Koukia, Fava beans (Vicia faba), in Greek koukia (plural of word kouki), pr. kou-KHIA, is an easy, vegan Greek dish paired with lemon, dill, fennel and parsley, which adds lots of flavour to this healthy dish.
Imam Bayildi is a stewed eggplant dish of Politiki Kouzina (the Greek community of Constantinople), brought to Greece by the Greek refugees, after the systematic massacre and deportation of the Greeks of Asia Minor, after 1922.
Vegetable fritters are so easy to make and a good way to use some leftover veggies in your fridge.
Ιif you have gallbladder disease and/or gallstones, following a healthy gallbladder diet can have a large impact on your health. A gallbladder diet is similar to a “regular” healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, minimal animal fats such as dairy, butter, fatty meat, and eggs, no fried foods and “white” and processed foods should be avoided.
If you are working and don’t have much time, this pasta salad with sautéed vegetables is a dish you can prepare in no time.
In Greece we love fish recipes and most of them I keep rather simple. Fresh fish is wonderful seasoned with only salt, pepper and oregano and then grilled or broiled. It is then served with “ladolemono” sauce.
I’ve been busy the past days as I am now trying to make the book into an e-book, but this turned out harder than I anticipated. However, we still have to eat and since it was really cold here in Athens last week, cold days call out for hot soups. I first made this soup…
Fassolakia yahni is a traditional Greek vegan dish with green beans and potatoes in tomato sauce, which is easy, tasty, cheap and healthy.
I am not really a fan of beef or veal and rarely cook it but I do like liver although I don’t cook that very often either, as it is high in cholesterol. I was craving liver and as it’s been a very long time since I last cooked red meat I decided to cook…
Louvi, as we call it in Cyprus, are the black eyed beans. Although the word “louvi” is ancient Greek from lovion, plural lovia (λόβιον, πλ. λόβια), in Greece this word is not used any more. Instead, they are called fassolia mavrommatika, which means black-eyed peas.