Hounkiar Begendi is a Turkish dish with stewed lamb or beef, served on a bed of creamy eggplant puree. This recipe literaly means “the sultan was satisfied”.
Gkioulpassi is a Greek dish which comes from Asia Minor. It is usually made with lamb but it is also often made with lamb, pork and veal.
Tourkakia is one of the traditional delicacies we first ate in Sparta. Fragrant offal from goat or lamb wrapped in caul fat and grill over charcoal.
Spetzofai (pr. Speh-tzoh-FAH-ee) or sometimes written spentzofai is a Greek traditional recipe from Pelion, Thessaly. The traditional recipe is made with local sausages and lots of peppers, especially a hot variety called spentzes, from which the dish takes its name.
This stuffed Greek Crispy Pork Roast is delicious as the crackling is golden brown and crunchy, while the meat remains juicy and tender.
This artichoke lasagna is a fabulous dish made with fresh artichokes, layered with bolognaise sauce and topped with luscious Greek bechamel sauce.
Veal or Beef Stroganoff or Beef Stroganov (Russian: бефстроганов befstróganov) is a Russian dish of sautéed pieces of beef served in a sauce with smetana (sour cream). From its origins in mid-19th-century Russia, it has become popular around the world, with considerable variation from the original recipe.
Bœuf à la Bourguignonne, also called Beef Burgundy is perhaps one of the most famous dishes of Julia Child. The first time I ate Bœuf à la Bourguignonne was decades ago when I was still single and I have the recipe written in an old notebook, probably taken from a magazine. I cooked it for…
Agriogourouno sti gastra (pr. ah-ghree-oh-GHOU-rhou-nho sti GAH-strah), is wild boar cooked in a “gastra” which is a Greek Dutch oven. The meat is marinated and then slowly cooked in the oven.
Soutzoukakia Smyrneika, are spicy sausage-shaped meatballs, which are lightly fried and then cooked in a delicious tomato sauce and come from the once Greek part of Asia Minor, Smyrna.