The BBC Good Food logo
Member recipe
Member recipes are not tested in the GoodFood kitchen.

Afelia

By jjones6 (GoodFood Community)
Rating: 4 out of 5.1 rating
Rate
loading...
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Marinade for 4 hours
  • More effort
  • Serves 4
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
Advertisement

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

  • STEP 1
    cut pork into small pieces
  • STEP 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
  • STEP 3
    Leave to marinate in fridge for about 4 hours (or overnight)
  • STEP 4
    Pre-heat oven to 160C (325F/Mark 3)
  • STEP 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
  • STEP 6
    Heat remaining oil, add onions and fry until soft and transluscent in colour
  • STEP 7
    Add wine and simmer for a few minutes
  • STEP 8
    Pour over meat and cover with lid or foil and cook for at least one hour until meat is soft

Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.1 rating
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sponsored content