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Stuffed tomatoes – Γεμιστά

Nov 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Recipes

I am late with posting this which is a traditional Greek summer dish. The quality of “Gemista” – stuffed tomatoes – is fully depending on the quality of the tomatoes used. They have to be ripe and juicy and soft. I was lucky and found some great deep red tomatoes from Crete at my greengrocers. [...]



Marinated pumpkin with Mozzarella cheese

Oct 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings, Starters

I was looking for a different use for pumpkin as well as for Mozzarella. The good old soup and the good old Caprese seemed too boring. I came across a recipe for marinated pumpkin and so the combination with Mozzarella di Buffola was not too farfetched. The spicy pumpkin with its bite in addition to [...]



Ravioli con Gamberi -Ravioli with a filling of prawns and salmon

Oct 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes, Starters

I was looking for a fish or seafood starter when I came across the ravioli recipe at Robert’s lamiacucina blog. I simply used his recipe for the dough, but still wanted a different filling. I created a filling of Gameri (large prawns), smoked salmon and curd cheese. The ravioli filled with prawns and salmon are [...]



Mοschari kokkinisto me melitzanes – Μοσχαράκι κοκκινιστό με μελιτζάνες

Jul 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Meat and Poultry, Recipes

Kokkinisto means “cooked in red ( kokkino) sauce” and it usually means that meat was cooked for hours with fresh tomatoes and some wine. This is a summer dish, due to the tomatoes being in season now. Eggplants fit this dish very well, thats why I added some. You can leave them out if you [...]