Yes I still have blackcurrants to use up so here is my recipe for Blackcurrant Salsa which makes a nice change from the usual tomato salsa and goes great with a BBQ or just with crisps, crackers and a good drink!
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.
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.