Tag: onions

Baked anchovies topped with veg layers

Baked anchovies topped with veg layers

| August 28, 2014 | 1 Reply

Make smart decisions about how you cook the seafood you buy! Look for sustainably caught anchovy and bake them topped with vegetable layers. This is a satisfying Greek traditional recipe suitable during August where the anchovies are in season.

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Rocket black grapes and radish salad

Rocket black grapes and radish salad

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Reply

Adding unusual fruity flavors to your rocket salad, such as (in season) black grapes and peppery radishes is always fun! Feel the freshness of this amazing salad on a stunning sunny day at your balcony, relax and keep the good mood flowing all day long full of energy.

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Cauliflower kapamas

Cauliflower kapamas

| April 21, 2014 | 10 Replies

The traditional Greek cauliflower kapamas [kapamás] is a budget-friendly cooking method which is based on cooking crunchy cauliflower florets with potatoes and tomatoes. Everyday cauliflower gets a flavorful kick from cinnamon and clove powder. 

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Octopus stew and fava Santorinis

Octopus stew and fava Santorinis

| November 4, 2013 | 4 Replies

As if I needed to add another reason to move to Santorini is the island’s slow and easy life. But when talking about food, people there join over fresh local ingredients caught straight out from the deep blue sea or just picked from garden. Octopus stew and Fava Santorinis is the perfect combination that represents direct contact with nature.

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Light red coleslaw

Light red coleslaw

| November 21, 2012 | 2 Replies

Looking for a salad or side dish? Do you desire something refreshing and balanced to eat? Either way it’s a ”must” dish for your big thanksgiving menu. The guests will love both the taste and vibrant colour.

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Green beans with soya mince

Green beans with soya mince

| September 24, 2012 | Reply

Fresh or frozen green beans? Green beans are available all year long and that’s a good reason to call this main course as a ”four seasons dish”.

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Pickled onions

Pickled onions

| September 17, 2012 | Reply

A non-salty recipe used as a side dish, decoration or like an extra ingredient to other main dishes. Unsalted pickled onions have a neutral, but still strong flavor, which in the future will not affect your cooking procedure. Besides that, have you ever thought that this is a way of reducing salt in everyday life?

You need: 

  • 2 kilos white baby onions 
  • 1ℓ water
  • 1ℓ cider vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • oil
  • a 1550g jar

Steps: 

Peel the onions.

In a medium pot bring into boil the water. Add the onions and continue boiling for 10 minutes. Turn off the heat. Separate onions from it’s stock. Keep 2 cups of this stock.

Combine the onions, onion’s stock and vinegar in the same pot. Once again, bring into boil for 20 minutes.

Fill the inside of a jar almost to the top and cover the content with oil.

mycookingsecrets tips:

1. When finish the filling procedure, seal quickly the lid on, while content is still hot and put it upside down. Leave it this position to cool.

2. Once jar opened keep refrigerated.

3. Combine unsalty pickled onions with common ones when using the last in a recipe.

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Sausage salad

Sausage salad

| September 14, 2012 | Reply

Good quality products make excellent culinary results. But the truth is that sometimes, by buying these products the cost spended is increased more than usual. Surfing on the internet, at your favorite charcuterie could probably be a method of nailing the best price at the best moment.

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Snails Stew

Snails Stew

| July 10, 2012 | Reply

A special dish either you love or hate! We, on the contrary love eating snails… and that’s a good reason to share with you this recipe, which is considered to be our favorite.

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