Under the Olive Tree: Recipes from my Greek Kitchen by Irini Tzortzoglou
Debut cookbook of family recipes from the 2019 winner of MasterChef UK.
'Glorious and sumptuous. From the simplest dishes through to the more complex, Irini totally captures the gastronomy of Greece.' Victoria Hislop
Under the Olive Tree is a stunning and user-friendly collection of delicious Greek family recipes from Irini Tzortzoglou, the 2019 champion of MasterChef UK. Including accessible, everyday dishes for the home cook, as well as an entertaining section full of Irini's tips and tricks for when you have a little more time or want to impress your guests.
Not only is Irini a fabulous cook, but she is a great teacher who cannot wait to show readers the dishes of her beloved homeland. With over 80 recipes, from breakfasts to quick dinners via salads full of sunshine, and on to feasting for Christmas, Easter and dinner parties, this cookbook is Irini's celebration of Greece.
'These recipes represent me as a cook and diner in that I like to experiment a little in putting flavours together, mixing classic combinations with my own touches.'
- Chickpea and cumin fritters with a lemon and coriander yoghurt dip
- Cured salmon with star anise, yoghurt and ouzo cream, cucumber and fennel salad
- Aubergine topped with bulgur, sultanas, sundried tomatoes and pine nuts
- Braised Octopus in Red Wine with Sweetcorn Puree and Pepper Salsa
- Moussaka with beef, aubergine and red pepper sauce
- Slow-roasted lamb with herbs, lemon, mustard and honey
- Olive Oil, Almond and Candied Orange Baklava
About the Author
Irini Tzortzoglou was born on the Greek island of Crete, but has lived in the UK for forty years. Her home is in Cartmel in Cumbria, with her husband, John. She studied at Kingston University, is a retired banker and a step-grandmother. In 2019, Irini won MasterChef in the first all-female final seen on the show. Having attended a course in January 2020, Irini is also now an olive oil sommelier.
We provide a priority courier service for all orders to ensure your items arrive to you safely and in time, and it is 100% carbon neutral too! Our flat rate of $12.95 applies to all orders. However, if you spent over $120 excluding delivery and discounts, then it is free!
A flat rate of $20 applies for all Gourmet Hampers.
All orders in major cities in ACT, NSW, QLD, SA and VIC should reach you in 1-3 business days, and orders to NT, WA, TAS and remote locations within a week or so. Holiday shipping and fulfilment times may vary.
We currently only ship to Australia, however we will be expanding internationally in the near future.
Our returns policy last 14 days and to be eligible for a return, the item must be unused and in its original packaging with a receipt or proof of purchase.
Perishable goods such as food and flowers cannot be returned. We only replace items if they are defective or damaged. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at email@example.com.
For our full refunds policy click here.