Salads

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 14th, 2014

I do not post salads very often but I can assure you that we eat them on a daily basis.  Being a Greek, my all times favourite salad which makes it to the table 9 out of 10 times is, of course, the Greek Salad.  I do make other salads as well but since I […]

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Continue reading about Rocket & Peppers Salad with Feta and Mandarin Vinaigrette

Louvi is black eyed beans.  When they are still fresh they are called louvi fresko (or ambelofassoula in Greece) and louvi xero (or mavrommatika) when they are dried. Louvi fresko can be eaten as a main dish but also as a salad to accompany other dishes. Louvi xero can be eaten as a stew with […]

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Continue reading about Louvi – and Black eyed Peas with Chard and Black eyed Peas Salad with Avocado

Ivy on Ιουλίου 11th, 2008

  Portulaca oleracea (purslane) in Greek (γλιστρίδα) is the type genus of the purslane family Portulacaceae, comprising about 40-100 species (probably much fewer and potentially far far more) found in the tropics and warm temperate regions. It is also sometimes known as Rose Moss or more commonly Moss Roses.   Purslane contains more Omega-3 fatty […]

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Continue reading about Purslane Salad (glystrida), Purslane Tzatziki and Carrot Tzatziki

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 22nd, 2007

Dakos or ntakos is the name of a Cretan barley rusk.  A salad made with this rusk has the same name and is made with cheese and tomato on top.  The rusk is also called krithrokoulouro or Koukouvagia (owl) in Crete, but to be frank I don’t know why they are so called. Probably because […]

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Continue reading about Dakos or Koukouvagia: Cretan Rusk Salad

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 3rd, 2007

Greek salad, which in Greek is called Horiatiki salad and means village or peasant salad is a  common component of a Greek meal.  In Cyprus the salad has more ingredients such as fresh coriander, which is not available in Greece, lettuce and rocket plus of course the other usual ingredients. Greek salad is always on […]

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Continue reading about Horiatiki Salata (Cypriot and Greek village salads)


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