Octopus in Greek Htapodi (χταπόδι), pronounced Hta-POH-dhi, is a Greek word. “Okto” meaning eight and “pous” is the ancient word for foot. Having eight feet (tentacles).
This cabbage and carrot salad is so simple but yet so delicious. This is a very classic winter salad you will find in restaurants in Greece throughout winter till spring using just a few ingredients.
Moussakas (pr. mouh-sah-KHAS), is a casserole of layered sautéed slices of potatoes and eggplants (in some places they also add zucchini and tomatoes), with the meat sauce (either pork or veal) in the middle layer and topped with a lush layer of béchamel sauce and myzithra or graviera cheese, baked in the oven.
Béchamel Sauce, is a White Sauce, made with all-purpose flour, butter (or olive oil) and milk. The Greek version also includes eggs and cheese.
This homemade flaky butter phyllo is a simplified way of making dough similar to puff pastry, which makes it ideal for Greek Pites (pies).
Today I am going to show you how to make Homemade phyllo, which takes time and skill to make, but if you follow my instructions, it won’t be that difficult.
Fakes moutzentra is a lentil recipe we make in Cyprus and is a high protein, balanced healthy food, especially with the combination of rice.
Rice Pilaf (Rizi Pilafi), is one of the easiest side dishes, made with long grain white rice and stock. It takes about 10 – 20 minutes to cook and it a great side dish to any meat dish with a red or white sauce.
Learn how to properly store, refrigerate, freeze, trim and dry herbs in order to help maintain their freshness and flavour.
Avgolemono, from the words avgo = egg and lemoni = lemon, is a Greek sauce made with eggs, lemons and stock from the food we are cooking. It takes a little practice to learn How to make Avgolemono sauce, but it’s not diffficult at all if you follow my instructions.