Pastitio

Children love pasta with minced meat sauce. This is a Greek classic! There are a lot of different ways to make any kind of pasta with a sauce made with minced meat and tomato sauce. The Italian classic is Spaghetti Bolognese or Lasagna. The Greek Pastitio (Παστίτσιο) is comparable with the latter. Traditionally Greeks use […]

Soutzoukakia Smyrni (Meatballs from Smyrni)

There are a lot of variations how to make meatballs. In Greece there are the classic pan-fried burger patties “Bifteki” (μπιφτέκι), round meatballs “Keftedakia” (κεφτεδάκια) which are also simply fried in a pan or cooked in tomato sauce, or “Soutzoukakia” (σουτζουκάκια), formed as small sausages.  The latter are served as grilled skewer “politika” (πολίτικα) or […]

Aromatic Pork Neck Roast or Pulled Pork Cretan (Minoan) Style

The Cretan diet has become famous all over the world since the last few years. It is considered to be the most healthiest diet because of its use of extra virgin olive oil, lots of vegetable and herbs. The Cretan diet developed from the Minoan traditions. This old civilization used the wild herbs of the […]