In midst of the apple orchards and vineyards that surround our neighboring home amidst came wild grapes that settled in our garden. Coincidentally, I also happen to LOVE dolmádes. And so with grapes, comes grape leaves…thus, I seized the opportunity!
Last year I tried to experiment with making homemade dolmades, but was unsuccessful with the rice bit. It was not cooked all the way through…so, I have not given it another go ever since. Having been exposed to dolmades at a young age, thanks to a handful of friends whose moms’ were experts in the making of, my palette simply fell in love with them.