Kolokytholoukoumades are Greek battered courgette (zucchini) flowers, stuffed with Greek feta and other cheeses and fried.
I love hoummous and when I boil chickpeas I always cook more and keep some in the deep freezer, to use it whenever we are craving some. The other day when I was looking in the deep freezer for the chickpeas to prepare some mezedes, I also saw that I had some leftover roasted butternut…
After making the pickled cherries I started using them in various recipes. These recipes can be turned into a four course meal.
If you ever visit Cyprus never order à la Carte.In Cypriot restaurants or tavernas your will see that they serve meze (plural mezedes) on their menu.Cypriot cuisine is famous for its mezedes, which translate as appetizers. Don’t think as mezedes being small appetizer plates as starters but Cypriot mezedes are more than just starters but…
Gavros Marinatos (marinated anchovies) are like sushi. Actually the fish is not totally raw as by marinating them into an acidic liquid, such as vinegar or lemon juice, it’s like cooking them and serving with with extra virgin olive oil, garlic and oregano makes an amazing appetizer.
Agioritiki Tigania is a mixture of fried meat in a wine sauce. The name of this dish is named after Mount Athos, which in Greek is Aghion Oros. I don’t know if the monks in Agion Oros prepare this dish but it is a very good mezes.