My favourite roast leg of lamb

MY favourite roast leg of lamb

Simply divine… The fragrance of a leg of lamb roasting in the oven and then the velvety flavour when we can finally partake of it stimulates the senses in many ways. The roast lamb takes centre stage in a drama that is steadily woven into the Greek Easter plot as each new generation adds their…

Spicy Sardines Wrapped in Vine Leaves

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Wrapping  and experimenting with a variety stuffings and different ways of cooking… Chilled souma or glass or white wine is perfect with these crunchy bites, filled with the salty deliciousness of the Aegean breeze… Spicy Sardines Wrapped in Vine Leaves Ingredients: 600 g sardines (or another type of small fish); fresh, skinned and boned  20 to 30 vine…

Jeweled Rice with Lentils

Jewelled Rice with lentils

Tapestry of Colours This is a fragrant dish that has all different herbs and spices… colours and texture… Be generous with your herbs and chopped nuts, and adjust the strength of your peppers and herbs, according to taste. Jeweled Rice with Lentils Ingredients 1 cup brown lentils 6 shallots, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons olive oil 1…

Fresh Creamy Tagliatelle with Snap Peas

Fresh creamy tagliatelle with snap peas

Pasta la vista! For an all-green colourful pasta dish combined with snap peas, garlic and fresh onions… the creamy sauce and the lemon which is the ideal catalyst… A Perfect Spring dinner! Fresh Creamy Tagliatelle with Snap Peas Ingredients 2 large egg yolks 1½ cups crème fraîche 50 g butter, unsalted 1 garlic clove, finely grated or chopped 150 g Parmesan, finely grated…

Dolmadakia – Vine Leaves Stuffed with Rice

Dolmadakia - Vine Leaves Stuffed with Rice

All Wrapped Up… The Classic Mezze, Dolmadakia… Vine leaves wrapped with all kinds of stuffings.. The fillings vary, I love herbs and nuts and I use all that is in season, pine nuts and rice. Make sure to be generous, with top quality olive oil, as it binds everything together while cooking and enhances the…