Tzatziki Recipe

Tzatziki (Greek-Turkish) 4 cucumbers3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced1 tablespoon olive oilSalt and pepper, to taste2 cups yogurt, or yogurt and sour cream mixed Peel and seed the cucumbers, and put through a fine grater (not a blender) Allow to drain in a colander until the juices have stopped running In a small bowl, mash […]

Kolokythia Krokettes (Zucchini Pancakes) Recipe

Kolokythia Krokettes (Zucchini Pancakes) 3 cups grated zucchini1 teaspoon salt3 eggs1 cup grated feta cheese1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh mint leaves3 tablespoons flourPepperButter Mix zucchini with salt and let stand 1 hour Squeeze out moisture Beat eggs Add zucchini, cheese, mint, flour and pepper to taste Fry 1 tablespoon at a time in butter over […]

Imam Bayaldi (Stuffed Eggplant) Recipe

Imam Bayaldi (Stuffed Eggplant) This is both a Greek and Turkish dish and is a favorite for a meatless main course The name means “the holy man fainted” because the eggplant was so good! 2 medium eggplants4 scallions (including green tops), chopped6 cloves garlic, peeled and minced1 cup chopped celery, including some leaves2 medium tomatoes, […]