Tiropitakia with Dill & Mint Hand-pies | tiropites

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Tiropitakia or Tiropites are found displayed at Greek friend and family gatherings and celebrations. They are so easy to make and what is wonderful about these little ‘tiropitakia’ they store well in the freezer, ready to bake when needed.  The word greek word ‘Tiropitakia’ translates to ‘little cheese pies’ but technically speaking they are ‘little…

Vegetarian Split-Pea Soup

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This flavourful and warming split-pea soup is made from yellow split peas, a handful of spices, simmered and blended to a creamy smooth consistency.  No ham hocks, or complicated straining.  Greek split-pea soup is made in a similar fashion, except for the addition of the spices here.  A pleasure to make on this particular day, …

Greek Chickpea Soup, ρεβιθια σουπα με λεμονι

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This Greek Chickpea Soup is ideal for when the days are starting to shorten, become colder and the evenings are chilly.  It is a satisfying and heartwarming dish which happens to have an impressive nutritional profile perfect for also warding off the seasonal cold and flu. This stew has a creamy texture, simmered with base…

Dutch Carrot and Beetroot Salad with Roasted Brussel Sprouts

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An easy beetroot and spinach salad recipe is so simple and a tasty way to enjoy those autumn flavours. A mixture of blistered brussel sprouts, dutch carrots, beets, english spinach and lentils, they make a nutrient-dense and filling salad that works so well as part of a healthy dinner. This recipe can be enjoyed for…

Vegan Black-eyed Bean (pea) and Spinach Salad (mavromatika) μαυροματικα με σπανακι

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Black-eyed beans are wonderful as a soup and in this post, you will discover after trying this recipe it can be equally enjoyable as a cool bean salad. This salad features black-eyed beans ( peas) a vegan’s delight, it is protein-packed without the meat and you will be glad to know an authentic Mediterranean diet…

Pan-Seared Crispy Skin Snapper, Chickpea, Spinach and Tomato Stew with Herb Salad

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A busy day at work is a good reason to finish off the day yearning for a relaxing meal and a nice glass of wine. This dish comes together quickly and yet brings to the table a nice complex mix of flavours due to the spices and fresh herbs at play. My little vegetable garden…

Black-eyed Bean, Spinach and Haloumi Salad

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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…

Greek Style Bruschetta, with Cherry Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives and Feta

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Tomato and Basil Italian 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 a fresh loaf…

Mediterranean Style Garlic Prawns

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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

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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

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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…

Vegetable Casserole Stew Recipe with Potatoes, Beans and Eggplant (καπαμας με πατατες και μελιτζανες

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Hearty, warming vegetable stew, perfect for those cooler nights. Warm and intoxicating tomato stew with potatoes,  zucchini and melt-in-your-mouth bites of eggplant.  Usually served with a nice loaf of bread, ripped through and dunked generously into the delectable sauce. This stew traditionally consists of aubergines, zucchini, yellow potatoes, ochra and beans. The vegetables in Southern…