Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Grilled Squid – Calamari sti Skara

Ingredients: 2 lb cleaned calamari tubes 8 minced cloves of garlic 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tsp lemon zest (lemon peel grind) 6 tbsp lemon juice 4 tbsp oregano 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper Chopped parsley for garnishment Lemon wedges Method: Clean and wash the calamari under plenty of running water. Using paper towel […]

Kalamarakia Yemista me Aginares: Artichoke-Stuffed Squid (Calamari)

In Greek: καλαμαράκια γεμιστά με αγκινάρες, say: kah-lah-mah-RAHK-yah yeh- mee-STAH meh ah-gkee-NAH-res Artichoke hearts, rice, and a fabulous range of herbs make up the stuffing for small squid (calamari). Served with a lovely garlicky skorthalia on the side, crisp salad, and plenty of Greek olives, it makes a delightful meal. Ingredients: 3 to 3 1/2 pounds of small squid […]

Psarokeftethes: Fish Croquettes

In Greek: ψαροκεφτέδες, pronounced psah-roh-kef-TEH-thes A bit of modern Greek, this recipe calls for a batter made with beer. A combination of swordfish and desalinated salt cod, combined with onion and parsley make a fabulous dish. The batter calls for beer and self-rising flour. Serve as a meze, appetizer, or as a main dish. Note: […]

The Fab Four: Classic Greek Dips

These dips are considered the four traditional Greek classics. The recipes are simple – easy to make, with few ingredients – and belong in the recipe box of every Greek food lover. Serve them as appetizers, mezethes, condiments, or in creative ways devised in your kitchen. Melitzanosalata – Eggplant dip Skordalia – Garlic sauce or […]