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.
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.
Putanesca Tart is a bit of a fun name for this dish because putanesca kind of translates as tart in Italian. Putanesca pasta sauce is said to have got it’s name because it is so easy to make and even the most slovenly of women (a tart) could do it. Now these are not my…
I thought I’d share this Greek inspired recipe for courgette fritters with tomato dipping sauce. It is a fun and tasty way of using courgettes and makes a great starter if you have people round, they are also good served cold as part of a picnic should the weather be right.
Meatballs in tomato sauce is a classic Greek dish and since I’ll be in Crete when you are reading this it seems like a rather apt dish to be sharing with you today. Meatballs are served in different ways over here, but this tomato sauce dish is a real classic and so easy to make.
Seafood Arabbiata is an Italian dish and the word means angry as it’s a hot and fiery sauce that is not for the faint hearted. It is a simple dish to make and I’ve just made enough here for one person but just double up your ingredients to serve more.
Red Pepper Pesto may seem a step too far for those of you who think of pesto as that green stuff in jars in the supermarket, but think again my friends. Pesto is fabulous stuff and making your own is the only way to go. Forget plain basil pesto and think outside the jar and…