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Meat and Poultry

Slow roasted leg of lamb with fava & potato puree and tomatoes confit served on fig jus

Aug 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Meat and Poultry, Recipes

It was about time to try the low temperature cooking method. The Greek island I am staying on offer great lamb meat, ideal for cooking it slow in the oven. I got a leg of lamb and had the butcher remove the bone. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up [...]



Fillet of chicken breast on peas

Jul 24th, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Meat and Poultry, Recipes

This simple dish can be prepared in just a few minutes. The fillet of chicken breast on peas is baked in 20 minutes. It can also be varied and the peas can be exchanged with leeks or cherry tomatoes. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share [...]



Suzukakia – Σουτζουκάκια – Meatballs in tomato sauce

Jul 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Meat and Poultry, Recipes

A good example of politiki kuzina is Suzukakia. A few words of explanation are needed here. The Greeks call food that originates from the cities of Konstantinopel or Smirni or the Asia Minor coast as Politiki Kuzina. This expression comes from calling Konstantinopel (Istanbul) – I Poli, the “city” Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post [...]



Oven baked lamb chops – Παϊδάκια στο φούρνο

Jul 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Meat and Poultry, Recipes

The BBQ season has started but not all of us have the possibilities to do a BBQ. Here I present a method of preparing lambb chops in a way that does not require open fire but delivers a very juicy and crispy chop. Besides that it goes faster. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend [...]



Cypriot rosemary chicken

Jun 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Meat and Poultry, Recipes

This is a recipe I brought home from my last trip to Cyprus. It was so tasty that I had to ask for the recipe. The dish is so easy to make, the recipe could have been my idea I serve this dish with rice and vegetables. Just delicious. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post [...]



Biftekia – Μπιφτέκια – Greek burgers

Jun 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Meat and Poultry, Recipes

Nothing better than burgers, but they have to be juicy. There are many theories on how to get them juicy. Some of then have to do with the frying or grilling process, others with the mixture of the ingredients. My secret ingredient is the apple. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz [...]



Chicken breast in lemon sauce

Jun 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Meat and Poultry, Recipes

I had posted a similar chicken breast recipe a few days ago. I had prepared it with a sherry and raisins sauce. This one comes with a lemon and white wine sauce. This way of preparing chicken breasts results in a very juicy meat, because the breast is fried for a very short time only. [...]



Chicken breast in Sherry and Raisins sauce

Jun 13th, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Meat and Poultry, Recipes

The trick to prepare this dish in under 15 minutes is how to treat the chicken breast. I slice the chicken breast, fold it open and then flatten it. This reduces the frying time to a few minutes and keeps the meat juicy. The sauce is easy to make. It is the first one in [...]



Pork in almond sauce – Carne en salsa de almendras

Jun 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Meat and Poultry, Recipes

No wonder this classic Spanish dish can be found throughout Spain. It is delicious. You have to like almonds, garlic and wine though. This dish can be served as Tapa or Meze as well as as main course with fries. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin [...]



Ossobuco with Polenta

May 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Meat and Poultry, Recipes

I had requests for a meat dish from my Secret Supper guests. So be it, I thought and went on a seek in my reader. I found a couple of tempting dishes and decided on an Ossobuco. Classic Italian cuisine, one can’t go wrong with that, I thougt. And so it was. Ossobuco requires little [...]