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Pastichio with beef, aubergine and crispy cheese topping

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Print Recipe Pastichio with beef, aubergine and crispy cheese topping Pastichio is the ultimate sharing dish. Usually made on weekends, when dinners can last until the wee hours of morning. We invite friends, serve with a salad and dig in. Our crispy cheese topping was born from trying to find an alternative to a traditional … [Read more…]

Lentil chilli slow cooked in beer

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This recipe draws on Minoan roots, using herbs like cilantro, once used in the Bronze Age but rarely used in Greek cooking these days. Boiling in beer, too, was common practice. Of course, the Minoans would have had their dish simmering away in large clay pots on an open hearth. For our dish, it’s better … [Read more…]

Broccoli zucchini and eggplant Pastitsio with yogurt béchamel

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A pastitsio is a baked layered pasta dish.  On the bottom is a layer of bucatini in the middle a layer of a ragù alla Bolognese and topped with a layer of béchamel sauce. Ours is made with a tomato-less broccoli zucchini and eggplant ragù and topped with a yogurt béchamel sauce.   Save Save … [Read more…]

Beetroot, potato and ginger soup

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We love this soup. Not only is it beautifully jewel-colored but it’s texture is rich and velvety.  Whenever we’ve served bowls to beetroot skeptics they’ve been completely won over. And it’s versatile too: in the colder months it can be served hot with the ginger providing a warm, spicy and soothing flavor. But it’s equally … [Read more…]