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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…

Cooking Corn on the Cob – straight on the coals!

Cooking Corn on the Cob – straight on the coals!

Cooking corn on the cob is one of life’s pleasures – especially when cooked straight on a fire. Cooking corn on the cob straight on the coals is just perfect. There is something prehistoric about cooking corn on the cob in their husks straight on…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Slow Roasted Pork Belly with Pomegranate Glaze

Slow Roasted Pork Belly with Pomegranate Glaze

My slow roasted pork belly recipe with pomegranate molasses glaze. 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 – there is a…

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…

Fried Chicken Wings Recipe – watch my video to make crispy fried chicken wings

Fried Chicken Wings Recipe – watch my video to make crispy fried chicken wings

Fried chicken wings recipe. These crunchy little rascals of crispy chicken wings are utterly moreish and the definition of a guilty indulgence.  What can I say about my fried chicken wings recipe? Honestly, I can’t tell you how satisfying a bowl of these crispy chicken wings are –…

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe | Pasta Carbonara | Carbonara Sauce

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe | Pasta Carbonara | Carbonara Sauce

This Spaghetti Carbonara recipe is a wonderfully simple yet delicious pasta carbonara recipe. The origins of a carbonara sauce is a topic of debate and but pasta carbonara’s popularity is not. Spaghetti carbonara recipes vary dramatically, but I like to cook a pasta carbonara that is…

Leftover Spaghetti Frittata Recipe courtesy of my Brother in Law! | Leftover Spaghetti Recipe

Leftover Spaghetti Frittata Recipe courtesy of my Brother in Law! | Leftover Spaghetti Recipe

My brother-in-laws bacon and egg frittata recipe is perfect to use up leftover spaghetti. But first, what the hell is a frittata? Is it an overcooked omelette? Is it a quiche without the pastry? I’m not quite sure.. But I am sure that my brother-in-laws…

Prawn Curry Recipe – have a Ruby Murray tonight!

Prawn Curry Recipe – have a Ruby Murray tonight!

Prawn Curry Recipe (aka my prawn ruby murray) – an easy curry recipe to create a rich and fragrant prawn curry packed with flavour and utterly delicious. My Prawn Curry recipe offers real depth of flavour with a rich smoky tomato base, slightly sweet with a…

Salmon en Croute Recipe – Salmon Parcels with some va va voom!

Salmon en Croute Recipe – Salmon Parcels with some va va voom!

Salmon en croute recipe – a classic, little salmon parcels lovingly enveloped in puff pastry and layered with a rich mushroom sauce. For my salmon en croute recipe, instead of making little individual salmon parcels I always use a whole side of salmon. The reason? Simple, deep down I’m an…

BBQ Pork Ribs Recipe – cooking ribs at home

BBQ Pork Ribs Recipe – cooking ribs at home

BBQ pork ribs are mouth-watering delicious! Slow cooked, BBQ pork ribs, meaty, succulent, falling off the bone, packed with flavour – this is a dish to serve with friends or family to get down and dirty with! BBQ pork ribs couldn’t be easier to cook or tastier…

Leftover Rice Recipe perfect for my Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

Leftover Rice Recipe perfect for my Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

Fried Rice Recipe – this is really a leftover rice recipe, if you try using just cooked rice it’ll be stodge, you want leftover rice that is cold and is perfect for a fried rice recipe. My leftover rice recipe is the only way to…

Lamb Kleftiko – Greek Slow Cooked Lamb! Lamb Kleftiko Recipe

Lamb Kleftiko – Greek Slow Cooked Lamb! Lamb Kleftiko Recipe

Lamb Kleftiko is the original Greek slow cooked lamb recipe. Nothing will send your tastebuds to a Greek Cypriot taverna quicker than lamb kleftiko. Lamb Kleftiko is slow cooked Greek lamb that remains totally succulent and literally falls off the bone (you can cut it…

Pastitsio Recipe – Macaroni de forno | Greek Pasta Bake

Pastitsio Recipe – Macaroni de forno | Greek Pasta Bake

Pastitsio is a typical Greek Cypriot pasta bake also known as Macaroni de forno. Pastitsio or Macaroni de forno or whatever you want to call it is a wonderful creamy and meaty Greek pasta bake that can be served hot or cold. Pastitsio (or Macaroni…

How To Cook Basmati Rice and be perfect everytime (absorption method)

How To Cook Basmati Rice and be perfect everytime (absorption method)

How to cook basmati rice – a foolproof method.  Learn to how to cook Basmati rice perfectly everytime. Never again eat burnt rice or stodgy rice. Follow this simple rice recipe to learn the secret of cooking perfect rice everytime.. Got leftover rice? Make my delicious fried…

Seafood Pasta cooked in 10 minutes | Greek Seafood Pasta

Seafood Pasta cooked in 10 minutes | Greek Seafood Pasta

Seafood Pasta Recipe (Greek seafood pasta actually!) My seafood pasta recipe is simple, elegant and damn tasty and more to the point it is cooked in 10 minutes flat! I prefer to make this as a seafood linguine but any pasta will work.  I’ve slightly…


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