Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Pilafi Pourgouri (Bulgur Pilaf)

Ingredients: 2 cups of pourgouri (Bulgur) 5-6 cups of chicken broth 1 cup of finely chopped tomatoes 1/4 cup of corn oil 2 medium size onions finely chopped 3/4 cup of vermicelli noodles Salt and pepper to taste The ingredients given are to serve 5-6 people. Adjust accordingly. Method: Place the pourgouri (bulgur) in a […]

Greek Pilaf recipes

Tomato Pilaf Snails with Crushed Wheat Pilaf – Cretan Pilafi Kritis: Cretan Wedding Pilaf Festive pilaf of Peloponnesos Octopus Pilaf – Htapothi Pilafi Mythopilafo me Domata: Mussels with Rice & Tomato Pilaf Mussels with Rice – Mythopilafo Moujendra (Lentil & Rice Pilaf) Pilafi Pourgouri (Bulgur Pilaf) Pilaf with Spinach – Spanakorizo Rice with Shrimps and […]

Kolokotes (Squash Pastries)

Kolokotes are a very much known and popular home made Pastry in Cyprus. People usually make them during the cold days of the winter. I believe they are worth trying, because they are very tasty, nutritious and best of all they are made with all natural ingredients. I don’t thing they are very well known […]

Meat dishes

Being only a very recently urbanized country, Cypriots traditionally ate fresh meat on weekends. This was usually a boiled chicken, served with a starch (maybe pasta, maybe pourgouri) cooked in its juices. This would stretch the meat to enable the whole family to eat. Other fresh meat dishes were only enjoyed occasionally, sometimes en masse […]