Traditional Greek Recipe: Giouvarlakia or Meatballs with Rice in an Egg Lemon Soup

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A hearty and delicious traditional Greek recipe perfect for a cold winter’s day!  Youvarlakia or giouvarlakia is a famous Greek meatball soup, which is full of Mediterranean flavours, juicy meatballs and finished off with a delicious egg lemon sauce. Its secret ingredient for this extra creamy Greek recipe for youvarlakia soup …

Greek Recipe: Lamb Hotpot

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This week our lamb hotpot went down a treat with the kids! On a grey Saturday afternoon it brightened up our day. We added some port chops to the mix also just because we had them! It was quick painless and full of flavour. Check out the recipe below. …

The wonder of the Pressure Cooker !

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Ever strapped for time to make a nutritious and wholesome meal on these cold evenings?? The pressure cooker has been a vital part of our every day cooking for years. It costs about 70 euros but will last a lifetime. Our one is over 10 years old and still …

How to Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet, an essential nutritional food for the world’s longest living cultures. We have previously talked about the Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and now we are going to look at where to use Extra Virgin olive oil. …

What is Tahini?

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Tahini is an extremely nutritional paste which is made from ground sesame seeds. It is also known as sesame butter or sesame paste. Tahini originates from the countries of the Mediterranean. It can be blended with a selection of other ingredients to make dressings, dips, sauces and spreads.