Papoutsakia – Greek Stuffed Eggplants

Papoutsakia – Greek Stuffed Eggplants

How do you Make Papoutsakia?
The Greek dish called Papoutsakia can be translated from Greek as the Little Shoes or the Little Slippers.  As charming the name may be in Greek, Papoutsakia are eggplants stuffed with seasoned ground veal and tomatoes.  Sounds simple, right? Well, they are!

 

My friend, Thomais, has kindly provided me with this recipe for Papoutsakia.  As you may remember, she has also taught me how to make Authentic Greek Pasticcio and Greek Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes.  Click on the names of those dishes to find the corresponding recipe.  I appreciate so much her sh…

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Baba Ganoush Made Quick and Easy: Vegan

Baba Ganoush Made Quick and Easy: Vegan

With so many variations of baba ganoush, what makes my recipe different?
There are almost as many ways to write baba ganoush as there are to make it. This famous dish is also known as Moutabal and Eggplant (or Aubergine) Caviar. This recipe for baba ganoush has to be among the easiest way to make it, while preserving the smoked flavor of the eggplant and all the other qualities we love in our baba ganoush.

Baba ganoush comes from the Levantine region yet is renown and loved all over the world. People from this region can get into a heated argument over what ingredients are required to make…

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