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Fried louloudakia, stuffed zucchini flowers

15-20 Zucchini Flowers

150gr Feta cheese Mytilinis – well crumbled
100gr anthotiro Mytilinis
2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves – finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh parsley – finely chopped
200gr Grated Mytilini hard cheece

250 gr self –rising flour
3/4 cups beer
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
Also for frying olive oil (or vegetable oil ).


In a medium bowl whisk together the beer, oil, flour salt and pepper until smooth. Store in Fridge till ready to use.

Then in a bowl mix all the ingredients for the stuffing together well.

Then start (with hands or teaspoon) to stuff each zucchini flower with the mix and fold the very tops of the flower in.

When all flowers are ready put a pan on fire to heat the oil. Dip each flower in the batter and fry in hot oil till golden brown.

Transfer the fried flowers on to a paper towel to absorb any excess oil.

Serve the zucchini flours hot with grated Mytilini ( or any other you have ) hard cheece

This recipe comes from the Hahathakis Family who own the Hotel Aphrodite Beach and Taverna in Vatera Beach, Lesvos

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