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Authentic Skordalia Recipe: How to make garlic sauce

Skordalia is a traditional thick garlic dip. How do make skordalia? It is made by combining crushed garlic with a bulky base. This base may be potatoes purée or liquid-soaked stale bread. Greek olive oil and often vinegar are added to make a smooth emulsion. Skordalia is one of...

Gigantes Plaki: A Traditional Greek Lima Beans Recipe

Today, I decided to make some gigantes plaki (baked lima beans). Lima beans have a gentle flavor and can be cooked in many ways. They are also called “butter beans” because of their starchy and buttery texture. I got this gigantes plaki recipe from my sister....

Kotopoulo sto Fourno: A Traditional Greek Baked Chicken Recipe

Today, I felt a lit bit nostalgic and I decided to make baked Greek chicken (kotopoulo sto fourno) with lemon potatoes. Kotopoulo sto fourno happens to be one of my favorite dishes. You see, when I was a kid, my mom used to cook this traditional...

Greek Fakes Recipe: A Traditional Greek Lentil Soup

My mother has shared with me this Greek fakes recipe.  So, I decided to make this traditional Greek lentil soup for my kids. Cooking lentils (or fakes in Greek) is easy and healthy. Greeks usually like eating lentils on Wednesdays and Fridays as it is a...

Traditional Greek Tzatziki: A Traditional Greek Yogurt Dip

Traditional Greek tzatziki combines the true virtues of Greek cuisine as it is delicious and healthy. For this reason, this authentic tzatziki recipe is a must-try! Tzatziki is a vegetarian sauce served with grilled meats or separately as a dip. Greeks also love to eat...

Roast Lamb Recipe: A Traditional Roast Leg of Lamb Recipe

Eating roast lamb is a classic Greek Easter tradition. Literally, Greeks could be talking about it even one month before Holy Sunday! Visiting Greek countryside during Easter is great. People roast their lambs at their back yards and invite their family and friends. They drink red wine....

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