Tag Archives: Mediterranean

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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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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Lamb and Winter Squash in Yogurt Marinate

Out in the world of nature, here in the Northern Hemisphere, it is the beginning of the season for lambing and kidding – something I may be doing in future years once I get goats and Shetland sheep established here.  … Continue reading

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A Marriage of Marsala and Piccata, Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs – GF

First you buy some boneless, skinless chicken thighs… yes, I prefer the dark meat.  Although the Marsala preparation is one of the few ways that chicken breast is moist enough to be reasonably edible past the polite bites, to be … 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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Moroccan Boneless Goat Leg Roast

There was an attractively nice looking piece of goat leg sitting in my freezer, looking up at me and begging for attention. So, at any rate, I thawed it out overnight, and scratched my noodle for a good recipe.  Since … Continue reading

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Okra, Mediterranean Style

Okay, I LOVE okra.  I got a pound of it at my farmer’ market ten days ago, and another pound this past weekend. This stuff is FRESH!  It will last a lot better and longer than the okra I see … Continue reading

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