Octopus Stifado

Octopus Stifado

Octopus Stifado is a simple one-pot Greek classic and a brilliant way to cook octopus and other cephalopods with our delicious Banyuls Vermeil vinegar and Epices de Cru spices and herbs. 
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Beef Giouvetsi

This classic Greek one pot stew is always baked in the oven in an earthenware 'giouvetsi' lidded pot - the best are made on Sifnos, a lovely Cycladic island long known for its artisan potters and excellent food. 

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Pork Chops with Fennel and Sage

Pork & Sage chops

I love the classic combination of sweet fennel and savoury sage flavours with simple pork chops. It's a magical combination that's easy to prepare and riff on by adding garlic and white wine or even a drop of one of our white wine vinegars for added flavour!

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Pickled Quail Eggs

Pickled quail eggs

It's always good to have a few jars of pickled quail eggs in the pantry. They're great if you need to rustle up a quick brunch for friends combining them into a smoked trout salad or adding to a charcuterie platter along with some of our Pickled Cherries and a rustic terrine (like the Duck, Honey and Citrus Terrine) from French chef Stephen Reynaud!

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Mushrooms à la Grecque

Mushrooms

Mushrooms a la Grecque, a lightly pickled classic French dish, makes the perfect brunch with some crusty bread or serve as part of an alfresco picnic spread with some cold roast pork or chicken.

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Herring & Potato Salad

This nostalgic dish is still found in bistros and brasseries around France - if you can't find fresh herrings to marinate, use Matjes-style pickled herrings or rollmops available in jars. Just add waxy potatoes, red onions and vinegar and you've got a lovely French starter.

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Chicken Escabeche

Chicken Escabeche

A great picnic dish or one to take to work in Spring or Summer when the vibrant flavours will brighten up your office day.

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Dakos salad

Dakos
 In Greece, especially Crete, every bakery sells dakos (dried, double baked barley rusks) that are used to make deliciously simple 'Cucina Povera'-style salads.
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Veal Sofrito

Veal Sofrito

A simple, comforting dish flavoured with vinegar, garlic and parsley that is found in homes and tavernas all over the Ionian islands in Greece.

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Sicilian-style Sweet and Sour tuna


You find this all over Sicily with many little variations on a theme, such as adding green olives, capers or cherry tomatoes for some extra colour and flavour.

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