Kolokotes (singular kolokoti, pr. Koh-loh-ko-TES), are traditional Cypriot pastries, similar to turnovers, calzone, empanadas, boureki or pies, made with squash or pumpkin.
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.
Mpiftekia, pronounced beef-TE-kya, which are Greek homemade burgers, can be shaped round, oblong or even wrapped around a skewer and grilled.
They are ideal for those who are on a diet provided the meat is lean and served with a salad.
This quick and easy Fussili dish, although made much healthier than an a regular pasta dish, it is still bursting with flavour. A recipe everybody loves, especially the children.
Keftedes are juicy Greek meatballs made with ground veal, flavoured with oregano, fresh parsley and mint. They are the star of every party.
Dolmades are stuffed vine leafs filled with minced meat and rice or when made vegan, just with rice and herbs. If you are using fresh vine leaves wash and then put them in a sauce pan with plenty of water and boil for 5 minutes. If you are using frozen ones, follow the same…
This is one of the easiest vegan cakes to make as you just mix all the ingredients together. It tastes delicious and would’nt guess it is vegan.
Kalamari or Calamari is the culinary name for squid and is very popular in Greece, as it is a delicacy found on the menu of almost all the Greek restaurants.
Tyropita (pronounced Ti-ROH-pee-tah) is usually made made with layers of buttered phyllo and filled with feta. In this Tyropita I used Kataifi and five different kind of cheeses. You can add only feta if you prefer and other cheese that melt well when baking.
Spanakopita (Greek “σπανάκι + πίτα”, spinach + pie) is a Greek pastry with a filling of spinach, feta cheese (sometimes in combination with anthotyro, which is a soft white cheese similar to ricotta, onions or green onions, eggs, herbs and seasoning.