Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Bobota: Simple Cornbread

In Greek: μπομπότα, pronounced bo-BOH-tah Depending on the region of Greece and local customs, the word bobota can mean anything from cornmeal to any bread or polenta-type dish made with cornmeal. Cornmeal recipes were very popular during times of hardship, and bobota is considered by many to be a “peasant” dish. This basic recipe has a little sugar, but […]

Crusty Greek Country Bread – Horiatiko Psomi

In Greek: χωριάτικο ψωμί, pronounced hoh-ree-AH-tee-koh psoh-MEE In villages around Greece, this classic bread is still baked in outdoor wood-burning ovens. This bread is more dense than other types of bread (the loaf at right measures about 13 inches across and weighs a little more than 2 pounds) and can be made with a variety […]

Quails in Bread (Peloponnesos)

ORTYKIA STO PSOMI Ingredients: For the bread: 6 cups bread flour, or more if needed One envelope active dry yeast 21⁄2 cups warm water 1 scant tablespoon salt 2 to 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, as needed For the quail: 4 quail 1⁄2 cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste […]