Category: Greek

Yiouvetsi Recipe – Greek Lamb and Orzo Pasta Bake | Greek Recipes

Yiouvetsi Recipe – Greek Lamb and Orzo Pasta Bake | Greek Recipes

Yiouvetsi 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 your own; maybe a few times a month – if…

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…

Homemade Ravioli with Halloumi | Raviolies Kypros

Homemade Ravioli with Halloumi | Raviolies Kypros

Homemade ravioli is made with homemade pasta and stuffed with Greek cheese; Raviolies. These delicious morsels of homemade ravioli stuffed with the sunshine of Cyprus; Halloumi cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, rocket and olives. Known as raviolies. Check out my other pasta recipes here. Did you know the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Greek Halva Recipe | Greek Dessert which is also dairy free pudding!

Greek Halva Recipe | Greek Dessert which is also dairy free pudding!

My Greek Halva recipe is a traditional Greek dessert which also happens to be a dairy free pudding. I’ve slightly adapted my Greek Halva recipe which is a dairy free pudding, in this to include lots of crushed walnuts which I think adds a little…

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…

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…

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…

Tomato Salad Recipe with Grilled Halloumi – Rainbow Salad

Tomato Salad Recipe with Grilled Halloumi – Rainbow Salad

This beautiful tomato salad recipe is what I call Rainbow Salad due to the different colour tomatoes used. A summery combination of grilled Halloumi, mixed tomatoes, pomegranate seeds.. beautiful! My tomato salad recipe genuinely looks as delicious as it tastes and warrants the nickname of a…

Roasted Aubergine Recipe with Feta & Parsley Dressing

Roasted Aubergine Recipe with Feta & Parsley Dressing

Roasted aubergine recipe topped with a light and zesty feta and parsley dressing – perfect to bring a little summer to your table. My roasted aubergine recipe is great as a vegetarian main meal and equally well served as a side dish (especially at a…

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…

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…

Greek Lamb Recipe – My Mum’s Incredible Lemon Lamb Neck Recipe

Greek Lamb Recipe – My Mum’s Incredible Lemon Lamb Neck Recipe

Greek Lamb Recipe – what other three words could be the epitome of a Greek dish?! This is my mum’s incredible Greek lemon lamb neck fillet recipe. Thanks Mum! x My mum’s greek lamb recipe is simplicity itself, but-oh-so-tasty.. Rich flavours of lamb neck fillet…

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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