Baked lightly crunchy potatoes are very popular in Greek houses. It is an excellent addition to various dishes of meat or fish. For their preparation we need three basic ingredients that are added to most Greek dishes: olive oil, lemon juice and oregano. Slowly baked potatoes absorb a lemon aroma that is slightly palpable while eating.
1. Peel the potatoes and cut them lengthwise into quarters or eight.
2. In a deep dish, cut the chopped potatoes thoroughly with the remaining ingredients.
3. Then, put everything into a deep baking tray or into a casserole and put in an oven preheated to 190 degrees.
4. In addition, the taste of potatoes can be enriched even by the position of a sprig of fresh rosemary and sprinkling with coarse-grained sea salt.
5. Bake without covering the pan for about an hour until the potatoes grow crispy.
The popular vegetable in Crete is okra, which can often be found in local greengrocers. This very healthy and low-calorie vegetable is unfortunately virtually unheard of in Poland. If you would like to try it, it's worth doing it while in Crete. Just look for one of the local taverns, which serves dishes prepared on the basis of okra. Of course, you can also prepare it yourself, for example based on the following recipe.
Vegetable pancakes are a specialty of Greek cuisine. The multitude of vegetables available at any time of the year provokes even the ingenious use of them. Tomatokeftedes, or tomato pies, is the recipe that proves this theory. This dish is popular on the Cyclades and in the traditional cuisine of Syros, Andros, Tinos or Santorini. The most characteristic taste of tomatokeftedes is reached by the inhabitants of the latter island due to the specific taste of small tomatoes growing there.