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Briami (Tourlou tourlou) – the Greek ratatouille

By Elena Paravantes RD Briami is basically chunks of vegetables cooked in olive oil, and it belongs to the lathera family. But you don’t just add any vegetable you want, there are certain vegetables that are used: potatoes, zucchini, eggplant, onion, tomato, sometimes okra and bell pepper. INGREDIENTS: 4 medium potatoes 1 cup chopped tomatoes or sliced or cherry tomatoes ... Read More »

Lentil Stuffed Cabbage Leaves (Lahanodolmathes Orfanoi)

By Lisa Stanton (www.greekvegetarian.blogspot.com.au) The word ‘orfano’ is used at the end of a Greek dish title to indicate that it’s a vegetarian version of a dish that would normally contain meat. The dish is considered ‘orphaned’ without its meat component. Ingredients (Serves 4-5): 1 large cabbage 2 cups cooked lentils 1/4 cup uncooked long-grain rice 1 tablespoon tomato paste ... Read More »