Category: Freezer Friendly

June 14, 2009

How To Make Quick Tomato Puree

Filed under: Freezer Friendly,How-To,Tomatoes - 14 Jun 2009

Tomato puree is a very common and important ingredient in Greek cuisine. It is made by grating tomatoes on a box grater, but there’s an easier way these days: puree them in a food processor.

Nothing could be …

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 …

September 6, 2008

Summer Meatballs (Keftedes Kalokairinoi)

Filed under: Beef,Freezer Friendly - 06 Sep 2008

Ingredients for greek recipe keftedes kalokairinoi summer meatballs.You can call them meatballs, but I would almost characterize these as vegetable fritters flavored with meat. Nevertheless, carnivores will love them …

August 16, 2008

How to Serve Leftover Meat Like a Greek

Filed under: Beef,Chicken,Freezer Friendly,How-To,Lamb,Pork - 16 Aug 2008

How do you serve leftovers like a Greek? The answer is two words: French fries. It’s possible I’ve just been hanging out with the wrong crowd, but from my observations, Greeks have an enormous capacity to eat …

March 6, 2008

How To Grate Tomatoes (Ntomata sto Trifti)

Filed under: Freezer Friendly,How-To,Tomatoes,Vegan,Vegetarian - 06 Mar 2008

Grated tomatoes are a common ingredient in Greek recipes. I had never heard of grating tomatoes before I started my Greek food adventure, but it’s an elegant solution that predates food processors to the problem of obtaining fresh tomato …