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Kleftiko

It’s Greek Orthodox Easter in a few days. And needless to say that there is no Greek Easter without lamb being roasted in every house that day!

 

Therefore, on our new post we’ve got a wonderful recipe for roasted lamb that many of us make this day but if you’re in Greece you can always find it in a good traditional tavern or a restaurant.

 

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Traditional Greek meat pie

There’s no doubt that pies, being an essential part of the Greek cuisine, are one of our most favorite comfort foods.  Moreover –and there’s no doubt about that either- pies are the most popular street food in the country. Wherever you go in Greece you will always bump into a pie shop!

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Papoutsakia

“Papoutsakia”, the name of the dish on today’s post, literally means “little shoes”. But it’s also a wonderful Greek dish from the Peloponese, in the south of the country, where eggplants are commonly used in the local cuisine. “Papoutsakia” is actually eggplants stuffed with minced meat sauce and topped with béchamel sauce. One could say that it is a variation of the famous moussaka , but “papoutsakia” are equally delicious and when you taste them you’ll end up relishing more than one!

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