Category: Recipes

Pourgouri recipe – Bulgur Wheat Recipe | Greek Recipes

Pourgouri recipe – Bulgur Wheat Recipe | Greek Recipes

Pourgouri is a traditional Cypriot recipe. Pourgouri is a delicious accompaniment made from bulgur wheat and vermicelli noodles which is full flavoured, easy to make and goes with just about everything! Pourgouri is a Bulgur wheat recipe. Bulgur Wheat Recipes have been around for literally thousands of […]

Fancy a quicky? :) Chilli Salmon Salad Recipe

Fancy a quicky? :) Chilli Salmon Salad Recipe

A delicious salmon salad recipe done in under 5 minutes. Succulent salmon, fiery hot chilli flakes, fresh spinach, warm sesame dressing – BOOM! What more can you ask for? Don’t answer that…  I stumbled across this salmon salad recipe as an accident when I fancied something to set the […]

Thai Beef Salad | Summer of Love Thai Beef Salad Recipe

Thai Beef Salad | Summer of Love Thai Beef Salad Recipe

Thai Beef Salad – there are some salads you eat that you literally feel your body thanking you for. That’s exactly how I feel when I’m diving into a bowl of my Thai Beef Salad. Crunchy, fresh, zesty, nostalgic flavours of Thailand and Vietnam this is the […]

Karidopita – Greek Walnut Cake – the best walnut cake recipe ever..!

Karidopita – Greek Walnut Cake – the best walnut cake recipe ever..!

Karidopita is the ultimate Greek Walnut Cake, once you’ve tried it you’ll never want another walnut cake recipe again. Karidopita or Karithdopita is a seriously indulgent Greek walnut cake recipe made with cognac, a hint of spice and breadcrumbs which create an uber moist and sexy eating experience 🙂 […]

Greek Sausage Cassoulet | Loukaniko Greek Sausage

Greek Sausage Cassoulet | Loukaniko Greek Sausage

My sausage cassoulet may have it’s origins in France but is firmly being invaded by the Greeks. The main ingredient is Loukaniko – a delicious Greek sausage [insert smutty joke here]. A sausage cassoulet is a really cheap but tasty way of feeding the family and using […]

Avgolemono Soup | Greek Chicken Soup Recipe

Avgolemono Soup | Greek Chicken Soup Recipe

Avgolemono Soup is the ultimate Greek Chicken Soup recipe, every mum and yiayia has their version and every Greek has been brought up eating a steaming bowl of Avgolemono (or Avgolemoni). Avgolemono soup – ‘Avgo’ means egg and ‘lemono’, means, well, lemon and when those two […]

Pork Crackling Recipe | how to make pork crackling

Pork Crackling Recipe | how to make pork crackling

Don’t even think about not trying this pork crackling recipe! Tiny morsels of salty, crunchy pig skin. That’s right pig skin that turns into the most deliciously moreish pork crackling.  Incredibly easy, there always seems to be some mystery around a pork crackling recipe but this one […]

Carrot and Cumin Soup | Carrot Soup Recipe

Carrot and Cumin Soup | Carrot Soup Recipe

This isn’t just another carrot soup recipe this is a carrot and cumin soup recipe with a crunchy topping! A warm and hearty carrot and cumin soup packed with flavour topped with a dollop of Greek yogurt and a delicious burnt carrot and cumin seed […]

Twice Cooked Chips | Bad Boy Chunky Chips with Rosemary Salt

Twice Cooked Chips | Bad Boy Chunky Chips with Rosemary Salt

Twice cooked chips? Why not thrice cooked chips? Well, twice is enough I reckon, especially when you’re cooking at home. There is something very satisfying about a large bowl of chunky chips – and these are my favourite! Twice cooked chips that are big, super crispy […]

Easy Chocolate Brownie Recipe | Antique Spiced Brownies

Easy Chocolate Brownie Recipe | Antique Spiced Brownies

Easy Chocolate Brownie Recipe. Funny little buggers really, gooey, rich, indulgent – they’ve taken over the world one expanding waist-line inch at a time.. I was invited to bake some chocolate brownies for The Sick Children’s Trust to help raise money and wanted to do something a little different […]

Crispy Skin Salmon | How to get crispy salmon skin

Crispy Skin Salmon | How to get crispy salmon skin

Crispy Skin Salmon – salmon crackling if you like. Quite simply – I love this. Crispy skin salmon crackling is delicious, spiky, crunchy morsels of fish love! Check out my video recipes on cooking salmon skin below! Crispy skin salmon – I’ve broken this post into […]

Feijoada | Brazilian Black Bean Stew Recipe (Brazilian Recipes)

Feijoada | Brazilian Black Bean Stew Recipe (Brazilian Recipes)

Feijoada, the Brazilian black bean stew is a deliciously dark and seductive black bean stew; it is the enigma that is Feijoada. I ate a ton of this stuff while kicking around Brazil for a couple of months and once you’ve had Feijoada it you […]

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 […]

Halva Recipe | Traditional Greek Dessert and dairy free…

Halva Recipe | Traditional Greek Dessert and dairy free…

My halva recipe is a traditional Greek dessert. Sweet, sticky and dairy free! Super easy to make and a delicious sweet bite that’s great to have around the house (if it lasts long enough)! I’ve slightly adapted my Halva recipe to include lots of crushed […]

Deep Fried Ice Cream Easter Eggs!

