Brown Lentils with Smoked Eggplant and Pasta is inspired from my Cypriot dish called Fakhes Moudjentra. It is a light dish with a lot of flavour from the smoked eggplant as well as sweetness from the carrots and onion. The pasta is cooked in the leftover fluid, which absorbs all the flavour and adds body to the dish, making it a healthy and filling dish.
This Light and Creamy Evaporated Milk Chicken with Penne can be made in half an hour. This is a wonderful chicken breast recipe that uses evaporated milk and Kefalotyri cheese in it to make it creamy.
Gogges, sometimes also called Goggizes, is the name of a Greek pasta and a traditional dish with the same name, from the Peloponnese. This dish is found in Argolida, where I live but also in many other parts of the Peloponnese, where Arvanites live.
Kritharaki (orzo) is the Greek word for barley, which is named after its shape, although it looks more like rice. I love it as an alternative to larger pasta to make colourful and healthy salads.
Penne Skordalia is an easy and healthy pasta dish made with leftover Walnut Skordalia, a Greek dip made with olive oil, garlic, bread and walnuts.
These Turkey Ravioli are made with homemade phyllo, stuffed with leftover roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, cheese and other ingredients.
Dolmades is a Greek traditional dish using vine leaves to enclose a filling with minced meat and rice, with a lot of variations. However, the recipe I made is not traditional at all. There is a another Greek dish where sardines are wrapped in vine leaves and cooked with olive oil, lemon juice, spices and…
Last week we visited our children here in Athens for a few days and on Saturday I visited the centre of Athens where I could find some ingredients which are not available in Nafplion. Dinkel pasta, black handmade cous-cous with cuttlefish ink, prune jam, tangerine jam, village bread flour, koroneiki variety of olives and chives…
I mentioned this recipe in my post for the Tomato and Fruit Chutney. You can use the chutney as a sauce to dress your pasta dishes and you will have an easy pasta dish prepared in no time, which is not only easy to make but also delicious. This time of the year I…
Whole Wheat Penne with Chickpeas, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and roasted garlic is a delicious and healthy vegan pasta dish. A delicious summer meal.