Rabbit or hare stew, kunéli stifátho is one of the most loved winter dishes in Greece. Game is still popular in Greece, hunting however is slowly dying down as a hobby, counting only a few seasonal hobbyists in rural areas. But when you refer to this stew it’s most often a wild rabbit with plenty of shallots and a mouth-watering tomato sauce.Continue reading by
Greek cuisine basics
Do you like salads? I cannot leave without them during summer. How about winter time? I cook seasonal and my focus this time of the year slowly shifts from plump, juicy tomatoes and refreshing cucumbers to lettuce and cabbage. So, this post is a Greek kitchen basics: lettuce and dill salad.Continue reading by
Have you ever spent Christmas in Greece? Well, then youcertainly have come across these three sweet treats: melomakarona, kourabiethes and last but not least díples (thee-ples). Díples, the Greek word for fold, is a light and crispy fried dough topped with walnuts and a generous drizzle of honey syrup. There is an easy recipe below so you can make your own díplesthis Christmas!Continue reading by
Last Monday, I grabbed my bags, shut the windows,locked the doors, handed over my keys and got a ride to the airport with lovely Artemis. I didn’t look back at the house neither did I say goodbye. Not because I will be coming back to my tiny Athenian kitchen any time soon, it’s just that goodbyes feel like slamming a door behind you. This is not my casual break to London like I normally do. I’m going back to my old home.
How sporty do you feel? I admit, my sport is my kitchen but in view of the Athens Marathon I teamed up with Foodathlon, a new cultural and gastronomic initiative. We teamed up with a view to celebrate healthy living and give a foodie spin to the original Athens Marathon. Read on – we have a giveaway for you. Continue reading