Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Potato Balls: Patatokeftedes

Servings: 6 Ingredients 3-4 tablespoons of feta cheese, grated 2-3 eggs, beaten 4 oz of flour, for all purposes 1 pinch of mint just a little vegetable oil 1-2 pinches of parsley 1-2 pinches of pepper 2.20 lbs of potatoes 2-3 pinches of salt Directions Boil the potatoes in salted water until tender. Strain and mash […]

Chickpea Balls: Revithokeftedes

Servings: 6 Ingredients 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup of flour for all purposes 1 medium, white onion, finely choped 1 teaspoon oregano 2.20 lbs of chick peas 1-2 pinches of pepper 2 1/4 cup of mashed potatoes 2-3 pinches of salt Directions Soak the chickpeas overnight. Boil chickpeas for 40 minutes. Strain and mash. Add the […]

Fish roe balls: Taramokeftedes

Summary Fish roe balls Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 1/2 cup of wet crumbs of bread 1-2 pinches of dill, finely choped 5 tablespoons of flour for all purposes 1-2 pinches of mint, finely choped a little of vegetable oil 1/2 of a medium, white onion, grated 1-2 cups of parsley, finely choped 1-2 pinches of […]

Cyprus Recipes – Keftedes – Meatballs

Ingredients 600g ground pork meat (mincemeat) 1 large onion (finely chopped) 100g fresh parsley (finely chopped) 1 cup of breadcrumbs 1 egg 1/2 tsp cinammon or all-spice 1 tbsp salt and freshly milled pepper to taste Corn oil or Vegetable oil or olive oil for frying Preparation Place all the ingredients in a large bowl […]

Stuffed Little Meatballs from Corfu

Stuffed Little Meatballs POLPETES APO TIN KERKYRA Makes about 24 meatballs What the rest of Greece knows as keftedes or by the diminutive, keftedakia, Seven Islanders call polpetes, delicate little meatballs. In the Ionian area these days they are apt to be the mint-doused rendition common throughout all of Greece. This particular recipe, borrowed from Ninetta Laskari’s excellent book on Corfu, […]

Byzantine Cuisine Meat recipes

Bazmaawurd Baaridah Mulahwajah Tabaahaja Judhaab Keftedes Dolmades Avgolemono Sauce Yuvarelakia Chicken in Lemon Sauce Lucanian Sausages (Apicius) Esicia Omentata (Pine-nut Stuffed Meatballs) Avem (Olive-stuffed Birds) In Pullo Elizo Ius Crudum (Uncooked Sauce for Birds) Assaturatam (Honey Roasted Meat) Mishmishya (Meat Stew With Fruit) Barmakiyya (Spiced Chicken Pies) Buran (Meatballs in a Yogurt and Eggplant Dip) Zirbaya (Chicken in […]

Vegetables & Pulse Greek recipes

Boiled/Stewed Veggie Sides Stewed Green Beans and Zucchini Lahano Katsarolas: Stewed Cabbage with Mint Hortarika sto Fourno: Oven-Stewed Mixed Vegetables Horta me Kolokythakia: Greens with Baby Zucchini Arakas me Anitho: Dilled Peas with Peppers Arakas me Aginares: Dilled Peas with Artichoke Hearts Creamed Mixed Greens with Smoked Bacon & Yogurt Broccoli with Latholemono (Oil and […]

Seafood Greek recipes

Octopus – Squid – Cuttlefish (..) Salt Cod – Bakaliaros (..) Shrimp and Lobster Shrimp and Feta Casserole – Garithes me Feta Shrimp with Feta: Garides me feta. Recipe2 Shrimp & Honeydew Salad – Garithes Salata me Peponi Shrimp with Tomato and Feta  Spicy Barbequed Shrimp – Pikandikes Garithes sti Skara Greek Salad with Shrimp – Elliniki Salata […]

Cypriot Mezedes – starters

Mezedes is a large selection of dishes with small helpings of varied foods, brought to the table as a progression of tastes and textures. The meal begins with black and green olives,tahini, skordalia (potato and garlic dip), humus, taramosalata (fish roe dip), and tzatziki, all served with chunks of fresh bread and a bowl of mixed salad. Some of the more […]