed with a fabulous walnut mixture. A great choice for the autumn harvest.



How to Make Blanched Almonds in a Snap

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Learn how to blanch almonds for many Greek (and other) recipes. It's easy, and just takes a few minutes.



Beef Vegetable Soup - Kreatosoupa me Trahana

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A hearty and satisfying beef vegetable soup with the unmistakable flavor of sweet Trahana – a fine grain pasta made from semolina and milk



Bourou-Bourou: Corfiot Vegetable & Pasta Soup

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Trying to clean out the refrigerator and cupboards? This delightful soup with a mix of vegetables and pasta is a great solution... or just fun to make with a variety of ingredients.



Stuffed Burgers with Feta and Herbs Recipe

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Biftekia are the Greek equivalent of hamburgers, and these are basic burgers with a twist... a feta and herb stuffing.



Savory

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Savory is used in cooking fish, meats, beans, and other dishes.



Youvarlakia Avgolemono | Greek Meatball Soup

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

Greek meatball soup, Youvarlakia Avgolemono is a traditional soup flavored with lemon egg sauce, know as Avgolemono.



Semolina Pie with Almonds Recipe

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A specialty of the Greek island of Lefkada, preparation of this dish is similar to halvas pudding, but it is baked in the oven. The recipe calls for semolina, flour, oil, cinnamon, cloves, almonds, and a sprinkling of sesame seeds.



Manitaria Tiganita: Fried Mushrooms

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A simple recipe for mushrooms dredged in flour and fried, in Greece this is most frequently made with oyster or porcini mushrooms.



Red Eggs from Onion Skins

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Red eggs are a traditional part of Greek Orthodox Easter but Easter eggs are also dyed other colors and decorated. Enjoy photos of eggs dyed and decorated for Easter, with descriptions of how they were made, and contribute your own.



Briki

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

: The pot used for making Greek coffee is called a briki. It comes in 2, 4, and 6 demitasse cup sizes



Milosoupa: Chilled Apple Soup with Curry

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

This is a fabulous cold soup for hot days, a favorite in Central Europe, made with tart apples or crabapples and curry.



White Beans with Kale Recipe

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A healthy and nutritious white bean dish that is great as a side or as a light vegetarian meal. Serve with plenty of fresh squeezed lemon juice and some crumbled Feta cheese for some extra zing.



Hortopitakia: Savory Turnovers with Spinach or...

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

Hortopitakia are small savory turnovers made with aromatic herbs and greens (including spinach). They are easy to make with homemade or commercial phyllo dough, and can be made ahead of time and frozen until ready to cook.



Piperies Tiganites: Fried Sweet Peppers

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This is a quick and easy recipe for a delightful appetizer, meze, or side dish. It calls for sweet peppers (bull's horn, Anaheim, Cubanelle) and the dish is garnished with garlic and fresh parsley.



Marjoram

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Marjoram is similar to oregano but with a lighter and sweeter taste. It's used much the same.



Olive Oil Cookies - a Healthy (Delicious) Greek...

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Domates Liastes: Make Your Own Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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Making your own sun-dried tomatoes is easy, but does take some time. This is the way it's done by traditional Greek cooks.



Learn to Make Stuffed Cabbage Purses

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

Stuffed cabbage rolls are widely known, fixed with stuffings of meats, rice and herbs, and more. Use your favorite stuffing recipe and create these elegant purses (or pouches) with step-by-step photos.



Kotopoulo me Ouzo and Lahanika: Chicken in...

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

Ouzo adds a delightful light anise taste to this dish of chicken with vegetables in a cream sauce.



Galatopita me Siropi: Greek Milk Custard Pie...

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

There are several different versions of this custard dessert; this is one of the older recipes with almonds and a syrup topping.



Greek Chickpea Fritters

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

Greeks use chickpeas other things, like this delicious Greek Chickpea Fritters recipe.



Braised Pork Roast with White Wine and Mushrooms

2017-03-08T11:48:06Z

Tender and succulent pork is braised in a white wine sauce with mushrooms. This makes a great dinner entrée that can be made ahead and served with rice pilaf or oven-roasted potatoes.