Yemista Piperies

Stuffed Green Bell Pepper

An item on our original menu, Yemista me Piperies has made its return many times--mostly when the peppers are local and hand-selected at the Farmers' Market or when the thinly fleshed pepper reminiscent of fresh garden picking is available--no globby, thick-walled, peppers for this dish, please! With the peppers' sweet/acrid flavors, we are recommending Agios Onoufrios, a full-bodied red with just enough acid to balance those flavors of the pepper. Made from the varietals Mavro, Ofthalmo, Cabernet Savignon and Mataro this is a wine from Cyprus not to be missed.

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