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.
A thick, spicy and warming stew for the coldest of winter evenings. Serve with bread, rice or couscous.
Hearty fish steaks baked with garlic, tomatoes and herbs make a dish redolent of the Mediterranean coast. Try serving with rice or crusty bread and a green salad, or a side dish of green vegetables such as Roasted Asparagus with Caramelised Shallot Dressing or Braised Fennel (both on this website).
This recipe uses chicken legs, but works for part, or indeed a whole chicken. It goes well with roasted potatoes.
Marinated lamb chops with fresh summery flavours from the Mediterranean. Make extra marinade to use on roasted veggies.
This is a really basic way to roast peppers for use in any recipe. Choose any colour peppers you like, or use a variety of colours. It's even quicker if you use the grill. After they are roasted you can add olive oil and balsamic vinegar, or lightly sauté in olive oil and garlic to serve with feta cheese on crunchy toast.
This is the one and only Greek salad recipe that you'll ever need! Enjoy this Greek salad for summer BBQs, Greek dinner parties, picnics and more. Ripe, red tomatoes will yield the best result.
The sweetness of barbecued vegetables is balanced by a tart tomato sauce, which mixes perfectly with simple couscous. A lovely light summer meal that is sure to get you to your five a day.
A simple recipe for barbecued sea bass. If the fish is fresh, this dish is sure to please. Great for beach side barbecues.
Give your favourite lemon cake a little Mediterranean twist! Try baking with extra virgin olive oil. Our Mediterranean cousins have been using this wonder oil in baking for centuries, to create the most delicious breads, cakes, biscuits and pastry.
This dressing is great with artichokes, asparagus, or green salad, and it's one of the easiest recipes I have! Using a good quality olive oil makes a big difference in this dressing.