Beer Battered Zucchini Wedges


When the zucchini bounty is prolific, serve beer battered zucchini wedges  as an appetizer when enjoying drinks with friends. This is a wonderful vegetarian zucchini recipe, that you will find addictive to eat. If your looking for a hot – vegetarian appetizer, that is a little more than vegetable sticks and dip then  these would…

Delish Baklava Rolls (Cigars)


A rolled nut and pastry sweet soaked in aromatic honey syrup. They are perfectly with a cup of espresso or perhaps to be truly authentic a Turkish or Greek Coffee. Traditionally your first impression of a Baklava Cigar is its sweetness. This version though, you will be captivated by the aromas, tastes of the nuts…

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 cool bean salad. This black eyed bean recipe is a vegans delight as it falls in the legume family but  it also makes a healthy Mediterranean diet friendly meal during the summer. I use dried black-eyed…

Traditional Fasolada or White Bean Stew


What is better than a warm fire and a big bowl of comfort food on a winters night? Pulses and lentils are a staple of the traditional Mediterranean diet. Fasolada is a soup made of dried white beans, olive oil and vegetables. If you have not tried them they are so easy to use, economical…

Black-eyed bean stew


What is better than a warm fire and a big bowl of comfort food on a winters night? Pulses and lentils are a staple of the traditional Mediterranean diet. Black-eyed beans are a versatile superfood associated with multiple health benefits. If you have not tried them they are so easy to use, economical and delicious…

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…

Craisin and Oat Vegan and Gluten Free Cookies 


Treat your inner-child with these delightfully golden Craisin and Oat Cookies. Crunchy on the outside and a little chewy on the inside.  Vegan, gluten free, lower carb and with a lower glycaemic index these cookies won’t give you a sugar spike, will sustain your satiety for longer and nourish you with extra plant based proteins…

Roasted Chickpea and Pumpkin Couscous Salad


The Honey and Paprika Roasted Pumpkin is the key ingredient to the Roasted Chickpea and Pumpkin Couscous Salad featured here. The chickpeas are delicately spiced and baked along with the Honey and Paprika Pumpkin slithers. This warm salad has varied textures, colours and flavours for a Moroccan inspired dish and is a perfect accompaniment to…

Honey and Paprika Roasted Pumpkin


Gloriously golden roasted pumpkin is perfect for autumn – savoury and delicious.  It is the ideal companion to a roast, root vegetables or even a salad. Simple and easy to prepare even for a weeknight. Follow this Page on Facebook Olives and Feta on Facebook to be notified of recipies. Do you like this recipe so far?…