Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Lentil Salad – Fakes Salata

Ingredients: 1 bag of lentils 1 200g of fresh cut green vegetables 200 g of fresh green rocket 1-2 onions finely chopped 2 peppers finely cut in small cubes 1/2 English cucumber cut in small cubes 1/2 bunch parsley finely chopped 1/2 bunch dill finely chopped 1 carrot graded 10 cherry tomatoes cut in half […]

Greek Lentil Soup (Soupa Fakes) recipe 2

Servings: 6 Ingredients 2 medium bay leaves 2-3 cloves of garlic, sliced 1.10 lbs of lentils 2 oz of olive oil 1 medium, white onion, sliced 1-2 pinches of pepper 1 sprig of rosemary 2-3 pinches of salt 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped 1-2 tablespoons of red wine’s vinegar Directions Clean the lentils and soak them […]

Greek Lentil Soup (Soupa Fakes)

Ingredients: 3 cups uncooked lentils 12 to 15 cups hot water 1 cup vegetable oil 4 to 5 cloves garlic 1 onion, minced 2 stalks celery 2 medium carrots, minced 1 sprig rosemary 1 1/2 pounds tomatoes, peeled and strained or 1 (30 ounce) can tomatoes Salt and pepper, to taste Vinegar (optional) Method Soak […]

Fakes Ksithates (Lentil Soup with Vinegar)

Ingredients: 1 cup of Fakes (Lentil) 2-3 spring onions finely chopped 8-10 stalks of coriander leaves finely chopped 2-3 lettuce leaves finely chopped 3-4 cloves of garlic sliced 1 tbsp of flour 1-2 bay leaves 1/2 a cup of vinegar Chopped parsley for garnishment Salt and pepper to taste This soup is usually made during […]

Aphrodisiacs in Ancient Greece

There were many foods and beverages consumed in ancient Greece that we might not be anxious to try today, like cheese and garlic added to wine, but no more unusual than at least one of the foods that were considered to be aphrodisiacs. When we think of bulbs, the first thing that comes to mind […]

Greek Pilaf recipes

Tomato Pilaf Snails with Crushed Wheat Pilaf – Cretan Pilafi Kritis: Cretan Wedding Pilaf Festive pilaf of Peloponnesos Octopus Pilaf – Htapothi Pilafi Mythopilafo me Domata: Mussels with Rice & Tomato Pilaf Mussels with Rice – Mythopilafo Moujendra (Lentil & Rice Pilaf) Pilafi Pourgouri (Bulgur Pilaf) Pilaf with Spinach – Spanakorizo Rice with Shrimps and […]

Vegetables & Pulse Greek recipes

Boiled/Stewed Veggie Sides Stewed Green Beans and Zucchini Lahano Katsarolas: Stewed Cabbage with Mint Hortarika sto Fourno: Oven-Stewed Mixed Vegetables Horta me Kolokythakia: Greens with Baby Zucchini Arakas me Anitho: Dilled Peas with Peppers Arakas me Aginares: Dilled Peas with Artichoke Hearts Creamed Mixed Greens with Smoked Bacon & Yogurt Broccoli with Latholemono (Oil and […]

Greek soups

Soups with Meat Soups with out meat With pulse Lentil Soup (Soupa Fakes) Lentil Soup (Soupa Fakes) recipe 2 Fasolada soup recipe1 Fasolada soup recipe2 Classic White Bean Soup – Fassolatha Fava – A purée of yellow split peas Cranberry Bean Soup with Chervil and Onions Split Pea Puree Sandorinis – Fava Sandorinia Chickpea Soup – Soupa […]