Káposztás Tészta is a simple Hungarian dish with two main ingredients: cabbage and pasta.
Quiche, pronounced keesh, is a French, savoury open tart consisting of pastry crust, filled with eggs, milk or cream, and cheese, meat, seafood or vegetables. Discover a new twist I made to this French favourite with Greek cheeses.
Melitzanes me tyria (Greek Eggplants with Cheese) is a deconstructed imam bayildi recipe I made, which however, is much lighter and healthier by roasting the eggplants and even tastier by adding peppermint and Greek cheeses, graviera and feta, which also add to the flavour.
Greece is well known for its wonderful cheeses. I think a Greek blog would be incomplete without introducing you to some of the most popular Greek and Cypriot cheeses.
Halloumi-graviera pull-aparts are individual filled bread placed next to each other and baked so that when baked they join into one large bread which can easily be separated by pulling each piece.
Saganaki is a pan seared cheese, one of the best Greek mezedes (plural or mezes). For my readers who are new to this blog, mezes is an appetizer served with wine, ouzo or tsikoudia. There is a lot of false information given on the internet and if your read about saganaki in Wikipedia, you will read…
Piperopita means pie with peppers, which is a very easy savoury cake as no mixer is involved but you just mix all the ingredients together.
Ravioles is a Cypriot specialty, similar to ravioli, probably having its roots from the Venetian times. In Cyprus this pasta dish is filled with aged halloumi, eggs and mint and they are cooked in chicken broth.
Graviera is one of the most popular cheeses in Greece. It is a hard cheese wtih a light yellow color, and has a slightly sweet and nutty taste. The Cretan version (there is also a graviera made in Naxos) is made with sheep milk, or sheep milk with a small amount of goat milk. There…