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Hortopitakia: Savory turnovers with spinach and herbs

I hope everyone is enjoying their Wednesday. I came across another Greek recipe that my family has been making for a very long time. It is a bit similar to spanakopita, but this one doesn’t have any cheese. I love the flavors of the spinach and the herbs. Enjoy and I apologize for not posting a picture of this, due to our air conditioning being broken and I cannot turn the oven on. (That is being fixed as I type this.) Hortopitakia Recipe- Prep Time- 45 minutes Cook Time- 8… Read more Hortopitakia: Savory turnovers with spinach and herbs

A traditional recipe from my dad’s village in Mani, Greece

This recipe goes way back in time and I asked my dad to come up with a few traditional recipes and here is one of them.  This comes from My dad’s home town, Mani. -Enjoy Maniatiko Chirino Me Patates-( Mani Roasted Pork with Potatoes Recipe) Ingredients- 2 pounds of pork, rinsed and sliced 5 large potatoes, peeled and sliced, and cut into 2 inch pieces 1 cup of extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper 1 garlic- minced 6 tbsp of dried sage 1 tsp of oregano 2 cups of… Read more A traditional recipe from my dad’s village in Mani, Greece

Thank you to FreshLine Gourmet!

Thanks to this company for posting my two recipes. You rock! If you haven’t already please check out their website & my recipe. Thank you! * *  

Fasolia – (baked beans)

This is a traditional Greek recipe that I have been making for years. Looking for some protein, this is a great recipe for that. Prep time of only 5 minutes! Super easy recipe. Fasolia Recipe Ingredients – 3 cans of cannellini beans, drained 1 can of tomato juice 1 large onion 1 tsp of cumin 1 tablespoon of red wine 2 garlic cloves minced 1/4 cup of olive oil 2 tsp of oregano & basil 1/2 cup of water Parmesan cheese- optional Directions – Preheat oven to 350 degrees Or… Read more Fasolia – (baked beans)

Today’s Featured Recipe Thursday!

This recipe comes from a lady who is Greek, who lives in Belgium. She follows my recipes all the time on Facebook and I would like to thank her for submitting over 11 recipes to me. I love her recipes and they are all very traditional Greek style Recipes. Let’s get cooking!!!! Marina Rigas Manitaropita ( Mushroom pie) Recipe- 7 cups of fresh mushrooms- sliced 1 1/2 cups of fresh yogurt, strained 4 eggs- beaten 1.5 cups of Kefalotiri or Gouda cheese (grated) 4 tablespoons of flour 3 tsp of… Read more Today’s Featured Recipe Thursday!

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