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Afelia is a traditional dish eaten in both Greece and Cyprus. It's usually cooked in an earthenware dish (called tava) in a clay oven. The pork is marinated in red wine with crushed coriander seeds

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  • 675g pork fillet
  • 4tps coriander seeds
  • 45ml olive oil
  • 2 large onions sliced
  • 300ml red wine
  • salt and ground pepper
  • fresh coriander/parsley to garnish


    1. cut pork into small pieces
    2. Finely crush coriander seeds with a pestle and mortar taking care to cover the mortar to stop the seeds jumping out. You can also use a rolling pin but keep covered with a tea towel or seeds will escape. Add to the pork with salt and pepper
    3. Leave to marinate in fridge for about 4 hours (or overnight)
    4. Pre-heat oven to 160C (325F/Mark 3)
    5. Heat some of the oil and fry meat on a high heat for a few minutes until golden and then add to tava or oven-proof dish
    6. Heat remaining oil, add onions and fry until soft and transluscent in colour
    7. Add wine and simmer for a few minutes
    8. Pour over meat and cover with lid or foil and cook for at least one hour until meat is soft

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1st May, 2012
Tasty and simple.
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