LAMB KOKKINISTO (with tomatoes and wine)

Serves 6-8 persons.



  1. Cut the meat into big pieces and put into a deep dish.
  2. Cover it with a little oil and wine, add the aromatic vegetables, cut into small pieces, and marinate it in this sauce for 2-3 hours.
  3. Drain the meat well and saute it in hot oil.
  4. Drain it well again and put it into a cooking pot with a little broth or water.
  5. Bring the pot to the fire and leave the meat to cook.
  6. Add wine, the vegetables, Thyme, tomatoes, a bit of broth.
  7. Leave to simmer until well done.
  8. If you want it to have a red colour, add diluted tomato paste.
  9. Season with salt and pepper and serve with potatoes covered in Mint and boiled vegetables.

("The Cypriots at Table", Marios Mourdjis)