Keftedakia – The Greek Meatball. Crunchy on the outside and soft on inside. They are great to eat and easy to make.
Please enjoy this selection of pantry friendly ideas. The recipes come from my collection assembled over time. They come from traditional dishes learned from family or shared by friends. Still more come from my travels or are pulled from cherished cookbooks. I hope that you find something that inspires you.
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Chicken, Lemon, and Olives – Make an Easy Weeknight Dinner. Use lemon and olive together for an almost unbeatable powerhouse of Mediterranean flavor
Sun-dried Tomato and Rosemary Vinaigrette is an easy and delicious way to dress up a pasta salad or bring great flavor to vegetables
Lamb Souvlaki, the ancient Greek dish of meat cooked on a skewer. An easy, delicious & time honored way to enjoy the tastes of Mediterranean flavor
Turkish rice and spinach, Pirinçli Ispanak, is an easy side dish that will appeal to everyone in your family. Simple to make and delicious to eat
Red Snapper Salad. Bronzino, dorada & mahi mahi work too! Add a few Mediterranean staples-lemons, capers, red onion-for a delicious lunch.
The Ricotta Tomato Tart is delicious with seasonal heirloom tomatoes plus some store bought “shortcuts”. Really rather easy to put together and looks stunning. More importantly, it tastes delicious. And if you are up for a bit of a ‘project’, try making your own ricotta and puff pastry
This is a delicious and easy way to use summer beets from the Farmer’s Market. It marries the sweet of the beets with the light sour of the pomegranate syrup and the citrus of the orange. Cool and refreshing and healthy to boot!