Watercress, in Greek called “kardamon = κάρδαμον”, (Nasturtium officinale), is an acquatic plant which is usually used in salads or to make soup.
One of my favorite dishes in the whole world is Greek style octopus salad, or “htapodi salata”, which combined with boiled potatoes, green onion, parsley and extra virgin olive oil is fabulous served as a side or main dish.
Every Tuesday there is a “Laiki agora” (farmers’ market) near my house so when I went last week, it was not in my plans to buy spinach but then I saw a stall with really nice and tender spinach. I bought some spinach to make spanakopita and when I washed the spinach, I separated and …
Fassolia Piaz are white beans boiled and made into a salad. There are a lot of variations of this salad but we like it with tomatoes, onion, tuna, parsley, served with olive oil and lemon juice.
Chef’s salad is very popular in Greece and you will find it served in most restaurants. This recipe is my twist to the classic recipe made with a homemade sauce. This is a beloved salad, easy to make but so tasty which will be a hit to your guests.
Tambouli salad, also written as tabouli or tabbouleh, is a refreshing parsley salad, which is made with bulgur wheat tomatoes, onion, cucumber, fresh mint and dressed with extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice.
An easy and delicious Greek Potato salad made with mayonnaise, extra virgin olive oil and Greek yoghurt. It is perfect to accompany you meat dishes, served as a light dinner or even add it in your sandwiches.
This cabbage and carrot salad is so simple but yet so delicious. This is a very classic winter salad you will find in restaurants in Greece throughout winter till spring using just a few ingredients.
Do you need to cut pumpkin for pumpkin pies (see recipe) in small cubes? Try doing it with the accessory of your mixer which is for cutting salads. It doesn’t matter that it’s not in cubes. When baking no one will notice the difference. The results are amazing and in no time and effort! Here’s …