Saturday, May 30, 2009

Greek Peasant Salad

This is one of my favorite summer meals -- Greek peasant salad made with feta cheese, tomatoes and kalamata olives. This photo was taken at Taverna Kyclades, my favorite Greek restaurant in Astoria.

So do you like salads or cheese?

18 comments:

Jilly said...

Ah, now you are talking, Ming - my sort of food. A beautiful photograph of a meal that makes my mouth water. I love salad and cheese but if I had to choose, it would be salad in all its many forms. Bon appetit!

Trotter said...

Hi Ming! Greek salad with Feta cheese is also one of my favourites!!

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Babzy said...

it looks tasty ;)

seanjonesfoto said...

looks delicious! great snap! :) i love many different salads, and i have to say that Caprese (buffalo mozzarella with tomato, basil, salt, and drizzled with olive oil) is one of my favorites... mmm-mmm-mmm...

lemon said...

As a Greek, shall I be the first to comment?
:)
We eat this salad as a salad, not as a meal, almost every day during the summer.
The most common form is tomato and cucumber, with olive oil, salt and oregano. Additional to these, you can add feta cheese, green pepers (fresh or pickled-like in your photo) and a bit of vinegar (perfect!).
And (the best part!) a lot of bread to dip inside!!!

marley said...

We've just booked our holiday to Greece in two weeks! Yay! This makes me want to go right now! One of the reasons we keep going back to the Greek Islands is the food :)

Julie ScottsdaleDailyPhoto.com said...

Yummy. I love this type of meal. I wish I could find this meal here in Arizona

Anonymous said...

Looks yummy. Love salads and cheese especially in the summer for light fare.

Doris

Chuck Pefley said...

Yes, all of the above.

And is that a bottle of Amstel Light I see in the upper corner?

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lluvialejosdeaqui said...

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good luck with the shots!

That Girl said...

Wow.. this looks so good! Cheese is my chocolate so salads (and cheese!) all the way for me! Hope you don't mind but I blogrolled you.. I need to get my daily dose of NYC imagary and thought I would share it with my readers.

Sally said...

I love both salads, and cheese, and this Greek style salad looks delicious. I might substitute ricotta if I was looking for less fat and salt.

valeria said...

You gave me a great idea...you know that I am a serious salad eater!...and I love Feta!

janice said...

i can't handle that much cheese :p

Ashley said...

lovely and colorful shot that makes my mouth water! i love salads and cheese, must we choose! greek salad is one of my favorites =)

Paz said...

Oh, my gosh! Thanks for making me hungry. ;-)

I'd love this salad right now.

Paz

Gecko said...

I'm really sorry Ming, but if I said I found that photo appetising, I would be lying. But that's fussy old me, the Australian bushie for you! Haha!