Category Archives: Around the Greek table

Sofrito (Recipe from the island of Corfu)

Corfu is one of the most beautiful islands of Greece, situated in the Ionian Sea, on the North West part of Greece. Due to historical and geographical facts its cuisine has had fewer influences from the East –in contrast to other parts of the country- and more from the West, mainly Italy.

Sofrito, our new recipe, is a characteristic example of those, so called, western influences.

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Greek style chicken stew with red peppers

This is a delicious dish, very popular thanks to the presence of red peppers. For this recipe we only use horn shaped red peppers known as Florina peppers, mostly cultivated in the Northern region of Florina, thus the name. They’ve got an intense, sweet flavor which makes every dish they’re used in so delicious.

 

 

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