A traditional Greek dish. This is another one of those recipes that absolutely transcends the sum of its parts. I don’t know why. It just does. It contains the simplest of ingredients and you can more or less throw it together and stick it in the oven. And it’s just incredibly moreish and delicious.
My courgette plants (aka zucchini) have taken off. And as anyone who’s ever grown courgettes will know, once they start, they just don’t stop. Blink and another one appears. Hence the emergence of recipes such as courgette cake ….and courgette jam… But that’s way down the line. The end of the line is when courgette growers eventually resort to leaving piles of courgettes on next-door-neighbours doorsteps in the dead of the night. I’ve no doubt it shall come to that 🙂
But these are my first, young, fresh and tender courgettes…and this is an utterly sane and simple recipe. A few everyday ingredients, and the patience to slice everything reasonably finely is all that’s required. Plus 90 mins. or so baking time.
Ingredients: Continue reading “Briam.”