Wholewheat Orzo and Beet salad

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This is one of those recipes, you stash in a container, put in the fridge and eat at will. It’s perfect at room temperature or cold. It’s delicious, filling and healthy. And so colourful! So pretty to present at the table. You can serve it as a vegetarian main or as a side salad to a lovely grilled pork chop or chicken breast. Continue reading

Raw Beet and Kale Salad

beet salad 2.jpgI’ve always wanted to use raw beets in a salad and this one is becoming one of my favourites. Slice them very thinly (that’s the key really) and the earthy flavor of this colourful root vegetable will shine through. A sharp knife will not help you slice them paper thin, you really need a mandolin for this. If you don’t have one, grate the beets on the large holes of the grater. Continue reading

Beet Cake with Walnuts

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Here I am, in a kitchen full of all kinds of veggies like artichokes, kohlrabi, fresh coriander, cherry tomatoes and of course, beets. Tomorrow it’s “clean” Monday for Greeks everywhere in the world and my family is no exception. The meat-free lunch table includes all kinds of green vegetables, root vegetables and bread ready to be dipped into tahini, hummus and taramosalata (fish roe salad). Beet salad is of course on the menu, so I spent my morning roasting beets. Continue reading