3 posts tagged Greek

Glorious Greek dish: Moussaka

Moussaka is a traditional Greek food dish that I tried (and my stomach LOVED) in Greece. It's a meat and eggplant dish that is sort of like a lasagna, only without the pasta. I've made this meal at home, and it came out great. To make enough for about 6 people, you'll need: 1/4 pound golden or red potatoes 1     medium size eggplant 1     pound lean ground beef or lamb 1     large onion, minced 1     tablespoon minced garlic 1     8-ounce can tomato sauce 1    ...

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It’s Greek to Me: good eating

Anyone who knows me knows that good food is one of my favorite things. So when I visited Greece, trying the local food wasn’t an option -- it was a must. And I was NOT disappointed! Not a fan of greens? Then the classic Greek salad is for you -- it has no lettuce, instead it’s made of a delicious combination of fresh tomatoes, olives, onions, feta cheese, cucumbers, peppers, and sometimes croutons or salty capers, all tossed in an olive oil dressing. Kebabs are another popular dish in ...

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It’s Greek to Me: 9 ways to say what you mean in Greek

The great thing about speaking English is that most non-English countries make it a point to learn English. So you never feel like you need to learn a different language when you travel. We’re rather spoiled that way. But I try to learn some important vocabulary when I go to a country that has its own language. I’m pretty nerdy in that I made my own little booklet of Greek words. The people of Greece are very friendly and proud of their history and culture (and a long and complex history it ...

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