Recipes 2011 6 results

Octopus flirts with Fava Santorinis

Ingredients 400 gr Octopus 300 gr Fava 100 gr Potatoes 80 gr Onions 80 gr Spring onions 300 ml Olive oil 20 gr Salt 10 gr Pepper 80 ml Vinegar 20 gr Fresh Oregano Method Boil the fava in water (1 prt. fava to 2 prts. water) with the onion and the potatoes, without stirring. When cooked, season with salt and pepper, and purée in a liquidiser. Boil the octopus with the vinegar. When ready, cut the tentacles into pieces. Marinade in olive oil, vinegar, salt & pepper, ...

Traditional cretan rusks “dakos”

Ingredients 4 pcs Round barley rusks 300 gr Tomatoes 200 gr Feta cheese 240 gr Frozen shrimps size 2 20 gr Salt 15 gr Pepper 10 gr Fresh oregano 150 ml Olive oil 100 ml Ouzo Method Briefly soak the rusks in water to soften them slightly. Grate the tomatoes and add salt, pepper and oregano to taste. Grate the feta cheese. Peel the shrimps, leaving the tails on and sauté in olive oil and then, add the ouzo. Place a spoonful of tomato on the rusk. Cover the surface with ...

Fried cretan graviera* cheese “saganaki”

Ingredients 600 gr Graviera cheese 300 gr Flour 100 ml Lemon 300 ml Olive oil Method Slice the graviera into triangular pieces. Fill a bowl with cold water and another with the flour. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Dip the pieces in the water, and coat in flour 2-3 times till well covered and then fry until crispy and golden. Serve with freshly squeezed lemon juice. *Cretan Graviera, one of the most popular cheeses in Greece, is a hard yellow cheese with mild taste.

Traditional Greek salad

Ingredients 160 gr Green peppers 350 gr Tomatoes 300 gr Cucumber 100 gr Onions 250 gr Potatoes 50 gr Whole Olives 120 ml Olive oil 200 gr Feta Cheese 10 gr Oregano 10 gr Salt Method Clean well and oven bake potatoes in their skins for 45 min at 180 C. Once they have cooled, dice them. Cut tomatoes into wedges, dice cucumber and feta cheese. Slice peppers and onions into strips. Mix all the ingredients together, adding the olives, olive oil, oregano and salt. Leave to ...

Tsipoura* fillet with okra, fresh tomato & herbs

Ingredients 800 gr Tsipoura 400 gr Okras 180 gr Tomatoes 200 ml Olive oil 15 gr Salt 10 gr Pepper 100 ml White wine 80 gr Onion 15 gr Garlic 20 gr Dill 50 ml Vinegar Method Fillet the fish and season with salt and pepper. Sauté the okras for a few minutes in olive oil, and add the vinegar. Next add the coarsely chopped onion, garlic and finely chopped tomatoes. Leave to simmer till cooked and leave aside. Lightly sauté the fish fillets and serve on a bed of ...

Homemade “tiganites”* with fresh mint

Ingredients 400 ml Olive oil As necessary Water 200 ml Lemon juice 10 gr Lemon zest 50 ml Raki 100 gr Manouri cheese 10 gr Salt 100 gr Honey or molasses 10 gr Fresh mint 300 gr Flour Method Prepare the batter in a bowl using flour, water, 100ml olive oil, lemon juice and zest, salt and raki. Crumble the manouri (a white creamy cheese) into the mixture. Heat the remaining olive oil in a deep frying pan. Fry spoonfuls of the batter, until golden on both sides, and place ...