Turkey with pomegranate molasses and a honey cranberry sauce, for slightly different Christmas celebration or a great meal for 2.Continue reading by
Mustard chicken with leeks
QUARANTINE DIARIES, COMFORT FOOD & ALL THE SMALL THINGS THAT KEEP US GOING
If you want a quick, delicious recipe look no further: Mustard chicken with leeks on rice from Yiannis.Continue reading by
Chicken thighs with peas, one pot meals
kotópoulo me araká #lathera
Winter time calls for heart warming dishes and I cannot think of anything better than latherá. There is a pot of chicken thighs with peas bubbling on the hob, kotópoulo me araká.Continue reading by
Soup, chicken soup
Summer jumped into winter with abrupt gusts of wind that made us wonder in awe, where did summer go? From T-shirt Monday to Wellies Friday there was an interlude of insane winds, half of the items in Athens that could get airborne, they did. Medicane they said, like hurricane only in the Mediterranean. Soup I said, chicken soup, comfort food, the Greek way.Continue reading by
A bird from elsewhere
Do you know how turkey came by its name? A New World bird with a Middle-Eastern moniker, I found it a little odd. Well, I was itching with curiosity and stumbled upon a very entertaining blogpost in Greek by Nikos Sarantakos. A fellow linguist who has followed the bird around traces a very interesting linguistic footprint.
Greek roast chicken in England
So what did I do whilst in London? Walked a lot, drank a little and enjoyed a jolly good time with friends and family, it felt a bit like celebrating Christmas only a month early. The festive season has definitely arrived back in England, from every shop window to the last pub, the place is dripping in Christmas decorations and lights. It’s very early indeed, but I won’t complain, it’s fun to get carried away with the fireworks, street lights and celebrations. Especially when nothing of the sort is happening yet back in Greece.
Greek fast food, chicken souvlaki
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 by