avgolemono


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av·go·lem·o·no

 (äv′gə-lĕm′ə-nō)
n.
1. A sauce consisting of eggs, lemon juice, and broth.
2. A soup flavored with this sauce and often containing orzo or rice and meat.

[Modern Greek avgolémono : avgó, egg (back-formation from pl. avgá, back-formation from t'avgá, the eggs, contraction of *ta ogá : ta, neuter pl. definite article + *ogá, eggs + from Greek ōia, pl. of ōion, egg; see awi- in Indo-European roots) + lemóni, lemon (from Italian limone, from Old Italian; see lemon).]

avgolemono

(ˌævɡəˈlɛmənəʊ)
n
(Cookery) a Greek soup made with eggs, lemon juice, and rice
[C20: from Modern Greek]
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Avgolemono, a Greek sauce made with eggs, lemon and warm broth is another promising wholesome dish.
The creamy sauce is created with eggs and lemon with a very similar taste to that of the commonly known Greek soup avgolemono while the addition of fresh spinach and herbs added a nice texture and slightly spicy after taste.
LET'S start with a Sunday roast and break it down into leftovers, the way my mother always did - although in her case it was a chicken made into Chinese chicken curries and avgolemono soup, recipes for which are available on my blog.
Let's start with a Sunday roast, and break it down into leftovers, the way my mother always did - although in her case it was a chicken made into Chinese chicken curries and Greek avgolemono soup, recipes for which are available on my blog.
It was a delicious serving of warm grape leaves filled with seasoned ground beef and rice with avgolemono sauce, a lemony egg sauce.
Then we will make a nice avgolemono soup, that's egg-lemon soup, fry some sikoti - lamb liver - with onions, and roast a tray of Cyprus potatos.
The kitchen specializes in Greek favorites but expands the offerings to include other Mediterranean dishes, so you'll find items such as shrimp scampi, seared scallops, chicken Florentine, pork tenderloin and calamari along with more familiar Greek Isles specialties such as moussaka, gyro platter, dolmades, grilled Kasseri cheese, spanakopita and that wonderful soulful avgolemono soup, which is absolutely delicious at Apollonia.
Typical winter meals could include a lot of soup - trahanas, a traditional soup made from sour milk and crushed wheat come to Anthie's mind, as does avgolemono, a soup made with rice, egg and lemon, and kolokasi, a winter vegetable cooked with tomato sauce and meat or chicken.
Then right before serving, Avgolemono Sauce made out of lemon and egg is added.
Fried * Scrambled * Shirred * Steamed * Poached * Poached scrambled eggs * Eggs en cocotte * Eggs Benedict * Eggs Florentine * Frittata * Spanish tortilla * Torta * Strata * Quiche * Omelet * Timbale * Egg casserole * Egg foo yong * Avgolemono soup * Egg drop soup * Huevos rancheros * Migas * Croque madame * Egg salad
Eggs and bread go so well together, so I thought maybe we'd sprinkle the asparagus with a liberal handful of crunchy fried breadcrumbs and instead of a classic Hollandaise (something I always like with my asparagus) I thought we'd have a go at the classic Greek sauce, avgolemono.