Category: Greek

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Briam

If the French have the Ratatouille, the Italians have the Caponata, the Spanish have the Pisto then the Greeks have this, the Briam. Briám (some call it Briami) is traditional Greek dish of oven...

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Taverne Sokrates (Vienna, Austria)

Before you start reading this article I would love to announce that Ang Sarap is nominated at Bloggys 2015, the Philippines’ premiere blog awarding event. Who does not want to win the blog of...

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Vegetable Moussaka

Moussaka is a popular casserole in the Mediterranean and is usually made out of layered vegetables, meat and sauce baked until tender. There are also versions where a béchamel like cheese topping is added giving...

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Rice Pilaf

The mother of almost all rice dishes, Pilaf! Briyani, Asian Fried Rice, Italian Risotto, Jambalaya, Chelow and Spanish Paella are all the descendants of the Rice Pilaf. I guess most of us don’t know that...

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Greek Salad

Greek salad or Horiatiki as the name suggests is a popular salad in Greek cuisine. Usually this salad is made out of tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, feta cheese, and olives dressed with olive oil then...

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Beef Gyros

Gyros is a Greek dish made out of roasted meat cooked on a vertical spit wrapped in a flat bread together with vegetables, spices and different types of sauces. This dish is Greeks own...

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Baklava

Baklava is a very rich sweet pastry made out of layers nuts and filo pastry sweetened with sugar syrup and/or honey. Its main characteristic is crunchy, nutty and very sweet (one of the sweetest...

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Watermelon and Haloumi Salad

One of the best cheeses you will ever taste is Haloumi specially when freshly fried or grilled, the mozzarella like texture of inside and semi crispy outer layer combined with its salty taste is...

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Beef Kofta

Kofta is a type of Middle Eastern meatball which typically consists of minced meat such as beef, mutton and lamb plus an array of spices and herbs. It can be grilled, fried, baked or...

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Tzatziki

Tzatziki or tzadziki is a type of Greek and Turkish meze or appetizer usually used for souvlaki and gyros; it can also be used as a dip for breads, potato chips and pita. This...