Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Salmon Byzantine Recipe

Original Recipe [To cook fish] Hierophile, 13th century …one should choose fish which has a delicate flesh… They should be cooked with oxymel, vinegar and garum. [Master Demetrios, Byzantine Cuisine] Ingredients: 4 lbs. salmon fillets 4 Tbsp. White wine vinegar 2 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. Honey 2 tsp. Fish sauce Olive oil Method: Spread a small […]

Dill – anithos Herb

Greek name and pronunciation: Anithos, άνιθος, pronounced AH-nee-thohs (soft th sound, rhymes with “dose”) At the market: Dill is sold as fresh cuttings (sprigs) bundled into convenient amounts, in sprinkle-pour bottles of dill weed (dried leaves), and in sprinkle-pour bottles of dill seeds. Physical characteristics: The dill plant grows to a height of 8-30 inches. […]

Greek Food And Drink Glossary

Now, when you entertain people to a Greek meal, you can impress them with your knowledge of Greek! The letters in bold italics show where the accent should go when you pronounce it. almond – ameegdalo (soft d) aniseed – anitho apple – meelo apricot – vereekoko artichoke – aggeenara (hard g) asparagus – sparangee (hard […]