Greek Recipes

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Lamb and Goat greek recipes

Greek Cuts of Lamb Diagram and Translations Cooking with Lamb – Greek Cooking Tips Goat Stewed with Onions and Whole Garlic  Goat with Onions and Olive Oil  Easter Lamb Roasted with Artichokes and Potatoes  Roasted Leg of Lamb with Wine, Garlic, Allspice, and Cheese Paithakia me Thymari: Grilled  Chops with Thyme Rub Arni meh Aginares: […]

Goat Stewed with Onions and Whole Garlic (Peloponnesos)

GITHA STI FATHO Ingretients: 21⁄2 pounds goat meat (shoulder, bone in), cut into large stewing pieces 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 pounds small boiling onions (about 1 inch in diameter), peeled 10 cloves garlic, peeled 3 small cinnamon sticks 20 allspice berries 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 3 to 4 fresh rosemary sprigs, to taste 3 bay leaves Salt and freshly […]

Goat with Onions and Olive Oil (Peloponnesos)

ingredients: 2 to 2/2 pounds goat meat (shoulder, bone in),  preferably from a ewe, cut into stewing pieces 4 large red onions finely chopped 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Makes 6 servings Method: 1. Trim off the fat and rinse the meat. 2. In a large, wide pot, place the onions […]

Grilled Stuffed Grape Leaves with Goat Cheese and Couscous

Dolmathakia are stuffed grape leaves, and this version uses goat cheese and couscous to create an elegant taste, perfect for special occasions. Unlike other recipes for stuffed grape leaves, this one calls for sautéing or grilling. Cook Time: 4 minutes Total Time: 4 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 jar of grape leaves (30-35 leaves) 1/4 cup of couscous 1 teaspoon of ground […]

What Did the Ancient Greeks Eat

Question: What Did the Ancient Greeks Eat? Answer:The foods of ancient Greece were similar to foods we eat today, but did not include many that have become important parts of modern Greek cooking. For example, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and bananas didn’t arrive in Greece until after the discovery of the Americas in the 15th century, because […]

Ancient Greek Cuisine – About the food of the Meals

Like other ancient civilizations, the basic ancient Greek foods were cereals, legumes, oil, and wine. Many ancient Greeks lived in Magna Graecia (Megale Hellas), so the food of the Romans overlaps that of the Greeks. There were, of course, other influences on ancient Greek foods, especially from Asia. We know the Greeks had a wide variety of […]

Stuffed Turkey (or Capon) – Galopoula Yemisti

In Greek: galopoula yemisti, γαλοπούλα γεμιστή (pronounced ghah-loh-POO-lah yeh-mee-STEE) Although the oldest traditions of Greece call for lamb, goat, or pork at the holidays, all roasted meats and poultry are commonly served. This stuffed turkey (or capon) has become a favorite with modern-day Greek cooks. Prep Time: 40 minutes Cook Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes Total Time: 4 hours, 10 minutes Ingredients: 8-9 […]

Fried Manouri Cheese – Manouri Tiganto

Manouri is a Greek goat’s cheese and is made by the goat herders and their families, and sold at the local markets. Its flavour is delicious and as an appetiser it is wonderful. this traditional Greek recipe is enough for 4 persons. Ingredients: 500grams of Manouri Cheese (or other goats cheese if not available) 1 […]

Kasseri – Greek Cheese

Kasseri cheese is a medium texture, slightly tart, table cheese that is popular in Greek cuisine. Its color ranges from off white to slightly yellow, depending on how long it has been aged and the type of milk that is used. Kasseri is usually aged for at least four months, until it develops a hard consistency like Parmesan or Romano cheese. A […]

Touloumotyri – Greek Cheese

Touloumotyri is a goat cheese made throughout the Aegean. It is a moist cheese that takes its name from the goat hide (touloumi) in which it is ripened and stored. It is similar in texture to feta but sweeter because of the way it is cured. It is one of the oldest varieties of cheese […]