Strawberries in Red Wine

It has been a long time since I last bought or had any strawberries in the house, since the horrible incident of migrant slave labourers that were shot at by Greek farmers in the Southern Peloponnese here in Greece. I tend to avoid eating strawberries here in Greece unless I know that they do not…

Greek Feta and Yogurt Dip

  This started out as an experiment on what to do with leftovers that I either had to throw away or salvage to make it into something edible. I had a few chunks of feta leftover at the bottom of my huge plastic package of feta cheese and a few tablespoons leftover strained yogurt in…

Pomegranate and Cucumber Mint Raita

I love tzatziki. It’s very easy to make, and it tastes yummy! But there are times you don’t want to have garlic breath but also have the same kick of flavours in your dip. This is based on Nigella Lawson’s refreshing raita, using Greek Yogurt and pomegranate. I use the traditional tzatziki crunchy refreshing vegetable…

Tzatziki (Cucumber and Yogurt Dip)

Tzatziki is the first Greek ‘dish’ I have every attempted in my life. I was in university, and a friend (Elena) and her boyfriend was keen on introducing me to this wonderful yogurt dip that goes well with grilled meat and everything else in between. It was quite different – they grated the cucumber to…