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Red easter eggs

Red easter eggs

Serves/Yields: As many as you boil

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Medium

Season: Spring

Greek: Kokkina paschalina avga

One of the nicest Greek customs is the use of red eggs for the Easter celebration. It is unthinkable to set an Easter table without them, for they add to the celebration and happy atmosphere. (From www.recipesource.com)

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Vasilopita with mahlep

Traditional Vasilopita with mahlep and mastic

Serves/Yields: 2 rounded baking pans of 25 - 30 cm diameter

Time: 3 hours

Difficulty: Medium

Season: Winter

Greek: Vasilopita

This recipe is provided by a friend of Greek-Recipe.com, Nikos Lymberopoulos. He enjoys cooking as much as we do and every year he follows this recipe to prepare the traditional New Year’s Eve cake (aka Vasilopita). This one has the scent of Tsoureki (Easter bread) because it has Mahlep.

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Kalitsounia

Cretan Kalitsounia

Difficulty: High

Greek: Kaltsounia Me Kanella

There are various versions of Kaltsounia. Cretan Kaltsounia are also shaped in stars like in the picture. Our effort to shape them like stars was unfortunate as you may notice. the difference from the proposal in the recipe is that instead of making a half moon you roll the circled dough up, down and left , right of the filling and then squize the dough in order to shape a star.

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Haddock burgers

Haddock burgers with stamnagathi weeds and piquant mayonnaise

Serves/Yields: 12 burgers

Time: 1,5 - 2 hours

Difficulty: Medium

Season: Spring

Greek: Biftekia bakaliarou me stamnagathi kai mayonesse

Cod and haddock fried fillets are usually cooked and served with garlic sauce in the annunciation of Virgin Mary on the 25th of March, which is Greeks Independence day. We suggest an alternative recipe, lighter in taste and with less calories.

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Piquant mayonnaise

Piquant mayonnaise

Serves/Yields: 1 1/2 cup

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Season: All seasons

Greek: Pikantiki mayonesa

Strong taste. Accompanies boiled or fried fish fillets.

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Burgers with quaker oats

Burgers with quaker oats served with baked potatoes

Serves/Yields: 10 - 12 burgers

Time: 1,5 hour

Difficulty: Medium

Season: All seasons

Greek: Biftekia me vromi kai patates sto fourno

Juicy and aromatic burgers, served with baked potatoes. Instead of hard tack or stale bread with mixed the minced meat with quaker oats.

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Potatoes with garlic onion and milk

Boiled potatoes with milk, onion and garlic

Serves/Yields: 4 persons

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Season: Winter

Greek: Patates vrastes me kremmudi, skordo kai gala

This is a dish up of some remaining food ingredients, leftovers in the fridge.

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Chicken and mushroom omelette

Chicken and mushroom omelette

Serves/Yields: 4 persons

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Season: Winter

Greek: Omeleta me kotopoulo kai manitaria

This is an omelette made up of some remaining food ingredients, leftovers in the fridge.

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