Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Greek Beef Recipes

Greek Cuts of Beef Diagram and Translations Veal with Vegetables for Babies Sofritto: Veal in White Wine Sauce Moshari Kokkinisto: Reddened Beef Stew Brizoles Mosharisies sta Karvouna: Grilled Ribeye Steaks Moshari Avgolemono: Boiled Beef with Egg-Lemon Soup Moshari Kokkinisto me Araka: Beef Stew with Peas Biftekia – Greek Burger Recipe Stifatho: Beef and Onion Stew […]

Seafood Greek recipes

Octopus – Squid – Cuttlefish (..) Salt Cod – Bakaliaros (..) Shrimp and Lobster Shrimp and Feta Casserole – Garithes me Feta Shrimp with Feta: Garides me feta. Recipe2 Shrimp & Honeydew Salad – Garithes Salata me Peponi Shrimp with Tomato and Feta  Spicy Barbequed Shrimp – Pikandikes Garithes sti Skara Greek Salad with Shrimp – Elliniki Salata […]

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, […]

Lamb and Goat greek recipes

Greek Cuts of Lamb Diagram and Translations Cooking with Lamb – Greek Cooking Tips Goat Stewed with Onions and Whole Garlic  Goat with Onions and Olive Oil  Easter Lamb Roasted with Artichokes and Potatoes  Roasted Leg of Lamb with Wine, Garlic, Allspice, and Cheese Paithakia me Thymari: Grilled  Chops with Thyme Rub Arni meh Aginares: […]

Sheftalia (Spiced Minced Meat Rolls)

Sheftalia is a Cypriot dish. It is very tasty, appetizing and it can be served as a main dish or as a hot appetizer, always accompanied with Souvlakia, fries and Greek salad. – It is also served in pita bread mixed with Souvlaki, finely chopped onions, chopped parsley, chopped tomato and cucumber. – The preparation of Sheftalia […]

The Meze (Appetizers & Starters)

 More than appetizers (orektika in Greek), although the dishes are often the same, the meze is an accompaniment to beverages – usually alcoholic – and mezethes (plural) are often combined to make an entire meal. Each meze is served on a small plate (more than one plate for a large group), and the choice of […]

Cyprus Recipes – Pork Souvla

Ingredients: 2 1/2 pounds of pork shoulder, cut in 3/4 inch cubes 1 teaspoon of ground Greek oregano (rigani) 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon of sea salt 2 tablespoons of red wine (or good red wine vinegar) 2 tablespoons of olive oil Preparation: In a bowl, pour wine (or vinegar) and oil […]

Krepes Sokolatas: Chocolate-Filled Crepes

In Greek: κρέπες σοκολάτας, pronounced KREH-pes sok-oh-LAH-tahs Crepes have become so popular in Greece that crepe stands are almost as numerous as souvlaki stands. Greek crepes are prepared in many ways; this particular recipe for chocolate crepes was inspired by my granddaughter. It makes 3 large crepes which, in the Greek style, are slightly heavier […]

Homemade Greek Gyro Sandwich or Dinner

The way professionals make gyro on an upright rotisserie is fabulous, but not the most practical for most of us cooking at home. This version uses the same meat (pork) and seasonings, but has been adapted to home cooking. Other popular versions of Greek gyro are made with beef, lamb, or chicken. Prep Time: 45 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total […]