Clean Monday

By |2018-07-04T17:07:58+00:00February 24th, 2017|Knowledgebase, Recipes|

Clean Monday marks the start of the Lenten period for Orthodox Christians. It is a moveable celebration that always occurs at the beginning of the 7th week before Easter Sunday, symbolising purity as on that day we start 'cleansing' our bodies and souls from all impurities, hence the name! In fact, during the week leading up to [...]

Winter Vegetable Salad with Lentils

By |2018-07-04T17:07:59+00:00February 8th, 2016|Recipes|

Healthy, soothing salad, full of goodness for the months after Christmas excesses! Serves 4 as a generous side salad 200g green lentils ¼ thinly sliced white cabbage 1 shredded carrot 1 sliced leek (the white part only) 1 diced sour green apple 1 roasted red pepper (homemade, or shop-bought in a jar) Red grape vinegar [...]

Traditional Greek Bean Soup {Φασολάδα}

By |2018-07-04T17:08:05+00:00November 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+00:00November 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 [...]

Dakos

By |2018-07-04T17:08:08+00:00September 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 [...]

Orzotto with Artichokes and Greek Saffron

By |2018-07-04T17:08:08+00:00September 28th, 2013|Recipes|

Preparation / cooking time: 45mins Serves 4 Suitable for vegetarians and vegans (leaving out the grated cheese!)   6 small artichokes or 1 tin/jar ½ lemon 1 mug orzo 2.5 mugs water 1 glass white wine 1 onion 2 garlic cloves 10-15 stems Greek saffron Unrefined sea salt Freshly ground black pepper Extra virgin olive [...]

Olive Pies (Ελιόπιτες)

By |2018-07-04T17:08:09+00:00September 23rd, 2013|Recipes|

This is one of our latest discoveries that was an absolute pleasure to make, taste and share with our friends! The main ingredient of this recipe... olives! An ingredient that is in the core of our shop, hence this is the first recipe we are sharing with you as part of the 2 month series [...]

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