Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Stuffed Whole Baby Lamb with Bulgur – Kouzou Dolma

In Greek: κουζού ντολμά, pronounced koo-ZOO dohl-MAH The combination of tastes in this recipe are straight from Kappadokia, brought to Greece by ethnic Greek refugees. The recipe comes from Nea Karvali, a small town near Kavala in northeastern Greece, and is a favorite Easter alternative to whole spit-roasted lamb. Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 3 hours Total Time: 3 hours, […]

Meatless Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Rice – Lahanodolmathes Orphana

In Greek: λαχανοντολμάδες ορφανά, pronounced lah-hah-no-dol-MAH-thes or-fah-NAH The word “orphana” means “orphaned” and in Greek cooking, usually means a dish that can be made with meat, but in this case is made without. Cabbage is a favorite winter food, and this meatless recipe is delightful and a Lenten favorite. These cabbage rolls are delicious as […]

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls – Lahanodolmathes

In Greek: λαχανοντολμάδες, pronounced lah-hah-no-dol-MAH-thes Stuffed cabbage with ground beef and rice are covered with a traditional egg and lemon (avgolemono) sauce. Conventional Greek wisdom is that the best cabbage can be found after the first frost, so all versions of stuffed cabbage are winter favorites. In Northern Greece, stuffed cabbage called yiaprakia(γιαπράκια, say: yah-PRAHK-yah), are […]

Dolmades Byzantine recipe

Ingredients: 3/4 cup of olive oil 1/2 onion, chopped 8 scallions, chopped fine 2 lg. cloves of garlic, chopped 1 cup natural barley chopped fresh dill to taste 1/2 cup parsley, chopped juice of 1/2 lemon salt to taste 1 cup hot water 1 one pound jar grapevine leaves 3-4 pound chicken, cut in quarters […]