Tag: purslane

Purslane, onion, and strawberry grapes with anthotiros crumbles salad

Purslane, onion, and strawberry grapes with anthotiros crumbles salad

| September 8, 2015 | 8 Replies

Finding inspiration from the traditional Cretan cuisine always fascinates me and allows me to connect with the beauty and simplicity of the ingredients. Purslane, onion and strawberry grapes salad, topped with delicate yet fresh Cretan anthotiros crumbles, is a contemporary version of the plain purslane and onion salad that my grandfather used to make.

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Fried eggs with purslane, capers, and feta cheese

Fried eggs with purslane, capers, and feta cheese

| August 4, 2015 | 9 Replies

Yes, it is as simple as it looks, but hides an extremely good taste without so much effort to make. The fresh and beneficial purslane, salty flavors of capers and Greek feta cheese are well suited to organic farmed eggs.

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Purslane the green beneficial weed

Purslane the green beneficial weed

| July 21, 2015 | 8 Replies

It’s rare to come across a purslane plant unless you own a big garden or field. Until recently most people little know about it and consider it as common useless weed. Τhe Greeks though call it γλιστρίδα or αντράκλα [glistrída or andákla] and treat it as beneficial herb. Internationally is often referred to as pig weed or moss rose and the Latin Portulaca oleracea.

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