Salad With Eggplant Cream

This wonderful salad is refreshingly pale green with a mix of textures from the creamy dressing to...

Small Plate Recipes

Butter Bean Casserole With Tomato and Cheese

Butter Bean Casserole With Tomato and Cheese

I recently saw a photo of a cast iron pan full of beans in a cheesy tomato sauce. It looked delicious but the picture has no recipe attached. So I went to my kitchen and created this dish with what I had on hand. This Butter Bean Casserole With Tomato and Cheese is...

Beet Apple Crostini With Arugula and Cheese

Beet Apple Crostini With Arugula and Cheese

Crostini are easy to make and open to so many variations. Get creative in the kitchen. I made these Beet Apple Crostini with thin slices of red beets, honeycrisp apple, arugula, and Fontina cheese. I drizzled on top a dressing I made from orange juice, olive oil and...

Main Course Recipes

Chicken Cacciatrice

Chicken Cacciatrice

This meal came to me in a flash of inspiration. I was planning on making Chicken Cacciatore, which is hunter's chicken. The idea behind hunter's chicken is that men would be out hunting for poultry or rabbit, and they would make a stew out of whatever vegetables they...

Shakshuka – Eggs Cooked in Spicy Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka – Eggs Cooked in Spicy Tomato Sauce

This egg dish makes a wonderful breakfast or a hearty breakfast-for-dinner option. Shakshuka originated in Tunisia but has become a popular breakfast dish all around the Mediterranean region. The eggs are cooked in a chunky, spicy tomato sauce, along with a sweet bell...

Dessert Recipes

Chocolate Brownies Full of Love

Chocolate Brownies Full of Love

We love chocolate. And we love brownies. We made these chocolate brownies using a heart-shaped mold to show our love. Now you may be thinking how are chocolate brownies on the Mediterranean diet? Well, that’s part of the reason we call this website “Mostly”...

Watermelon with Campari – A Cool Adult Summer Treat

Watermelon with Campari – A Cool Adult Summer Treat

If you’re looking for a cool take on summer melon, here’s an adult bittersweet tasty treat that’s easy to make and fun to eat. All you need is a watermelon, a melon-baller and a bottle of Campari. Watermelon with Campari is a sophisticated dessert to serve at your...

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I Wrote a Mediterranean Diet Cookbook

I Wrote a Mediterranean Diet Cookbook

I wrote a Mediterranean diet cookbook! It’s been months in the making, but I can finally tell you all about my cookbook, The Big Book of Mediterranean Diet Cooking. This book is huge. It is over 300 pages, and contains 200 tasty recipes all written and tested by me....

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The Mediterranean diet is all about gorgeous, seasonal food shared with family and friends. As Federico Fellini once said, “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” So come join us for a little magic and lots of pasta.