Roasted Red Pepper Spread with Walnuts

Roasted Red Pepper Spread with Walnuts

Bright & Beautiful Roasting the red peppers gives them a nutty flavour that blends just perfectly with the toasted walnuts. Lemon zest and garlic, the spices and olive oil add some complexity to the taste, creating a unique spread that is really delicious. Other than serving it with fresh vegetables or crunchy little pieces of…

Colourful Plateau

cheese plateau

Meze, Sandras Way… An ideal scenery for  al fresco impromptu gatherings, with some ice-cold wine, friends, chatting and laughing …are a few of my favorite things…! All you need for this kind of nibble, when you are just not in the mood for grand gestures, is: fresh cherry tomatoes, olives, leftover spreads, herbs and delicacies…

Pistachio and Arugula Hummus

Pistachio and arugula hummus

Go Raw! This is one of my favourite seasons, not only because of the sea and sun I get to soak in, filling me up with energy for the winter to come, but because it is abundant in ingredients and rich flavours that you can either cook or simply mix, to create unique dishes from…

Edamame Mint Spread with Feta Cheese

Edamame mint spread with feta cheese

Green and spicy The edamame beans ( can be substituted with fresh or frozen green peas)  do make an unexpected companion to feta cheese. Almonds come in the mix to enhance the crumbly texture and add an earthy tint to the recipe, while garlic and chilly pepper spice things up. Edamame Mint Spread with Feta…

White Bean Hummus with Fresh Herbs

White Bean hummus with Fresh Herbs

Hummus with a Twist…! A personal favorite of mine is white bean dip, which I like to make with olive oil instead of the tahini traditionally used in hummus. This dip has a light, delicate flavor, so it is a perfect canvas for showcasing seasonal herbs. White Bean hummus with Fresh Herbs Ingredients 2 cups white cannellini…