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 Greek Herby Shrimp Risotto is a wonderful and gluten-free dish made with shrimps and herbs, but with a tasty Greek feta twist.
This Greek roasted pork (or lamb) is stuffed with bacon, halloumi, feta, as well as other ingredients then it is wrapped in vine leaves and baked in the oven with potatoes.
“Nistisimes Syntages” are the Lenten recipes the Orthodox can eat during fasting periods. The Orthodox religion has a lot of fasting periods. The period of the Great Lent starts on Kathara Deftera (Clean Monday) and this period is called Saracosti.
Kaloirka is a traditional Cypriot recipe, which is a pasta dish filled with minced veal or beef, similar to meat ravioli or tortellini.
Battered Bakaliaros (salted cod), in Greek “μπακαλιάρος”, is the traditional food we eat in Greece on the 25th of March.
Kathara Deftera, which means Clean Monday marks the beginning of Lent. During this period the Orthodox abstain from eating meat and dairy products.
Wiener Schnitzel or scallopini, as they are called in Italy or escalopes in France, consist of thinly sliced meat cutlets, usually veal or pork, although chicken may also be used.
Fricassee is a Greek recipe made with pork, lamb or chicken, with lots of lettuce, aromatic herbs and the traditional Greek avgolemono sauce.
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.