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Greek Food – Greek Cooking – Greek Recipes by Diane Kochilas | September 1, 2014

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Swordfish Souvlaki with Lemon-Olive Marinade

August 30, 2014 |

Swordfish skewers with Greek flavors – perfect for the grill. Read More

Easy Stuffed Zucchini with Mushrooms, Herbs, and Breadcrumbs

August 24, 2014 |

Mushroom-stuffed zucchini with a Greek twist! It’s not a traditional Blue Zone Ikaria longevity recipe, but it could be because it has all the right qualities: it is seasonal, plant-based, and made to share with others!Read More

Ikaria Longevity Secret: Herbal Teas

August 22, 2014 |

Ikaria longevity secret: Drink herbal infusions for a variety of ailments, from arthritis to the blues!Read More

Ikaria Longevity Secret: Figs, Glorious Figs!

August 19, 2014 |

On Ikaria, the Greek island where people forget to die, nutrition-dense figs are a staple food.Read More

August 15th on Ikaria

August 14, 2014 |

August 15th is the peak of Greek summer, when all of Greece shuts down. It is the holiday of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, but despite the sobriety of the day, it’s also one of the most festive, with more »

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Batter-Crisped Eggplants in Fresh Tomato Sauce

August 13, 2014 |

This retro eggplant recipe from my next book, Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life and Longevity from the Greek ISland Where People Forget to Die, is a great way to get kids to eat a difficult veggie.Read More

Caramelized Summer Vegetable Tart

July 31, 2014 |

Here’s a great summer vegetable tart born in my garden on Ikaria. Use organic veggies that are locally grown for the best results! Read More