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20 September 2022
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14 February 2018
Five Reasons Why Octopus & Squid are Lenten Superfoods Did you know that octopus, squid and cuttlefish, the three main cephalapods in Greek cuisine, are a among the healthiest nonplant-based proteins we can eat? It’s no wonder they play such an important role during Greek Lent. The six weeks before Easter call for abstaining from m eat and dairy products, ...
1 December 2014
This black risotto is a Mediterranean classic, one of the most elegant and exotic dishes in all the region’s repertoire, made even more so with the subtle use of Mastiha.
4 April 2023
Here in Greece, we’re still deep in the Lenten season, a 49-day period before Easter and a time of spiritual and physical cleansing. It’s a great time to reset, cleanse, and clarify intentions for the year. It also happens to be a great time to get back to the roots of the Mediterranean diet. Interestingly, some of the most delicious Greek foods are cooked during this time.
20 February 2023
Here in Greece, we’re just about to enter into the Lenten season. Greek Orthodox Lent starts with Clean Monday, on February 27th this year, and will last right up until Easter, on Sunday, April 16. For the entire 40 days, those who follow the fast abstain from all animal products and fish but not seafood, which is what I am focusing on today! The strictest practitioners abstain even from olive oil on specific days each week and from alcohol.
6 February 2023
These braised mushrooms with wrinkled olives and orange take their cue from other traditional Greek recipes that call either for seafood, such as squid or octopus, or pork, cooked with oranges and olives. But there is a huge difference. Mushrooms are a kind of delicious functional food – a super food -- and they are gaining in reputation as ...
25 May 2022
From grilled lamb chops to grilled fish, the recipes and techniques for grilling in the Greek diet are countless. Read on!
11 April 2022
Holy Week is right around the corner here in Greece! Holy Week, or as Greeks call it, “Megali Evdomada,” marks the week from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday, and it also indicates the beginning of the end of the Lenten season . It’s also the last chance to enjoy some of my personal favorite Greek dishes – recipes that showcase some of ...
6 May 2020
This retro-stuffed grilled calamari is a taverna classic and one often found in the seaside fish eateries along the Athenian Riviera. You can use frozen squid for this, but make sure the tubes are large enough to fill.
24 January 2020
This is my favorite Greek recipe for a classic dressing! Use it over a simple, fresh greens salads. It’s also great over grilled seafood, such as shrimp and squid. You can try adding a grated knob of ginger to this as well as some fresh herbs of choice, such as chopped dill, parsley, mint or basil. I like to ...
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