Category Archive: Vegetarian

This hearty and tasty traditional Greek bean soup will warm you up on even the coldest of winter days. It is very simple to prepare and is usually served with bread and of course the standard feta cheese and olives.

Did you know that romaine lettuce has one of the highest levels of nutritional value of all lettuce varieties? It is rich in vitamin A, C, K, B’s,  iron, omega 3, calcium, protein and minerals! Incorporating romaine lettuce to your diet can help treat and prevent a plethora of heath issues.  So get chopping and […]

Melitzanosalata, is a flavourful eggplant appetizer dip, that will surely impress your guests! It tastes incredible, spread atop bread or pita. It’s easy to prepare and  although traditionally this dip is mashed with a fork , you can use a food processor/blender to speed things up even more!

Sweet, stewed green beans, zucchini and potatoes are the ultimate summer Greek dish!  A good salty piece of feta cheese, olives and crusty bread (for dipping in the sauce) almost always accompany this dish.

KO-LO-KITH-O-KEF-TED-ES. So now that I have you tongue tied, I can have your attention for a moment to encourage you to make these scrumptious fritters!  On a recent trip to Greece  I was given a  great recipe to pass on to you from a dear aunt with a keen sense of Greek cuisine! They have […]

This is a very popular summer casserole dish for Greeks; using as many seasonal garden veggies and herbs that we can get our hands on!  I like to make Gemista year round, especially when  I have vegetables that look like they are beginning to wilt. This a great way to clean out the refrigerator! Gemista […]

Our zucchini plants tend to do really well each summer, producing so many  zucchinis that I end up incorporating them into nearly every dinner for the entire summer! Luckily zucchini is very versatile, so we never seem to get tired of it.  Fried zucchini has been my favourite way to eat zucchini since I was […]

You can’t “beet” this hearty salad! Sweet julienne beets, feta and candied walnuts atop assorted greens and drizzled with a tangy dressing. The combination of flavours and textures will have you making this salad time and time again! Servings: 4  

Crispy, flaky phyllo and delicious spinach and feta cheese filling makes this a favourite savoury pie to many, including myself!  As a child, spanakopita was to me what candy is to most children! I couldn’t wait to be old enough to make it myself and to bring the same happiness it brought to me, to all […]

Aside from the traditional Greek spinach pie (spanakopita), and cheese pie (tiropita), Greeks enjoy using phyllo to make many other savoury pies!  This delicious pepper pie recipe includes feta cheese, caramelized onions, garlic, peppers and mushrooms sprinkled with rosemary and enclosed in crunchy phyllo goodness!