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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