My dad recently introduced us to the Two Greedy Italians series. The Two Greedy Italians consist of Gennaro Contaldo and Antonio Carluccio, two prominent Italian chefs from the UK. Each episode in this series is spent in a different town in Italy, eating and cooking the local delicacies as well as mixing with the local people all while they continually bait each other like teenage boys and reminisce of what Italy was like when they were children. It really is food porn for Italian food lovers.
Over the Easter weekend, the Dr and I with a few friends, went to Hellenic Republic. I’m not sure why, but I had never been there until now (yeah, crazy, I know). Anyway, I’m not here to do a review and anyway I’m probably the last person in Melbourne who hasn’t eaten there so what’s the point right? The reason for me talking about Mr ‘I eat like a neanderthal’s’ establishment is that they had a salad there that was absolutely to die for and guess what…super healthy to boot. You really just felt the goodness as you were eating it, full of grains, nuts, and seeds it had such a killer flavour and texture. So, I’ve recreated the dish for you guys and I hope you enjoy it just as much as we did.