Vegetarian Gemista (Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers)

Vegetarian gemista with peppers

INGREDIENTS: *3 medium-sized bell peppers *2 tomatoes, diced *2 cloves of garlic, minced *1 onion, diced *1 tsp dried parsley *1 tsp dried oregano *2 tsp dried basil *1 tsp salt *2 cups white rice *1 cup water METHOD: Preheat oven to 180 C (350 F). Carefully remove the tops of the peppers using a sharp knife. Remove the seeds ... Read More »

Stifado with mushrooms

Dora Kitinas-Gogos reveals her recipe for a vegetarian stifado Note: I’ve given you a vegetarian stifado as not to contradict what I have said about meat eating in the winter months. Ingredients: 300 grams of any type of meaty mushrooms 300 grams of button mushrooms 1 large onion ½ kilo small shallots, I hand pick these so I get the ... Read More »

Fasolakia Yiahni (String beans with tomatoes)

The word yiahni refers to pot cooked food with fresh tomatoes, and it could be likened to the word stew. Ingredients:  *1 kilo of baby string beans (frozen may be used) *5 – 6 ripe tomatoes skinned and diced, or diced tinned tomatoes *2 onions *½ bunch parsley *1 cup olive oil *½ teaspoon salt Method: *1. Slice onions finely, ... Read More »