Study after study seems to show that the Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest around. Find Mediterranean diet recipes from home cooks like you, including recipes featuring olive oil, fish and seafood, whole grains and lots of colourful produce.
Briam embodies how Greek cuisine takes a few of the simplest of ingredients and turns them into something utterly delicious with little effort. This is a traditional dish served as a main course, and with olive oil as the only source of fat it is a quintessential example of the 'Mediterranean diet'. If preferred, serve with a hearty chunk of feta on the side.
Balsamic mushrooms - delicious served on toast for a twist on the old favourite. These mushrooms are equally delicious hot or cold, so you can prepare them the night before your party or moments before!
A delicious, colourful party nibble that couldn't be simpler to prepare.
Unlike many aubergine recipes which swim in oil, this one has just enough extra virgin olive oil to enrich and enhance the vegetables in a dish that goes down well with both vegetarians and meat-eaters. This is a great cook-ahead dish, and it is delicious with crusty bread or baked potatoes and salad.
This Greek-inspired version is great cut into wedges and served with crisp salad leaves.