Local Food

Flaounes

Ingredients ½ kg flour + more to spread on working bench 1 small packet of yeast ½ cup milk, room temperature ½tbsp sugar ½...

Marinated grilled vegetables

Ingredients 4 zucchinis cut into slices (better organic) 3 aubergines cut into washers (better organic) 1 corn cut into 4 washers (better organic) 2...

Pizza with cauliflower base

Ingredients 1 large cauliflower cut into bunches ½ cup grated halloumi ½ cup grated parmesan 2 big eggs Olive oil 1 ½ cup grated...

Chicken with orange and thyme

Ingredients 1 chicken chopped 1 ½ cup fresh orange juice (4-5 oranges) 2 oranges or their peel (the orange part only) in sticks 60...

Chocolate tsoureki

Ingredients 240 g sugar 160 g fresh melted butter 200 g milk 70 g yeast 1 pinch of salt 3 eggs 600 g flour ...

Cuttlefish in wine with spinach

Ingredients 1 kg cuttlefish with ink 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 cup red dry wine 2 large, mature tomatoes, ...

Black cod with noodles

Ingredients 4 fillets (about 200-250 grams each) black cod 1 cup teriyaki sauce 250 g (1 packet) of Chinese egg noodles 2 bundles of...

Chicken fillet stuffed with nuts

Ingredients 4 chicken fillets 1 cup mixed figs, prunes and dates 1 cup mixed nuts, chopped nuts, hazelnuts, pistachios and pine nuts 30-45 g (2-3 teaspoons) butter 1 tablespoon...

Anglerfish with bulgur and butter cream

Ingredients 4 skewers anglerfish fillets without skin and bone, 3 cups fish broth (or vegetable broth cooked with ½ cup white, dry wine) 1...

Broccoli with bacon and cheese sauce

Ingredients 300 g (About 4 cups) of the tender parts of broccoli 4-5 slices of bacon cut in squares 2 tablespoons unsalted butter +...

Mushrooms with cream cheese and smoked salmon

Ingredients 12 large mushrooms 250 g (1 1/4 pack) cream cheese 2 tablespoons of cream 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh onion 2-3 slices of...

Honey-vinegar octopus

By chef Christos Christodoulou Ingredients 4 large octopuses chopped (1 3/4 kg) 1 cup olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped, 1 clove of garlic,...

Aniseed koulourakia

Ingredients 1 cup herb butter 1 cup sunflower or corn oil 1 cup sugar 1 cup orange juice 1 pinch of baking soda 2 cups of ouzo 2 tablespoons of anise 3...

Bream with curry taro

Ingredients 4 sea breams, divided into fillets A little olive oil 1 kg peeled and sliced taro A little sunflower oil 1 large onion...

Veggie moussaka with soya mince

Ingredients 2 large potatoes, cut into thin slices 2 large eggplants, cut thin slices 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 300 g soy mince 1/3...

Perfect parmigiana aubergine in the oven

Ingredients 4 large aubergines (1 - 1 1/4 kilo, cut into washers, about ½-1 cm thick) 1 cup flour 4 eggs lightly beaten on a plate 4 cups...

Fried sun-dried tomato patties

Ingredients 12-15 dried tomatoes drained and very finely chopped 1 cup of flour 2/3 cups beer (bottle or draught) 1/3 cup chopped onion 3...

Grandma’s marble cake

Ingredients 200 g (1 1/3 cups) flour ½ cup sugar 100 g (6 ½ tablespoons) butter + extra for the form (about ½ pack) 4 tablespoons of milk 1...

Pasta salad with feta

Ingredients 500 gr wholemeal pasta (farfalle) 10 ripe tomatoes (grated) or 2 cans of canned tomatoes 4 tablespoons capers 10-12 cherry tomatoes 150 gr...

Veal Zurichoise

Ingredients 600-700 gr. fillet of veal, cut into long, thin strips 250 g (14-15 moderate) mushrooms cut in quarters 1 onion finely chopped 1...

Dough puffs with anari cheese and strawberry sauce

Ingredients Sauce with strawberries and orange liqueur: 1 cup strawberries ½ cup sugar 1 tablespoon of water A few drops of lemon 3 tablespoons of...

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Taste

Poulles (Υoung kolokassi)

Either you thrash the coriander seeds in a mortar, without making them into dust, or you gradually crush them in a blender. Remove the edges...

Pork cooked in wine

Crush the coriander seeds in a pestle and mortar or pulse-blend in a blender, taking care not to over-grind. Put the meat in bowl (not...

Lefkaritikos tavas – O ‘protinos’

Wash and dry the meat and rice separately. In a ‘tava’ (oven proof deep clay pot) first put a layer of five-six pieces of meat...

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...