29 SEARCH RESULTS FOR: pilaf
31 December 2020
Orzo, called kritharaki in Greece, is the stuff of comfort food and often baked with tomatoey chicken and/or lamb. This Greek recipe for orzo pilaf is a vegetarian’s dream, packed with healthful vegetables and a great example of green Mediterranean diet cooking. The halloumi cheese adds a special twist.
4 July 2020
There are many traditional Greek recipes for vegetables and rice as a main course. This simple Greek recipe, made with eggplant and seasoned with fresh herbs, makes a delicious vegetarian main course, but can easily be served as a Greek meze and as a side dish to simple grilled or pan-seared meat or fish. Extra virgin Greek olive oil ...
13 October 2019
This Greek recipe for lentil-rice pilaf comes from Halki, an island in the southern Dodecanese. The combination of legumes, especially lentils, and pasta or rice is very popular int his part of Greece. There are dozens of slightly different versions of this dish, with rice, bulgur, and fresh and dried pasta.
20 December 2013
A colorful wild rice pilaf dish, with plenty of flavors and fragrances! Feel free to enjoy it not only during the holiday season, but year-round just as well!
20 December 2011
8 servings 2 cups. basmati rice 5 to 6 Krokos Kozani (Greek saffron) threads 2 cups chicken broth 2 cups water 4 tbsp. butter Salt 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 large onions, finely chopped 2 large carrots, diced small Zest of 2 oranges, sliced into thin strips 3 tbsp. sugar 3 tbsp. water ½ – 1 cup raisins, Corinthian ...
7 October 2011
Try this spiced cabbage pilaf from N. Greece for your Thanksgiving table. Great for vegans and vegetarians, even as a main course!
10 September 2020
From luscious stews to delicately flavored stuffed vegetables to soups and salads and pilafs, Greek cookery is rife with meatless meals. It’s hard to think of a cuisine so closely associated with dishes like spit-roasted goat and lamb and skewered kebabs as having a strong vegetarian tradition. Yet the penchant for pulses, vegetables, and grains goes back a long way ...
25 May 2020
Nuts and seeds are an ancient and integral part of the Mediterranean Diet. Learn more about which nuts and seeds are important in the Greek diet and how they are used in everything from salads to sweets.
16 March 2020
The foods we consume affect our physical and emotional health and wellbeing, but so does the actual act of cooking, which I turn to and highly recommend in good times and hard times. Take a look at three of the Mediterranean Diet's most delicious and healthful ingredients, good for our bodies and minds!
9 March 2020
The kitchen and the provision of food have traditionally been women's domaine in Greece, the only place they were able to exercise power. Read this interesting essay by guest blogger and Athens by Fork guide Finiki Papadopoulou.