Make your own gyros souvlaki at home

gyros at home @eatyourselfgreek

Carnival season is open again this year. Parades have already started to get organised and we are all waiting for Tsiknopempti to get the party started. Tsiknopempti, the official BBQ day of the year for Greece, it is a celebration equivalent to Shrove Tuesday, but with a lot of grilling instead of pancakes. Are you ready for home-made gyros? Continue reading

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Greek pockets of London

Greekpockets of LondonIt probably seems as if a black whole swallowed me the past few days, it didn’t. I just took a little break and visited the old home, London that is. I was lucky enough to get a spell of nice weather and enjoy the outdoors. My visit was not as long as I would have liked it to be, but certainly very well spent. And it brought to mind, I have never made any mention of the Greekiness of London. Continue reading

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Greek fast food

Souvlaki is king!

If you have been to Greece, the chances are you’ve tried souvlaki or kebab (or both!). Especially during summer, you probably go from souvlaki to watermelon and back. Or at least I hope you do, because to me these are the highlights of Greek fast food. And boy, we have a strong fast food identity. Unfortunately little of this has escaped abroad, but the truth is we Greeks really love the stuff; and when it comes to souvlakia, we don’t compromise on quality. Continue reading

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