Tag Archives: feta

Orzo-Stuffed Tomatoes with Pine Nuts

By Cat, March 2013 (Photo, right, from Gourmet Sleuth (1)) See also: 1. Pasta Menu; 2. Pasta (About); 3, Mediterranean Menu; 4, Nuts (About) Orzo is an interesting pasta common in Greek dishes; it’s name means barley in Italian. It is debated whether it was originally made from … Continue reading

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Fusilli with Feta and Green Peas

By Cat, March 2013 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pasta Menu; 2. Pasta (About); 3, Mediterranean Menu; Feta is a Greek brined cheese, popular throughout the eastern Mediterranean, and typically made from sheep’s milk, or goat’s milk. It is a fairy dry, aged cheese … Continue reading

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Lamb & Cucumber Souvlaki, with Feta Sauce

By Cat, June 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Lamb, Pork, Small Game Menu; 2. Middle-Eastern Meza; 3. Mediterranean Menu ‘Souvlaki’ is the Greek word for skewered, grilled meat. They are more commonly called ‘Kebab,’ which is an Arabic word, and the … Continue reading

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Lebanese Spinach Pie

by Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: 1. Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie); 2. Middle Eastern Meza Menu; 3. Savory Tarts, Pies Menu; 4. EthnicFoods Menu; 5. Wheat/Spelt Yogurt Pie Crust; 6. Soaking & sprouting grains; Other Sites: Greg Patent’s Greek Greens Pie (6), which uses a … Continue reading

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Pizza Topping Combinations

By Cat, July 2008, updated Jan 2012 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pizza (About); 2. Pizza Dough; 3. Crushed Tomato Sauce;  More pizza recipes: 1. Mediterranean Menu; 2. Savory Pies & Tarts Menu Includes: 1. General baking instructions for home oven; 2. Topping combinations The topping … Continue reading

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Neapolitan Pizza Margherita

By Cat, July 2008, updated Jan 2012 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pizza (About); 2. Pizza Dough; 3. Crushed Tomato Sauce; 4. Equipment: Baking Stone, Pizza Peel More pizza recipes: 1. Mediterranean Menu; 2. Savory Pies & Tarts The Neapolitan Pizza Margherita is the … Continue reading

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Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)

by Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Lebanese Spinach Pie; 2. Savory Tarts, Pies Menu; 3. Vegetarian & Bean Menu; 4. EthnicFoods Menu; NOTE: Lebanese Spinach Pie has been moved to its new link See also Greg Patent’s website for a different take … Continue reading

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Greek Salad Pita Sandwich

by Cat, Aug 2008  (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Horiatiki (Greek Village Salad and Dressing); 2. Simple Tapenade This salad uses the Greek Village Salad to make a sandwich in Pita bread. The tapenade is a nice touch.

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Horiatiki (Greek Village Salad and Dressing)

by Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is an excellent, flavorful salad, and a great excuse to eat olives.  I learned how to make it from the Greek family who owned the Souvlaki Stop Restaurant down the street … Continue reading

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