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Recipes

cool raita

ράιτα (raita) - η δροσερή

Raita or raitha is served as a cooling side dish throughout most of India. Its basic ingredient is yoghurt (dahi – usually homemade) and then vegetables, herbs and spices are added in the inimitable Indian fashion. It can be compared to our own Greek tzatziki, apart from the fact that raita has many different herbal versions, for example, a simple ...

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Oven-Baked Fish

oven-baked fish

I can’t stand cookery myths. People love to shroud cooking in a cloak of difficulty and secrecy and dare you not to expose the myth. If, however, it is a myth, it won’t care. Zeus never came down from Olympus to complain about the new one-god religion taking over from the twelve gods….even though the “poor” farmers at Tembi tried ...

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Pea and mint tart: green pearls in the round

αλμυρή τάρτα με αρακά και μέντα

Translated by Sophie Athanasiadis They are the green pearls with the off-putting name, whether that be the usual “pea” or the Latin “pisum sativum”! Of course its role as a measure of discomfort in the famous fairytale doesn’t exactly help… In everyday cooking, the humble pea does quite well: peas in olive oil, with potatoes, in tomato sauce, with lemon, ...

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