New cookbook by Georgina Hayden features simple, everyday Greekish recipes

Award-winning food writer Georgina Hayden launched her latest cookbook Greekish on 25th April, featuring 120 straight-forward and straight-up tasty recipes, and it’s now a Sunday Times Bestseller!
Inspired by her Greek-Cypriot roots and Greek travels, Georgina has collected vibrant, modern recipes that are easy to throw together, bursting with flavour and showcase familiar Mediterranean ingredients in classic combinations, as well as ones with a twist. With fewer ingredients and less stress, they are perfect for cooking ahead, weeknight dinners and relaxed weekend meals featuring hero dishes.
Standout recipes include:
Fried sesame cheese bites to serve up as an irresistible snack
Tuna, egg and caper salad to make an easy lunch
Sticky aubergine and pomegranate tart for a crowd-pleasing centrepiece
Spanakopita jacket potatoes as a twist on the weeknight classic
One-pot pastitsio for an easy meal everyone will love
Meat, fish and veggie kebabs delivering the ultimate barbecue
Baklava cheesecake as a show-stopping dessert
There are easy breakfasts, small dishes and snacks, salads, desserts and even whole sections of recipes inspired by the iconic spanakopita and baklava. Georgina’s ‘Greekish’ everyday recipes are all about low effort with maximum results, reflecting the communal and welcoming personality of Greek food.
It’s no wonder chefs Jamie Oliver ad Tom Kerridge are huge fans:
Simple, vibrant, joyful dishes. This food, from my Greekish sister, is exactly the kind I want to eat – Jamie Oliver
Sunshine on a plate. Vibrant, flavoursome food that everyone can enjoy – Tom Kerridge
The layout of each mouth-watering recipe is so clean and easy to follow with the top of each page indicating whether the dish is vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, etc.
The bright and colourful cookbook includes stunning photos with Greek and Cypriot history and culture also thrown in. Visit www.bloomsbury.com or Amazon to get your copy NOW!

About the Author

Georgina Hayden is a cook, food writer and stylist from north London. She writes for publications such as The Telegraph, Delicious Magazine and Observer Food Monthly, and in 2021 she won the Fortnum & Mason Best Cookery Writer Award for her work in Waitrose Food magazine. She has appeared on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, and regularly appears on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch and BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen.
Growing up above her grandparents’ Greek Cypriot taverna, Georgina developed a love of cooking and storytelling through the recipes passed down to her. She started her career as food assistant, working at various food magazines, and then went on to join Jamie Oliver’s food team where she worked for 12 years. There she did everything from styling, developing and writing recipes for books and TV, magazines and campaigns. Her first book, Stirring Slowly, was published in 2016, followed by the book about the food of her Cypriot family, Taverna, in 2019. Her third book, Nistisima: The secret to delicious Mediterranean vegan food was a Sunday Times bestseller and was voted Best Cookbook at the OFM and Fortnum & Mason Awards.

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