Egg and Red Pepper Salad

Ensalada de Huevos Duros y Pimenton is a traditional Tapas dish from Spain. Tapas are certainly Spain’s best food invention, real soul food. Simple ingredients presented with flair, especially appealing in warm weather.

The red peppers gain in flavor when served at room temperature. The substantial amount of garlic and parsley in the vinaigrette, make this salad particularly tasty.

Italian Cauliflower Salad

The mild taste of the cauliflower is the ideal canvas to complement some Mediterranean favorites like olives, capers, anchovies and peppers. Marinating it overnight will allow the flavors mingle and absorb. Insalata de Cavolfiore is great with roasted meats or as an entree.

Eggplant and Cherry Tomato Salad

Insalata di Melanzane, a wonderful summer dish, very popular all around the Mediterranean when eggplants can be found in abundance. In Europe we often use the term aubergine instead of eggplant. Each region does this dish a bit differently and each family has its own heirloom recipes

Squid Salad (Greek Calamari Salad)

This colorful salad just tastes as good as it looks, it’s called Kalamarakia Salata in Greece. Squid is a much prized delicacy in all Mediterranean countries. Once you know how to prepare it: a real delight!

Green Bean and Shrimp Salad

Mediterranean flavors come to life in this colorful salad. A great dish for entertaining. It can be made in advance, even more delicious next day.

Wax Bean and Roasted Pepper Salad

A tasty salad from Apulia in the South of Italy. It’s a fabulous dish on its own with a crusty white bread and glass of white wine.