Greek culture knows a thing or two about celebrations. This Easter, we’re going Greek with a mouthwatering Mediterranean feast, from homemade pan pitta to a quick baklava.
Making this braided bread loaf is a family affair and even the kids can lend a hand. It takes a little planning and effort but the result – a fluffy, light bread – is absolutely worth it.
CREAMY HUMMUS WITH SESAME-INFUSED OLIVE OIL AND FRESH DILL
Tahini (sesame paste) is a key ingredient in Greek hummus but it can be quite pricey. So instead, we’re using sesame-infused olive oil to add that nutty flavour.
GIANT LAMB KEBABS WITH MINT YOGHURT
Garnish the meat with lemon wedges, dill and mint. Slice slivers of meat off the kebab skewers and serve with the yoghurt sauce.
What is a Greek feast without a fresh salad? This DIY salad allows each person to choose the ingredients to suit their taste. To save time, the brinjals can be made a day or two in advance and stored in the fridge.
Traditionally, spanakopita is made in a large dish then sliced into pre-determined portions, or made as individual triangle parcels. This recipe is a large spanakopita that can be sliced and served at the table.
Sweet, nutty and deliciously crunchy – this sweet Greek pastry goes down well with a cup of strong coffee.