Kolokassi, from its ancient name “colocasia esculenta”, known as taro, is a root vegetable prepared the same way as potato. Chirino me Kolokassi, is a recipe from the Cypriot cuisine, which is stewed pork with taro.
Moschari Noua takes its name from the Greek word “Moschari”, which is veal and “Noix de Veau” which is the top rump, also known as silverside in many other countries.
Noua as we call it in short, is a pot roast beef or veal using the above cut. It can be cooked in a pressure cooker, in a pot or Dutch oven.
Kreatopita is a Greek meat pie that can be eaten as a main course with a salad or as a snack or taken at a potluck. It tastes great when it’s cold and leftovers aare perfect to take with you at work or at a picnic.
Moschari Kokkinisto me Kritharaki is a Greek dish made with stewed veal and orzo pasta is cooked in the sauce. Although this dish is usually cooked with veal, it can also be made with beef of buffalo meat, lamb, pork, rabbit or chicken.
Keftedes are juicy Greek meatballs made with ground veal, flavoured with oregano, fresh parsley and mint. They are the star of every party.
Kotopoulo Psito sto Fourno is Greek roasted chicken, with extra virgin olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, garlic and lemon juice. “Kotopoulo” is chicken, “psito” means roast and “sto fourno” means baked in the oven.
Moussakas (pr. mouh-sah-KHAS), is a casserole of layered sautéed slices of potatoes and eggplants (in some places they also add zucchini and tomatoes), with the meat sauce (either pork or veal) in the middle layer and topped with a lush layer of béchamel sauce and myzithra or graviera cheese, baked in the oven.
Every Greek family has a Kotopoulo Lemonato recipe. Kotopoulo means chicken and lemonato, which means lemony, is the method the dish is cooked with lemon and usually with oregano.