- Coarsely chop the almonds and mix with the sugar and mix with the sugar and the cinnamon.
- Add the brandy, bread crumbs and mix well.
- Lay the pastry out on a work surface and cut into three strips.
- Melt the butter and...

Apple sauce.

- Sauté the peeled chopped apples in the butter.
- Add the bread crumbs and continue to sauté
- Add the raisins, the cinnamon, and wine and boil until the apples soften.
- Add the sugar, lemon zest, salt and pepper and serve hot...

Apricots in syrup

- Remove the stones from the apricots and leave in the lime water for two hours.
- In a saucepan boil for 10 minutes the sugar with 2.5 cups of water and the half of the lemon juice.
- Leave to cool.
- Wash the apricots well to...

Artichokes Constantinople style

- Prepare the artichokes, wash them and place in a bowl of water with lemon juice added to stop them going black.
- Heat the oil in a saucepan and sauté the chopped spring onions and the dill.
- Once they have softened add the flour,...

Artichokes stuffed with minced meat

- Clean the artichokes, by cutting their stalks and peel¬ing the tough outer leaves. Cut the tips of the remaining leaves off and remove the «hairy inside» in the middle of the heart with a teaspoon. 
- Rub the artichokes with a lemon cup,...

Artichokes with broad beans

- Clean and quarter the artichokes and drop them in a bowl of water containing the juice of one lemon and a lemon cup.
- Clean the broad beans. Finely chop the garlic and the fennel and mix them in a bowl with the tomatoes, the salt and...

Artichokes with potatoes

- Clean and quarter the artichokes and drop them in a bowl of water containing the juice of one lemon and a lemon cup.
- In a pot, heat the oil and saute the onions and the dill lightly. 
- Add the artichokes stems, the potatoes (...

Baked  Kokoretsi

- Turn the intestines inside out with the help of a thin stick.
- Wash them very carefully and then rub them with two lemons and salt, until they turn white.
- Cut the entrails in small pieces.
- Pour the red wine all over them...

Baked custard pie (Galaktompoureko)

- Boil the milk in a saucepan along with the sugar and the lemon or orange peel.
- Stirring continuously, add the semolina and brink to the boil.
- Remove the pan from the heat, take out the peel and add the beaten eggs.
- Place...

Baked halva

- In a blender mix the butter with the sugar and then the eggs one by one.
- Blend for 3 minutes and add the baking powder, the flour and the semolina.
- Pour in the milk and add the almonds stirring continuously.
- Pour the...

Baked small fish

- Cut the heads off the fish and throw away the entrails. Wash thoroughly and drain. 
- Place in a baking dish, sprinkle with the lemon juice, garlic, parsley, oregano, salt, pepper and olive oil.
- Add half a cup of water and bake in...

Boiled artichoke salad

- Peel the artichokes' outer tough leaves and cut their stalks.
- Slice them in the middle and remove the «hairy inside>> in the middle of the heart with a sharp knife.
- Rub each artichoke all over with half a lemon and drop it...

Boiled greens

- Cut off any dry leaves or tough stalks from the greens and wash well.
- Bring plenty of salted water to the boil in a saucepan and add the greens, stirring from time to time, until soft.
- Drain and serve with oil and lemon juice....

Boiled zucchini

- Cut off both ends of the zucchini, scrape the skin lightly with a knife and wash well.
- Place in saucepan with plenty of water and boil for 30 minutes until soft.
- Drain and serve on a platter with oil, lemon juice and salt poured...

Bonito with oil-lemon dressing

- Cut the heads off the bonito, remove the entrails and throw them away.
- Wash the fish well and make several cuts in the skin with a sharp knife on both sides.
- Cut the garlic into slices and push them into the cuts.
- Season...

Broad beans with artichokes

- Remove the skins from the broad beans and prepare the artichokes.
- Sauté the onions and the dill in a saucepan until soft.
- Stirring all the time, add the flour, beans, artichokes, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
- Add 2 cups...

Broccoli salad

- Remove the tough stems from the broccoli.
- Wash the broccoli and drop into boiling salted water to cook for about 20 minutes.
- Remove the broccoli from the fire drain through a colander.
- Serve the broccoli salad hot or...

Candied lemon peel

- Select big lemons with thin skin, wash well and scrape lightly against a grater.
- Cut the peel off the lemons in pieces.
- Wash well and boil in plenty of water until soft.
- Remove and place in cold water.
- Change...

Candied sour orange peel

- Select brightly colored oranges, wash and rub the peel lightly with a grater.
- Score the peel into four pieces and cut it off with a knife.
- Wash the pieces well, roll into cylinder shapes and fasten using a needle and thread,...

Cherries in syrup

- Remove the cherry stalks and take out the stones using a special implement.
- Boil the sugar with the water for 10 minutes.
- Leave the syrup to cool and add the cherries.
- Boil for 5 minutes; remove the pan from the heat,...

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...

Chicken soup

- Wash the chicken very well and rub it with one lemon.
- Place it in a pot cover with water and let it boil for about an hour and a half on medium heat.
- Add the carrot, the onion, salt and pepper and continue cooking for some more...

Choumous (Cypriot Salad)

- Soak the chick-peas in water over-night.
- Boil until soft and drain well.
- Leave to cool and when completely cold, blend to a paste.
- Place the paste in a bowl with the lemon juice, crushed garlic, oil, salt and pepper....

Country soup

- Sauté the onions in the olive oil, until they become transparent.
- Add the vegetables, the bacon, and the beef stock and season to taste.
- Let these boil on medium heat for about an hour.
- Serve the soup warm with dashes of...

Duck with potatoes and chestnuts

- Clean and wash the duck. Drain it and season with salt and pepper. Boil the chestnuts and remove both their outer and inner coverings (shell and skin). 
- Break the almonds into big pieces and mix them with the raisins, the chestnuts, the...

Egg-lemon cream sauce

- Beat the egg yolks with the lemon juice in a small, heavy pan. 
- Put the cornstarch into a small bowl and stir in one tablespoon water to make a smooth paste, then pour it into the egg and lemon mixture. 
- Gradually stir in the...

Eggplants in syrup

- Remove the stems from the eggplants, score each one length-wise down the middle and boil in the water with the lemon juice for about 15 minutes.
- Drain, place into cold water and leave for three hour, changing the water several times....

Field vegetables and zucchini salad

- Clean the field vegetables well and wash them many times to remove all dirt. Then drop them in boiling water and add salt and the baking soda (optional). 
- Boil them for 10-15 minutes over a medium fire. 
- Serve hot or cold...

Fish casserole

- Wash the slices of fish, place them in a pot and pour the lemon juice over them.
- Season with salt and pepper and let them stand for about an hour. 
- Heat the oil in a pot and lightly saute the onions in it. 
- Add the...


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