Category: Greek

Grilled Halloumi Green Lentil Salad for David Lloyd Clubs – Video Recipe

Grilled Halloumi Green Lentil Salad for David Lloyd Clubs – Video Recipe

Grilled halloumi green lentil salad recipe created for the lovely folks at David Lloyd Clubs.

Strapatsada – Greek Scrambled Eggs (Strapatsada Recipe)

Strapatsada – Greek Scrambled Eggs (Strapatsada Recipe)

Strapatsada is at it’s heart Greek scrambled eggs with tomatoes, but it is also so much more… Do a quick search on Strapatsada and the history books say where it most likely originated from (Jewish settlers in Corfu) and where the word Strapatsada comes from (possibly […]

Greek Chicken Recipe – Chicken and Feta Recipe for Harrison’s Fund Charity

Greek Chicken Recipe – Chicken and Feta Recipe for Harrison’s Fund Charity

Greek Chicken Recipe you say? Well, here you go! Greek inspired Chicken and Feta recipe specially created for Harrisons Fund Charity. Soon as you hear the words Greek chicken recipe it conjours images of rustic birds (as in the poultry – not the girls, well […]

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 […]

Grilled Octopus | How to cook tender octopus crispy

Grilled Octopus | How to cook tender octopus crispy

Grilled Octopus – how to cook octopus and importantly how to cook octopus so it is tender seems to be cloaked in mystery – but it’s easier than you think.. Grilled Octopus, baked octopus, octopus stew, however you want to cook it; I always start […]

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 […]

BBQ Leg of Lamb | Butterflied Leg of Lamb Recipe

BBQ Leg of Lamb | Butterflied Leg of Lamb Recipe

Greek inspired BBQ Leg of Lamb – specifically butterflied leg of lamb recipe served with harissa yoghurt. Butterflied BBQ leg of lamb is a wonder of the barbecue world and for something so easy to cook I don’t think gets center stage on the BBQ […]

Greek Lamb Neck Recipe With Roasted Lettuce | How to cook lamb neck

Greek Lamb Neck Recipe With Roasted Lettuce | How to cook lamb neck

Greek Lamb Neck Recipe with roasted lettuce; knowing how to cook lamb neck couldn’t be easier. Lamb neck recipes? Yes, lamb neck! It’s a super cheap cut of meat, incredibly flavorful and massively underused. It can however get a little complicated; lamb neck is basically broken […]

Prawn Saganaki – Microwave Mug Recipe (as seen on ITV This Morning)

Prawn Saganaki – Microwave Mug Recipe (as seen on ITV This Morning)

My Microwave Mug Recipe for Prawn Saganaki is rich, vibrant and surprisingly delicious! Traditionally a Greek recipe with tomatoes, prawns and feta, I’ve re-created this traditional dish as a really good microwave mug recipe and boy does it taste good! Perfect for a quick fix […]

Moussaka in a Mug?! Easy Moussaka Recipe done in 5 minutes. Microwave Mug Recipes

Moussaka in a Mug?! Easy Moussaka Recipe done in 5 minutes. Microwave Mug Recipes

Is there such a thing as an easy moussaka recipe? Yes, as it happens there is. Not only an easy moussaka recipe, but one cooked in five minutes in a mug in the microwave! This microwave mug recipe – moussaka in a mug comes straight […]

Pork Souvlaki – How To Cook Pork Souvlaki (Cypriot BBQ)

Pork Souvlaki – How To Cook Pork Souvlaki (Cypriot BBQ)

Pork souvlaki is one of my favourite meats to cook on the BBQ – I mean just watch my video on how to make pork souvlaki and tell me your mouth isn’t watering! I’ll be blunt; when it comes to BBQ’s and cooking over charcoal […]

Fried Halloumi with honey and black sesame | Halloumi recipes

Fried Halloumi with honey and black sesame | Halloumi recipes

Fried Halloumi with honey and black sesame is so easy I feel a bit naughty even categorising this as a Halloumi recipe! Fried Halloumi is the famous Cypriot cheese is fabulous to cook with; its strong enough to hold up to some heat without melting […]

Minted Peas with Feta and Chilli – de-lish-us!

Minted Peas with Feta and Chilli – de-lish-us!

Minted peas are lovely. Minted peas with chilli are awesome. Minted peas with chilli and feta! Boom!! You’ve just hit the pea jackpot! These are my Greek inspired minted peas with feta and chilli, and a couple of other bits of course… my Greek minted […]

Bulgur Wheat Salad – my take on a tabbouleh recipe!

Bulgur Wheat Salad – my take on a tabbouleh recipe!

My Bulgur Wheat Salad – deliciously simple and healthy. I’ve got quite into bulgur wheat recently; something about the summer and wanting something light but not quintessentially a salad. Something fresh and filling but not heavy, potato salads are great, but sometimes I’m searching for that […]

Greek Potato Salad – how to make potato salad Greek style!

Greek Potato Salad – how to make potato salad Greek style!

