Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Kolokasi – Taro root stew (vegetarian)

Ingredients: 2.5 pounds of taro root (kolokas) 4 stems of celery (optional) 2 large onions 4 medium tomatoes 1/4 cup olive oil 1 to 2 tablespoon(s) tomato paste 1.5 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 4 cups water (boiling to speed cooking time) Method: peel/wash/dry taro root…use knife to crack irregular pieces (2 to 3 […]

Vegetables & Pulse

Patates Poure (Mash Potatoes) Patates Fettes sto Fourno (Sliced Oven Potatoes) Patates Andinaktes (Tossed Potatoes) Manitaria Afelia (Mushrooms in Wine Sauce) Koupepia me Anthous Kolokithias (Stuffed Zucchini Flowers) Koupepia – Dolmathakia (Stuffed Vine Leaves) Black Eye Beans with Greens Fasolakia Yiahni (Green Beans in Tomato Sauce) Bamyes Me Saltsa (Okra in Tomato Sauce) Scrambled eggs […]

Kolokassi me Chirino (Taro Roots with Pork)

Ingredients: 2 kilos of pork meat 2 kilos of Kolokassi (Taro Roots) 1/2 a cup of olive oil 2 onions finely chopped 1 bunch of celery leaves chopped 4 ripped grated tomatoes 1 tbsp of tomato paste 2 lemons Salt and pepper to taste In Cyprus, Taro has been in use since the time of […]