Category: Mediterranean

Greek Home Style Cabbage Rolls in Tomato Sauce

Greek Cafe

In Greece, rice stuffed rolls wrapped in grape leaves are called dolmades. My classic English cabbage rolls stuffed with meat and rice, have been given a Grecian vamp up with pine nuts, oregano, and sprinkled with feta. On a chilly…

Festive Fried Fish topped with Olives and Tomato

Tilapia

Decked in holiday red and green, this fish is swimmingly delish. When the body craves carbs, lean protein reins in the desire to indulge in the guilty pleasures of the Season, at least for awhile! 😉 2-4 Tbsps. Olive Oil…

Citrus Shrimp Ceviche Salad with Avocado and Cucumber

Shrimp Boats

Super healthy and delish! Get your skinny on with this one. It’s fabo for a girlfriend’s luncheon or for appetizers. Fresh off-the-boat shrimp is best but if you haven’t got it, precooked frozen takes less prep and marination. 16-20 Raw…

Humus A Mediterranean Chick Pea Dip or Spread

Chick Peas

Humus isn’t the prettiest of dishes but what it lacks in beauty, it more than makes up for in taste. Spruce it up with a handful of peas, a little red pepper, or chopped olives. It’s excellent as a dip…

Greek Salad Scones with Sundried Tomato and Cheese

Tomatoes

If a Greek salad and a scone were to spend the night alone, these tasties would be their legacy. They’re a festive feast flecked with green pepper, sundried tomatoes, and feta. Serve warm with butter or cold with thin slices…

Mediterranean Orange and Avocado Salad

Avocado

It’s so tasty that you can almost feel your brain’s neurons firing off while eating it. Besides that, it’s incredibly pretty…bright oranges, creamy greens, and rings of red! It’s the perfect girlfriends’ luncheon salad. 2 Oranges, peeled and sliced thinly…

Grecian Goddess Pasta Salad

Dancing Goddesses

This dish is a classic Greek salad with (you guessed it) PASTA! Eat it hot or cold, as a side or a main course. Pair it with a nice crisp white wine and a friend or two. ½ Green Pepper,…

Moroccan Market Roasted Pepper Salad

Morocco

My man devours this salad with great gusto. Just don’t mention the V word, ah…veggies! Heating the spices in oil is an essential step. Without it, the spices won’t come to life. 1 medium Carrot peeled and sliced thinly 1/3…

Pastitscio A Greek Pasta Casserole

Greece

The key to the uniqueness of this dish is in the spice mix. You can taste the Mediterranean! My Man calls this one Pas-Tits-Er Pasta 😉 It’s a bit fussy to make but well worth the time. Layer One –…

Provencal Olive Tapenade – A Tasty Paste

Black and Green Olives

The first time I prepared this tapenade was at sea in the galley of a small sailboat. We were nearly knocked down by a gust. The tapenade-coated french loaf flew out of my hands, hit the wall and slid. I…