Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Quail Stewed with Fava Beans

ORTYKIA ME KOUKIA – ορτυκια με κουκια Quail appear in many varied dishes all over Greece, from the preserved quail so revered in the Mani to the quail-stuffed bread, also from the southern Peloponnesos. From the eastern Aegean, we find another unusual quail dish, in which the tiny birds are stuffed into eggplants (the recipe is included in my first book, The […]

Greek Traditional Kokoretsi

INGREDIENTS: 2 plucks (lamb or goat) 2kgr intestines (lamb or goat) some extra sweetbreads salt, pepper, oregano METHOD: Wash the intestines (inside) and place them in a bowl with enough vinegar for about 1h, then drain them and place them in a covered bowl in the refrigerator. Wash the plucks, cut into a square size […]

Parsley – Maidanos Herb

Greek name and pronunciation: maïdanos, μαϊντανός, pronounced my-ee-dah-NOHSS At the market: Bundles of freshly cut parsley or disposable containers of dried parsley leaves and dried parsley seeds are available at the market. Fresh is always preferable since dried parsley quickly loses taste and aroma. Physical characteristics: Parsley has a light, fresh scent and flavor. It […]