cool raita

ράιτα (raita) - η δροσερή

Raita or raitha is served as a cooling side dish throughout most of India. Its basic ingredient is yoghurt (dahi – usually homemade) and then vegetables, herbs and spices are added in the inimitable Indian fashion. It can be compared to our own Greek tzatziki, apart from the fact that raita has many different herbal versions, for example, a simple ...

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Pea and mint tart: green pearls in the round

αλμυρή τάρτα με αρακά και μέντα

Translated by Sophie Athanasiadis They are the green pearls with the off-putting name, whether that be the usual “pea” or the Latin “pisum sativum”! Of course its role as a measure of discomfort in the famous fairytale doesn’t exactly help… In everyday cooking, the humble pea does quite well: peas in olive oil, with potatoes, in tomato sauce, with lemon, ...

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