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10 Recipes to make you feel like you're on holiday in the Mediterranean

Pretend you're on a Greek isle cooking in your bikini and basking in the sunshine.

04 Jun 2019

Ever wished you could swap the cold and chilly Winter months for some time on a Greek island, where days are spent swimming in the Mediterranean, eating generous platefuls of fresh seafood and dolmades or playing a lazy game of checkers? 

That’s what Gerald Durrell and his family did to escape the British gloom during the 1930s. The true story of his brave and adventurous family that spent four years on the Greek island of Corfu has been adapted into a TV show.

The fourth season of The Durrells starts on BBC First (DStv Channel 119) on Friday 7 June at 20:00Because we can't wait to watch it, we rounded up our ten favourite Mediterranean-inspired eats. 

Greek food is known for its light, fresh and vibrantly flavoured dishes that enable the casual sharing of food and eating al fresco. Here are a few Med-inspired dishes that will transport you right into that sun-dappled vacation. 

Oreganum fish with Greek salad

Mediterranean chicken with olives and roasted vine tomatoes

10-Minute pan fried Greek chicken breasts

Lamb kofta on rosemary skewers

lamb kofta recipe

Baked Panzanella with grilled fish

Flatbreads with grilled zucchini

Falafel with spicy tahini yoghurt

Stuffed calamari

Lamb and eggplant pita

Roasted tomato and feta salad

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