Tag: zucchinis

greek stuffed vegetables gemista recipe
Vegetables, Rice

Greek stuffed vegetables (Gemista recipe)

This very delicious rustic vegetarian dish takes advantage of in-season vegetables (all year round).  The vegetable filling mixture comprises of rice and fresh herbs.  The vegetables are baked for up to 1 hour and are ready when the vegetable stuffing mixture is soft in texture.  A very comforting and healthy […]

greek zucchini fritters recipe

Greek zucchini fritters recipe

Zucchini fritters are a popular Greek vegetarian dish (known as ko-lo-ki-tho-ke-fte-des). They are packed with amazing herbs and spices. They make a healthy appetizer, side dish, light meal or even a quick snack. These delights are guaranteed to be a favourite with everyone. Zucchini fritters are normally accompanied by your favourite […]

oven baked sweet potatoes and zucchinis
Vegan, Vegetables

Oven baked sweet potatoes, carrots and zucchini

Fun Facts: Sweet potatoes are an excellent way to eat healthily. They are fat-free and cholesterol-free. Carrots have a higher natural sugar content than all other vegetables except for beetroot. Therefore, they make a wonderful snack when eaten raw and make a tasty addition to a variety of cooked dishes.

cretan boureki

Cretan Boureki. A Greek recipe you will love.

In Crete, the term “Boureki” refers to this layered potato and zucchini pan containing mint, mizithra, and feta cheese. Cretan boureki is a true reflection of rural food (easy to make and extremely affordable), meaning seasonal ingredients cooked with ease. Fun fact: The word potato comes from the Spanish word […]