Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Mediterranean Entertaining with Peloponnese

Phew! That title is a mouthful literally and figuratively. Peloponnese offers some tasty Mediterranean goods and I am so happy to have tried them. This is what came packaged in a pretty box ready to enhance our dinner with the flavor straight from the warmth and finesse of the Greek climate:

                     -            Peloponnese® Artichoke Spread
-          Peloponnese® Hummus Spread
-          Peloponnese® Halved Kalamata Gourmet Black Olives
-          Peloponnese® Florina Whole Sweet Peppers
-          Peloponnese® Baba Ganoush
-          Peloponnese® Antipasto Party Olives
-          Specialty Olive Bowl

That's a lot of tasty goods!

The hummus spread is delicious. I love any kind of artichoke spread and this version did not disappoint. Both are great on pita chips or any kind bread. The party olives are always a hit served as an appetizer and I was especially excited about the little serving platter that came with the olives. In summary, this is all great stuff, but let's talk about what I made with the Kalamata Gourmet Black Olives and the Florina Whole Sweet Peppers:
With the help of these two ingredients, my sister, and this recipe, I made a pretty tasty dip.

Ingredients:
1/4 cup olive oil
1 block (1#) of feta cheese  (I don’t like the pre-crumbled kind because I think it is dry)
tomatoes (any kind)…I use about 4 Roma’s
1 bunch of green onions
1 Peloponnese sweet pepper finely chopped
1/4 cup of Peloponnese Kalamata olives finely chopped
1 baguette
1-2 tsp of Greek Seasoning (see pic below) (I used more to taste)
1 large platter

Directions:
Dice all ingredients into small pieces. Add olive oil and seasoning and mix well. Slice baguette and arrange on a serving platter with dip in a bowl in the middle. Serve and enjoy! I sure did!


 GIVEAWAY
The whole box of goods can be yours if you simply leave a comment, like their facebook page, and visit their site for future inspiration in the kitchen. It's a whole lot of tasty Greek flavor that could be yours. The winner will be picked one week from today! Good luck!


12 comments:

  1. I like your blog! Thanks for stopping by my place and letting me know you are here and that you are having a give-away. Cool... :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Sounds like a great recipe. I tweeted your giveaway.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Oh my word! Love all those things! the recipe looks wonderful!

    ReplyDelete
  4. (You should add an email subscribe widget. I'd sign up!)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I most definitely will as soon as I figure out how. :) Thanks Pauline!

      Delete
  5. Yum! This reminds me of something I ate in Israel. I think I'll try it with goat cheese. Thanks.

    ReplyDelete
  6. I love your blog Kasha, I stop by a great deal. This is a wonderful giveaway you have going on.

    ReplyDelete
  7. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Sorry about the duplicate publishing Marybeth! My bad :)

      Delete
  8. I like them on FB! It all looks delish!

    shankyouverymuch11 at yahoo dot com

    ReplyDelete
  9. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for visiting! Please come again!