Horiatiki salad – Recipe for the Choriatiki Greek salad

Choriatiki or Horiatiki salad, or Greek Salad as it is known worldwide, means country or village salad, following the meaning of the word “horiatiki” in Greek. One important thing we need to point out right away is that what is known as the Greek salad elsewhere is not exactly what you would be served in […]

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Greek salad is a healthy salad

Greek Salad is a healthy salad. This is what you will be reading and listening everywhere today, since increasingly big amounts of experts and researchers embrace the Mediterranean diet as a healthy nutritional lifestyle. Traditionally, Greeks eat foods that are in season and follow a somewhat relaxed and unhurried approach to mealtimes. Greeks are, though, […]

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Greek salad dressing

Why would you add a salad dressing to your Greek salad? If you want to introduce your family and friends to the Horiatiki Greek salad, or any other salad in Greece you like, you should consider enhancing it with a nice and tasty dressing suitable for Greek salads. Although most people like salads in general, […]

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Greek Salad with Broccoli

Greek Salad with Broccoli is a common salad in Greece, cooked both in summer and autumn. This recipe for salad with broccoli is quite easy to make and thus can be an excellent way to eat something light and healthy. This colorful broccoli salad recipe with the red cherry tomatoes added to it, is a […]

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Spearmint – Dyosmos

Spearmint means Dyosmos in Greek Spearmint is the most know species from the family of mint (menta), which includes 25 different species of plants. In Greek spearmint is called dyosmos (pronounced as diosmos, δυόσμος) and its latin name is Mentha Viridis. Spearmint is a very common herb in the Greek Salads and in Greek cuisine […]

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Greek Salad with Lettuce

Greek salad with lettuce is one of the variations of the typical Greek salad, the Horiatiki salad. The recipe is easy to make and can save you any time you need a fresh and delicious salad for your lunch or dinner. The Greek salad  is one of the most popular and very healthy salads you […]

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Broad Beans and Peas Salad

Beans and peas are common “second hand” or side ingredients in many Greek salad recipes and dishes but combined together in this Broad Beans and Peas Salad they offer a savory and filing meal. If served cold and with no meat addition, this is definitely one of the lighter Greek salads you can have; its […]

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Fava Salad Recipe, Fava Salad from Santorini

You can find many fava recipes in the Greek cuisine, but Fava Salad comes in its best when made of fava lentils from Santorini, which are smaller, softer and particular. Fava is one of the common ingredients in the Greek cuisine, and more than any other sort, Greeks like Santorini fava beans. Santorini Fava Salad […]

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Raw Cauliflower and Radicchio Salad

Some people like to eat their vegetables raw and mixed together ; the Raw Cauliflower Salad is one of those Greek salads that you can always make at home in a few minutes with our easy recipe and have a very nutritious, nice meal. The raw cauliflower salad recipe is simple and contains healthy ingredients […]

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Orange and Lettuce Salad

When hyngry, or thinking what to cook for ourselves or a meal with friends, we all opt or crave for something tasty and refreshing on our table. Orange and Lettuce Salad is definitely one of the salads that you can serve with any kind of main dish and be sure that your family or guests […]

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Mixed Salad with Apple

Mixed Salad with Apple is the traditional Greek salad with a few new ingredients. Greeks love their traditional cuisine as much as that’s possible but they also like to experiment. The secret for the Mixed Salad with Apple is in the dressing. Of course, the base for all Greek salads is olive oil but in […]

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Cretan Salad with Rusk

Cretan salad with rusk is one of the common Greek salads you can find in taverns and restaurants almost anywhere in Crete. And it is a truly delicious Greek salad to order when eating out. It’s a fresh, savory, crispy salad that easy goes with all kind of dishes, especially meat-based ones. Cretan Salad with […]

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