Make your own aromatic sea salt!Ever wondered what gives extra taste to greek tomatoes , for example? Or to the greek salad and the home-cooked fries that you tried while in Greece?It is the olive oil and the sea salt!Greek foodies swear by it and top restaurateurs use it next to perfectly grilled meats and fish for the guest to sprinkle it on his meal....more
Chickpea soup with tahini and oranges This aromatic greek chickpea soup is out of the norm, yet very easy to make, with a little tahini and the fresh tangy fragrance of oranges – four to be precise! Ingredients:...more
Right now my four eggplant plants are in overdrive in the garden, which is only one reason I'm loving this vegetarian version of the famous Greek eggplant dish called Moussaka as a Meatless Monday option. Janelle from The Chic Brulee enjoyed Moussaka when she visited the Greek island of Santorini, and back home she decided to create a meatless version. Janelle's lighter Vegetarian Moussaka has bulgur and Greek yogurt, plus the same traditional tomato sauce and spices that make this dish so popular.
Here I thought we were locked in until next November, long days in the high 90s and muggy and then, thank you very much, the weather broke for a few days. Ahhh... spring! Enjoy it while it lasts, no matter what part of the world you are in. I'm taking advantage of these last few days that are cool enough to run the oven fearlessly, while enjoying some less-than-wintry fare....more