This one only somewhat resembles the greek versions available in my neighbourhood, so I'm not sure about its authenticity. I read some of the reviews regarding the spices, so I slowly added each spice and tasted as I went along, so the spices tasted great in my opinion. This makes ALOT. I bought an extra jar of grape leaves, because a lot of them in the jar need to be sorted through as they are ripped/broken. I probably ended up with around 50 of them, which is way way too much for myself. Also from the time I began this recipe, until they were all sitting in the steamer, it took two hours, and I'm a rather experienced cook. They did taste quite good, but in my opinion they needed to be doused with lemon juice to really bring out the flavour. Doesn't really taste like my friend's moms' recipes, but it's probably because its my first time making dolmas. I would recommend this recipe for a large party of 20+ people, because that's the only way these are going to all get eaten. Myself, I wouldn't make these again because it's easy and relatively cheap for me to get them fresh from down the street, but thanks for the recipe though.
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This one only somewhat resembles the greek versions available in my neighbourhood, so I'm not...