Saganaki is actually the name of the traditional skillet in which you fry the cheese. Wikipedia tells us that fried cheese began in Cairo during the Middle Ages and was popular through the time of the Otttoman occupation. Since then, country after country has put their own spin on this […]
White Bean Dip
White Bean Dip has many personalities. It is a cousin of Israeli Hummous and Greek Skordalia. Whatever country to which you link White Bean Dip; it is easy to make and completely addictive. Customize it to your taste by adding more garlic and lemon. Enjoy it with pita wedges, and […]
I first decided to prepare Greek Moussaka when I started to make Purim dinners for a group of friends. We started out as young couples with our children and now it has grown to include everyones’ grandchildren as well. I needed a menu much of which could be made in […]
Grape Leaves Stuffed with Herbed Lamb and Rice
The blend of mint, dill and parsley- the Turkish spice trilogy-gives the ground lamb and rice wonderful flavor. Finger food, knife and fork, anyway you eat these, you will be happy.
I developed a recipe for Vegetarian Moussaka for my daughter; who became vegetarian at 17 years old. I always make a meat Greek Moussaka for Purim; and I wanted her to be able to enjoy some of the same flavors. I make Vegetarian Moussaka with roasted eggplant and layer with […]