A healthy Mediterranean Salad with Tuna and lots of vegetables which is Mayonnaise free made with an olive oil dressing, which is full of flavour.
Escalopes, from the French Escaloppes, (scallop) is a thin slice of boneless meat, from the leg of a veal, cut into thin slices and tenderized with a mallet.
For this month’s challenge of the Royal Foodie Joust, I made Veal in Dark Beer with a Sweet and Sour Pumpkin Sauce.
Sykotakia me Lahanika (pr. see-koh-TAH-khia meh Lah-chah-knee-KHA) are Greek braised chicken livers with vegetables. This dish is not only easy to make but also very nutritious.
I made these Marinated Pork Chops with ingredients I had at home. The marinade tenderized the pork chops, while making them extra juicy, infusing them with a sweet and sour flavour.
If you get some lovely, fresh courgettes (zucchini) with their flowers on don’t throw away the flower and if you scoop the interior or courgettes to stuff them, don’t throw that away either. Here’s what I did:
Gemista (pronounced as yeh-mee-STAH), are Greek stuffed tomatoes and peppers filled with rice and herbs, baked with potatoes, in a tomato sauce.
Beef is not one of my favourite meats and I don’t cook it very often, perhaps once a month, but this is one of the recipes the whole family loves, especially my younger son. He visited us about two weeks ago from Switzerland and during the five days he stayed I prepared all his favourite …
Revithokeftedes me Garides are Chickpea Patties with Shrimps. During Greek Orthodox fasting period seafood is allowed to be eaten, so I decided to incorporate some shrimps in the patties.
FFresh cilantro, known as coriander in Europe, is a herb which either you love or hate. Growing up in Cyprus, we used to eat it in salads, so I love it!