This one tasted a little old and probably had mayonnaise in it. I usually peel about half of it, leaving what appear to be strips on the eggplant.
Off course we ordered our standard taverna fare, starting with horta. Sprinkle the potato slices with salt and pepper and pan-fry in the oil until they are almost, but not completely, cooked through.
To say I was shocked at how well-received it was on the dining table would be an understatement though.
Winter Soldier, but it was pretty good!
That said, this particular recipe came together rather well. Each time I dug into our portion, a perfect bite with everything on it arrived onto my fork. Taverna Louizidis - Voulagmeni AthensGR Aunt Mary flung open the doors, waived her hand at the first staff member who promptly seated usthrew down her purse on the table, rolled up her sleeves and marched toward the back of the restaurant.
Heat a large, heavy bottomed pan over medium heat and add the oil. She asked me to put it on her facebook account. So good in fact Aunt Mary gestured for another piece. My request for melitzanasalata, eggplant salad, was granted. Ican always count on home cut, fresh, and made to order french fries in Greece.
The light saltiness of the pecorino-goat cheese combo contrasted nicely against the fruity olive oil notes. Then, pour the meatsauce on top, followed by another layer of eggplant. Speaking of bechamel, I was nervous about not seasoning it right!
Lightly brush a baking pan or two with olive oil, place the eggplant slices on the pan, and brush the tops with a little more oil. Then rinse the eggplant slices and pat them dry well. What did you guys think of it? We were already making a scene. Stir to combine the water and paste well, and add the cinnamon stick, bay leaves, parsley, and salt and pepper.
They were already staring at us. I just love getting that fresh watercress crunch against the al dente pasta.
Let the eggplant sit for about 30 minutes. They put potatoes in as a cheap filler, this one has pure melitzana eggplant " The top was perfectly golden and specked with a type of parmesan and bread crumbs. Roll it in some pita bread with parsley salad and yoghurt garlic sauce then enjoy the party in your mouth!
It was a stormy day in Athens, so just in case you were wondering what harsh conditions look like off the coast of Athens in Voulagmenihere you go, taken post moussaka consumption: Slowly add the warm milk, switching to a whisk if necessary to get rid of any clumps.
Best Moussaka in Athens. First out on the table was the Caramelised Pear Chopped Salad. Most of the time when I try to cut off a piece of moussaka, the entire eggplant comes out causing the pieces to sag and become unbalanced.
The addition of caramelised pear makes this salad pleasantly sweet. Meanwhile, roast your prepared eggplant slices. Monday, April 12, The Moussaka of Moussakas: After the eggplant has roasted, layer half of it on top of the potatoes.Elly Says Opa!
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Finally, pour the bechamel on top and sprinkle a little bit of extra cheese on top. Bake the moussaka for about 40 minutes or until the bechamel has firmed up and is golden on top. Let the moussaka set for 20 minutes before slicing into it. Adapted from Elly Says Opa blog.
Adapted from Elly Says Opa blog. The Moussaka of Moussakas: Taverna Louizidis - Voulagmeni (Athens), GR "I've been coming here for 30 years," she bragged to me, "they make the best moussaka," she continued as she flagged down a server to take our order.
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