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Pesto Mafioso from Sicily

A few days ago when I posted the Scarlet Pesto with Piperies Florinis I was planning to call it Red Pesto and google searching to see if there were other pestos with similar names I found this pesto and knew from that moment that it was something I wanted to try. Pesto alla  Trapanese or …

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Mint PestO for Ovarian Cancer

Mint Pesto is a twist to the classic Italian sauce which is made with basil, olive oil, garlic, pine nuts and parmesan. There are many kinds of pestos using different herbs, cheeses and nuts but my favourite is the one I have made with mint and of course almonds and halloumi which are used in Cyprus to suit the tastes and flavours of my country.

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Purslane Salad (glystrida), Purslane Tzatziki and Carrot Tzatziki

Portulaca oleracea (purslane) in Greek (γλιστρίδα) is the type genus of the purslane family Portulacaceae, comprising about 40-100 species (probably much fewer and potentially far far more) found in the tropics and warm temperate regions. It is also sometimes known as Rose Moss or more commonly Moss Roses.

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How to roast Piperies Florinis (Greek Red Roasted Peppers)

The method for roasting peppers is the same for any kind of peppers, but I have chosen Piperies Florinis, which are red sweet peppers, named after the prefecture of Florina, where they are cultivated. Before giving my recipe, I wish to explain the easiest method for roasting peppers. There are many ways you can roast …

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