Making your own Gourmet Sea Salt is very easy and it’s a great way to use the abundance of herbs growing in your garden.
An original idea to make a different use of your pesto is to make it into a dip. This recipe of Greek Yoghurt, Feta and Pesto makes a delicious Dip to serve as a snack with Greek pita chips or even mixed in your pasta.
Vegetable fritters are so easy to make and a good way to use some leftover veggies in your fridge.
This Greek Garlic Sauce with Basil is easy to make and can be used as a condiment on grilled meats, veggie patties, mixed in pasta or as a salad dressing.
In my previous recipe for Spicy Cornmeal Breadsticks with Graviera and Tomato Chutney, I had used some of this Tomato Chutney I had recently made. I’ ve been hearing about Tomato Chutneys for many years now, so it was about time to make some and see if it was as amazing as I had…
The ancient Greeks ate a lot of garlic and used to call it “The Stinky Rose”. Ancient Greek athletes competing in the earliest Olympic games did not turn to steroids to enhance their performance, but to garlic.
Tyrokafteri, pronounced tee-rho-ka-fte-RHEE, from the Greek words “tyros” = cheese + “kaftero” = hot, in some places also called “ktypiti” or “kopanisti”, is a dip or a spread with cheese and red hot peppers.
I really loved the last pesto I made recently with fresh wild oregano, which we picked from the mountain. You can use it not only in pasta dishes but also on grilled food or as a topping in many other dishes.
Ladolemono (λαδολέμονο) pr. lah-tho-LEH-mo-no, is a Greek composite word from “ladi” which means oil and “lemoni” which means lemon. Oil in this case, refers to the best quality of olive oil, so this is a Greek condiment made with extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and flavoured with Greek oregano. This dressing/sauce is used to add flavour to grilled fish or meat, to dress cold or warm salads or to dress legumes.
Purslane (portulaca oleracea), grows everywhere so it is considered by many as a weed. However, if you don’t have a garden you can also find it at the farmers’ market. It has so many health properties that we should all start eating this wonderful treat offered to us so generously by nature.