Category Archives: GREEK RECIPES

Greek cuisine recipes with original photos

Spicy Eggplant! Vegan recipe

Vegan spicy recipe with eggplantsOne more dish of the “Season of the Eggplant,” very, very delicious and spicy!

In Greece we call it “Bekri Meze” witch means something like “the boozer’s dish.” It is originally made with meat, but here, we will make it meatless and totally vegan.

Eggplants will help us once more with our goal!

Ingredients:
2-3 eggplants Continue reading Spicy Eggplant! Vegan recipe

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Almost like bolognese!

Vegan BologneseThis is not the traditional bolognese sauce at all. It is totally vegan and it’s based on an “almost like bolognese” recipe we use to make here in Greece.

So, instead of minced meat we will use eggplant; the perfect substitute for meat! Continue reading Almost like bolognese!

Eggplant Souvlaki recipe!

Meatless Greek souvlakiMeatless and absolutely yummy!!
I suppose you already know it, but for those who don’t, Greek Souvlaki is grilled pieces of meat on a small wooden stick.

Here, I present an alternative vegan recipe of meatless souvlaki with marinated eggplant instead of meat and vegetables! Continue reading Eggplant Souvlaki recipe!

Recipe mac: Macaroni pie with bechamel sauce

macaroni with bechamelTraditionally, this recipe is called “Pastitsio” here in Greece, and it is made with minced meat. In this recipe we will replace meat with mushrooms. Use any kind of mushrooms you like; just chop them finely.

If you want this recipe to be completely vegetarian, then skip the egg yolks from the bechamel. It will probably be a little less “fluffy” but you will love it anyway! Continue reading Recipe mac: Macaroni pie with bechamel sauce

Green Cracked Olives recipe

green cracked olives recipeHow to prepare some nice and tasty cracked green olives.

The olives must be green, but not too immature; they have to be collected in October.

Ingredients
Green olives
Coarse salt
Lemons
Citric acid powder
Water
Also:
1 large bowl or bucket Continue reading Green Cracked Olives recipe

Must Cookies!

Must is the juice of grapes. In these cookies we use either must or grape syrup, that’s why we call them “must cookies*.”
In this recipe, I’m going to use grape syrup because I don’t have must available any more.
cookies with grape syrupIngredients
8 cups flour
1 cup oil (corn or sunflower oil is fine)
1 cup grape syrup
2 tbsp brandy
1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
2 tbsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp baking soda Continue reading Must Cookies!