Black-eyed Bean and Spinach Salad ( mavromatika )

Black-eyed peas are wonderful as a soup but you may discover after trying this recipe equally enjoyable as a salad. This recipe is a vegans delight but you may want to know it is a mediterranean staple during the summer. I use dried black-eyed beans soaked in water for 1 to 2 hours. Once they…

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…

Black-eyed Bean, Spinach and Haloumi Salad

This vibrant salad features black eyed beans which are a protein rich creamy textured white legume, high in iron, folate and B vitamins. Black eyed beans are soft yet firm and flavoursome without having to try too hard and are also distinctively marked with a dark dot like mark. They beans are allowed to marinade…

Mediterranean Style Garlic Prawns

Full flavoured Mediterranean style garlic prawns cooked simply yet just right to bring out the flavours and turn this into an elegant dish. Light and creamy,  yet low fat as no cream is used here. This elegant meal deceptively requires only 20 minutes to prep and cook.  Click Here, to Pin this Recipe for later…

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…

Easy Vegan Chickpea and Bean Stew

This Low Carb and vegan stew is eaten  most year round during spring, autumn and winter. A quick and easy satisfying and hearty meal, I find it is something to turn to when you want a comforting, healthy and no-fuss meal.  That for me is usually on a weeknight, when I have had a long…