This week’s recipes

Vegan Filo Potato Pie Vegan Filo Potato Pie
  • 6 servings
  • 1 hr 30 mins

Vegan Filo Potato Pie

Baked Giant Beans (Gigantes) Baked Giant Beans (Gigantes)
  • 6 servings
  • 1 hr 50 mins

Baked Giant Beans (Gigantes)

Dried Fruit and Nut Loaf Dried Fruit and Nut Loaf
  • 20 slices
  • 55 mins

Dried Fruit and Nut Loaf

Returning to Greece: Eating our way round Rhodes and Ikaria

Returning to Greece: Eating our way round Rhodes and Ikaria

My husband and I are both Greek (as you may have guessed, if you’ve been following the blog!). He is from Ikaria, I am from Rhodes. We’ve lived away from Greece for three years now, but our homeland never seemed too far away - we enjoyed...
Continue reading
Top 5 side dishes to accompany Greek recipes

Top 5 side dishes to accompany Greek recipes

Wondering what you should cook to best accompany your Greek recipe? Just as in the UK fish would be lost without chips, there are many Greek dishes that wouldn’t be what they are without their accompaniment! My top 5 Greek side dishes are a little more flexible than...
Continue reading

Still hungry? Here’s more

Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes
  • 15 servings
  • 35 mins

Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes

Whether you have kids or not, I always want to find reasons to celebrate as the weather draws in, finding excuses for activities to bring the family together in the...
Crustless Zucchini Pie Crustless Zucchini Pie
  • 16 servings
  • 1 hr

Crustless Zucchini Pie

This crustless zucchini pie is the perfect lunch for a sunny day in the garden. The recipe originally comes from a friend in Crete. It’s both easy, and a...
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread
  • 8 servings
  • 1 hr 10 mins

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

This pumpkin chocolate chip bread comes high on my list of healthy Halloween treats. This is a truly seasonal autumn recipe, that smells so good when it’s baking that...
Pasta Salad without Mayo Pasta Salad without Mayo
  • 8 servings
  • 25 mins

Pasta Salad without Mayo

This pasta salad is such a simple dish that it barely needs a recipe; that’s part of the reason I love to make it! The second reason is that...
Cretan Dakos Cretan Dakos
  • 2 servings
  • 10 mins

Cretan Dakos

This recipe for Cretan Dakos, or ‘krhtikos ntakos’, is ideal for those summer days where you just want something light and vegetable based. A little reminiscent of an Italian bruschetta,...
Vegan Mint Bounty Bars Vegan Mint Bounty Bars
  • 16 pieces
  • 1 hr 40 mins

Vegan Mint Bounty Bars

If you’re on the hunt for vegan chocolate treats, these vegan mint bounty bars are the one. In fact, as long as you like coconut, I can assure you...
Apple Pie Smoothie Apple Pie Smoothie
  • 2 servings
  • 5 mins

Apple Pie Smoothie

Everyone in our household has a sweet tooth! I try to cater to their desires, but without caving in to demands for small mountains of refined white sugar. I make...
Egg Salad with Carrots Egg Salad with Carrots
  • 6 servings
  • 15 mins

Egg Salad with Carrots

As the only vegetarian in the family (and I don’t just mean out of my husband and daughters - I mean every family member on both sides!) it sometimes...
Pasta with Roquefort Sauce Pasta with Roquefort Sauce
  • 6 servings
  • 15 mins

Pasta with Roquefort Sauce

What is Roquefort sauce? It’s simply a savoury, cheesy sauce made from Roquefort cheese. It is amazing on steak, too (though this recipe is Roquefort sauce for pasta -...
Cheese Croquettes Cheese Croquettes
  • 14 pieces
  • 1 hr 10 mins

Cheese Croquettes

Cheese croquettes are a very common meze, and are found in most tavernas in Greece - especially in the islands, like Rhodes, where I am from! Homemade cheese croquettes are...

It’s all about the dessert!

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • 24 servings
  • 1 hr 15 mins

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Banana Cake Banana Cake
  • 15 servings
  • 50 mins

Banana Cake

Chocolate Mosaic with Halva Chocolate Mosaic with Halva
  • 12 servings
  • 2 hr 15 mins

Chocolate Mosaic with Halva

Healthy Banana Oat Pancakes Healthy Banana Oat Pancakes
  • 8 servings
  • 20 mins

Healthy Banana Oat Pancakes