Orzo

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 18th, 2013

Instead of making risotto using arborio rice (or Carolina rice which we use in Greece), I used kritharaki (orzo) which is a tiny pasta, which looks like rice.  In order to make this recipe you need some roasted butternut squash, which adds a sweetness to the pasta and of course Greek feta, which will balance […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 21st, 2010

In Cyprus fakes moudzentra (pronounced fakhés) is a staple lentil dish which is cooked with brown lentils and rice and then caramelized onions, called «tiganissi» are mixed in.  The only spices used are salt and pepper, yet this very simple vegan dish is very healthy and delicious.  The other way we make this dish is […]

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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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