Category: Dips

Roasted Beet Salad – my Yiayia’s Greek Beetroot Salad | Greek Recipes

Roasted Beet Salad – my Yiayia’s Greek Beetroot Salad | Greek Recipes

Roasted Beetroot Salad – my Yiayia’s Greek Beetroot Salad Recipe Roasted beet salad, or Greek roasted beetroot salad always reminds me of my Yiayia (that’s grandmother in Greek to the non-Greeks reading this!). It was a dish that was always on the table and one […]

Skordalia – Greek Mashed Potato and Garlic Dip | Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Skordalia – Greek Mashed Potato and Garlic Dip | Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Skordalia is a garlicky Greek mashed potato dip not to be confused with a regular, run of the mill garlic mashed potato. Skordalia is smoother than that and usually eaten as a dip. It’s divine. In saying that, I have used a variation of Skordalia […]

How To Make Horseradish Gremolata

How To Make Horseradish Gremolata

Horseradish Gremolata is a great alternative and accompaniment to a traditional gremolata recipe. Horseradish gremolata with freshly grated horseradish gives this herby condiment a real kick and goes great with red meat. Gremolata is usually a combination of lots of finely chopped parsley, lemon zest and […]

Oven Dried Tomatoes – made at home and stored in olive oil

Oven Dried Tomatoes – made at home and stored in olive oil

Oven Dried Tomatoes – Made at Home and Stored in Olive Oil Oven dried tomatoes really do get better with age (well a day or two anyway). I store my oven dried tomatoes in olive oil for a couple of days to help enhance their […]

Chilli Raita – Raita Recipe

Chilli Raita – Raita Recipe

My Raita recipe is really just an Indian style Tzatziki – OK – I’m being facetious.. 🙂 there are obvious similarities but sometimes only a raita will do; earthy notes of cumin, slightly salty but always satisfying and refreshing. My raita recipe is a little different […]

Pickled Red Onion Recipe |Pickled Onion Recipe

Pickled Red Onion Recipe |Pickled Onion Recipe

My pickled red onion recipe is a joy to behold, actually any pickled onions are wonderful, but pickled red onions, in a jar is like a vibrant pink beacon of joy! I’ve got slightly carried away describing my pickled red onion recipe, but there is something […]

Melitzanosalata – the famous Greek aubergine dip

Melitzanosalata – the famous Greek aubergine dip

Melitzanosalata is a a deliciously moreish dip of smoky burnt aubergines, garlic, lots of olive oil and a touch of lemon.  Melitzanosalata is the famous Greek Eggplant Dip (Greek Aubergine Dip depending on where you live!) If there was a holy trinity of dips in Cyprus […]

Teriyaki Sauce Recipe – used on everything!

Teriyaki Sauce Recipe – used on everything!

This is a really easy Teriyaki Sauce recipe, there are a ton of other teriyaki recipes ranging from the most simplistic to others that must be cooked only during a full moon and while standing on one leg. The teriyaki sauce recipe I now use has evolved […]

Olive Tapenade Recipe | How To Make Olive Tapenade – my sultry Green & Black Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade Recipe | How To Make Olive Tapenade – my sultry Green & Black Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade Recipe – how to make an olive tapenade. My sultry green and black olive tapenade recipe is easy peasy to make and incredibly versatile. At it’s heart a my olive tapenade recipe, a green and black olive tapenade to be exact! It’s one […]

Yellow Split Pea Recipe – Fava Recipe (a Greek dip)

Yellow Split Pea Recipe – Fava Recipe (a Greek dip)

My yellow split pea recipe is known by the Greeks as Fava; a type of hummus made with yellow split peas and pureed into a thick delectable dip.  Yellow split pea recipes are found the world over from the Indian dhal to British soups; this […]

Easy Guacamole Recipe – an Avocado salsa

Easy Guacamole Recipe – an Avocado salsa

Easy Guacamole Recipe – this slightly rustic take on an easy Guacamole recipe is more an avocado salsa than a green puree. My easy Guacamole recipe is sunshine in a bowl, bursting with flavours from the Aztecs; avocado, fresh coriander, chilli, tomatoes… Easy Guacamole recipe is […]

Homemade Tzatziki Recipe – Greek Dip

Homemade Tzatziki Recipe – Greek Dip

My homemade Tzatziki recipe is packed with flavour, refreshing and screams summer! So, how do you make Tzatziki? Easy… I’ve seen many Tazatziki recipes that complicate what is at its heart a Cypriot village dish; rustic and tasty – you don’t need to muck about with […]

Chimichurri Recipe – how to make chimichurri sauce recipe

Chimichurri Recipe – how to make chimichurri sauce recipe

Chimichurri Recipe – my Chimichurri sauce recipe is delicious as a dressing or even as a marinade. Making a chimichurri sauce couldn’t be easier. Chimichurri recipe or Chimichurri Sauce recipes vary all over Argentina which means you can pretty much freestyle the herbs you use; however, […]


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