Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Pork Stew with Celery and Avgolemono Sauce – Hoirino me Seleri (Selino)

This is a favorite winter dish and one that combines the succulent flavors of braised pork, celery, and the beloved Avgolemono (egg-lemon) sauce. It’s a great one-dish meal that screams for crusty bread to dip in the flavorful sauce. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 4 tbsp. unsalted butter 1/4 cup olive […]

Greek Food And Drink Glossary

Now, when you entertain people to a Greek meal, you can impress them with your knowledge of Greek! The letters in bold italics show where the accent should go when you pronounce it. almond – ameegdalo (soft d) aniseed – anitho apple – meelo apricot – vereekoko artichoke – aggeenara (hard g) asparagus – sparangee (hard […]

Hoirino meh Prasa: Pork, Fennel, and Leek Ragout

In Greek: χοιρινό με πράσα, pronounced hee-ree-NO meh PRAH-sah Use the pressure cooker for this one. Pork and leeks taste great together and the fennel adds just the right touch. Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Total Time: 2 hours Ingredients: 4 1/2 pounds of pork shoulder, cut into 3-inch chunks 1 1/3 cups of olive oil 2 […]

Hoirino me Selinoriza: Pork & Celery Root Stew

In Greek: χοιρινό με σελινόριζα, pronounced hee-ree-NO meh seh-lee-NO-ree- zah A favorite winter dish combining root vegetables – celery root, carrots, potatoes, and onions – this stew is easy to make and a great one-pot meal. The recipe calls for pork, celery root, potatoes, onion, carrots, dill, and celery. Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Ingredients: […]

Pork Greek recipes

Greek Cuts of Pork Diagram and Translations Arcadian Pork Baked with a Tangy Garlic Sauce Pork and Cabbage Stew (Peloponnesos) Lagoto: Greek Stewed Pork Brizoles Hoirines sto Fourno: Roasted Pork Chops Pork Tenderloin with Tomatoes & Cheese Spala Hoirini sto Fourno: Pork Shoulder Roast with Cheese Pork Roast with Thyme and Sage Hoirino meh Prasa: Pork, […]

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 […]

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 […]