Recipe to make Greek style Cucumber & Chickpea Salad with Dill. Dill absolutely makes this salad, giving it a fresh, herbaceous flavor that brightens up the whole dish. It is a satisfying bowl of crunchy, creamy and chewy textures.
Greek style Lemon rice with dill is a easy to make one pot dish. This is a popular side dish served in many Mediterranean restaurants. Serve with a cucumber & chickpea salad for a filling and delicious meal.
Spanakopita is a very popular Greek savory baked pastry. Filling is made with spinach and feta cheese and is enclosed in a flaky filo/ phyllo pastry and then baked until golden.
Vegetarian gyros — popular Greek meat centered dish goes vegetarian in this delicious dish. Jackfruit is cooked with spices and then used to fill pita bread for a hearty and yummy sandwich.
This Greek style Orzo Salad is packed with veggies and herbs. It is great to pack for lunches or for picnics.
Skordalia or Greek Potato dip tastes a lot like mashed potatoes but soooo much better. It is thick and perfect to scoop up with a pita wedge or just as is by the spoonfuls.
Creamy and delicious Tzatziki sauce. This recipe uses some sour cream along with 2% Greek yogurt. It needs only 3 main ingredients — thick yogurt, cucumber, dill and that’s it you can make a delicious dip that makes pita or falafel sandwich so much better.
Greek style Lentil Salad. This salad is mild tasting, but you can easily spice or jazz it up by adding more lemon juice, more herbs and may be some olives. It is light and refreshing, but filling at the same time. It is great to pack for lunch or a picnic.
BM# 44: A-Z Cooking Series — Around the World in 30 days Country: G for Greece Dish: Loukoumades (Greek Donuts with Honey syrup) We are going to Greece today and I just found out that it is officially know as the ‘Hellenic Republic’. That is my geographic tidbit for the day 🙂 Greece is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia & Africa. Greece is the home to the first advanced civilizations in Europe and is considered the birthplace of Western civilization. Greece has a rich culture that has evolved over thousands of years. Modern democracies owe a debt to…
Blogging Marathon# 41: Week 2/ Day 2 Theme: Picnic Hamper Dishes Dish: Quinoa Tabbouleh Salads are really perfect to take along for picnics, especially the ones made with grains or pasta. They can be made ahead of time and the resting gives the grains a chance to absorb all the flavors. And the biggest advantage of all is they can be served at room temperature without any problem.