Breaded olives

By chef Panikos Hadjittofi

Ingredients

  • 120 g (1 cup + 2 tablespoons) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 150 g (1 cup) flour
  • 150 gr butter cut into cubes / dices
  • 1 pinch red hot pepper (cayenne or chili) powder
  • 30 green olives “cocktails” stuffed with red pepper
  • 1 cup polenta
  • Rosemary (30 tips)

Method

Step 1:

Mix the parmesan with flour, butter and red hot pepper in a mixer or blender until it becomes a smooth, homogeneous mixture. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C.

Step 2:

Make the mixture in small balls. With your finger, make a hole in each ball, put in an olive and re-mix until the olive is covered. Then wrap the balls in the polenta and insert a rosemary at one end.

Step 3:

Put them in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour to tighten and keep them frozen until you cook them. Dress a baking pan with non-stick labels and bake the stuffed olives for about 20 minutes until they become reddish brown.

Top Stories

FM Christodoulides in self-isolation following confirmed case of close associate

  Foreign minister Nicos Christodoulides has become the fourth minister to go into covid self-isolation, following a confirmed case among his close associates. Christodoulides went into...

Concern over rise of covid hospital cases to 38, four critical-new infections over 100

  The Health Ministry today announced 113 new COVID-19 cases, out of 3,112 diagnostic tests, taking confirmed infections to 3,930. The health ministry has expressed concern...

Germany to go into circuit-break lockdown as virus cases surge

  Germany will impose an emergency month-long lockdown that includes the closure of restaurants, gyms and theatres to reverse a spike in coronavirus cases that...

1547-Highest ever number of new covid cases in Greece-deaths on the rise

  Greece recorded one thousand five hundred and forty seven new coronavirus  cases over the past 24 hours, the highest ever number since the start...

Huge 8500 euro fine for unmarked tobacco products

  A twenty nine year old was fined 8 and a half thousand euro for unmarked tobacco products that were discovered by police at his...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...