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|Food from Many Greek Kitchens
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Author: Tessa Kiros
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No one captures the spirit and soul of a place quite like Tessa Kiros, the best-selling author of Falling Cloudberries and Apples for Jam. Who better than Tessa to take readers on a colorful and magical journey into the kitchens of her friends and family in Greece.
Food, culture, celebration, and memory are inexorably tied together inside Tessa Kiros's Food from Many Greek Kitchens. As the follow-up to her best-selling Venezia and Falling Cloudberries, Food from Many Greek Kitchens explores Kiros's Greek-Cypriot heritage and takes readers on a colorful journey into the Greek kitchens of her friends and family as she catalogs the traditional foods for fasting, festivals, and feast days.
Recipes like Vassilopitta New Year Wish Cake, Lamb in a Flowerpot with Dill and Red Wine, Yamopilafo Wedding Rice, and Easter Soup are accompanied by short introductions that explain each dish's cultural significance. In addition, lavish full-color photographs take readers on a tour from the local Mediterranean fishmongers and markets into Greek family homes and kitchens to experience the best in authentic Greek cooking.
With a glossary and more than 200 classically prepared Greek recipes, Food from Many Greek Kitchens adds a greater depth of flavor to each dish through Kiros's warm anecdotal introductions like the following passage for Vassilopitta:
"In Greece, everyone has a vassilopitta (cake) at New Year. The wonderful thing about this cake is that a flouri (coin) is added before baking. If you're lucky to get the piece with the coin, you'll be blessed for the year. Don't you love that sense of celebration the Greeks have?" --Food from Many Greek Kitchens
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|Greek Takeout Cookbook: Favorite Greek Takeout Recipes to Make at Home
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Prepare your favorite Greek takeout recipes at home! ***BLACK AND WHITE EDITION*** Greek cuisine is a remarkable blend of East and West. It is Mediterranean cuisine at its best with diverse influences. From the East are the touches of exotic spices, and from the West are the Italian additions of garlic and tomato. Greek dishes make use of fresh produce and what is abundant in different regions in Greece such as grains, legumes, vegetables, meat, seafood, olive oil, and rice. To savor Greek cuisine is to savor history, culture, and love. Every Greek home cook prepares dishes using the freshest ingredients – thoughtfully seasoned with herbs and spices – prepared in age old tradition to preserve nutrients, for a happy and healthy family.
- A brief history of Greek takeout food.
- Ingredients used in Greek cooking, cooking methods and required cooking equipment used to prepare Greek meals
- Easy to prepare appetizers like the Zucchini Fritters or the Fried Calamari
- Traditional salads like the Classic Greek Salad or the Marouli Salad
- Heartwarming soups like the Avgolemono, a delicate lemon and chicken-rice soup
- Classic takeout sandwiches like the Souvlaki Pita Sandwich
- Delicious beef, pork and lamb recipes like the Pork Souvlaki, the Beef Kebab, the Lamb Chops or the Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers
- Favorite chicken recipes like the Greek-Style Grilled Chicken or the Chicken Gyro
- Delightful seafood recipes like the Grilled Greek-Style Fish or Stuffed Squid recipe
- Healthy vegetable and side recipes like the Spanakorizo, a lemony spinach rice pilaf or the Baked Lemon Potatoes
- Sweet desserts like the Classic Baklava or the Rizogalo, a delicate rice pudding
Please note that for this edition of Greek Takeout Recipes, all images are in BLACK AND WHITE
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- The Complete Book of Greek Cooking: The Recipe Club of St. Paul's Orthodox Cathedral
- Greek Cuisine Cookbook: 50 Easy and Delicious Greek Recipes (Greek Recipes, Mediterranean Recipes, Greek Food, Quick & Easy)
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Author: George Calombaris
Away from his restaurant kitchens what George Calombaris really loves to cook is the food he grew up with, food that is made with love and designed to be shared. In his exciting new cookbook, George shares his enthusiasm for all things Greek, adding modern tweaks to stamp his adventurous culinary spirit on traditional recipes. This is traditional Greek food, but not as you know it! George has created dishes that you know and love and given them a modern twist. You could start with a baklava cocktail, moving on to dishes such as taramosalata popcorn, ouzo-soaked cucumbers, slow-cooked lamb and miso eggplant souvlaki and prawn saganaki tortellini with tomato and mustard seed vinaigrette. And to finish? Hellenic mess!
|The Glorious Foods of Greece: Traditional Recipes from the Islands, Cities, and Villages
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Author: Diane Kochilas
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The Glorious Foods of Greece is the magnum opus of Greek cuisine, the first book that takes the reader on a long and fascinating journey beyond the familiar Greece of blue-and-white postcard images and ubiquitous grilled fish and moussaka into the country's many different regions, where local customs and foodways have remaained intact for eons.
