Baked giant beans

- Put the beans in a large pan, pour in water to cover, and add the celery, carrot, and peppercorns. 
- Cover and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, and simmer for about 1 hour, or until the beans are just tender. 
- Drain and...

Bean soup

- Soak the beans in water overnight to soften up.
- The following day rinse, drain and place them in a pot with water.
- Add the carrots, the onions, the garlic, the tomatoes, the olive oil, season to taste and let everything boil...

Bean soup v.2

- Soak the beans, in bowl full of hot water, overnight.
- The next day, drain, place in saucepan with 3 cups of water and bring to the boil.
- Leave to cook for about half an hour and add the chopped onion, the celery, carrots,...

Broad beans with oregano

- Soak the broad beans, in bowl full of water, overnight.
- Drain, remove the black tips and place in a saucepan with 2 cups of water.
- When about to boil, add the remaining ingredients and simmer until the oil is the only liquid...

Chick pea and tahini salad

- Immerse the chick peas into water, add the baking soda (optional) and let them stand for about 12-20 hours.
- Drain the chick peas and rinse them well.
- Place them in a pot with water and let them boil for about 2 hours, until they...

Chick pea soup.

- Soak the chick peas overnight in warm water.
- The following day drain the chick peas, add the baking soda, stir and rub them well.
- Rinse the chick peas carefully and place them in a pot with fresh water.
- Add the onions...

Chickpea patties

- Soak the chick-peas in water overnight.
- The next day, drain and boil for half an hour until soft.
- Blend until only a few small bits remain.
- Grate the onion into a bowl and add the chick-peas, parsley, baking powder, salt...

Croquettes with rice

- Boil the rice for about 15 minutes in salted water stirring with a wooden spoon. Take off the heat, sprinkle with the grated cheese, mix and let it stand for 5 minutes. 
- Then, add the pine nuts, the ham (finely chopped), salt and pepper...

Garlic Rice

- Boil some water in a pot. Add the garlic, finely diced, and let it simmer for about 10 minutes; then, pour in the olive oil.
- Add the rice, washed and strained, salt and pepper and continue cooking, until the rice has absorbed all the...

Giant beans with sausages

- Soak the giant beans in cold water overnight.
- The following day rinse the beans, drain through a colander and place them in a pot with water.
- Let them boil for about an hour.
- Strain the beans again and place them in a...

Leeks with rice

- Prepare and wash the leeks and then cut into thick slices.
- Boil in a saucepan with 6 cups of water.
- Add the spring onions, dill, salt and pepper and leave to cook for about 15 minutes.
- As soon as the vegetables soften,...

Lentil soup

- Clean the lentils and soak them overnight in water, if wanted.
- The following day place the lentils in a pot, cover with water and then boil over a medium fire.
- Allow to boil for some minutes, then drain.
- Add the onions,...

Lima beans on skewers

- Soak the beans, in bowl full of hot water, overnight.
- The next day boil in plenty of salted water, taking care that the beans are well cooked without becoming mashed or split.
- Drain and leave to cool.
- Place the beans on...

Pilaf with Artichokes

- Remove the tough outer leaves of the artichokes. With a sharp knife scoop all the «hairy inside» in the middle of the heart out. Cut their stems and use them only if they are tender.
- Rub the artichokes with a lemon and immerse them...

Pilaf with octopus

- Wash and clean the octopus and cut into pieces.
- Place in a saucepan and simmer until it turns red and its juice has run.
- Add the chopped onion to the pan, stir and pour in the oil.
- Sauté for about five minutes, add the...


- Heat the olive oil  in a saucepan.
- Add the rice and the chopped onion, stirring continuously with a wooden spoon.
- As soon as these ingredients have been well sautéed, add the boiling water, bay leaf, salt and pepper.

Pilaff with meat

- Place the butter and the grated onion in a saucepan and sauté until the onion has turned white.
- Add the ground beef and sauté until brown, stirring continuously.
- Pour in the wine and stir,
- Add the tomato paste, 1.5 cups...

Pilaff with tomato sauce

- Heat the butter in a saucepan and sauté the onion until it turns white, stirring all the time with a wooden spoon.
- Add the mashed tomatoes, sugar, salt and pepper.
- Leave to cook for 10 minute, add the water and bring to the boil...

Pork with beans

- Cut the meat into portions, heat the butter in a saucepan and sauté.
- As soon as it is brown all over, add the wine, mashed tomatoes, salt and pepper.
- Leave to simmer for about one hour until the meat is tendered.
- Add the...

Rice with green peas and mushrooms

- Clean and wash the rice and place it in a pot with boiling water. 
- Let the rice cook for about 15 minutes, then pour in cold water and strain it. 
- Heat a tablespoon butter in a frying pan and pour over the drained rice which, in...

Rice with shrimps and mussels

- In a pot, lightly saute the onions in the olive oil. 
- Add the shrimps, the mussels and the tomatoes and cook over a medi¬um fire for 5 minutes.
- Pour in the ouzo. Add the rice, as much water as is necessary (i.e. one part rice,...

Rice-stuffed vine leaves

- Wash the vine leaves; boil for 2 minutes in plenty of water and drain.
- In a bowl mix the chopped onions, dill, mint, rice, half the oil, salt and pepper.
- Mix well and onto each vine leaf place one tablespoon for stuffing....

Roast pilaf

- Heat the butter in a frying pan and sauté the chopped onion.
- As soon as it softens, add the rice and sauté for five minutes, stirring continuously with a wooden spoon.
- Add the water, bay leaf, crushed garlic and salt and pepper...

Roast rice with cheese

- Bring the water to the boil with a little salt and the rice.
- Cover and simmer for 15 minutes until the rice has absorbed all the liquid.
- Beat the eggs in a bowl together with the cream and 3 tablespoons of water.
- Pour...

Spinach rice.

- In a pot, saute the onions in the oil. Wash the spinach well, shred it roughly and add it to the pot with the onions.
- Cook over a medium fire for 5 minutes. Add the rice, 2 teacups water, the dill, salt and pep¬per and continue cooking...

Split pea "custard"

- Bring α generous 4 cups water to a boil in a large pan. 
- Add the split peas and bring back to a boil over medium heat, skimming off the scum that rises to the surface. Cover and simmer for about 35 minutes. 
- Meanwhile, heat the...

Split peas puree Santorin style

- Cover the split peas in water and soak for about 2 hours.
- Boil in a saucepan and remove the foam that forms on the surface of water.
- Add the whole onion, a little oregano, salt and pepper.
- Simmer for about one hour until...

Village split peas puree

- Soak the split peas in water for about 2 hours and then bring to the boil in the same water adding the whole onion.
- As soon as they are cooked add salt, stir and drain well.
- In a bowl mix together the finely chopped parsley,...


- In a large bowl mix the ground beef, rice, spring onions, and dill, white of one egg and salt and pepper.
- Knead well and shape into walnut-size balls using your hands.
- Pour two cups of water into a saucepan, along with the oil...

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