empanadas – a long tradition of great flavor. Easy dough. Two different fillings – meat & vegetarian. Sure to be a hit with the whole family.
mezze, tapas & antipasto
Please enjoy this selection of mezze, tapas & antipasto dishes. The heart of Mediterranean food is sharing, and these dishes are the heart of sharing.
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.
Please comment on a recipe if you enjoy it. I would also appreciate it if you took a moment to share on instagram, pinterest or other social media.
keftedakia- the greek meatball. easy to eat and easy to make
Keftedakia – The Greek Meatball. Crunchy on the outside and soft on inside. They are great to eat and easy to make.
Kisir – Turkish Bulgur and Herb Salad and Easy Meal Idea
Kisir – An easy Turkish Bulgur Salad. Made with bulgur wheat, tomato paste, pomegranate molasses and herbs, this salad is a great addition to any table.
Four Easy Tapas For Fall
Small, and easy to make, tapas is an easy way to add variety to your meal. Make these four easy tapas and have a little something for everyone
Savory Pear Breakfast Bruschetta
Savory Pear Breakfast Bruschetta is very easy. The honey & rosemary are an excellent combination! An appetizer, or a light brunch or lunch.
Falafel A Mediterranean Gift to the World
Falafel, a Mediterranean gift to the world. Delicious & Healthy. These vegetarian delights can be made at home. Enjoy with tahini, tzatziki or tabbouleh
Greek Peasant Salad – Horiatiki
Greek Peasant Salad really stands the test of time. Great by itself, also delicious in a wrap or pita. Great as a lunch, dinner or side.
Ricotta Tomato Tart: Stars Seasonal Heirloom Tomatoes
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