Are you looking to eat healthy without compromising flavor and satisfaction? In this post you can discover the nutritional benefits of mushrooms that span from your brain to your gut and everything in between.
Are you looking for ways to make your weekly meal prep a little easier? Check out these six ideas to make getting delicious food on your table a breeze.
The Mediterranean Diet is a traditional eating pattern that is characteristic of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, including Italy, Greece, and Spain. It is the most popular “diet” in the world. Read on to discover why so many people are embracing it.
When fall weather gives you Fuyu persimmons, use them in this easy-to-make Baked Feta with Persimmons appetizer that is the perfect addition to any appetizer spread or holiday table.
One of my must-hit spots for traditional Greek cooking is at Diporto. This humble spot adjacent to the Athens Central Market might be hard to spot, but once you descend into the dining room, you’ll encounter simple Greek dishes at their best.
This Greek Salad recipe will set you up for success. In this post I outline 7 keys to focus on to make a beautifully fresh and tasty Greek salad.
This Watermelon Feta Salad is the perfect way to spotlight summer’s favorite ingredient. The sweet watermelon pairs perfectly with feta. Additionally, aromatics like herbs and fennel take it to the next level.
Drawing on classic flavor combinations is one way to dress up everyday shrimp. We all know shrimp at their most basic — sizzled up with a little garlic and butter. But this recipe raises the volume on our favorite crustacean with deep depth of flavor and a little acidity.
This rich and tasty Flourless Chocolate Cake is my go-to dessert for dinner parties. It’s incredibly easy to make, and will satisfy even the most picky palates.
Spanakorizo is comforting, easy to cook, healthy, and delicious! Spanakorizo is a deliciously classic Greek recipe that simply combines spinach and rice with alliums, herbs, …
Magiritsa soup and Greek Easter go hand-in-hand. After fasting for 40 days, Greek Orthodox Christians break their fast after midnight church services with a heaping bowl of this lamb soup laced with an egg-lemon sauce.
The fabled Island of Crete has enchanted me ever since my first visit 20 years ago. It’s hardly surprising since the dramatic terrain boasts some of the best beaches in the world. But Crete truly transcends the typical vacation destination and I would love to show you why. Join me and Modern Adventure for a delicious tour of Crete from May 13-19, 2023.
The Mediterranean Diet has once again been voted the “best overall diet” according to U.S. News & World Report. For the fifth year in a row, this accolade recognizes the way people eat on the shores of the Mediterranean — even though these populations have been eating this way for millennia.
Using an air fryer is the perfect method to make beautifully textured, light and healthy Kolokithokeftedes. This tongue twister of a zucchini patty appetizer is one of Greece’s most beloved dishes, blending freshly grated zucchini with scallions, herbs, feta cheese and kefalotiri.
Chicken, potatoes, lemon, oregano, and olive oil are some of the most iconic components of Greek gastronomy. And they all come together to make a zesty savory comforting meal in this Greek lemon chicken and potatoes recipe.
Travel to the picturesque Greek island of Sifnos and learn how to cook their most famous dish — Lamb Mastelo. This recipe is easy to follow and walks you through how to make this unique and delicious dish.
Manestra is a humble one-pot dish common throughout Greece. At its most simple, it’s just orzo (in Greek called kitharaki) in tomato sauce. You can make that sauce from tomato paste or with canned or fresh tomatoes (wait till they’re in season). But you can also dress it up a bit and make it heartier with a little chicken or other meat. That’s what I’ve done here, because that’s how I remember eating it.
Get all the satisfaction of Spanakopita in a fraction of the time with these Spanakopita Stuffed Mushrooms. They’re super tasty, easy to make, vegetarian, and gluten-free.
This Mushroom Pasta recipe is a riff on one of my favorites that I developed for Opa! The Healthy Greek Cookbook. The dish was based off one I had in Athens, using pasta and mushrooms from Crete where my family roots are from. It’s an umami bomb that combines meaty wild mushrooms with cheese and a little cream/Greek yogurt. In this recipe, I’m also suggesting adding saffron, which plays off the richness with more nuance and depth of flavor. It’s optional, but I highly recommend it. Cooking it all in one pot makes the process seamless and clean up is easy when you’re done.
It seems like avocado toast gets all the glory, but in my heart a rich, rustic, mushroom toast ranks no. 1. And it’s surprisingly easy to make with this recipe. Enjoy it any time of day: breakfast, lunch, brunch, second breakfast, etc. You will thank me.