Spaghetti Pastitsio is a low fat pasta casserole dish, which is made with leftover spaghetti and bolognaise sauce, anthotyros cheese (similar to ricotta) and egg-less bechamel.
This artichoke lasagna is a fabulous dish made with fresh artichokes, layered with bolognaise sauce and topped with luscious Greek bechamel sauce.
This vegan moussakas (nistisimos) is as delicious as the real one. It is layered with eggplants, potatoes and zucchini, with a vegan vegetable filling and a delicious vegan faux bechamel sauce.
Nistisimi Béchamel is a vegan substitute which can be used on top of Greek dishes such as pastitsio, moussakas, papoutsakia etc to make them vegan.
I have been making this recipe for over thirty years now and I can’t even remember where I got it from or who gave it to me. However I do have nice memories connected with this recipe, as when I was single I used to go out with my friends at a cafeteria in Limassol…
Makaronia tou Fournou means pasta baked in the oven and is a common dish in Cyprus, often served as a main course, with a salad but in Cyprus it is an essential dish during all celebrations.
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.
Greek Béchamel sauce or white sauce or Mornay sauce, has been taken from the French cuisine and introduced to Greek cuisine by Nicolaos Tselementes.