Egyptian Style Dukkah with Roasted Chickpea

This variation of the kosher Dukkah works wonderfully sprinkled over roasted vegetables, quinoa or couscous. It adds that extra pizzaz to your meal. It’s up o uou how creativentounwamt to be and where yoi can use it. Omit the chickpea and it has become your traditional Egyptian spiced Dukkah. Dukkah is an egyptian condiment consisting…

Salmon, Lemon and Dill Philly Bruschettas

Salmon and Lemon & Dill Cream Cheese bruschetta tastes amazing but you will be so glad you tasted this bruschetta. Quality ingredients feature in this simple dish and serve perfectly as dinner appetisers or a lunch. To pin this recipe head over to the end and you will find the pin it button. Try with…

Rosemary and Thyme Spelt Grissini Breadsticks

Snap and dip away into hummus, tsatsiki, avocado or eggplant dip with these Italian breadsticks ( grissini ) or perfect served with antipasto or cheese plate with flare. Read further, for recipe variations. These long, thin crunchy Grissini or breadsticks have flavour undertones of olives and rosemary and thyme. Deeply flavoured made with spelt flour,…

Mediterranean Spelt & Kalamata Olive Bread

Here is one of my favourite home-made breads I have been making ever since I can remember. To me, it is a little more reminiscent to what traditional olive bread should look and taste like. I have many fond memories of living in a small village in Greece during some of my childhood years, some…

Spinach and Feta Dip

This dip is so flavoursome and intensly fresh in taste. It is addictive without the hidden nasties of most dips. So, continue dipping to your hearts desire. Ingredients 40g English Spinach or young silverbeet leaves 3-4 leaves mint ( small quantity ) 1 tbspn lemon juice 1 tbspn pinenuts 2 tbspns olive oil 1/2 cup…

Τσαιτι, Rustic hand-rolled feta and mint turnover

Traditionally named ‘σαιτι’, this dish is regional fare from laconian ( Λακωνίας ) – southern mainland Greece.  The villages of the region produce their own wine, olive oil, honey and bread and are also proud producers of traditional greek cheeses like ( kefalotyri, tulumotyri and mytzithra ).  This dish is a local traditional hand pie…

Greek Traditional Keftedakia, Keftedes ( Meatballs )

Delicious golden and crispy on the outside soft and moist on the inside they are beautifully flavoured with red onion, parsley, and plenty of mint. ✔️ Scroll down to the end of the recipe to Pin. Greek meatballs ( κεφτεδάκια ) are a family favourite in most Greek households.  This is the dish young and old…

Pan-Seared Prawns (shrimp) in Garlic, Parsley and Wine

There is one thing about Australians you should know. We love our prawns. This has mainly to do with our weather. Australia Day and Christmas Day both fall in the summer months.  Roast is not an option when the heat soars to over 40 degrees.  As well, Australia hosts the most magnificent large and tasty…

Classic Italian Tomato and Basil Bruschetta

Enjoy Tuscan deliciousness, with this flavoursome and enjoyable Rustic Italian dish. At home, or when served for guests we sometimes have a dipping bowl with a fresh, robust olive oil mix in case some guests would like the bruschetta dressing to be oozing out of the bread. We can thank the Italian farmers of late…

Double baked Seed and Quinoa Crackers

These little beauties came into being one weekend after buying the worst tasting natural, gmo, yeast, gluten, vegan, low calorie, and everything possible ommited and very pricey – crackers. I must say I was fraught  with danger, when I placed the cracker in my mouth. It’s super-excited  dry texture had clung to my mouth and…