Greek Recipes

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Hoirino me Fassolia: Pork and Beans

In Greek: χοιρινό με φασσόλια, pronounced hee-ree-NO meh fahs-SOL-yah This Greek recipe for Pork and Beans is one that reflects a traditional method of cooking: meat and vegetables are prepared separately on the stovetop, then combined and cooked in the oven until the tastes meld. Any type of dried bean works well but, as the […]

Greek Cuts of Pork Diagram and Translations

Starting from the head: In Greek: ΚΕΦΑΛΙ Transliteration: kefali Pronunciation: keh-FAH-lee In English: HEAD / JOWL In Greek: ΣΒΕΡΚΟΣ Transliteration: sverkos Pronunciation: SVER-kohs In English: BLADE SHOULDER / BOSTON BUTT In Greek: ΛΑΙΜΟΣ Transliteration: laimos Pronunciation: leh-MOHS In English: NECK In Greek: ΜΠΡΙΖΟΛΕΣ Transliteration: brizoles Pronunciation: bree-ZOH-les In English: LOIN In Greek: ΣΠΑΛΑ Transliteration: spala Pronunciation: SPAH-lah In English: ARM SHOULDER or PICNIC SHOULDER In […]

Braised Pork Roast with White Wine and Mushrooms

Tender and succulent pork is braised in a white wine sauce with mushrooms. This makes a great dinner entrée that can be made ahead and served with rice pilaf or savory oven-roasted potatoes. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Ingredients: 3 lbs. boneless pork shoulder, cut into chunks 3 tbsp. olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced […]

Pork Loin Stew with Quince and Sweet Prunes – Hoirino me Kydonia kai Thamaskina

Part apple and part pear, the quince or kydoni (kee-THOH-nee) is basically inedible if consumed raw, but transforms completely when cooked. Once cooked, it takes on a subtly sweet and slightly tart flavor that is especially delicious with pork. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 35 minutes Yield: 6 – 8 Servings Ingredients: 3 large quince, peeled, cored and […]

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 […]

Pork and Cabbage Stew (Peloponnesos)

HOIRINO ME MAPA Ingredients: 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 to 24/2 pounds boneless pork, trimmed of fat and cut into stewing pieces 2 large onions, grated 2 tablespoons tomato paste diluted with 3 tablespoons water Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste  1 small cabbage Makes about 6 servings Method: 1. Heat 1⁄4 […]

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, […]