RECIPES

SALAD WITH FENNEL HAZELNUTS, ROQUEFORT AND HONEY-MASTIHA VINAIGRETTE

The sating combination of cool fennel, rich hazelnuts and robust roquefort all come together thanks to the dressing, an exotic blend

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PAN-MEDITERRANEAN CHEESE CROQUETTES WITH MASTIHA

Cheese croquettes, a little time-consuming to make but fun to eat, are a classic Mediterranean snack.

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FETA CHEESE SAGANAKI WITH PISTACHIO MASTIHA CRUST

One of the classic Greek mezedes is Saganaki, usually a rich dish of melted or seared or pan-fried cheese, often finished with a spoonful of

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SHRIMP AND ZUCCHINI MARINATED WITH MASTIHA

I love this dish for its airy lightness and for the mysterious, aromatic undertone that the Mastiha lends to it.

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MASTIHA-MARINATED OCTOPUS WITH ROASTED RED PEPPERS AND HERBS

Octopus, the quintessential Greek meze or appetizer, goes well with the earthy, musky scent of Mastiha.

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MASTIHA-SEARED SAUSAGES OVER GARLICKY WHITE BEAN PUREE

Bean purées are a common dish all over the Mediterranean, made with yellow split peas, broad beans, giant or butter beans and more.

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FAVA WITH MASTIHA-SCENTED OLIVE OIL

Fava is the name Greeks give to the purée of yellow split peas, which is a specialty of the Cyclades. It’s carte blanche for all sorts of

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CLASSIC BRUSCHETTA WITH MASTIHA-SCENTED OLIVE OIL

Nothing is more Mediterranean than this simple hors d’oeuvre.

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NORTHERN GREEK WHIPPED FETA WITH SPICES AND MASTIHA

This traditional spicy whipped feta spread is a specialty of Thessaloniki. Mastiha goes especially well with feta.

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GILTHEAD BREAM CARPACCIO SPICED WITH CHIOS MASTIHA

Marinated fish is both a traditional and a modern Greek dish. All sorts of fish, especially tender, white-fleshed fish, are marinated. Here,

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SUBMARINE MARTINI WITH CHIOS MASTIHA SUGAR PASTE

The term submarine in the Greek kitchen has nothing to do with the mammoth sized sandwiches that go by the same name in North

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