Traditional Greek Bean Soup {Φασολάδα}

By |2018-07-04T17:08:05+01:00November 11th, 2013|Recipes|

Serves 6-8 Suitable for vegetarians and vegans   1/2kg medium beans 1 cup organic extra virgin olive oil 1 tin tomatoes 1-2 fresh tomatoes 1 onion 2 carrots 2 celery sticks Unrefined sea salt Black pepper   Soak the beans overnight in water and a small teaspoon baking soda. The next day remove the beans [...]

Mushroom Risotto

By |2018-07-04T17:08:06+01:00November 5th, 2013|Recipes|

Serves 4 Suitable for vegetarians and vegans (leaving out the cheese)   350g Arborio rice or Carolina rice 150ml white wine 1.2lt water 25g dried porcini mushrooms 10 chestnut mushrooms Organic extra virgin olive oil 1 onion 2 garlic cloves Unrefined sea salt Black pepper Parsley Parmesan (or kefalotyri)   Soak the porcini mushrooms in [...]

Pistachio Crusted Chicken

By |2018-07-04T17:08:07+01:00October 19th, 2013|Recipes|

Preparation time: 45mins Serves 4   4 chicken breasts A handful of pistachio nuts (ideally unsalted, if you use salted, then don't add any salt) Dijon mustard Fresh basil Fresh parsley Rosemary Extra virgin olive oil Unrefined sea salt Black pepper   Preheat the oven at 190 C. Remove the pistachios from their shell and place [...]

Potato Salad with Tuna

By |2018-07-04T17:08:07+01:00October 11th, 2013|Recipes|

Preparation Time: 30mins Serves: 2   4-5 potatoes 1 jar tuna from Alonnisos Spring onion (or white/red onion) Capers Sea fennel Organic extra virgin olive oil Unrefined sea salt Black pepper Wild thyme 1 lemon   Steam the potatoes until they are soft; alternatively you can boil them, but both the flavor and the texture [...]


By |2018-07-04T17:08:08+01:00September 30th, 2013|Recipes|

Preparation time: 10mins Suitable for vegetarians (leaving out the sardines or anchovies) & vegans (leaving out the sardines or anchovies & the cheese)   Barley rusks or wheat rusks Tomatoes Feta Extra virgin olive oil Unrefined sea salt Wild oregano Organic Kalamata olives Optional: Spring onion or red/white onion Capers or caper leaves Sea fennel Sardines or anchovies [...]

Greek Yellow Split Pea Puree (Φάβα)

By |2018-07-04T17:08:09+01:00August 4th, 2013|Recipes|

Many cultures have their own versions of pureed beans; Fava is the Greek one! Fava is often described to be similar to houmous, in a way if you like houmous, you'll probably like Fava as well, although they are two very different dishes. Fava is made of pureed yellow split peas (or Fava beans, as [...]

‘Puddings & Pies’ recipes

By |2018-07-04T17:08:10+01:00February 11th, 2013|Recipes|

Here are the two Isle of Olive recipes that were featured late last year in the handmade limited edition 'Puddings & Pies' booklet, which included recipes from stallholders at Venn Street Market.   Lemon, Honey & Mustard Chicken Cooking time: 30mins          Serves: 2-4 500g chicken breasts (or other parts of chicken, if preferred) 4 medium [...]

happy hallows eve!

By |2018-07-04T17:08:11+01:00November 1st, 2012|Recipes|

from this...                     to this...                   to this...                   ingredients: - the insides of a pumpkin! - feta cheese - parmesan cheese - organic extra virgin olive oil - natural [...]

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