Pilafi Pourgouri (bulgur wheat pilaf), like most Cypriot recipes, are considered to be a “poor man’s dish” as people were poor and made delicious dishes out of simple ingredients they had in their pantry. It is not only cheap and easy to make but it is also a healthy meal.
A colorful and savoury Festive Cypriot rice pilaf with vermicelli pasta, pine nuts and raisins.
Patates Lemonates (pr. pah-TAH-tess lae-moh-NAH-tess) or roasted potatoes is one of the most popular side dishes in Greek cuisine.
A few days ago I wrote about the other parcel I received from sweet Nuria and as I promised I am writing about the parcel I received from Pixie before Easter. When Pixie asked me what I wanted I told her that I wanted maple syrup because it was something I saw in recipes and …
Patates Antinahtes is a Cypriot side dish, made with whole baby potatoes with the skin on, which are fried and then cooked in red dry wine, flavoured with coriander seeds and cumin.
Picture from last week’s “laiki agora” our farmers’ market. In Greece we do not have a lot of varieties of potatoes, such as yellow potatoes, blue potatoes or red potatoes nor do we have names for them. The only potatoes we have are the usual oval, brown skin and white flesh potatoes. There …
An easy and delicious Greek Potato salad made with mayonnaise, extra virgin olive oil and Greek yoghurt. It is perfect to accompany you meat dishes, served as a light dinner or even add it in your sandwiches.