The journey is both personal and inviting. Diane Kochilas spent nearly a decade crisscrossing Greece's Pristine mountains, mainland, and islands, visiting cooks, bakers, farmers, shepherds, fishermen, artisan producers of cheeses, charcuterie, olives, olive oil, and more, in order to document the country's formidable culinary traditions. The result is a paean to the hitherto uncharted glories of local Greek cooking and regional lore that takes you from mountain villages to urban tables to seaside tavernas and island gardens.
In beautiful prose and with more than four hundred unusual recipes -- many of them never before recorded --invites us to a Greece few visitors ever get to see. Along the way she serves up feast after feast of food, history, and culture from a land where the three have been intertwined since time immemorial.
In an informed introduction, she sets the historic framework of the cuisine, so that we clearly see the differences among the earthy mountain cookery, the sparse, ingenious island table, and the sophisticated aromaticcooking traditions of the Greeks in diaspora. In each chapter she takes stock of the local pantry and cooking customs. From the olive-laden Peloponnesos, she brings us such unusual dishes as One-Pot Chicken Simmered with Artichokes and served with Tomato-Egg-Lemon Sauce and Vine Leaves Stuffed with Salt Cod. From the Venetian-influenced Ionian islands, she offers up such delights asPastry-Cloaked Pasta from Corfu filled with cheese and charcuterie and delicious Bread Pudding from Ithaca with zabaglione. Her mainland recipes, as well as those that hail from Greece's impenetrable northwestern mountains, offer an enticing array of dozens of delicious savory pies, unusual greens dishes, and succulent meat preparations such as Lamb with Garlic and Cheese Baked in Paper. In Macedonia she documents the complex, perfumed, urbane cuisine that defines that region. In the Aegean islands, she serves up a wonderful repertory of exotic yet simple foods, reminding us how accessible -- and healthful -- is the Greek fegional table.
The result is a cookbook unlike any other that has ever been written on Greek cuisine, one that brims with the author's love and knowledge of her subject, a tribute to the vibrant, multifaceted continuum of Greek cooking, both highly informed and ever inviting. The Glorious Foods of Greece is an important work, one that contributes generously to the culinary literature and is sure to become the definitive book of Greek cuisine and culture for future generations of food lovers -- Greek and non-Greek alike.
Moussaka, grilled fish, and feta salad with olives--that's it for Greek food, right? Wrong, as abundantly proved by Diane Kochilas's masterful The Glorious Foods of Greece. For over 10 years, Kochilas investigated the vast wealth of Greek cooking, traveling to its islands, cities, mountains, and villages and talking to cooks, bakers, fisherman, farmers, and cheese makers. She listened astutely, and the result is not only hundreds of authentic recipes, but a definitive culinary guide.
Following an introduction in which Kochilas details, among other fascinating information, the nature of each region's cuisine (Rooumali and Epirus are shepherds' domains, she writes, "where the reigning food is pita, as in savory pie, hundreds of them...."), she then offers chapter-by-chapter observations with straightforward recipes. These range from mezze (appetizers) and soups to breads, main dishes, sweets, and drinks. From the olive country of Peloponnesus, for example, readers are offered the likes of Roast Leg of Lamb with Wine, Garlic, Allspice, and Cheese. The Italian-influenced Ionian islands provide Chicken Stewed in Fragrant Tomato Sauce with Thick Pasta, among other dishes. Snd from Macedonia and Thrace come such fare as Roasted Potato Salad with Hot Pepper and Mint, and Leek and Yogurt Pie.
Throughout, Kochilas also provides interesting sidebars (The Sardines of Lesvos, for example, profiles this local treasure known for its sweetness), ingredient sketches, and preparation suggestions. A section that explores cooking techniques and a useful source list concludes the book, which is a tribute to a widely undiscovered cuisine and the author's steady yet exuberant powers of investigation. --Arthur Boehm
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|Greek Pastries and Desserts
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Author: Vepha Alexiadou
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This is one of the most complete books of traditional Greek desserts ever published. It includes a full range of breads, cakes, cookies, confections, and preserves as well as the famous Greek spoon-sweets and honey-syrup pastries. Many of these 250 heirloom recipes were handed down from the author's family, natives of the fabled city of Constantinople.
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|Greek Cooking for the Gods
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Eva Zane spent a lifetime studying and absorbing the culinary and cultural traditions of her beloved Greece. As the child of two Greek food lovers and the chef-owner of several Greek and Mediterranean restaurants in San Francisco, Zane has never been far from the tangy aroma of calamari in white wine and lemon juice or the crackle of succulent young goat roasting over an open charcoal pit.
