ROOSTER “Bardouniotikos”


  • 1 rooster cut into portions (1 1/2 kilo)
  • 1 kg of onions cut washers
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 250 g. crushed green olives, pitted
  • 350 g. cheese cut into cubes
  • 1 cup olive oil“ASOPOS GROVES”
  • 2 Tbsp.. Tomato paste
  • 3 ripe tomatoes, grated
  • 2 bay leaves
  • A little cinnamon
  • 3-4 allspice berries
  • 6 cloves
  • Salt Pepper


Sauté in a pan with a little olive oil rooster with the onions until golden. Pour into the casserole the tomato paste, tomato, garlic, bay leaf, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, remaining olive oil and 1 1/2 cup water, salt and pepper. Is cooked, add a little water if needed. When it is almost ready, after 90 minutes, add the olives and allow to boil for 5 minutes. Finally add the cheese, stir and remove from heat. Let the food covered for 5 minutes and serve immediately with noodles.

Chick peas in a pot with sausage and spinach


  • 1/2 pound of chickpeas
  • 1/2 kilo spinach purified
  • 200 g. Mani sausage with orange cut into rings
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp. tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, grated
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp. teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 small red pepper (chili, chopped seeded)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil“ASOPOS GROVES”
  • 2 slices of bread crumbs chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt and pepper


From the night we put the chickpeas in water to soak. The next day, drain the chickpeas and cook for 30 minutes in enough fresh water with salt. Remove them from the water and drain. Preheat oven to 180 ° C.
Sauté in a pan with a little olive oil and garlic bread. Add the nutmeg and just starts to smell add the tomatoes and tomato paste. Mix well and remove the pan from the heat. Transfer the chickpeas in a pot and pour the contents of the pan. Add the onions, bay leaf, chili pepper, sausage, spinach and the remaining olive oil, water, salt and pepper and mix well. Cover the pot and cook our food in the oven for 90 minutes. Intermediate check whether they need to add a little water.







Pies (pitaroudia) with vegetables and cheese

Ingredients for the dough

  • 750 g. Flour sheet
  • 2 tsp.olive oil “asopos groves
  • 300 g. Of lukewarm water
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tsp. teaspoon salt

For the filling

  • 500 gr. Goat cheese
  • 1kg spinach
  • 1 lettuce
  • 1 bunch Tordyliumapulum
  • 2 spring onions
  • ½ bunch dill
  • 150grolive oil “asopos groves


Mix the flour with lukewarm water, salt, oil, lemon juice and knead until you get a soft elastic dough, cover with a towel and leave for about 30 minutes. Divide the dough into 3 pieces and roll very thin dimension sheet 70 * 70cm. Cut the 3 cards in the cross shape to create the four pieces each.

Mix the vegetables with cheese and oil. Put 1/12 from the mixture of the filling onto each sheet piece and fold in filling. For more convenience, and not to dissolve the saϊti before the filling, place each piece of leaf on a dish and when it’s time to cook just tilt the plate to plate or pan.

The saϊti must be cooked just made immediately. The ideal firing becomes a hot metal plate dry-bakingthe thin dough the filling melts. Alternatively, heat a greased nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook our saϊti 4-6 minutes on each side until golden brown. The sheet should be as thin as to distinguish the ingredients of the filling.

MELOMAKARONA(traditional dessert)

Ingredients for the dough.

  • 240 g. beautiful and pure olive oil Laconia“ASOPOS GROVES
  • 200 g. classic, white, sugar
  • 50 g. cognac.
  • 160 g. Orange juice.
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda.
  • 1 tablespoon fresh carnation.
  • 2 tablespoons sweet cinnamon.
  • 2 tablespoons teaspoon baking powder.
  • 900 g. flour for all uses.
  • Zest of three oranges.

We choose a large bowl to work the ingredients and the dough. After the take over all keep the bowl in glass with orange juice in which pour the soda. This will rise and let them pour the remaining ingredients into the bowl. Slowly pour the glass and now ingredients knead lightly. Avoid intense kneading because this oil is eliminated. When ready the dough mold melomakarona in that we shape and place on the baking sheet with which we have paved the pan. Then the baked in an oven preheated to 180 degrees about 25 minutes. Once ready take them out and let them cool. Then thedipped in the hot syrup and immediately take them out for not suck too. Finally sprinkle rich, freshly ground walnut.

For the Syrup

  • 400 g. water
  • 400 g. sugar
  • 400 g. honey
  • Little peel of one orange
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice.