Gemista – Greek Stuffed Summer Vegetables

Every single Greek household has a recipe. Gemista are considered healthy, home cooked comfort food. And while there is a standard universal recipe, every cook brings their unique touch and love to this dish! I grew up eating them stuffed with a mixture of ground beef, rice and vegetables. In other households, they were stuffed … Continue reading Gemista – Greek Stuffed Summer Vegetables

Briam – Tourlou Tourlou

Every Greek chef has their own version of briam, also known as tourlou tourlou. In simple terms it’s roasted mixed vegetables. Zucchini, eggplant, and onion seem to be a staple of the dish. However you can also add potatoes and peppers. Some use fresh tomatoes, while others use tomato sauce. Across the internet you will … Continue reading Briam – Tourlou Tourlou

Melintzanosalata, Greek Eggplant Dip

This is one of my favorite traditional Greek dips. The first time I ate it, I was in a restaurant in Astoria, NY, which is NYC’s Greek town & is full of some of the most authentic Greek restaurants & markets in the United States. Melintzanosalata You start by roasting your eggplants. I do that … Continue reading Melintzanosalata, Greek Eggplant Dip