Tag Archives: Greek

Greek Grilled Lamb Heart with Crispy & Shaved Fennel Salad

The Greek name for this dish is:  Kardia Arniou Stin Schara Kai Marathosalata.   Contains: Offal, dairy. Is: Quick and easy. Recipe source:  Michael Psilaktis’s book, How to Roast a Lamb: New Greek Classic Cooking.  Page 146. I made this … Continue reading

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Greek Spinach Rice: Spanakorizo

Contains:  Dairy in form of butter.  Is:  Vegetarian. Recipe source:  Michael Psilaktis’s book, How to Roast a Lamb: New Greek Classic Cooking.  Page 167. I used my rice cooker for this.  I had no reason (other than recipe reduction) to … Continue reading

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Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves (Dolmas) with Lamb

I’ve done the lamb variant twice now, and the vegan/vegetarian variant once.  I want to work with the vegan Dolmas a time or two more before I post that recipe; I found my venture to be a bit too “soggy”. … Continue reading

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Squid with Olives and Tomato Sauce- A Greek Lenten Dish

I’m a sucker for (nearly) anything seafood.  (I really have yet to try salt cod, and I’ll pass on the Japanese fugu and the live Korean octopus — speaking of suckers, thank you.)  I know when growing up I was … Continue reading

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Greek Tzatziki or Persian/Iranian Mast-o-Khiar

I understand the main difference between these two yogurt dishes is that the Iranian version is thicker, and may more often contain mint instead of (or with) the dill.  The Greek version often uses strained yogurt, but I decided not … Continue reading

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