An exotic Greek dessert filled with layers of paper-thin phyllo sheets, walnuts, almonds, honey, cinnamon and butter.
Braised baby onions are tender and delicious in a lemon balsamic vinegar sauce.
This popular Greek meat dish has a nice and delicious crust. The meat will need to marinate a day before preparation. This meat pie can be prepared with pork or lamb or a combination of both.
If you love olives, this easy dip is for you. Depending on which olives you use (I used gourmet olives from the deli section), you may need to add more olive oil to obtain the consistency of a dip. It is made also with feta cheese and lemon juice.
This is a wonderfully dense and textured bread with a hint of sweetness. This bread requires a starter, so it must be begun the day before serving. It is perfect for dipping in olive oil, soup, or stew; for making sandwiches, and snacking. This recipe makes two nice sized loaves.
Fresh tomato, cucumber, red onion, green and red bell pepper, plus the required feta cheese, olives, and olive oil tossed together for a Greek country salad.
This Greek hot dog recipe is topped with tzatziki sauce and a feta and olive spread. The hot dogs are cooked in a frying pan, just as they are in “Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides.
Pastitsio is a baked Greek meat and pasta casserole made with béchamel sauce.
This amazing rice pudding recipe from Modern Greek by Andy Harris is now my favorite rice pudding recipe. The lemon zest gives it such a fresh flavor. I doubled the recipe to make enough for a crowd.
This recipe is adapted from Rachel Ray’s fabulous Greek Wedding Soup. I made some additions and substitutions and changed the ingredient portions up a tiny bit. This lemony meatball soup turned out wonderful.
Lamb loin chops are the most tender chops on the lamb and are, therefore, more expensive. However, they are well worth the extra expense. Lamb loin chops resemble little t-bones. They are best cut thick and grilled or broiled to medium-rare or medium doneness.