They say that after the man discovered the fire, boiling was the first way he invented to process his food.
Originally, it began to boil the fruit that was harvested in the forests, and later the vegetables he learned to cultivate, the animals he caught or the fish he was catching
The following recipe which is called “kolokithakia gemista” (beef stuffed courgettes) In Greece was the one that made me appreciate the egg lemon sauce when I was young. I guess without that is a completely different dish.
Pastitsada or Παστιτσάδα in Greek is one of the most traditional dishes that you can have on the beautiful island of Corfu in Greece. It is fair to say it was my main dish for my holidays last year and a great recipe to have.
Pie’s is not something that usually associate with the Greek cuisine but rather I would say with the English one. That is rather unfortunate as the Greeks have a lot of love for there traditional pies like the British. If you travel to Greece there is no way you can miss them and especially the traditional Spinach pie that is cooked everywhere in the country.
The following recipe is considered a delicacy in Greece and really famous especially in Crete. Snails in red sauce is something that you even going to love or hate…but apparently i am in the first category.