“fava” – yellow split peas purée

‘fava’ is an amazing Greek appetizer – ‘meze’ which you might have tried in traditional Greek taverns in some island with a glass of ouzo! You can prepare also a bigger portion and eat it  as a main course, like I did today after an endless day at work and a French course right after…

salmon & avocado salad

I think I said again how much I love salads! this one is more than a salad, it’s a complete lunch or dinner, whatever you want it to be! It’s been a while till I truly appreciated avocado to be honest, it was just a weird vegetable for me. I came across it quite often here…

watermelon & feta salad

“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy…” the song probably doesn’t refer to food (even though it talks about fish jumping around..), anyway it’s true that during the hot summer days our body needs ‘easy’, light food and lots of water. I remember the hot summer nights in grandma’s old house, sitting in the yard with all the…

beetroot & carrot salad

I’ve always loved salads, I was raised eating at least two different salads per meal, learning that “..salad helps you have a balanced nutrition adding fibre in your diet..”. Beetroot and carrots were there in one way or another but never together! I love both, I though they’d match, so I introduced them! I was right; love at…

dakos salad

I consider dakos salad to be one good example that gives a straight view of my country’s cuisine philosophy: you need only a few simple, concrete parts to create something big.. like this humble yet enormously tasteful salad which combines 4 basic ingredients to a great result. the recipe ingredients 10 small Kretan wholegrain barley rusks 3 medium sized juicy tomatoes 100gr. Feta…