Vegetable pie (Blatsaria or Prasopitta)

A traditional, hearty dish, adaptable to seasonal vegetables 1 kg mixed (wild) greens, chard, or spinach, or replace with in total 1 ½ kg leeks 2 leeks dill and parsley 200 g yoghurt 1 egg 250 g flour 250 g maize meal 2-3 Tablespoons…

Fresh trout (Pestrofa me dendrolivano)

Simple and pure One fresh, cleaned and gutted rainbow or salmon trout per person Rosemary sprigs coarse sea salt butter aluminium foil   Rinse the cavity of the fish and sprinkle with salt. Place a sprig of rosemary in the cavity. Butter a piece…

Stir-fried vegetables Porfyron (Salata spanaki Porfyron)

Thanks to Mother Earth for providing us with such delicacies! 250 g spinach leaves 300 g shiitake mushrooms or a mixture of other (wild) mushrooms such as boletes or chanterelles 1 large red pepper 2 medium or one large carrot 4 Tablespoons olive oil…

Strawberry-Elderberry flower jam (Marmelada frouwles me sambouka)

2 kg. strawberries 10 elderberry flower heads, flowers carefully removed 1 kg + 4 Tablespoons sugar 100 ml elderberry syrup Juice of 2 large lemons 2 sachets Marmello or other jam pectin   Wash the strawberries if necessary. Drain them well, chop and place…

Lemon mousse (Mouse lemoni)

A lovely, fresh treat, perfect to round off a seafood meal 1 ½ tsp gelatin powder or 3 sheets of gelatin 250 ml lemon juice 3 large or 4 small eggs, separated 300 ml whipping cream 140 g superfine sugar zest of 1 large…

Fish croquettes (Psarokrokettes)

Everyone loves these tasty croquettes! 500 g frozen cod filets, skin and bones removed 4-5 shallots, chopped fine 250 ml beer 1 egg 250 g self-rising flour small bunch parsley, washed and chopped fine small bunch dill, washed and chopped fine salt & pepper…

Greek meatballs in tomato sauce (Soutsoukakia)

Griekse gehaktballetjes in tomatensaus – Soutsoukakia

Yiannis’specialty… 1 kg ground beef 1 large onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 eggs 1 teaspoon cumin salt & pepper to taste 1 bunch flat parsley, chopped fine 2 Tablespoons olive oil 6 slices of bread, crusts removed and soaked in water Tomato…

Butter beans (Gigantes)

Boterbonen - Gigantes

A delicious vegetarian recipe you can serve as an appetizer or main dish 500 g dried butter beans 2 large onions, sliced into rings 4 ripe tomatoes, peeled or 1 can peeled tomatoes, diced 3 long green sweet peppers, sliced in rings 2 cloves…

Lemon Curd (Lemonoboutero)

Delicious and versatile, lemon curd can top a cheesecake, tastes wonderful with strawberries or adds flavour to yogurt. 125 g sugar juice and zest of one large lemon or 2 small ones 50 g butter 2 very fresh eggs In a double boiler, heat…

Feta pie (Alevropitta)

This is a very easy, well-loved savory pie, perfect for lunch or as an appetizer. 200 g flour 250 g feta cheese (Dodoni is very good) 2 eggs 100 g butter ½ cup milk water dash salt, if needed Dice the butter. Scatter half…