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A nice light and healthy meal, which is fairly quick and simple to prepare. It’s called “a la Polita” as it came originally from the Greeks living in “Poli” (Constantinoupolis/istanbul). This wonderful dish is a harbinger of spring and makes good use of a
Aubergines, more commonly known as eggplants, come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors. The most popular eggplant is the large purple eggplant. Cooking aubergines is not difficult. There are numerous ways to prepare and cook the eggplants to give you an array of dishes. A gr
Is a Greek layered pastry food made with layers of buttered pastry crusts and filled with a feta cheese-egg mixture. It is usually made in a large pan and cut into portions after baking. A popular snack food, it is usually eaten in the mid-morning or as light lunch.
The Greek word pastitsio derives from the Italian pasticcio, which loosely translates to a mess or a hodgepodge. Three essential components make up this delicious dish: pasta, filling, and a creamy bechamel sauce which are layered in a pan and baked to a golden brown.