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21 Blog Posts for Mediterranean Blog Category | Show all posts »

Sicilian-style Grilled Tuna Steaks

A special thank you to Lindsay for sponsoring this post and to our readers for supporting the brands that help make The Daring Gourmet possible!  From my early childhood trips to Italy’s beaches to my… Continue reading → The post ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 18, 2016 |  Original Post

Dill & Parsley

The good: You get to choose all of the base fare, if you want – like white rice, wheat berries, cucumber tomato salad and lettuce.  You also get to choose all the warm toppings and all the cold toppings.  For the two sides, I got the baba ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Oct 26, 2015 |  Original Post

Best Italian Chicken Meatballs

These Italian Chicken Meatballs are deliciously seasoned and served with a very simple but dazzlingly vibrant and flavorful tomato sauce. If you prefer, you can use ground beef instead.  I’ll make it both ways depending on… Continue ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jun 19, 2015 |  Original Post

Greek Lemon Chicken

Capers are one of those ingredients you come across occasionally but may have never cooked with or even tried.  But they’re an integral part of Mediterranean cuisine.  Their use dates way back to ancient Greece.… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jun 18, 2015 |  Original Post

Mediterranean Couscous Salad Recipe #RedpackRecipes #TossintheFlavor

The weather is getting warmer and that means it’s time for more salads!  May is National Salad Month and to kick it off Redpack will be giving away 3,000 custom Redpack Tote Bags and four Grand Prize Picnic Baskets worth $400 that ...

Blog: Make Ahead Meals For Busy Moms
Posted on: May 21, 2015 |  Original Post

Slow Cooker Greek Chicken

This dish is as easy as 1, 2, 3. 1) Mix the sauce together.  2)  Pour over the chicken.  3)  Cook the chicken and add the olives and capers towards the end.  That’s it. Prep… Continue reading → The post Slow Cooker Greek ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 13, 2015 |  Original Post

Spanish Steaks

This is the recipe that had my husband’s work staff clamoring at his office door because of the aroma flooding the clinic at lunchtime.Continue reading: Spanish Steaks You May Also Like:19 October, 2014 Beef and… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Feb 08, 2015 |  Original Post

Apero: Mediterranean inspired lunch in London

Apero is a restaurant serving Mediterranean inspired food with delicious flavours and beautiful colours.  Located below ground level in Hotel Ampersand, very close to South Kensington tube station, Apero has a cozy feel with Spanish tiled floor and ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 12, 2014 |  Original Post

Apero: Mediterranean inspired lunch in London

Apero is a restaurant serving Mediterranean inspired food with delicious flavours and beautiful colours.  Located below ground level in Hotel Ampersand, very close to South Kensington tube station, Apero has a cozy feel with Spanish tiled floor and ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 12, 2014 |  Original Post

Ottolenghi Islington, London

We recently went to Ottolenghi in Islington the biggest deli and restaurant of Yotam Ottolenghi.  We loved all vegetarian dishes on the current seasonal menu. The Islington deli / restaurant takes reservation only for dinner.  We got a reservation ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Sep 27, 2014 |  Original Post

Pilpel: Falafels and hummous in Central London

Pilpel is a falafel and hummous bar (small chain really) in London serving vegan and vegetarian falafels in pita pockets.  I think they serve the best falafels – may be because the falafels are brought to you right off the fryer, and topped ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Mar 21, 2014 |  Original Post

Jack’s Wife Freda: Brunch in SoHo, NYC

Jack’s Wife Freda is the name of a restaurant in SoHo, NYC.  Jack and Freda are the names of the grandparents of South African Jewish owner Dean Jankelowitz  (co-owner is Dean’s wife Maya).  Jack’s Wife Freda is a small, cozy ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Mar 01, 2014 |  Original Post

The Gate Islington – All vegetarian restaurant in London

The Gate restaurant was highly recommended to me as the “best” vegetarian restaurant in London before I moved to London.  So, I had to check it out!  I loved the airy, casual “feel” of The Gate in Islington and the range of ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Nov 21, 2013 |  Original Post

Spicy vegetable spread and excellent kebabs at Rumi Turkish Grill in Jersey City

On a recent weekday, I met a friend for lunch in the Exchange Place / Jersey City area and we decided to go to Rumi Turkish Grill.  Rumi Turkish Grill is a small Turkish bistro / restaurant that ought to be really busy for the impressive quality of ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Jun 12, 2013 |  Original Post

Refreshing Mint Lemonade from SoomSoom55 in Midtown East, NYC

On a very warm sunny afternoon a couple of weeks ago, much like today was and the next couple of days will be in NYC, I was walking in midtown and was feeling very thirsty.  I happened to notice an all-vegetarian salad bar called SoomSoom55, and ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: May 29, 2013 |  Original Post

Classic Greek seafood dishes and contemporary dishes with Greek ingredients at Thalassa NYC

I was recently invited to a Press Dinner at Thalassa (means “the sea” in Greek) in NYC.  While I have been to Thalassa before and have enjoyed the food there almost 9 years ago, this time too, I had a wonderful evening at Thalassa and ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: May 07, 2013 |  Original Post

Sicilian cauliflower and an Apricot jam and camembert sandwich at Indie Food and Wine

Tucked away in the Lincoln Center complex in the Film Society of Lincoln Center on 65th Street, Indie Food & Wine offers breakfast ,  casual lunch, dinner and concessions for the Film Society of Lincoln Center.   I heard very recently about ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: May 06, 2013 |  Original Post

Amazing Fatoush salad at Tanoreen NYC

A friend of mine suggested that we have lunch at Tanoreen – a Middle Eastern restaurant with Mediterranean aromas (says the restaurant’s website) in Bay Ridge (Brooklyn).  Bay Ridge is an hour’s commute from midtown Manhattan but ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Apr 22, 2013 |  Original Post

Thalassa Review

In times like today it's unlikely to see these large scale restaurants that show such passion about the food. Recent years fine dining have mostly been on a smaller scale, while big box restaurants seem to forget what's on the plate Great authentic ...

Blog: Eat Big Apple
Posted on: Dec 25, 2012 |  Original Post

Lunch at Sofra: Mezze Plate

I've never really liked beets. I find beets a little too slimy... And I don't like its undecisiveness - is it sweet or is it bitter? Is it soft or is it crunchy? Does it taste earthy or does it taste like dirt? But what I do like about beets is ...

Blog: Confessions of a Chocoholic
Posted on: Jul 08, 2012 |  Original Post

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