Posted in June 2012

How often do you eat Greek food?

How often do you eat Greek food?

I’ve had readers and colleagues tell me they crave Greek food upon reading my blog. So I’m curious. There are lots of great Greek restaurants out there, so here’s a quick poll, and “Leave a Comment” as to which restaurant you prefer!  Advertisements

Tzatziki: Yogurt & Cucumber Dip

Tzatziki: Yogurt & Cucumber Dip

You’ve probably tried tzatziki on your souvlaki wrap from Mr. Greek, or at least hear of the the delicious Greek dip that pairs well with pitas, souvlaki, and just about anything. Greek cuisine has a few native dips (hummus is not Greek), tzatziki being the most famous (in my mind at least). At family dinners, … Continue reading

Horiatiki Salata

Horiatiki Salata

As mentioned in The Village Salad & The Mediterranean Diet a true horiatiki salata comes straight from the home garden. Ingredients: 1 medium cucumber, sliced 2 large ripe tomatoes 1 green onion (or one medium red/white onion) 4 tablespoons crumbled Feta 4 tablespoons light Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 teaspoon oregano Garnishes: Pinch of salt … Continue reading

Fahkhes: Lentil Stew with Feta & Olives

Fahkhes: Lentil Stew with Feta & Olives

Lentil stew (fahkhes) is a quick and easy recipe, however, allocate time to preparation. Ingredients: 1 cup lentils 2 Bay leaves 1 cup tomato sauce 680 ml tomato juice 1 med. onion grated 1 med. carrot grated 3 cloves garlic crushed 1 tbsp. olive oil Garnishes: Pinch of salt and pepper Large black olives Feta … Continue reading