Imam Bayildi (the Greek)

Imam Bayildi (the Greek)

Another dish that came from the Greeks of the Byzantine times, long before the Turks arrived in Constantinople and the proof is on the name… when the Greek (maid or cook) made it for the Imam, he like it so much that he ate enough to make him sick of it (baildise-had...
Goat Casserole and stuffed artichokes with staka

Goat Casserole and stuffed artichokes with staka

Goat is one of the favorite meats in Crete and it is delicious. Goats in Crete are fed with herbs and natural greens. The meat gets cooked much faster than most other meats. The combination of goat with artichoke, staka and lemon will give you an unforgettable flavor....
Hilopitaki – Homemade Greek Pasta

Hilopitaki – Homemade Greek Pasta

A popular fresh pasta delicacy make in Greece, usually with fresh sheep milk. Every village has their own Hilopites to be proud about, with a small variance in the ingredients from place to place and according to each taste and technique. The art of course is in the...
Gemista – Stuffed Vegetables

Gemista – Stuffed Vegetables

This is defiantly the ultimate Greek Summer dish, this is how you know that summer has arrived when everyone is cooking this amazing Greek specialty!! Make it only in the summer when the tomatoes are full of flavor and aromas and the garden pots are full of fresh...
Bakaliaro with Provatsa

Bakaliaro with Provatsa

Provatsa is a wild green you find in the winter in Naxos island as well as other Greek islands. Usually next to the sea shores and is the base of a beautiful flower. It is collected in the winter and thus the reason is best cooked with Bakaliaro (salted cod fish) when...

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