Greek

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 3rd, 2007

Greek salad, which in Greek is called Horiatiki salad and means village or peasant salad is a  common component of a Greek meal.  In Cyprus the salad has more ingredients such as fresh coriander, which is not available in Greece, lettuce and rocket plus of course the other usual ingredients. Greek salad is always on […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

Giouvetsi is a Greek dish that takes its name from a large earthenware dish it is cooked in.   Kritharaki is the pasta used which can be small, medium or larger, shaped like rice. Traditionally the meat was cooked in this earthenware dish in a tomato sauce and when the meat was cooked the pasta was […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

Spanakopita (Greek «σπανάκι + πίτα», spinach + pie) is a Greek pastry with a filling of spinach, feta cheese (sometimes in combination with anthotyro, which is a soft white cheese similar to ricotta), onions or green onions, egg, and seasoning. The filling is wrapped in layers of phyllo pastry with butter and/or olive oil, either […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

  If you don’t want to slave in the kitchen on a beautiful Sunday morning, this takes so little time to prepare and you can do so many other things while it is cooking in the oven.  The chicken becomes crispy you want to eat all the skin and potatoes absorb all the flavour from […]

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Continue reading about Kotopoulo Psito sto fourno (Chicken Roast)

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 1st, 2007

Moussakas, is the most famous Greek dish which is layered with sautéed slices of potatoes and eggplants, with the meat sauce in the middle layer and topped with béchamel sauce and myzithra cheese.   The vegetables are fried in extra virgin olive oil and left in a colander or on kitchen paper to drain any […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 1st, 2007

Roasting a chicken takes a little longer than some other cooking methods, but it actually requires very little preparation time. This is one of the most easy Greek dishes but so tasty with lemony potatoes which absorb all the lovely Greek flavours, from the olive oil and Greek herbs. Kotopoulo Psito sto Fourno (Greek Roasted […]

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