Deep Fried Ice Cream Easter Eggs!

Deep fried ice cream – that’s right, I said deep fried ice cream! Looks like a boiled egg with soldiers but something is a little different… Deep fried ice cream is surprisingly easy to make, you just need to prepare them ahead of time so they can […]

Beef Stifado – Greek Beef Stew Recipe

Beef Stifado – Greek Beef Stew Recipe

Beef Stifado is one of the most famous Greek Cypriot recipes. There is nothing like a steaming bowl of Beef stifado to warm the soul. A true taste of Cyprus in a bowl.. Beef Stifado is famous the world over for it’s fragrant and unique flavours, […]

Bone Marrow Recipe | Roasted Bone Marrow Gratin – living the dream…!

Bone Marrow Recipe | Roasted Bone Marrow Gratin – living the dream…!

Let your inner caveman loose and indulge in this ridiculously simple but oh so indulgent bone marrow recipe (can I even call it a recipe?).  Roasted Bone Marrow Recipe with Gratin, the gratin is what makes this dish, it gives the crunch that is needed. Perfect […]

Leftovers Soup – with secret ingredient… | leftovers recipes

Leftovers Soup – with secret ingredient… | leftovers recipes

My leftover soup recipe (as featured in Cibare Magazine) has a secret ingredient that changes this from leftover soup.. to LEFTOVER SOUP?! WOOHOO!! Everyone loves leftovers soup and everyone has leftovers. Leftover chicken recipes, leftover turkey recipes, leftover leftovers recipes! Especially around the festive season […]

Rizogalo – Greek Rice Pudding with Pistachio Nuts| Easy Rice Pudding

Rizogalo – Greek Rice Pudding with Pistachio Nuts| Easy Rice Pudding

Rizogalo, the delicious Greek rice pudding a totally easy rice pudding to make. Forget stodgy school dinners – join the easy rice pudding revolution with my Rizogalo recipe! Rizogalo is my favourite Greek rice pudding recipe, a traditional Greek and Middle Eastern dessert – Rizo galo […]

Zucchini Pancakes – Greek inspired Courgette and Feta Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes – Greek inspired Courgette and Feta Pancakes

Zucchini pancakes – these are my brand new Greek inspired zucchini pancakes recipe with feta, otherwise known as courgette and feta pancakes! My zucchini pancakes are great if you fancy a savoury pancakes and perfect for brunch (or dinner on Pancake day)! Zucchini pancakes are […]

Slow Roasted Pork Belly – crispy pork belly and crackling everytime

Slow Roasted Pork Belly – crispy pork belly and crackling everytime

My slow roasted pork belly recipe is perfect for crispy pork belly and crackling.  Watch my video recipes below to see how I make the best and easiest slow roasted pork belly that guarantees crispy pork belly and lovely crackling. A point on cooking pork […]

Fried Calamari Recipe – also known as Salt and Pepper Squid

Fried Calamari Recipe – also known as Salt and Pepper Squid

Fried Calamari recipe or Salt and Pepper Squid is the ultimate fried calamari recipe; crispy, fiery exterior and soft tender center..  Fried calamari tends to conjure images of Greek islands and scoffing platefuls with nothing more than a squeeze of lemon and the sound of […]

Microwave Salmon – 3 minute Provence Peas & Salmon in the Microwave!

Microwave Salmon – 3 minute Provence Peas & Salmon in the Microwave!

I love this microwave salmon recipe. But can it be true? A healthy, delicious (and cheap) dish cooked in literally 3 minutes? Yes. Welcome to my microwave salmon recipe, one of my favourite kids recipes. Easy dinner recipe for Parents – this is the one […]

Salmon Gravlax Recipe – How To Cure Salmon At Home

Salmon Gravlax Recipe – How To Cure Salmon At Home

My salmon gravlax recipe (also known as Salmon Gravadlax) is a delicious, succulent and seriously crowd pleasing recipe that is a perfect for any festive season. My Salmon gravlax recipe is a real convivial centrepiece that takes pride of place on the table and keeps guests coming back for […]

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 […]

Watermelon Feta Salad Bowl – amaze your friends! | Greek Recipes

Watermelon Feta Salad Bowl – amaze your friends! | Greek Recipes

Watermelon Feta Salad served in the watermelon – a watermelon bowl if you like! Using the watermelon as the serving bowl makes this one of my favourite Greek salad recipes (mainly ’cause I have less to wash up at the end!). My watermelon feta salad […]

Smores recipe – Smores!! What the..??

Smores recipe – Smores!! What the..??

Smores recipe – so, you want to know how to make smores? OK, but first things first – what the hell is a Smore? Before I give out my smores recipe let me set the scene for anyone reading this smores recipe that doesn’t reside in […]

Greek Orzo Recipe (Kritharaki) – Orzo Paella with Seafood

Greek Orzo Recipe (Kritharaki) – Orzo Paella with Seafood

This is my Orzo Paella recipe with seafood inspired by a traditional Greek Orzo recipe called kritharaki. This Greek orzo recipe originates from a humble Cypriot dish called ‘Kritharaki’ but I’ve added a few extras to create something new and utterly mouthwatering; an orzo paella (with a […]


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