16 SEARCH RESULTS FOR: pastitsio
6 September 2020
Pastitsio and its many incarnations are the perfect food for our times: it offers comfort in the knowledge that even the most steadfast of things are in a state of constant change.
24 June 2020
The name of this Greek recipe says it all. Pastitsio Venetsianiko, or Venetian Pastitsio, is one of the great regional Greek dishes that evolved in Corfu, on the estates of the landed gentry, whose cooks would gather all the week’s leftovers and bake them into a glorious pasta dish cloaked in slightly sweet pastry. This is a festive dish, ...
3 September 2020
Not your typical pastitsio or your typical sandwich, that’s for sure! This construction takes a little time but it’s fun to make, looks great and will definitely draw a few ooohhs and aahhhs at the table. It’s one of my new favorite Sunday brunch treats.
18 March 2019
When a home cook like me works side by side with the chefs de cuisine at various Greek restaurants, all sorts of ideas germinate. Pastitsio, the classic baked pasta and meat dish, gets a breath of fresh air in this fun and easy recipe. I took the basic components of a classic pastitsio and turned them into these elegant ...
2 December 2014
30 April 2014
Sometimes you just crave a classic, and noting is more classic than perfect Greek pastitsio.
4 March 2021
Learn about Greek cheese week, called Tyrini, which is the week before Lent begins.
30 July 2020
Pasta pies, a fun Greek recipe category, come in many shapes and sizes, and are filled with everything from aromatic ground meat to seafood and vegetables. The most classic, one could say, is traditional Greek pastitsio. This Greek recipe for baked pasta is an easy weekend treat that young and old will love and vegetarians will adore!
9 November 2019
My Greatest Hits with Winter Squashes & Pumpkin! I love pumpkin as well as every shape, size and color of all winter squashes for that matter. In Greek cuisine, winter squashes have a special place. Left to grow all summer, they are the last of the warm-weather bounty that Nature provides before the Fall and Winter really set in.
19 August 2019
It’s been my experience that all cooks have their little secrets, ingredients they embrace often to add that something special (and unidentifiable) to a dish. A few of those little secrets come into play in this classic Greek tomato sauce, seasoned with the trio of cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg. It’s wonderful with pasta and it is also the basic ...
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