Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Greek Lentil Soup (Soupa Fakes) recipe 2

Servings: 6 Ingredients 2 medium bay leaves 2-3 cloves of garlic, sliced 1.10 lbs of lentils 2 oz of olive oil 1 medium, white onion, sliced 1-2 pinches of pepper 1 sprig of rosemary 2-3 pinches of salt 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped 1-2 tablespoons of red wine’s vinegar Directions Clean the lentils and soak them […]

Greek Lentil Soup (Soupa Fakes)

Ingredients: 3 cups uncooked lentils 12 to 15 cups hot water 1 cup vegetable oil 4 to 5 cloves garlic 1 onion, minced 2 stalks celery 2 medium carrots, minced 1 sprig rosemary 1 1/2 pounds tomatoes, peeled and strained or 1 (30 ounce) can tomatoes Salt and pepper, to taste Vinegar (optional) Method Soak […]

Fakes Ksithates (Lentil Soup with Vinegar)

Ingredients: 1 cup of Fakes (Lentil) 2-3 spring onions finely chopped 8-10 stalks of coriander leaves finely chopped 2-3 lettuce leaves finely chopped 3-4 cloves of garlic sliced 1 tbsp of flour 1-2 bay leaves 1/2 a cup of vinegar Chopped parsley for garnishment Salt and pepper to taste This soup is usually made during […]

Greek Polisporo Soup

This ‘multi-grain’ or ‘multi-seed’ soup (sporos is the Greek word for seed) is really a kind of broth. It is traditionally made in villages on November 21st. The reasons for this are that it is the end of the planting season and so any grains / seeds that were left over would be cooked as […]

Greek soups

Soups with Meat Soups with out meat With pulse Lentil Soup (Soupa Fakes) Lentil Soup (Soupa Fakes) recipe 2 Fasolada soup recipe1 Fasolada soup recipe2 Classic White Bean Soup – Fassolatha Fava – A purée of yellow split peas Cranberry Bean Soup with Chervil and Onions Split Pea Puree Sandorinis – Fava Sandorinia Chickpea Soup – Soupa […]

Aphrodisiacs in Ancient Greece

There were many foods and beverages consumed in ancient Greece that we might not be anxious to try today, like cheese and garlic added to wine, but no more unusual than at least one of the foods that were considered to be aphrodisiacs. When we think of bulbs, the first thing that comes to mind […]

Greek Feta salad

For main course the Greek Feta salad nicoise is a possibility to live healthy. The punch of pungent saltiness is the reason the Greek add feta to soups, sandwiches, salads, pizzas, omelets and pasta sauces, but if you buy a piece of feta that seems too salty, rinse it well under cold running water before using it. […]