Grilled Eggplant with Halloumi and tomato sauce

Vegetarian

This simple eggplant with halloumi and tomato sauce dish is delicious made with passata tomatoes simmered in garlic and spices and finally topped with grilled halloumi cheese.  A Classic vegetarian dish ticking all the right boxes for healthy Mediterranean style cooking. If you have already made 𝗠𝗼𝘂𝘀𝘀𝗮𝗸𝗮 for the week and have an overflowing supply…

Mediterranean One-Pan Chicken and Eggplant Stack

Gluten Free

If your a lover of Mediterranean food, this dish features two Mediterranean staples – the eggplant and tomato.  Eggplants and tomatoes spell summer, and to me, it is not summer without eggplants or tomatoes accompanied in a dish. Eggplants are grown in my garden every summer, as did at my greek mothers garden, and my…

Warm roast pumpkin quinoa & lentil salad

Gluten FreeDiary FreeVegetarian

You don’t need to be vegetarian to enjoy this warm roast pumpkin, quinoa and lentil salad.  This colourful warm salad is perfect for those autumn days where the days are slowly becoming a little shorter, and the air a little cooler.  Enjoying salads in the cooler weather is even more important as they are loaded…

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

Vegetarian

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…

Casarecce Pasta tossed in Olives, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Mushrooms

This is a simple Mediterranean pasta dish with both Italian and Greek flavours. Made with kalamata olives, Sun-dried Tomatoes and garlic, it is super easy and bursting with flavours. If your in Australia, Barilla Cassarece Pasta as used for this recipe.So versatile, you can use other mediterranean inspired flavours. If you are going to substitute…

Spanish Chicken with Chorizo

The Classic flavours of Spain are captured in this powerfully tasty dish, effortless to prepare and a healthy one dish meal the whole family will enjoy. To save this pin on Pinterest , click share then Pinterest on the top right hand side. Makes 4-6 serves Cooking Time 1 hour Ingredients 6 thigh fillets with…

Never Boring Brown Lentil and Quinoa Salad

Gluten Free

If you had to describe what your ideal  salad is what would it be? Is it a fresh green garden salad with a few greens mixed in together. Don’t get me wrong a garden salad serves its purpose but for some people a few leaves wouldn’t hit the mark. I’m that sort of person. When…

Greek Zucchini Fritters (κολοκυθοκεφτεδες ) with dill and feta

Gluten FreeVegetarian

Zucchini fritters are a classic greek mezze or appetizer served in homes when zucchini yield is high.  I first discovered these light and crispy greek zucchini fritters with dill and feta arriving from a long international flight to my mothers home in Greece on a summers afternoon. I was quite keen on freshening up with…