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 ...

Mpamies – Greek Style Okra Lemon

MPAMIES LEMONATES GREEK STYLE OKRA LEMON     Ingredients: *4 tbsp Greek olive oil *1 large onion, finely diced *2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped *500gr/1l pound okra (fresh & cleaned or frozen) *1 cup water *salt & pepper, to taste *1 lemon, juiced *Fresh parsley, finely chopped     Directions In a medium pot over medium-high heat, pour 2 tablespoons of olive oil and saute the onion. Add the okra and dill ...