Roast Figs with Honey and Orange, one of those desserts that is simplicity in itself yets tastes so damn good you’ll wonder why you haven’t been making this for years. It will instantly be on your favourite recipe list and a go-to for supper parties.
Fish a la Spetsae comes needless to say from the Greek island of Spetsai, one of the Saronic islands. If you like fish, tomatoes and a little bit of heat then this recipe is definitely for you and you can imagine the Greek sunshine as you enjoy eating it.
These Greek fried meat balls can be served mini sized as a mezze starter as I’ve done here, or made in larger size and served as part of a main course with maybe chips and a salad on the side. I love them like this as a little nibble along with a chilled glass of…
These Greek style green beans make a great light lunch or as part of the traditional Greek style mezze starter with a main meal. They are also good as a side dish with roasted or grilled meats as part of a main course.
In Greece wild greens like dandelion leaves, rocket etc are a staple of Spring and early summer and this wild greens with eggs recipe is the perfect way to use them when the greens are at their best.
Fig and feta tarts are the perfect way to end a summer time meal whether you are lucky enough to be eating outdoors or just sitting in the kitchen dreaming of sunshine. Figs and feta go together like the proverbial peas and carrots as Forrest Gump would say but they are a tad sweeter!
This is a warm leek salad or Prasosalata as it is called in Greece where salads aren’t just something always served cold or just a mishmash of viggies, they take their salads seriously over here and this prasosalata is delicious.
I’m mixing the true traditions of Larder Love here with my love of Greek cooking with this Spiced Apricot Spoon Sweet which is a traditional type of Greek preserve that is served just by the spoonful (hense the name) with a cup of strong Greek coffee after a meal or when guests come…