How to Grill a Steak Like You’re in Argentina

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Grilled steak is a classic dish enjoyed all around Buenos Aires. Today we feature a recipe and instructions how to cook the perfect steak, Argentinian style, as if it was straight off the parrilla (BBQ). So read on to learn how to grill a steak like you’re in Argentina. The quantity of beef consumed in Argentina is quite staggering really but is no surprise once you have tasted beef from stock raised on the famous, Argentine pampas. What makes it … Read More

Sensational Beef Stifado a Pleasant Surprise from Cyprus

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Today we feature a classic, Greek stew – beef stifado, or should that be the famous, Cypriot dish? Whatever its origins, we are featuring it today! Commonplace throughout the region, it is a robust flavored stew, containing slow-cooked beef that just melts in your mouth. Beef stifado is traditionally served with orzo (small, rice-shaped pasta) or hilopittes (egg pasta). This is a great dish to enjoy in the cooler months. Simple to prepare, it just slowly simmers away while you … Read More

This Genuine Greek Spanakopita is Irresistible

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Genuine, Greek spanakopita is a classic, spinach pie, surrounded with filo pastry. Filled with spinach or silver beet, cheeses and mildly spiced, Greek spanakopita is a great way to increase your or your children’s green veggie intake. I can promise you, they will be coming back for second helpings! Let’s be honest, who doesn’t like pie made from filo pastry? And the filo pastry? It’s very forgiving and despite ripping a few sheets here and there, it really doesn’t matter. … Read More

Genuine Greek Baked Beans Full of Taste – Gigantes Plaki

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Ever heard of Gigantes Plaki? No it’s not some Greek, mythological monster from Jason and the Argonauts (remember that fabulous film?), although you could be forgiven for thinking so! They’re basically a version of Greek baked beans made with larger beans such as butter beans or lima beans in a typical, Greek sauce. The sauce is quite thick and the dish is hearty for the cooler times of the year in Greece, including on the islands. Greece and the word … Read More

You Need to Know Why Drunken Pork is Perfect with Red Wine

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Most experts will say drink white wine with pork. Today we feature a dish very commonplace throughout the Greek Islands and Cyprus which turns that theory on its head. Drunken pork is a simple dish to prepare and full of robust Greek flavors including red wine. A simple marinade made from everyday ingredients and then slow cooked. The result is a rich, slightly dry and full-flavored Greek classic. Once you have cooked this dish you will surely return to it … Read More

Steamed Greek Mussels Will Make You Happy

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Steamed Greek mussels feature in today’s first food post coming from Greece. A simple, happy dish, full of Greek flavors. They are sure to put a smile on your face. Think oregano, white wine, olive oil, garlic and lemon juice. Very common flavors throughout Greek cooking. Accompanied with grilled ciabatta (yes Italian for sure but popular in Greece nonetheless) and a crisp, chilled white wine, be transported to those laid-back Greek Islands with this dish. Laid-back is a great choice … Read More

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