Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Greek Briam

Another easily prepared dish. This can be eaten hot or cold and is delicious when accompanied by a large slice of Feta cheese. Ingredients: ½ kg potatoes ½ kg courgettes ½ eggplants 2 green peppers 1 medium onion sliced 2 large ripe tomatoes pureed 2 cloves garlic chopped 2 tablespoons roughly chopped parsley 100 ml […]

Cretan Boureki Zucchini and Potato Pie

Ingredients: 1.5 kilo of large courgettes (zucchinis) 1 kilo of potatoes 1/2 a kilo of sour mizithra (soft white cheese) 8 tbsp traditional anthogalo (cream) 1 bunch of mint chopped 1 wineglass of olive oil 3-4 ripped tomatoes Salt and pepper to taste Oregano All-purpose flour Method: Wash and cut zucchini (courgettes), into thin rounds […]

About Spoon Sweets in Cyprus (Information)

A gesture of Cypriot Hospitality A traditional and delightful Greek Cypriot custom is the offering of spoon sweets to guests as a symbol of hospitality. They are called spoon sweets because the usual serving size is a well-filled teaspoon. Spoon sweets are popular both in Cyprus and in Greece, usually served with Greek coffee and a […]

Black-eyed bean salad

Serves 4-6 This Cypriot dish is excellent as a substantial salad or as a main course, but be lavish with some aromatic olive oil and fresh lemon juice for authenticity. These are touches of glorification in this otherwise humble dish, which can be served hot or at room temperature. Black-eyed beans do not need soaking […]

Lemon oil dressing (Ladolemono)

INGREDIENTS 1 cup olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice Salt Pepper METHOD Mix all the ingredients. Can be also refridgerated for late use. NOTES This dressing is usually used on any kind of vegetable, especially on boiled courgettes, potatoes, carrots. It is also commonly used on grilled fish. Greek : Λαδολέμονο Serves / Yields : […]