Alternatives to processed sugar are a necessary part of an unprocessed lifestyle. Using dried fruit as the base, we learn how to make fruit paste that can be used in a variety of ways.
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Here are three sauces you can easily incorporate into your daily routine and enhance your plant-based dishes. Make them your own by adding ethnic spices, various oils, citrus, and herbs to create your own unique combinations.
To the average American, dandelions are simply weeds, but to my mother they were a nutritious meal. Bitter greens are consumed regularly in Greek households — they’re a staple. “Radiki,” as we call them in Greek, are mostly a combination of mustard greens, herbs, and dandelions.
How often do you stand in front of the vegetable section of your market and have no idea what to do with them? Here are three basic techniques based on a healthier approach to cooking with vegetables — so the task of cooking your veggies isn’t so daunting.
The ancient Greek word for diet meant ‘’way of living’’ in general and was not referring to the dietary needs and habits of the people. Instead it has to do with the type of lifestyle we live – work, sleep, friends, social activities, community, and place of living.
It couldn’t be a better time than this to reconsider the brand of extra-virgin olive oil you use in your kitchen.
Mary Papoulias-Platis is the co-owner of and executive chef at the Greek Gourmet, a family owned and operated concession and catering business, in San Diego since 1974. Today she shares her technique for preparing chickpeas from the dried beans instead of getting them out of a can.