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December 6, 2019

Greek Lamb Chops with Mint Pesto

Posted on September 15, 2017 by in lamb

Greek Lamb Chops

Greek Lamb Chops with Mint Pesto – quick stix and dinner is served. We had Greek Lamb Chops with Mint Pesto and golden oven-baked potato wedges for dinner last night. I missed out, because unexpected quests arrived, but from the family’s reaction, it is good! Very good! So, what makes the lamb chops Greek? Well, […]

Moussaka – a healthier, lighter and easier version of this Greek Classic!

Posted on March 19, 2013 by in lamb

moussaka

Moussaka is one of those recipes that you either love or hate. Sad thing is, I hated it  as a child. The “slimey stuff ” ( my childhood name for eggplant) and the texture of the mince just never gelled for me. Moussaka did not appeal to me, because although I believe that bechamel sauce […]

Greek Honey Cakes

Posted on May 20, 2012 by in baked goods

I had these Greek Honey Cakes in my mind the minute I woke up yesterday morning. For a change we had no sport, no birthday parties and no shopping to do….just a chilaxing Saturday with my own little family. I also like to do a few recipes on Saturday mornings just to get ahead with […]

Tasty Tarts 2 – This time with a Greek flavor!

Posted on January 12, 2010 by in baked goods

Tarts are normally made with a single layered pastry base which is then filled with some sweet or savory fillings.The pastry can be shortcrust, puff pastry or even  crumb-based. The term “tarts” even include quiches which is always a favorite in my kitchen. However, this is what the “clever” definition says, but for me tarts […]

Greek Gazpacho

Posted on July 28, 2008 by in soups

With all the fighting about copyright on recipes, I am so nervous to even mention other people’s recipes, but when I cook someones recipe, it is because I thought it was amazing in the first place. Peter from Kalofagas made this delicious Greek Gazpacho a while back and although it is winter here, I could […]

Thanks for lamb shanks!

Posted on March 25, 2008 by in lamb

I am sure that many people had lamb over the Easter period and a perfectly Roasted leg of lamb is hard to beat, but in any kind of meat, I prefer the meat from the fore quarter. The meat is tough, I agree, but pot roasting, braising and stewing really brings out the flavor of […]