Category: Pasta

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….

June 20, 2008

Orzo cooked in Tomato Sauce (Manestra)

Filed under: Lent & Nistisima,Pasta,Vegan,Vegetarian - 20 Jun 2008

Ingredients for manestra orzo in tomato sauce
“Aman vre Lulu, you’re not the first person to burn something!” But I was still upset; how could I screw up such a simple dish? And not just …

May 18, 2008

Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce and Myzithra Cheese (Makaronada)

Filed under: Pasta,Vegan,Vegetarian - 18 May 2008

“They’ve ruined another perfectly good plate of spaghetti,” thought the 8-year-old Zoe. Her Italian cousins had made it, and of course they had put basil in the sauce once again. Zoe knew better than to complain though, as …