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Patsas Traditional Greek Soup

Patsas Traditional Greek Soup INGREDIENTS: 2 lb honeycomb tripe 8 lamb’s feet 6 centiliter garlic (opt.) or to taste coarse salt 3 eggs 2 lemons, juice only pepper to taste vinegar (opt.) oil (opt.) METHOD: Clean, scrape, and wash the tripe and feet. Scald in boiling water; cool. Cut the tripe into small pieces, place []

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Greek Bean Soup (Fasolada)

Greek Bean Soup (Fasolada) INGREDIENTS: 1/2 kg white beans 1 onion 3 carrots 3-4 tomatoes 3 Celery 1/4 Cup extra virgin olive oil Salt Pepper METHOD: Soak the beans for 12 hours. Wash them well and place them in a deep saucepan. Boil them for 20 minutes. Chop the onion, the carrots and the celery, []

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Koukouvagia or Dakos salad

Koukouvagia or Dakos salad INGREDIENTS: 1 rusk 1 finely chopped tomato 3-4 tbsps olive oil salt, oregano 2 tbsps myzithra (soft Cretan cheese) or crumbled feta cheese METHOD: Sprinkle the rusk with very little water to dampen and soften slightly. Place it on a plate and drizzle with olive oil, tomato, salt, oregano and cheese.

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Tzatziki

Tzatziki Tzatziki is a very popular Greek dish with a very easy recipe. You only need yoghurt, cucumber, garlic, salt and olive oil to prepare it. This is the best side dish! INGREDIENTS: 1 cucumber, peeled and finely chopped 250 ml yoghurt 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp lemon juice ½ Tbsp dill, chopped , []

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Pan-Fried Feta

Pan-Fried Feta INGREDIENTS: 200g greek feta cheese 1 egg 1/2 teaspoons ground pepper 1/2 teaspoons ground paprika 6 tablespoon greek extra virgin olive oil plain flour (enough to coat the feta) 50g sesame seeds 3 tablespoons honey (according to preference, but preferable something light)   INGREDIENTS: Cut the feta into 1cm x 2cm chunks, and []

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Beetroots with yogurt and nuts

Beetroots with yogurt and nuts Ingredients   1 kg beetroots 1 1/2 cups Total 2% strained yogurt 1 cup largely chopped nuts 3 crushed cloves of garlic (or more, according to taste) Salt, pepper 1/2 cup olive oil 2 tbsp vinegar Instructions   Boil the beetroots in salt water until soft. Clean them and slice []

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Greek Salad

Greek Salad Greek salad is the favourite of tourists, it is delicious and nutritious prepares with fresh tomatoes, onions, cucumber, feta cheese, olive oil, peppers and olives. INGREDIENTS: 3 – 4 tomatoes half cucumber 1 onion feta cheese olive oil salt olives oregano METHOD: Cut the tomatoes, the onion and the cucumber in slices. Mix []

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Fried zucchini

Fried zucchini INGREDIENTS: Some courgettes Salt Oil Flour METHOD: Wash the courgettes and cut them into thin slices. Salt them and dip them in the flour. Fry them in hot oil. Let them drain afterwards (use a absorbing piece of paper for the purpose).

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Saganaki Cheese

Saganaki Cheese INGREDIENTS: 1 Whole Egg 1/4 Cup Flour 1 Item Kefalotiri (Cut into 3/4″ pieces) 1 Whole Lemons (Squeezed) Preferred Measurements: Imperial Metric METHOD: Beat the egg in a bowl and put the flour on a plate. Dip the pieces of cheese in the egg, then roll in the flour. Heat butter in a []

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Tomato balls (tomatokeftedes)

Tomato balls (tomatokeftedes) INGREDIENTS: 500 gr. tomatoes 2 medium onions, peeled & finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon paprika salt & black pepper 1 teacup fresh mint, finely chopped 2 tablespoons parsley finely chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 150 gr. self-raising flour oil to fry Preparation: rinse & dry tomatoes chop in large pieces & empty into []

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Lamb kebabs

Lamb kebabs Ingredients 1 kg lamb leg, cut in small cubes 1 large Italian eggplant, cut in cubes 1 onion, finely chopped 200g Total strained yogurt 2 crushed cloves of garlic Salt, pepper Marinade: 4 crushed onions 3 crushed cloves of garlic Sauce: 4 peeled and finely chopped tomatoes 2 peppers, finely chopped 1 onion, []

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Moussaka

Moussaka INGREDIENTS: 1 kilo of aubergines ½ kilo of minced meat 1 cup of butter 1 average-sized onion, finely chopped 1 cup of tomato juice parsley salt, pepper, allspice, nutmeg 300 gr. of Feta cheese, finely crumbled 4 cups of milk a little grated gruyere cheese Bιchamel Sauce Preparation: Place half the butter in a []

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Lamb with Cream-top Milk( Shepherd’s Lamb)

Lamb with Cream-top Milk( Shepherd’s Lamb) INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 k lamb 1/2 k cream-top milk 1 wine glass of extra virgin olive oil salt pepper 1 onion, finely chopped METHOD: Dice the meat into portions. Place it in a casserole type pan, along with the olive oil and the onion and stir fry over a []

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Easter Lamb on the Spit

Easter Lamb on the Spit Easter lamb is an old tradition in Greece. Housewives get up really early to prepare everything and then the men put the lamb on the spit and start turning it over the fire till it’s ready. It is really delicious! INGREDIENTS: To serve 6-8 persons, you need a lamb that []

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Pastitsio

Pastitsio INGREDIENTS: 1 packet of tube pasta ½ kilo of minced meat ½ cup of oil ½ of roughly chopped cheese 1 ½ cups of tomato juicesalt, pepper parsley a little cinnamon and nutmeg Bιchamel Sauce Preparation: Boil the pasta for around 15 minutes. Drain, rinse in cold water and set aside until the minced []

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