Makaronia me Kima (Spaghetti with meat sauce)

Whether you’re a novice or an expert cook, or somewhere in between, a simple dish to have in your repertoire is makaronia me kima (spaghetti with meat sauce). Or at least you should know how to make the latter portion, the kima. In Greek, kima means ground beef, but in this recipe, kima implies a … Continue reading Makaronia me Kima (Spaghetti with meat sauce)

Spetzofai

Greek cuisine is a lot of things—healthy, fresh, flavorful, and unforgettable. Basically, the only thing Greek cuisine typically isn’t—is spicy. Well, all except for my beloved spetzofai that is. Spetzofai is a rustic dish made of colorful peppers and thick sausage and is everything you expect from traditional Greek cuisine—healthy, tasty and made fresh. Best … Continue reading Spetzofai

Dolmades (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Dolmades are a bite-sized dish made from either grape or cabbage leaves and stuffed with all the goods—rice, meat, and plenty of herbs. What makes dolmades so wonderful is their versatility. Dolmades can be topped with a tomato sauce or avgolemono (egg-lemon sauce), left plain with a generous amount of lemon on top or even … Continue reading Dolmades (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Stifado me Manitaria (Mushroom Stifado)

My whole life, I’ve randomly craved a specific food or cuisine only to indulge in it for days or even weeks. A couple of years ago I went complete left field of Greek cuisine and made stir-fry every other day. Another time it was protein pancakes. Now it’s mushroom everything. Whenever I dine I order … Continue reading Stifado me Manitaria (Mushroom Stifado)