Archive for: July 2008

July 31, 2008

Greek Beef Patties (Biftekia)

Filed under: Beef - 31 Jul 2008

Much easier and less time consuming than Greek meatballs, these beef patties are both tasty and easy for a weeknight supper. The uncooked patties freeze well, so you can make an extra large batch to have some on …

July 20, 2008

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (Makaronia me Kima)

Filed under: Beef,Pasta - 20 Jul 2008

Three magic words to bring back the comforts of childhood for every Greek are makaronia me kima. This is a favorite family meal in Greece, tasty enough to interest adults yet totally kid-friendly….

July 11, 2008

Baby Fig Spoon Sweet (Sikalaki Gliko)

Filed under: Fruit,Sweets,Vegan,Vegetarian - 11 Jul 2008

Mama makes her traditional recipes from memory, but when memory needs a little boost, she hauls out her battered old copy of Megali Mageiriki. The classic Greek cookbook, it’s very 1950’s, complete with faded photos …