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Posts Tagged ‘ Summer ’

Greek yogurt with fruits

Sep 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Breakfast, Recipes

Before the summer ends I want to post my favorite breakfast. Greek yogurt with fruits is something I can always eat. On Sundays this is what I usually prepare in the morning. I like using Olympos yogurt. It just tastes better than Total. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up [...]



Lentil salad with red peppers and baked onions

Aug 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

Lentils are one of my favorite ingredients. I like eating them in warm meals as much as in salads. This salad is reduced to a few tasty ingredients. Peppers and onions develop their aroma while baking in the oven. They are being combined with lentils and a light lemon and cumin dressing. Bookmark on Delicious [...]



Pasta salad with figs, bacon and Feta cheese

Aug 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Pasta & Gnocchi, Recipes

On the search for a tasty summer salad that could be beaten on a boat picnic I came up with this one. The figs always go great with bacon and the feta cheese gives the salad a Mediterranean touch. The salad makes a crunchy noise when eaten. This is due to the fig seeds. Preparation [...]



Biftekia – Μπιφτέκια – Greek burgers

Jun 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Meat and Poultry, Recipes

Nothing better than burgers, but they have to be juicy. There are many theories on how to get them juicy. Some of then have to do with the frying or grilling process, others with the mixture of the ingredients. My secret ingredient is the apple. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz [...]



Beetroot and cherry salad

Jun 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

I love using fruit in my salad. Having so many cherries around I took the opportunity to use them in a salad. They can be very well combined with beetroot and a bit of mint. I serve this salad chilled. A treat for a hot summer day. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on [...]



Zucchini Avocado salad with Graviera cheese

Jun 21st, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Recipes, Salads and Dressings

This salad is served in one of my favorite taverns here in Athens called Canela. There they serve simple but tasty Mediterranean food. The important thing about this salad is the Graviera cheese. It should not be too salty and not too hard. One might try it with a piece of young Pecorino. Bookmark on [...]



Beetroot Gazpacho

Jun 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

This Gazpacho has a more intense coloring than the classic version of the dish. The beetroot gives it an earthy touch that goes well with the tomato, onion, peppers and garlic. I like to season this Gazpacho with a pinch of cayenne pepper. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up [...]



Hummus with beetroot

Jun 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Dips, Recipes

Hummus? Again chick peas? Yes, but again a new version. This time I have mixed some of my favorite ingredients to a mezze or dip. Beet root, chickpeas, garlic and Tahini. The result is a Hummus with beet root which dies not only have a great color but also a fantastic taste. The hummus gets [...]



Milk, honey and cinnamon ice cream

Mar 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

A delicious ice cream with few ingredients. It is not summer yet, so I wanted an ice cream that has a touch of winter. Hot milk with honey and cinnamon is a typical winter taste. Having this frozen makes a great dessert. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share [...]



Vichyssoise à la Paul Bocuse

Dec 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

When I saw the Vichyssoise soup at Paules blogI got temted to try this potato and leek soup myself. Also this Spanish blog I am regularly reading, has a version of this soup, but this time with fried ham. I researched a bit and the version I finally decided to do is a la Paul [...]