Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Thyme – Thymari

Greek name and pronunciation: Thymari, θυμάρι, pronounced thee-MAH-ree (soft th sound) At the market: Thyme is available both fresh and dried, and fresh thyme is much preferred in cooking. Dried thyme leaves are sold in disposable containers, and fresh thyme is sold in bundles. Thyme is also a good choice for a kitchen herb garden. […]

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 & […]

Cypriot Black Olive Pies

Ingredients: 1 kg of bread flour 12gr of yeast 1 medium onion, chopped 1/2 a cup of black olives with pits Fresh mint finely chopped or dry mint 1/2 a cup of olive oil 1 1/2 cup of lukewarm water Method: Place the flour in a large enough bowl, add yeast and mix well. Add […]

What to Serve with Ouzo: Mezethes

Small dishes of foods are always served with ouzo and can range from simple to elaborate. Here are a few suggestions: Cold No-Cook Mezethes Nuts and dried fruit Lathovrekto (Greek Bruschetta) Olive Paste Taramosalata Tomato and feta salad Chunks of Greek cheese(graviera and feta, especially) Cucumber slices Olives Tomato slices Crusty bread, breadsticks, pita wedges Hot Mezethes Baked potatoes […]