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Rolo me Phyllo Kourou is a twist of the traditional Greek meatloaf with hard boiled eggs. My addition is wrapping the meatloaf in homemade shortcrust pastry made with yoghurt, called “kourou”.
Gigantes plaki is a deliciously hearty vegan dish made with giant beans, cooked in a tomato sauce, served as a main dish or as part of a mezze platter.
Makaronia me Kima (pr. Mah-kha-RHO-niah MEH Kee-MAH), which literally means “Pasta with Ground Meat”, is a pasta dish with Spaghetti and Greek Meat Sauce, similar to Bolognese but with Greek flavours.
Koupepia me lahana, are the Cypriot version of dolmades, made with Silverbeet leaves, instead of vine leaves, cooked with tomatoes.
Sheftali pl. Sheftalia are Cypriot oval shaped crépinettes, made with minced pork, herbs and spices which are then wrapped in caul fat and barbecued.
Giouvarlakia, pronounced yiou-var-LA-kia, is a Greek soup with meatballs using ground veal, pork or chicken, rice, herbs and spices cooked and thickened with a lemony avgolemono sauce.