Category: Main meals

Barbecued chicken and haloumi souvlaki with politiki salad
Christine’s lamb stovies

Christine’s lamb stovies

If you ever passed Scotland and did not try stovies, this is your chance! Stovies are basically a potato and onion dish that is great for using leftovers, very warming and comforting. Whether it is a winter tea or supper for four, or a large […]

Slow cooked smoked ham hock with cannellini beans
Smoked garlic and mushroom risotto with sage and thyme
Prawn saganaki linguine

Prawn saganaki linguine

This recipe combines some of the classic ingredients of the Greek saganaki such as onions, garlic, tomatoes and parsley, with some extra flavours such as fresh ginger, coriander and English mustard. The result is a very flavoursome, rich dish that is perfectly accompanied by pasta […]

Curried root vegetable soup with quinoa and coconut cream
Roasted paprika and coriander salmon with autumn vegetables

Roasted paprika and coriander salmon with autumn vegetables

This is salmon bake at its best, warming and full of sweetness coming from all these lovely root vegetables. What makes it even better is that it can be ready in under an hour, including preparation and cooking time, so no excuses. This recipe uses […]

Cheeseburger traybake

Cheeseburger traybake

This is a great recipe, works every time and is very well received by all family and friends. I spotted it on Pinterest and decided to give it a go for Elisabeth’s birthday party. What makes them even better is that you can freeze them […]

Stuffed aubergines with cheesy béchamel sauce

Stuffed aubergines with cheesy béchamel sauce

Stuffed aubergines are another childhood favourite. In Greece we call them ‘papoutsakia’ which means little shoes. Does not sound appetising but very cute 🙂  Mama Olympia stuffed them with onions, garlic tomatoes and parsley for a vegetarian version or mince for a meatier one. This […]

Mama Olympia’s stuffed cabbage leaves (lahanodolmades)

Mama Olympia’s stuffed cabbage leaves (lahanodolmades)

This is a classic Greek recipe of stuffed cabbage leaves (lahanodolmades). Traditionally in Greece we love disguising food, by hiding stuff in other stuff, also known as stuffing! We use all sorts of ingredients including seafood, meat and vegetables. We stuff our calamari, cuttlefish, burgers, chicken, […]