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This simple dish, a favorite of home cooks across Cyprus, makes a light repast that’s perfect for summer.
Chunks of lemon and cracked coriander seeds lend a bright flavor to these earthy olives.
Your landlord may tell you otherwise, but it's easy to make flaming saganaki at home.
Loaded with vegetables, this Greek-American concoction is an everyday sort of side dish.
This is a recipe for dolamades, an eastern European specialty.
The Greek dish garides saganaki, a bubbling concoction of shrimp, tomatoes, onions, peppers, and feta spiked with a shot of ouzo, was invented in the 1950s, most likely at a restaurant in a seaport like Thessaloníki.
We got this recipe from Greek cookbook author and SAVEUR contributor Diane Kochilas.
A tangy lemon sauce livens up the favas' slightly musky flavor.
Avgholimono (or avgolemono) is often a soup but may also be a sauce, as it is here.
Top-quality olive oil from Kalamata flavors this thick soup, a version of which has nourished Greeks since antiquity.
Greek sausages, traditionally prepared in the countryside after a hog slaughter, are now commercially available and may be found even in the United States.
The sharp, salty flavor of these snails stimulates the thirst—making them a perfect meze.
One-pot meals like this—made on Crete with both domesticated rabbit and wild hare—are basic to the island's cuisine.
Cretan cooks traditionally add raki—the local version of Italy's grappa—to the dough for these pies.
In Crete, as elsewhere in Greece, ''fava'' is a dish of stewed yellow lentils, not fava beans at all—but favas, fresh or dried, are another popular Cretan vegetable, especially in soups and stews.
Greek food writer Aglaia Kremezi, who gave us this recipe, cooks the cherries with a beet to give them a rich red hue.
This dish is a specialty of the Macedonian port city of Thessaloníki.
This is one case, says author Diane Kochilas, where she prefers tinned feta to the barrel-aged variety—which can be too soft and creamy for this dish.
A few simple ingredients and a touch of Greek flavor transform basic grilled chicken into a feast of sorts.
This family recipe for the traditional Greek spinach pie offers a welcome variation with rice and mixed greens.