Stuffed veggies are very much part of the Mediterranean diet especially in Greece. In our little village we tend to be given the extra peppers, tomatoes and other veggies when friends and neighbours have a glut in their gardens. This easy recipe for stuffed peppers is a great way to use sweet tasty red peppers.
Greek roast chicken with coffee, I can already see the quizzical expression on your faces at the last word there, coffee. Who the hell cooks chicken with coffee? I do. It adds flavour and aids in that all-important moistness of the bird. This recipe calls for Greek coffee which you have to strain carefully before…
Okra in tomato sauce a taste of Greek summer sunshine in the cold of late winter here in the UK. Okra is sometimes called Ladies Fingers and is available in large supermarkets even up here in Ayrshire, Scotland! I love cooking Mediteranean food at any time of year as it’s so healthy and tasty and…
This baked artichoke dip is super easy and fast to make and makes a nice change to the usual assortment of dips to offer your guests with their drinks and nibbles when you are entertaining. As it served warm it is perfet for chilly evenings with just chunks of fresh bread to dip into it.
Feta cheese what could be more Greek than that. When The Big Cheese Company asked me to try out their Feta Cheese Kit I just couldn’t resist. I eat feta almost every day while I’m over in Crete so making my own feta seemed almost too good to be true.
Fig and feta salad is super easy to make and tastes wonderful with all those lovely flavours and textures coming together on one plate of glorious Greek sunshine no matter where you are or what the weather is like.
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.