Category Archives: greek

Greek-style yellow split pea soup

A silky smooth soup for chilly evenings. I had this recipe in my ancient, hand-written cookbook under the name of “Fava”, but a little research has shown that that particular dish from the island of Santorini is actually a purée … Continue reading

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Greek chickpeas with spinach

This is Greek comfort food at its rustic best. And, for those with dietary restrictions, it’s naturally gluten free, vegan and low fat! A tasty meal in itself, or a delicious side dish. Serves 4 Preparation: 40 minutes Ingredients 1 … Continue reading

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Grilled halloumi Greek salad

Grilled halloumi makes a nice change from the traditional feta – it’s not so salty and has a wonderfully chewy texture. This Greek salad pairs perfectly with some crusty sourdough bread and a glass of dry white wine. Serves 2 … Continue reading

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Tomatokeftedes – Santorinian (Greek) tomato fritters

There are lots of things I associate with the arrival of warmer weather each year – blue skies streaked with vapour trails, swallows and eagles, flowers and new green leaves, but mostly fruit and vegetables. It’s goodbye to the steady … Continue reading

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Spinach & feta terrine with tomato & olive rice

Delicious, light, flavour-packed spinach and feta terrine, goes perfectly with savoury rice loaded with tomatoes and olives. This recipe was adapted from the absolutely-jam-packed-with-recipes-and-tips Mother Would Know. I made a few small changes to the original recipe, based on what … Continue reading

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Boureki with caramelised onions, peppers and halloumi

This pie takes a wee while to put together, but oh, my! It is sweet, savoury and utterly delicious! Boureki is traditionally made with feta, but I had a block of halloumi in the fridge that was taking up precious … Continue reading

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Spanakopita and social networking

A perennial favourite – rich and tangy Greek spinach and feta pie! The recipe here is just as I made it. And, even if I do say so myself, it was great! While we’re here… you may have noticed those … Continue reading

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Greek-style cabbage rolls

I had never made cabbage rolls so read loads of recipes in search of inspiration, then in the end I just decided to wing it and make them using a tweaked dolmade filling. I opted to use a Savoy cabbage … Continue reading

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Mediterranean roasted vegetable pot pie

This is a recipe I developed myself – all my favourite Mediterranean vegetables, loads of garlic, lots of oregano and the tangy bite of feta, all wrapped up in phyllo pastry. I’m thrilled to share this recipe with you! Ingredients … Continue reading

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Syrup-soaked Greek yoghurt lemon honey cake

You may have noticed that I occasionally describe myself as somebody who can’t leave well enough alone. It’s certainly not that I think I know better than the author of the original recipe – on the contrary, I have so … Continue reading

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