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 It is debated whether it was originally made from … Continue reading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) ‘Souvlaki’ is the Greek word for skewered, grilled meat. They are more commonly called ‘Kebab,’ which is an Arabic word, and the grilled cubes of meat are popular all around the Mediterranean and … 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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Spanokopita (Greek Spinach Pie)

by Cat, Aug 2007; updated May 2020 with second recipe (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The spinach pies of Greece, Turkey, Lebanon and other Middle-Eastern countries are all a bit different from each other, but they all have the basic … 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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