Greek Rice Pudding - Rizogalo


Greek Rizogalo is not a 'pudding' as such, but is a delightfully refreshing sweet that can be eaten at any time - for breakfast it is especially enjoyable! It is very easy and quick to prepare and can be served in small bowls (as in the photo) with cinnamon sprinkled on top, or larger bowls if you so wish.



Ingredients


1 litre milk

250ml heavy cream (approx. 35% fat)

100g glasse rice

70g sugar

Cinnamon to sprinkle on top



Preparation



Put the milk, cream, rice and sugar into a pan and bring to the boil.


Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring continuously with a wooden spoon.


Pour into small bowls and set aside to cool.


Once it has cooled, place the bowls in the fridge so that they can be served cold.


Serve with a little cinnamon sprinkled on top.



Eat and Enjoy!
 

'Supermoon' Over Ancient Greek Temple



This weekend there was a massive full moon - known as a 'supermoon'. This short, rough video shows the supermoon over the Ancient Greek Temple at Cape Sounion.

The moon appears brighter and larger due to its proximity to the earth during its orbit.




Mediterranean Diet Manifesto


mediterranean diet manifesto



 This is a summary of the wonderfully healthy Mediterranean Diet, as presented by Elena Paravantes in www.olivetomato.com

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11 Greek Seafood Recipes

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 A simple Greek fish recipe, which is a speciality from Corfu. It's a simple and nutritious dish and very popular in the villages here.

 A fish dish is normally accompanied by garlic sauce (skordalia) and beetroot.

 A dish traditionally eaten on Clean Monday, which is the beginning of the Lent period before Easter. Of course, it can also be a delicious side dish at any time of the year.

 A simple Greek meze, usually accompanied by the Greek drink ouzo.

 A well-known dish all over the world.

 Octopus is a popular seafood dish in Greece, though it is an acquired taste. This is a popular recipe, prepared with eggplants and potatoes.

A simple recipe with small pasta - the type used for minestrone. Delicious served with grated cheese.
 
 If you like seafood and/or prawns, then you'll love this dish! It can be served as a starter or a side dish and is actually quite filling.

 This method of cooking sea bass (Lavraki) is popular on the island of Cephalonia. What makes it different is that the stomach is filled with the garlic an herbs.

Greek kalamari (squid) is well-known all over the world. This is a recipe for stuffed kalamari with sauce.

 Another dish that is traditionally eaten on Clean Monday at the beginning of Lent before Easter. It is also well-known worldwide.



Eat and Enjoy!







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