When we think of the Mediterranean, we think warm climates, sandy beaches and flavoursome cooking. Unfortunately we can’t do much to bring you sunshine or lovely scenery, but what we can do is show you how to recreate those lovely warm, wholesome flavours. When you are able to fully capture the essence of Mediterranean cuisine, it really is like having your own bit of sunshine in a bowl!
The great thing about Mediterranean cuisine is that it is often very quick to cook! As it has influences from a wide range of countries, there is a lot you can experiment with. From the shores of Spain to the Islands of Greece and even the forests of Lebanon, there is so much inspiration for this versatile cuisine. One thing they all have in common is a passion for delicious, healthy food that is packed full of flavour.
Whole prawns with olive oil and garlic (Gambas al Ajillo)Portuguese Pork and Clam Stew (Carne de Porco a Alentejana)Pear poached in red wine with vanilla mascarpone and honey and almond crumble
Arroz de Pato- Portuguese Rice with DuckPortuguese custard tart - Pasteis de Nata
Steamed mussels with chorizo and sherry