Tag Archives: Greek

Marathokeftedes: Greek Fennel Fritters

Contains:  Gluten/wheat.  Is:  Vegetarian, quick and easy.  Vegan if one uses coconut or other alternative yogurt.   Quick and easy.    Apologies for the dearth of recent recipes.   Been busy, which makes for an accurate excuse.   At any case, we are … Continue reading

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Paleo Greek-Inspired Lamb Meatballs

Contains:  No standard allergens.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, Whole30, paleo, keto, quick and easy. My last pack of Connecticut-farmed ground lamb, obtained early March 2020.  What I like about the recipe is that it doesn’t get injected with breadcrumbs, but also … Continue reading

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Yiaourtopita: A Greek Yogurt Cake

Contains:  Dairy, gluten (wheat), alcohol, added sugar.  Is:  Vegetarian, tree-nut free, one of my rare dessert endeavors. About time I posted another dessert, and to go with my year-long Greek (and longer) craze, I present, Yiaourtopita.  I will be posting … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Greek Moussaka (with Chickpeas, Lentils, and Mushrooms)

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy, legumes.  Is: Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free.   Consider this one of the Greek dishes I didn’t get around to making, back in my Greek Month (February 2020).  I am still in love with the best of the savory … Continue reading

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Papoutsakia: Greek Stuffed Eggplant / Aubergine

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy, wheat, gluten.      Until I was surfing around in Pinterest, I had no idea that this dish is a “thing”.  Being as I’m a sucker for stuffing food with other foods, here we go! https://30daysofgreekfood.com/greek-stuffed-eggplant-papoutsakia/    … Continue reading

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Greek Broiled Eel with Ladolemono Dressing

Contains:  Fish.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, Whole30.   I find my eel once a year down at a ShopRite back in Connecticut – they sell it for Christmastime to a largely-Italian patronage who will consume it for Christmas Eve.  I … Continue reading

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Revithosoupa: Greek Chickpea Soup, Vegetarian

Contains:  Legumes.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free. Yes, another soup… Warming notes for winter. I made mild adaptations to the following recipe (namely, the addition of celery, and the halving of the recipe.  I also omitted the bay leaf … Continue reading

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Avgolemono Soup: Greek Lemon, Egg & Chicken, with Orzo

Contains:  Gluten, wheat, egg.  Is:  Yet another Greek recipe… I reviewed several recipes, and worked off of ideas from all of these: https://www.realgreekrecipes.com/no-fail-avgolemono-soup/ https://www.dimitrasdishes.com/greek-chicken-avgolemono-soup-lemony-chicken-and-orzo-soup/ https://www.seriouseats.com/2018/04/how-to-make-greek-avgolemono-chicken-soup.html The book by Micheal Psilakis, How to Roast a Lamb Psilakis has been a wonderful … Continue reading

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Puff Pastry Greek-Style Scallop Appetizers and Mini-Pie

Contains:  Shellfish, wheat, gluten, optional nightshade.  Is:  A recipe for Fish Friday Foodies.   This continues my Greek month.  I am taking a couple of liberties on this dish (so this one is Greek-inspired, rather than full-fledged Greek).  But I … Continue reading

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Greek Omelet with Spinach and Olives

Contains:  Eggs, dairy.  Is:  Quick and easy, simple vegetarian option, nightshade-free.   The Second Recipe of a personal Greek Month. You can eat this by itself, or have a side of toasted pita and/or Greek salad.  See the previous recipe … Continue reading

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