Kinteata nettle soup is a dense and delicious broth of nettles and spearmint, spiced with red chili flakes called bukovo or ground black pepper and thickened with cornflour. Pontic Greeks love the retro dark green nettle soup and enjoy it as a starter/appetizer especially during the winter season. This historic recipe from the Kingdom of Pontus or Pontic Empire (later called ‘Greek region of Pontus’) is part history and part gastronomic experience.
Summer vegan moussaka has so much flavor and it is hearty and light. This is a vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free recipe! Moussaka is a retro dish created by the Greeks of Smyrna and Alexandria; vegan moussaka is just as tasty as the traditional one: sweet eggplants, hearty potatoes and savory mushrooms, all topped with a rich vegan béchamel sauce.
Nothing is better than homemade marinara tomato sauce and having a taste of fresh summer tomatoes. The marinara recipe is a vintage one that we never want to forget! A bowl of pasta with marinara sauce is everyone’s favorite dish. This is a very easy, healthy and simple recipe—one of life’s simple pleasures. Serve with crackers for dipping.
Spring pea season is here! So let’s make this nutritious and super easy pea purée recipe and enjoy its bright spring flavor. Pea purée is the most delectable, astonishing and springiest appetizer ever!
There is no doubt that hummus is one of the most popular yet healthy dips out there. This is a simple and easy recipe for homemade hummus with a twist; the smoked paprika adds a seductive smoky flavor and aroma. The smoked paprika hummus stuffed tomatoes is an impressive and nutritious side dish offering a refreshing take on spring tomatoes.
The tender and juicy lemon roasted mushrooms melt in your mouth. The roasted mushrooms with lemon is a very light and easy dish. A mushroom dish can be served as one of several Greek Mezze dishes. This dish is an awesome lunch to bring at work!
This delicious dish will satisfy everyone at the table, even the kids! Gigantes plaki with thyme-infused Pilaf is a comfort food that warms the heart and offers a harmonic pairing of butter beans and thyme-infused rice-Pilaf. This mouth-watering dish will astonish you and your loved ones! Gigantes plaki with thyme-infused Pilaf is a power food combination!
Grilled Eggplant Salad is a delicious appetizer or side dish. It has a light velvety texture and a surprising smoky flavor! The parsley and the garlic and the green chili pepper go well with the luscious flavor of eggplants.