Happy Easter from Greece!
You might like to try this recipie, not just for Easter of course. As Easter is the biggest holiday of the year many people will be tucking into lamb this Sunday 1 May.
A traditional Greek favorite at holidays and celebrations, this roast leg of lamb with potatoes recipe is sure to please any crowd.
Wash meat and place in a pan.
Cut garlic into slivers, dust with salt and pepper and insert into incisions made in the lamb.
Peel potatoes and quarter them. Arrange around meat in roasting pan. Melt butter and pour over meat and potatoes.
Sprinkle with lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add hot water.
Bake in a moderate oven for about 2 hours.
When lamb is done, remove to heated platter. If potatoes are not brown enough place under grill. Arrange around the roast.
Horiatiki – Greek Village Salad Recipe
Melitzanosalata is the Grecian version of Baba ghanoush, but eggplant salad dishes can be found in multiple cultures across the world including Argentina, Ethiopia, Spain, Turkey, and Armenia. Eggplant Salad Ingredients:
Allow skin to turn black so as to give a smoke flavor to the salad. Skin eggplants while still hot and chop into small pieces. Continue chopping while adding slowly the onion, garlic, tomatoes, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.
Put in a salad bowl, and garnish with olives and green pepper rings.
Serve with roast meat, and grilled or fried fish.
Traditional Rice Pudding
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