Archive for: February 2009

February 22, 2009

Wild Mustard Greens (Vrouves)

The first time I went vrouves-picking with Mama, I confidently assured her that I knew which plants were the mustard plants, and went off into the middle of a good patch. I quickly filled my bag with mustard leaves, …

February 16, 2009

Quince Spoon Sweet (Kydoni Glyko)

Filed under: Fruit,Lent & Nistisima,Sweets,Vegan,Vegetarian,Yogurt - 16 Feb 2009

Quince spoon sweet greek recipe for kydoni glyko served  on yogurt
Shown served as a topping for yogurt.


3.5 pounds quince
1 TB lemon juice
4.5 cups water
4.5 pounds sugar
scented geranium or vanilla

Cook it!
The recipe says to peel and core …

February 4, 2009

Beef with Quince (Moschari me Kydonia)

Filed under: Beef,Freezer Friendly,Fruit - 04 Feb 2009

I’d never met a quince until I started hanging around with Greeks. Quince are mostly used cooked in desserts as they are a bit too sour to eat out of hand. I’m not big on desserts, so quince …