In Greek Cooking for the Gods, Eva Zane has compiled a thorough and profoundly authentic collection of Greek recipes honed by years of loving experimentation and refinement ranging from playful appetizers like stuffed cucumbers, stuffed grape leaves, and spanakopetas, to traditional soups, salads, hearty entrees, and delectable desserts. Other favorite menu items include spaghetti with clam sauce, stuffed lamb shoulder with eggplant, and taramosalata. She even includes advice and menu ideas for special occasions and religious celebrations as well as a chapter on Greek wine and spirit pairings.
If you are interested in developing your Mediterranean palate or endeavor to recreate the flavors of your Greek grandmother's beloved home-cooked meals, let Greek Cooking for the Gods take you on a delightful culinary adventure to the sea-salt breezes and bright blue waters of the Aegean isles.
|Vegan Cookbook:Healthy Vegan Greek Recipes
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The popularity of Greek cuisine, particularly vegan cuisine,
different types of fruits, vegetables and grains. Although Greek cuisine had been affected by Roman,
Byzantium, Turkish and other cultures, it has still preserved its uniqueness.
The other consistent ingredient of the Greek vegan cuisine is wheat. This is a national staple product,
one that is found in many recipes, and it has been cultivated in Greece for thousands of years.
It’s used in the preparation of different types of foods, such as bread, namely in the well known pita bread.
Bulgur, made of cracked whole wheat, can be eaten separately or added into soups or salads.
The final typical grain food of Greek vegan cooking is rice.
This is used in pilafs and bakes, served with stews, or wrapped in grape leaves to make dolmades.
|The Grecian Plate
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Book by St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, Durham N.C. Hellenic Ladies Society
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|"Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water" Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste!: Family Recipes
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Author: Ivy Liacopoulou
Cypriot cuisine is shaped by the island's Mediterranean climate, geography, and history. The majority of its recipes are based on Greek cuisine and the Mediterranean Diet, which is one of the healthiest in the world, using fresh, wholesome ingredients. Cyprus’s strategic location in the Eastern Mediterranean, situated between the crossroads of three continents, had brought to the island many conquerors and thus its cuisine has evolved into an amalgamation of diverse tastes and textures, with an unmistakable mark that makes it undeniably Cypriot. You will see influences from the Ottomans and its neighbouring Middle Eastern countries but there are also remnants of French, Italian, and Anglo-Saxon influences stemming from the island's occupation by the French Lusignans, the Venetians, the Ottomans and the British. The cookbook is a collection of over 150 of the best traditional Greek-Cypriot recipes, fully revised and updated with a fresh, modern new look, a brief history of the recipe, clear instructions, useful tips and over 160 mouthwatering pictures. The recipes are written both in the U.S. and the metric system and substitutes are given for local ingredients. Cypriots are Orthodox and almost half of the year is fasting period, so a lot of the recipes are nistisima (vegan). Mediterranean food is delicious, easy, inexpensive and, of course, healthy. In the cookbook you will find a lot of recipes, which reflect on the simplicity of the Mediterranean style of eating, ranging from the classic makaronia tou fourniou (pastitsio) and moussakas, sheftalia, ravioles, koupepia, bourekia, flaounes, kolokotes, daktyla, loukoumia (delights), mahalepi, to more complicated recipes such as bombari, zalatina, pastitsia (almond cookies), shiamishi, loukoumia tou gamou and more. The author has included a small sample of her own recipes, always based on the traditional principles of the Mediterranean diet, such as louvanosalata, a dip with yellow split peas, galeos marinatos (marinated tope fish), moussakas and pastitsio nistimo (vegan), sykotakia me lahanika (chicken giblets with vegetables), caramelized spiced dry fruit in wine. The cookbook is not only addressed to the lovers of Greek food in general but is also a handbook to all the Greeks of “diaspora” who will not only get back to the simple hearty fare of their childhood by recreating the recipes of their ancestors but will also come closer to their culture and heritage. http://kopiaste.org Kopiaste!
|The Parthenon Cookbook: Great Mediterranean Recipes from the Heart of Chicago's Greektown
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This collection of terrific Greek recipes, from old favorites to unique house specialties, is also a tribute to the oldest restaurant in Chicago's fabled Greektown, a landmark innovator of legendary dishes like saganaki and the first gyros in Chicago. Filled with colorful history and lush photographs, the book features 40 of the restaurant’s most popular recipes from all courses, appetizers to desserts. They include Feta a la Soto, Marathon Salad with Shrimp, Moussaka, Sokolatina, and more. In addition, Greek wine pairings are included as well as full Greek dinner menus with tips for entertaining.
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