A Greek Potato Salad is incredibly easy to make and should be garlicky, lemony and fresh with mint! Use nice waxy potatoes that hold their shape when cooked and don’t turn to mush. To be honest, I was in two minds whether to post my […]

Keftedes recipe – Greek Meatballs

Keftedes recipe – Greek Meatballs

My Keftedes recipe is a traditional Greek meze dish; in essence they are Greek meatballs and are loved by everyone – I have literally never met a single soul that didn’t devour a handful of keftedes at any given opportunity! Keftedes are perfect party food, traditionally […]

How to Cook Octopus | Greek inspired Octopus Recipe

How to Cook Octopus | Greek inspired Octopus Recipe

How to cook octopus couldn’t be easier and my octopus recipe will show you how exactly how to cook tender octopus. I always start with a slow braise to tenderise my octopus, from there you can grill, fry, BBQ, eat cold, whatever.. How to cook octopus […]

Gemista Recipe – Greek Stuffed Vegetables Roasted Whole

Gemista Recipe – Greek Stuffed Vegetables Roasted Whole

Gemista are the famous Greek stuffed peppers (pron. Yemista).  In fact, Gemista is Greek for any stuffed vegetable roasted whole, usually stuffed with rice. Typically stuffed peppers or beef tomatoes are the most popular.  Gemista (Greek stuffed peppers and tomatoes) work amazingly well as a […]

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 […]

Chicken Gyro Recipe – How To Make Chicken Gyros

Chicken Gyro Recipe – How To Make Chicken Gyros

Chicken Gyro Recipe… nuf said. Watch how to make awesome Chicken Gyros – the ubiquitous Greek chicken wraps are found all over Greece and Cyprus. It is a culmination of soft chewy pita, tender grilled meat, refreshing salad, tzatziki (yogurt mint dip) and a handful of fries all wrapped up in […]

Grilled Goats Cheese Recipe | BBQ Goats Cheese with Dates

Grilled Goats Cheese Recipe | BBQ Goats Cheese with Dates

Grilled Goats Cheese is a wonderful way to cook goats cheese on the BBQ. But add a few other simple ingredients and you go from good to great! There are a lot of grilled goats cheese recipes, but my grilled goats cheese parcels are a […]

Giouvetsi (Youvetsi) – Lamb Roasted with Orzo | Greek Recipe

Giouvetsi (Youvetsi) – Lamb Roasted with Orzo | Greek Recipe

Giouvetsi, Youvetsi, even Gouvetsi, however you want to spell it, this is a traditional Greek Orzo and Lamb Recipe; the original one pot meal. How many times have you thought “what the bloody hell am I going to cook today for everyone?” If you live on […]

Chicken Souvlaki | Greek BBQ Chicken Recipe

Chicken Souvlaki | Greek BBQ Chicken Recipe

Chicken souvlaki couldn’t be easier to make and comes with a smoky flavour that works great on the BBQ. Souvlaki is Greek for small pieces of meat cooked on small skewers and my chicken souvlaki is smoky, charred on the outside and moist on the inside. Chicken […]

Souvla – How to make Lamb Souvla (Slow Cooked BBQ Lamb Cypriot Style)

Souvla – How to make Lamb Souvla (Slow Cooked BBQ Lamb Cypriot Style)

Souvla = large pieces of meat BBQ’d on a very large stick. Souvla, the word conjures an image to those in the know; slow cooked chunks of lamb turning on a skewer over ashen coals. The smell of sizzling meat meandering through the air..  You […]

Bean Salad Recipe | Mixed Bean Salad

Bean Salad Recipe | Mixed Bean Salad

An easy but delicious bean salad recipe with lots of herbs and a sharp lemon dressing. I love the rustic feeling of a good mixed bean salad. I would say my bean salad recipe is really a mixed bean and herb salad. It’s the herbs […]

Orzo Salad | Orzo and Feta Salad – a bowl of sunshine!

Orzo Salad | Orzo and Feta Salad – a bowl of sunshine!

There are tons of Orzo salad recipes and this is one of my favourites; it’s a real ‘summer in a bowl’ type dish. Chewy orzo, sharp feta and a warm salad dressing made from the juices of roasted baby plum tomatoes. I made this for […]

Flatbread Recipe No Yeast | Two Ingredients (How to make Flat Bread)

Flatbread Recipe No Yeast | Two Ingredients (How to make Flat Bread)

My flatbread recipe no yeast is such an easy flatbread recipe! Ever wondered how to make flatbreads? Well, you’ve come to the right spot! Especially if you want to make super easy flatbreads without yeast. This is literally two ingredient flatbread. Flatbread recipes have been […]

Lamb Ribs Recipe with my Greek Marinade for Lamb

Lamb Ribs Recipe with my Greek Marinade for Lamb

My lamb ribs recipe is a best kept secret – roasted lamb ribs are totally underused, packed with flavour, easy to cook and cheap (the lot in the photo cost me a fiver from my local butcher).  Combine Lamb Ribs with my Greek marinade for […]


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