Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Mini Meatloaves with Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Avga Tyligmena me Kima In Greek: αυγά τυλιγμένα με κιμά, say: ahv-GHAH tee-leeg-MEH-nah me kee-MAH This recipe has two steps: first, make and fry the mini meatloaves, then cook in tomato sauce. The end result is a delightful small main dish portion or large appetizer. These mini loaves go well with potatoes – fried, mashed, […]

Scrambled eggs with vegetables

Serves 4 Ingredients : 8 eggs -well beaten 2 green peppers -seeded and cut into thin rings 3 small or medium tomatoes -skinned and chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper 30 gr (2 tablespoons) butter Prepraration: Melt the butter in a large pan. Add the pepper rings and cook them a few minutes. Then […]

Patatosalata me Avga: Potato Salad with Eggs

In Greek: πατατοσαλάτα με αυγά, pronounced pah-tah-toh-sah-LAH-tah meh ahv-GHAH The oil and vinegar dressing for this fabulous potato salad adds just the right touch… and you’ll never miss mayonnaise! Potatoes, boiled eggs, cucumber, onions, and a healthy helping of parsley create a delicious salad – a favorite in summer, but wonderful every time of year. Ingredients: […]

Easter Eggs/Paskalina Avga

Ingredients: 1 package of red dye 1/2 c. white vinegar 18 room-temperature eggs olive oil for glazing Method: 1. Dilute the dye powder in vinegar. In  a large pot, combine dye mixture and warm water to cover eggs. 2. Bring to a boil. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Remove pot from heat and add eggs. […]

Easter Bread with Citrus Spoon Sweet from Corfu

FOGATSA Makes 2 large round loaves In Corfu the Venetian influence is echoed in the island’s Easter bread, which is called fogatsa. Unlike the braided tsoureki eaten everywhere else in Greece, here the Eastern spices mahlepi and mastic are nowhere to be found. Instead, fogatsa is a dense, high, round loaf, with a cross slashed into its center and flavored with […]