Lavraki Plaki (pronounced Lav-RHA-kee plah-KEE) is a Greek recipe for sea bass baked in the oven, with olive oil, tomatoes and onions.
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.
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 nutritious ingredients.
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.
“Chaniotiko Boureki”. Chaniotiko is a casserrole dish from Chania, Crete. Boureki is usually something made with phyllo which encloses a filling. Do not confuse it with the Turkish borek, as this is something totally different, although in some cases phyllo is also used.
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 is a wonderful, quite unique risotto with fresh anchovies, because the risotto is cooked first and then fresh anchovies sandwich the risotto.
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.
Fassolada me Loukaniko (stewed beans with sausage), is a rustic, hearty, nutritious and comforting Greek bean stew which is perfect for the cold days ahead of us. The recipe is similar to the classic dish but the addition of the sausage adds much more flavour.