The Greek cuisine has numerous recipes for fried balls, made from meat, vegetables, fish etc. One of the most favorite meatless fried balls, if not the most favorite, are the zucchini fritters. Delicious, aromatic, healthy, the zucchini fritters are the perfect summer meze to accompany the beer, wine or ouzo, while we can also eat them as light and hearty meal.
With this recipe you will amaze and excite your guests! Simple, delicious, of average difficulty, and gourmet, it will surely satisfy every palate! The preferred cut of meat for this dish is the rack, while you can freely experiment with the herbs that are used in the recipe, depending on your personal preferences! As you make this recipe, there is one thing you should pay attention to: the proper cooking of the lamb, which must be cooked medium-rare or medium in order to keep its juices and not to dry out.
According to the legend, in 250 A.D. Agios (Saint) Isidore, after being tortured by the Romans, escaped and sat under the mastic trees. The trees felt sorry for him and started crying, producing the aromatic resin. The medicinal properties of Mastic are known since ancient times. Today it is used in pastry making and cooking, in minimal quantities, otherwise, our food will become bitter.