Vlita pr. VLEE-ta (in Greek βλίτα or βλήτα) is one of the varieties of “horta” or greens, which both leaves and tender shoots, are boiled and served as a salad, well known in Greek cuisine for its high nutritional value.
This healthy Greek Salad uses up leftover chicken. Don’t be fooled by its name. It may be called “salad” but this is a main dish as it contains protein and lots of other nutricious ingredients.
Offal are the organs (such as the liver, lungs, heart or kidney) of an animal that are used for food.
Most people don’t eat offal but we Greeks love them and cook them in many ways (see links at the end of the post), our most popular recipe being Kokoretsi.
Kritharaki (orzo) is the Greek word for barley, which is named after its shape, although it looks more like rice. I love it as an alternative to larger pasta to make colourful and healthy salads.
A wonderful, refreshing, green salad with a variety of fresh, seasonal vegetables and fresh strawberries. This salad is a wonderful combination of peppery rocket, baby spinach and mild lettuce together with salty feta, which are well balanced with the sweet and sour vinaigrette, made with strawberry sauce (I used some of the strawberry sauce I made for the…
I do not post salads very often but I can assure you that we eat them on a daily basis. Being a Greek, my all times favourite salad which makes it to the table 9 out of 10 times is, of course, the Greek Salad. I do make other salads as well but since I…
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Lavraki Psito (pr. Lah-VRAH-ki psee-TOH) is grilled sea bass. Greek fresh fish is so delicious that actually we just add a few ingredients, such as salt, pepper and oregano before grilling it. We then serve it with some ladolemono on top.
This Lentil and bulgur Spicy salad is not Cypriot dish but some of its ingredients are much closer to Cypriot cuisine, as I was inspired to make it by a Bulgur Pilaf we make in Cyprus.
This rocket salad with fried halloumi and walnuts can be made with summer fruit such as figs or peaches and it is so delicious it could star as the main attraction on your dinner table.