Beans and pulses as a staple of the Mediterranean diet which is partly why it is such a healthy way of eating. This simple recipe for black eyed beans with spinach and fennel is tasty, healthy and vegetarian too, oh, and it’s Greek as well so that makes it even better in my book!
Simple vegetable dishes are a staple of Mediterranean cooking and these honey roasted courgettes with feta are a little taste of Greek sunshine on a plate. Ideal for serving as part of a meze style starter with other small dishes or as a vegetable side dish to your main course.
This is summer eating at it’s best, light yet filling, healthy and tasty too. My salmon and pesto rolls make the perfect lunch to eat outdoors with friends (should the weather oblige) or a good light supper dish too served with this Provencal style salad.
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.
Scotch eggs are a staple for picnics in summer time, they are handy food in the true sense of the word, everything packed into one piece, no mess. These mini Scotch eggs are made with quails eggs and are perfect for picnics and parties.
I love comfort food, the sort of thing that makes you feel all cosy and cared for. This super easy tomato and cheese clafoutis really is comfort food and perfect for warmer weather as it is not in any way a heavy, hearty dish which you usually think of as comfort food.
Baked cod gremolata is a tasty and healthy supper dish, low in the carb department, high in the protein, fiber, vitamins and health. Throw in the fact that it tastes damn good and you really do have a dish that ticks all the boxes, who can argue with that.
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…