Red mullet (Mullus barbatus) “Barbounia” (Baar – BOO -nya) in Greek and their cousins, surmullets (Mullus surmuletus) “koutsomoures” in Greek, are a species of goatfish, found in the Mediterranean Sea and are considered the most delicious of smaller type of fish.
These baked peaches with butter, honey and cinnamon are so easy to make as it only needs takes five minutes to prepare them and fifteen minutes to bake them. The addition of butter, honey and cinnamon makes a caramelized syrup to serve them with.
Elioti Cake, is a quite unique vegan savory cake made with black olives and tahini, which is the only fat in the recipe, herbs, spices and orange juice, which makes it very healthy.
Gavros Risotto sto Fourno (Baked Fresh Anchovies Risotto) is a wonderful, quite unique risotto, because the risotto is cooked first and then fresh anchovies sandwich the risotto and it is then baked in the oven. The risotto absorbs the lovely flavour of the anchovies as it is baked and makes a delicious meal!
These creamy peanut butter and coconut muffins, are slightly sweetened with honey and black Corinthian raisins, with some Lindt dark chocolate on top, which make them a perfect, healthy snack for your mid-morning or afternoon cravings.
Penne Skordalia is an easy and healthy pasta dish made with leftover Walnut Skordalia, a Greek dip made with olive oil, garlic, bread and walnuts.
Tahinopsomo is a beautiful star shaped bread filled with tahini and honey based on the Cypriot recipe for Tahinopita. However, this is much easier to make by just following the simple technique I used. We can bake it in round baking tin in order to make it look more like bread but if it is…
Chickpeas are one of my favourite legumes which I cook quite often in many variations. This time I combined them with spinach, which makes a delicious and healthy vegan dish, perfect during the period Lent. If you do not have the aromatic herbs I have used you can leave them out or substitute with some parsley. Stewed…
Milokopi or mylokopi (Shi Drum – Umbrina cirrosa), is a delicious Mediterranean fish recipe which I made having Briam in mind. This way you have your baked fish with some vegetables on the side.
As August is the vacation month in Greece, no one wants to stay at home, although we are not going on vacation. However, living near the seaside, we do enjoy going to the beach almost everyday. We go early in the morning and by the time we get back to have breakfast, shower, wash…