Turkish “Borek” Cheese Pies

Shared heritage So many things bind people together…our history and traditions… Traveling to Constantinople, I have the distinct feeling that the tastes, aromas and colors of the city follow me wherever I go, having become one with my senses… This is a very special recipe for simple triangle cheese pies that was generously shared with…

Chilled Melon Soup with Feta Cheese

Sandra Choremi_Chilled Melon Soup with Feta Cheese

My Favourite chef in Greece, Christoforos Peskias shared this recipe with us in one of his creative cooking classes. A cool soup, that is chilled to perfection…lemon juice and honey battle each other …as for the almonds they give the perfect texture to the cool soup. I love serving this cool soup in my favourite…

Mediterranean tabbouleh

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Mix and match a salad in no time, as long as the vegetables are fresh and crunchy and herbs are aromatic …Bright green flecks of herbs make this an  an eye-catching salad dish… Mediterranean tabbouleh Ingredients: 1 red onion, finely chopped 150 g cherry tomatoes, quartered ½ cucumber, deseeded and finely chopped 1 sweet red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped 2 handfuls finely chopped…

Cool Cucumber and Dill Soup

Sandra Choremi_Cool Cucumber and Dill Soup

Super Cool This vibrant green soup seemed to capture the spirit of the Summer mood … Ice-cold soups kept in bottles in the fridge, ready to be shared with friends on the beach… Cool and fresh cucumber dill soup Ingredients 3 cucumbers, peeled, halved and seeded 1 cup yogurt, from whole milk and Greek 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 spring onions, chopped, including green…

Tuna Rice Salad with Capers and Herbs

Sandra Choremi Tuna Rice Salad with Capers and Herbs

Fresh and Green This dish reveals a feast of summer wonders. It is easy to prepare and can be served on a buffet of mixed salads served outdoors or as a light meal on its own. Tuna Rice salad with Capers and Herbs Ingredients 2 cups long grain white rice 2 cans (320 g each) tuna in olive oil ¼ cup fresh…