Imam Bayildi is a stewed eggplant dish of Politiki Kouzina (the Greek community of Constantinople), brought to Greece by the Greek refugees, after the systematic massacre and deportation of the Greeks of Asia Minor, after 1922.
Greek “Spanakopita” (spinach pie), pronounced (spa-nah- KOH -pee-taa), is possibly the most popular Greek pie, made with spinach, aromatic herbs and feta cheese.
This Zucchini Flowers Pie with Peppermint is perfect as a main dish with a salad or you can cut smaller pieces and serve it as an appetizer or a side dish.
This Apricot Salted Caramel Oreo Tart is made with a crust of thin Oreo biscuits as its base with a pastry cream on top. A thin layer of salted caramel is then added, a mousse, made with lemon flavoured French buttercream (pâte à bombe), combined with whipped cream and topped with the apricots and salted caramel.
French Buttercream, which is a rich and velvety cream, is made using the technique called Pâte à bombe.
Pâte à bombe is a French term for a base which is necessary in many recipes which call for raw eggs.
Lamb Fricassee is a Greek dish with white sauce made with eggs and lemon juice, called Avgolemono. It can be made with either lamb or goat and the addition of various vegetables varies, depending on the season.
Crème Caramel (Caramel Cream), is a French pudding made with cream or milk and eggs, which is baked in the oven. A caramel sauce is placed in the dish before adding the pudding and after it sets it is reversed so that the caramel is on top.