Category Archives: Entrees

Peruvian-style shrimp fried rice at @andes_cafe

Open for just nine months, Andes Café is a small casual breakfast/lunch/dinner cafe inspired by South American home cooking. The restaurant was named after the mountains that unite Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile. Chef and owner David Guerrero is a native of Ecuador, and has called Houston … >> read more & watch video

Preparing pastitsio at The Original Greek Festival

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Pastitsio (Greek baked pasta casserole, similar to lasagna)
The Original Greek Festival recipe

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 1.5 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 3 cups tomato sauce
  • 1.5 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1.5 teaspoons
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Serving souvlaki at The Original Greek Festival

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Souvlaki

Ingredients

  • 1 lb beef filet tenderloin, cut into 1.5 inch cubes
  • 1/3 cup red wine
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano or thyme
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions

1) Rinse meat thoroughly in water.

2) Marinate meat in red … >> read more & watch video