Portfolio Category: Main Course

Spinach pie with cheese (Spanakopita)

Spinach pie with cheese (Spanakopita) Region: Greece Spanakopita is a Greek pastry filled with spinach and cheese. Ingredients 2 pounds spinach, steamed, squeezed, drained and chopped 1 cup feta, crumbled 1/4 cup dill, chopped 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 1/4 cup green onions, sliced 3 eggs, lightly beaten salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup olive…
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Pan-fried Potato Wedges with Olives and Feta

Region: Greece These crispy potato wedges are nice for a hearty Sunday breakfast, or they can also be served as a side dish to a meat dishes. Ingredients 500g potatoes 1 sprig of rosemary, chopped 4 tablespoons olive oil 75g black olives 75g feta salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Directions Put the…
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Mousaka

Ingredients 50-175ml/5-6fl oz olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 900g/2lb lean minced lamb 50ml/2 fl oz white wine (a generous splash) 1 x 400g/14oz can chopped tomatoes 1 x 5cm/2in piece cinnamon stick handful fresh oregano leaves, preferably wild Greek oregano, chopped 3 large aubergines salt and freshly ground black…
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Melt-in the mouth, Spicy Roast Potatoes

Another easy side dish recipe that is an excellent accompaniment for chicken, fish and meat – ideal for any occasion. Ingredients 4 medium sized potatoes, peeled and cut into 6 1 lemon (juice) 1 orange (juice) 2 tablespoons mustard salt freshly ground pepper 1/4 teacup of extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon red hot chili…
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Lentils Soup

Region: Greece Lentil soup can range from superhearty to watery and tasteless. This soup is the best of both worlds: filling and flavorful, yet light and vegetarian. Ingredients 500g lentil 1 onion sliced 2 garlics chopped 2 tomatoes chopped 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil 1 small cup of vinegar 2 dried bay leaves…
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Greek stuffed Eggplant (Melitzanes Papoutsakia)

Greek stuffed Eggplant (Melitzanes Papoutsakia) This aubergine based traditional Greek recipe will certainly amaze you! ‘Melitzanes papoutsakia’ (Greek stuffed eggplant) is a Greek dish which receives its name from the resemblance of its shape with little shoes. The taste and the ingredients used for this recipe are very similar to the popular Greek dish moussaka.…
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Greek scrambled eggs with cheese and tomato (Strapatsada )

Region: Greece Strapatsada is a very popular recipe in Greece and it can be served as a meze, main dish or breakfast. Ingredients 6 eggs 4 tablespoons milk 2 tablespoons olive oil 200g (7 oz) tinned chopped tomatoes 1 pinch sugar 1 pinch salt 1 pinch black pepper 150g (5 oz) feta cheese, crumbled Directions…
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Greek Lemon Potatoes

Region: Greece Easy to prepare and delicious! Ingredients 3 lbs yukon gold potatoes or 3 lbs other waxy potatoes, peeled 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/3 cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can chicken broth…
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Greek lamb with potatoes & olives

Region: Greece Easy and delicious greek traditional recipe. Ingredients 800g medium-size potatoes, skin on, thinly sliced 4 large tomatoes, thinly sliced 1 aubergine, thinly sliced 4 garlic cloves, chopped 3 tbsp oregano leaves, plus extra for sprinkling 85g pitted Kalamata olives, halved 5 tbsp olive oil, plus a drizzle 100g feta cheese, crumbled 4 lamb…
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Frigadelia

Region: Greece A delicacy that comes from Central Greece. Now this is a very tasty one, indeed! Ingredients caul fat of 1 lamb (large) 1 lamb liver 4 cloves of garlic, grated ½ tea cup of parsley, finely chopped 1 tablespoon oregano salt freshly ground pepper     Directions Rinse the liver and cut into…
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