Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Mushroom & Onion Stew – Stifatho (Stifado) me Manitaria

In Greek: στιφάδο με μανιτάρια, say: stee-FAH-thoh meh mah-nee-TAH-reeyah Greek stifatho dishes are known as stews made with a lot of onions, a tomato-based sauce, and often with the taste of cinnamon for good measure. While the best known stifatho dishes may include meat, poultry, or seafood, this mushroom stew recipe is a favorite as well, especially during periods […]

Kotopoulo Stifatho (Stifado): Chicken and Onion Stew

In Greek: κοτόπουλο στιφάδο, say: koh-TOH-poo-loh stee-FAH-thoh Stifatho dishes are generally known for including boiler and/or pearl onions, wine, and a tomato sauce, and this recipe is no exception. The wonderful combination of spices (cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves) makes this a vibrant stew. The optional addition of cheese adds even more depth. Chicken stifatho is commonly served with […]

Cyprus Recipes – Stifado – Beaf

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 small sprig of rosemary 1 kg tender beef, cut into large cubes 900 ml water 2 tablespoons tomato puree salt and black pepper 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 4-6 tablespoons vegetable oil 700 gr. small onions (the pickling size), peeled and left whole 1 small glass red wine 5 […]

Greek recipes for snails

Snails with crushed wheat pilaf – Cretan Orzo Pilaf with Snails and Chios Mastiha Oil – Rhodes Snails With Gigantes Beans and Artichokes Snails stew – Saligkaria stifado Popping Fried Snails – Kohli Bourbouristi Potatoes with snails and fennel (Cretan)   How To Eat a Greek Snail How to Clean and Prepare Snails for Cooking […]

Agriogourouno Kokkinisto: Wild Boar in Red Sauce

In Greek: αγριογούρουνο κοκκινιστό pronounced ah-ghree-oh-GHOO-roo-no koh-kee-nee-STOH Wild boar meat is generally lean and, once soaked to remove the gamy flavor, is delicious – and can be very tender. I’ve made this dish many, many times, and each time, I’m surprised by how wonderful boar meat tastes in this variation of a traditional tomato-and-oil-based (kokkinisto) […]

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 […]

Poultry Greek recipes

Chicken Smothered with Onions and Feta  One-Pot Chicken Simmered with Artichokes and Served with Tomato-Egg-Lemon Sauce Stuffed Chicken in a Pot  Quails in Bread  Quail Preserved in Olive Oil  Kotopoulo Stifatho (Stifado): Chicken and Onion Stew Chicken Stew with Cinnamon – Chicken Kapama Kotopoulo me Yiaourti: Baked Chicken with Yogurt Kotopoulo me Bamies: Chicken & […]