Who doesn’t love allspice
!? In case you’re a fan of our blog, you’ll definitely remember that we talked about this special herb very recently. What you need to know about it is that it’s an exotic spice
that combines lots of tastes and fits perfectly in almost any plate. Hey, let’s not forget how healthy it is as well!
Today we offer you 2 Greek recipes
that you can cook right away. They’re just so easy to make that you won’t need any special skills for them. How about we check them out? Keep reading!
- Baked potatoes ‘a la Greece’
5tbsp olive oil
3 bay leaves
Allspice grain (10x)
Cut the potatoes into slices and sprinkle them with some salt. Add the olive oil, the bay leaves, the allspice and the some lemon juice and then mix everything. Pour water until it covers the veggies and bake in preheated oven (160C°)
for 1 hour.
- Greek stifado
1 bay leaf
Allspice (4x grains)
2-3 garlic cloves
100ml white wine
Bone the meat and flatten it with a kitchen hammer. Season it with black pepper, salt and olive oil. Then roll it up and tie it with a string.
Cut the tomatoes into small pieces, slice the onions and the bacon and fry in 2-3 tbsp of olive oil. When the vegetables get softer, add the meat and fry it evenly.
Right after you “sear”
the meat pour 1 cup of hot water, add allspice, black pepper, salt, bay leaf and white wine. Stew under a lid at low heat
for 40 min. Then take the lid off and cook for 30 more minutes.
When the meat is ready cut it into thin slices. Take the bay leaf and the allspice grains away and strain the rest of the sauce. Then pour it over the meat and serve with a garnish by your choice.
Is your stomach already rumbling? What are you waiting for then!? Go grab your kitchen knife and get down to work!
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