Are you looking for something different to cook for this Christmas? I would like to share My Top Five Greek Christmas Recipes baked under an aluminum tent.
Lamb Exohiko (country style) is a dish which comes from Roumeli, usually made using leftover lamb, vegetables and cheese, wrapped in a parcel and baked. It can be wrapped in parchment paper or phyllo.
This stuffed Greek Crispy Pork Roast is delicious as the crackling is golden brown and crunchy, while the meat remains juicy and tender.
Agriogourouno sti gastra (pr. ah-ghree-oh-GHOU-rhou-nho sti GAH-strah), is wild boar cooked in a “gastra” which is a Greek Dutch oven. The meat is marinated and then slowly cooked in the oven.
Brining a turkey makes it moistier. You can either brine it in a water solution with salt, water, sugar and spices or dry brine it.
Galopoula Gemisti, means stuffed turkey. In Cyprus, we always used to roast our turkey on Christmas Day which was filled with finely chopped chicken giblets, rice, almonds and raisins.
A time-tested traditional Christmas cake recipe which is filled with homemade fruit preserve, as well as nuts, raisins brandy and treacle.