Pastitsada or Παστιτσάδα in Greek is one of the most traditional dishes that you can have on the beautiful island of Corfu in Greece. It is fair to say it was my main dish for my holidays last year and a great recipe to have.
It is nearly impossible to visit any social media site without seeing posts about food. A somewhat staggering 122 million Instagram posts are tagged with “#foodporn”; another 57 million are tagged “#foodie.” Social media is also filled with details on new “miracle’ diets that promise to help you lose weight, extend your lifespan, and cure a wide range of diseases.
For millennia one place on earth has quietly, and deliciously, prepared foods that are a foodie’s dream as well as one
There are always recipes that can be labelled as “traditional” and there are others that can be labelled as more “modern”. Those that can be named as traditional are ones which ussualy come from generation to generation and they were introduced to me my from my mother and my relatives.
Some others though come up naturally when you try to mix up things when it’s Sunday on your home and have some time to be creative. So how can you be creative in cooking?Well, fish is one place to start with.
Artichokes with peas is one of the most traditional recipes of my childhood and one of the most traditional in Greece. Really popular during summer as it is the time where the artichokes grow.
The Greek Islands have arguably made more long lasting contributions to society and civilisation than any other culture. The islands are best known for contributions in art, culture, government, and sports. Often overlooked are the island’s millennia old contributions in the areas of food and health.
Thanks in large part to social media; the “Mediterranean Diet” has become one of the latest “fad” diets, despite the fact that the health benefits of the typical Greek diet have been documented for thousands