There are a lot of fans of this Five Stars Greek Salad over at Food.com. Simply perfection in salad form. One of the things that we like about this recipe is that you probably have most of the ingredients in your kitchen in now. We consider the Greek Salad to be one of the best […]
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Get creative with capers and enjoy their salty, briny goodness! Here are some wonderful ways to use this Mediterranean ingredient.
Try this traditional Greek Moussaka made with Eggplant and Potato and Mediterranean Spices. This recipe is nothing short of amazing!
Elena Pervantes of Olive Tomato brings great recipes to the community of folks that love traditional Mediterranean cooking. We love her Whole Wheat Cheese Filled Cretan Pita dessert recipe. Cheese is mingled throughout the dough, creating a fabulous texture. There might be some new techniques at play with this recipe, but we think you’ll get […]
Lacking time to use dried beans? Don’t fret, there are lots of great ways to use canned beans too. Diversify your thinking on using canned beans, not just for the crockpot, but for appetizers, sides and in salads. Beans deserve your attention and exploration. Not only for their tasty goodness, they fill you up and […]
Of course we are smitten by Smitten Kitchen. What’s not to love about fantastic recipes being turned out in a teeny kitchen in NYC. In this post, Smitten Kitchen tackles Greek food cravings through making new versions of Ina Garten Recipes. You’ll love these recipes for Grilled Lamb Kebabs and Tzatziki as much as we […]
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Foods of Crete Cook Book
Do you want to eat like the
healthiest people in the world?
In the 1960’s, the Greek island of Crete had the highest longevity rates in the world, the men lived to be the same age as the women and researchers could only find one man on the island who had heart disease.
In our cookbook, Foods of Crete: Traditional Recipes from the Healthiest People in the World you will find over 110 delectable recipes by Koula Barydakis, a chef and cooking teacher from the island and a guide to eating the Mediterranean diet by Bill Bradley, Registered Dietician.