It’s fascinating how every week as I plan out the meals for my family, I find myself consistently gravitating towards dishes that incorporate some form of ground meat.
Pies are a cherished family tradition in our home - everyone has a soft spot for them! They make a great snack or packed lunch for my daughters.
I remember enjoying this at home in Rhodes through the summer as a child - with freshly-picked green beans from the garden, and even freshly picked tomatoes too! This stewed green beans dish (or Fasolakia Giaxni in Greek) is more than the sum of its.
Lent is traditionally a fasting period in Greece, where the Greek Orthodox church still has a lot of power over the country’s traditions.
Why buy veggie burgers, with great lists of unknown ingredients, when making your own is so simple? That’s what I think anyway, since I tapped into this particular recipe.
What’s a Greek carrot cake, I hear you ask? Well, for me, all things Greek use Greek yoghurt wherever possible! So yes, this is a carrot cake without cream cheese -I substitute in that tart, rich tang of Greek yoghurt instead, to make for a slightly.
As you may know by now, I’m a veggie - but the rest of my family aren’t! Although they’re happy to eat tasty veggie meals a lot of the time, they sometimes ask for meat.
This Mediterranean-style Shakshuka was actually thought out by my husband! He is not often found cooking, but he hit on a real win with this simple Shakshuka recipe when I was too tired and busy to cook one day, back in Rhodes.
Find out how veggie/pescatarian fooodlove cooks meat-based meals for her Greek family day-to-day, living in the UK!
This recipe for baked giant beans, or Gigantes Plaki in Greek, is a really flexible, useful one to have in your recipe bank! Gigantes are a really large variety of beans, known also as Butter Beans or Lima Beans.
This crustless zucchini pie is the perfect lunch for a sunny day in the garden.
As the only vegetarian in the family (and I don’t just mean out of my husband and daughters - I mean every family member on both sides!) it sometimes seems like I can be an extra burden when it comes to catering.
This ham and cheese pie is a homemade version of something you often find in Greek bakeries and pastry shops.
I don’t know about you, but sometimes food goes down a lot better when it seems like a ‘treat’! These healthy banana oat pancakes are a real ‘treat’ - but nutritionally they’re good for you too, so it’s a win-win! Banana pancakes were always a weekend.
These orange & vanilla braided cookies are a traditional Greek Orthodox Easter recipe.
Tsoureki is a traditional Greek sweet bread, customarily made around Easter, as the three braided strands signify the Holy Trinity.