Lazarakia

LAZARAKIA   Lazarákia ("Little Lazaruses") are small, sweet spice breads, made by Greek Orthodox Christians on Lazarus Saturday , the Saturday that begins Holy Week. They are eaten to celebrate the miracle of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. They are shaped like a man wrapped in a shroud, supposedly Saint Lazarus of Bethany, with cloves for eyes. They ...

Greek Melitzanosalata

  MELITZANOSALATA ROASTED EGGPLANT DIP   Melitzanosalata is very popular appetizer in Greece'  is very easy to make and extra delicious!!     Ingredients *6-8 medium sized eggplants *2 cloves of garlic *30 ml apple cider vinegar *½ bunch parsley *2 spring onions *60 ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil *salt *freshly ground pepper   Directions: Preheat oven to 180 C. Pierce the eggplant all over with a fork and place them into oven and ...