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Loukoumades (Greece)

Loukoumades (Greece)

Ingredients   2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast 1 cup warm water 1/2 cup warm milk 1/4 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup butter, softened 3 eggs 4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup water 4 cups vegetable oil, or 

Feta Me Meli (Greece)

Feta Me Meli (Greece)

Ingredients 4 blocks of feta cheese (5x5x1cm), approx. 350g/ 12 ounces 4 sheets phyllo pastry 2 tbsps sesame seeds 4 tbsps honey 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tbsp of water olive oil for frying Instructions To prepare this feta cheese appetizer, start by drying 

Melitzanes Papoutsakia (Greece)

Melitzanes Papoutsakia (Greece)

Ingredients 5 eggplants 500g minced beef (18 oz.) 1 large red onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 glass of red wine 1 tin chopped tomatoes or tomato juice (passata) 1 cinnamon stick 1 tsp oregano 100g grated kefalotyri or any hard 

Garidomakaronada (Greece)

Garidomakaronada (Greece)

Defrost the 500 g of shrimps. Remove the heads and shells, but leave the tail intact for a nicer presentation. To devein, use a small, sharp knife to make a shallow slit along the back side of the shrimp… from the head to the tail.. in 

Tzatziki (Greece)

Tzatziki (Greece)

Ingredients 2 (8 ounce) containers plain yogurt 2 cucumbers – peeled, seeded and diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 lemon, juiced salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill 3 cloves garlic, peeled  Directions Prep 20 m Ready In 20 m In a food processor 

Horiatiki (Greece)

Horiatiki (Greece)

Ingredients 3 tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 medium red onion, sliced into rings 1 cucumber, pilled and sliced into thick half-moons 1 green pepper, sliced 16 black olives 200g block feta cheese (7 ounces) 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1/4 of a cup extra virgin 

Moussaka (Greece)

Moussaka (Greece)

Ingredients 3 eggplants, peeled and cut lengthwise into 1/2 inch thick slices salt 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 pound lean ground beef salt to taste ground black pepper to taste 2 onions, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 

Soutzoukakia (Greece)

Soutzoukakia (Greece)

For the meatballs (soutzoukakia) 800g ground beef (28 ounces) 4 cloves of garlic, minced 2 eggs 1 teaspoon of ground cumin (if you are a fan of cumin, try 2-3 teaspoons!) 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon 1/4 cup of olive oil 5 slices of stale bread 

chicken kebab (greece)

chicken kebab (greece)

Ingredients 12 boneless, skinless chicken thighs For the marinade 2 garlic cloves, crushed zeast and juice 1 lemon 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground allspice 1 tbsp dried oregano (wild if possible) 2 tsp paprika 4 tbsp olive oil small bunch parsley , finely chopped To serve pitta bread dill 

Gyros (greece)

Gyros (greece)

  Meat Mixture: 1 pound  ground lamb (or beef) 1/4 cup minced red onion 2  cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon dried oregano 2 teaspoon  fresh lemon juice For the Sandwich: 4 rounds of flatbread