21 SEARCH RESULTS FOR: stuffed vegetables
13 October 2011
Yemista is the generic term in Greek for stuffed vegetables, and there are myriad recipes in this category of foods. Generally, stuffed vegetables are a summer preparation, and the classics include stuffed peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, and eggplants. Often these are all prepared in the same pan, with the same stuffing, and baked all together. The stuffings: Rice and herbs. This ...
13 July 2013
Stuffed tomatoes and peppers are one of the great seasonal treats of a Greek summer: filling, robust, and suitable for vegans, vegetarians, carnivores and others! You can also serve them either hot, cold, or at room temperature.
11 February 2020
Stuffed vegetables are always one of the most satisfying plant-based option. This Greek recipe calls for trahana, an ancient grain product that is one of the most beloved ingredients in the Greek kitchen.
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 ...
13 March 2015
FROM ALEXANDER THE GREAT TO THE MARSHALL PLAN, GREEK RICE HISTORY. I am getting ready to head up to the New England Food Show , and then to San Francisco, all in the name of rice! Greek rice , which I’ll be cooking as part of a program called Agreeno to promote it. Stuffed vegetables , aromatic pilafs , lemony soups, and creamy rice puddings are on my mind, the classic ...
5 November 2020
Turkey breast is an easier way to celebrate Thanksgiving than cooking a whole bird. You can use this delicious Greek recipe for a Sunday feast as well.
22 April 2020
Discover why the Mediterranean Diet is the best diet for a healthy planet, as well as for a sound mind and body. The plant-forward deliciousness of Greek-Mediterranean food will convince you that we can live by plants alone! Or, at least, with much less red meat in our lives. Greek cuisine, indeed, boasts one of the most plant-friendly diets on earth, with more vegetarian main courses than any other culinary tradition in the Mediterranean.
3 September 2019
Everyone loves a spring roll, especially when baked and lighter than the typical fried ones. This easy Greek phyllo specialty with tuna, herbs and vegetables is a great example of a Mediterranean Diet recipe with a twist. Ginger perks things up. You can assemble ahead of time, freeze and bake off directly. These phyllo spring rolls are great as ...
12 February 2019
Greek Lent What are the Foods of Greek Orthodox Lent? Several years ago, I spent the night before «Clean Monday», as Greeks call the first day of Lent, baking the traditional Lenten flatbread lagana with a local Athenian baker. Even though he went about his business methodically and professionally, turning out more than a thousand or so loaves, he didn’t ...
8 January 2016
SAVORING THESSALONIKI — GREECE’S SECOND CITY IS FIRST FOR FOOD Greece’s second city is first in food, a well-kept secret to those in the know that’s now out of the bag, thanks to the venerable paper of record, the New York Times, which a few days ago listed Thessaloniki as number 47 on a list of 52 places one ...
13 October 2015
“Mom, can you make a lemon cake ?” this is a refrain I hear pretty often in our house, as my son, 14 and hungry just about every 20 minutes, has had a sweet tooth since he first tasted ice cream, still in the stroller, around the age of 1. I never aimed to curb it. Instead, I taught my kids to ...
2 December 2014
Traditional Greens and Pumpkin Pies from Ikaria (Pitarakia) Ingredients (for 50 yields) For the dough: 4 1/2 cups flour 1 scant tsp salt 4 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp vinegar 300 gr. water For the filling: 1 pumpkin, about 1 ½ kg, peeled and diced 4 onions, chopped ½ cup olive oil 1 bunch of fennel, chopped 1 bunch of ...
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