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2 March 2019
Artichoke Moussaka with Caramelized Onions and Feta Artichoke moussaka is one of several variations on the moussaka theme in the Greek country kitchen. This version is a delicious, meatless rendition, made sweet by the copious amount of caramelized onions that are layered in the pan.
15 April 2018
Every season has its bounty but it’s those in-between times, not quite winter, not quite spring, or that tentative stretch between summer’s bright gifts and fall’s earthier fare, that my cook’s heart is most excited.
3 March 2016
25 March 2013
If you're looking for a great, seasonal Mediterranean Diet recipe that makes for the perfect main course vegetable dish, here it is: Greek island style roasted artichokes and potatoes. With a little Greek feta, the dish is even better!
28 February 2012
1 July 2019
Summer is the perfect time for using olive oil in easy, light recipes and to experiment with regional Greek oils as seasonings in their own right. You’ll find a carefully selected trio of organic Greek regional olive oils at my online store, each produced from a different variety of olive in very different terrains. Here’s a very quick flavor profile ...
10 April 2019
We've made our annual Easter sojourn to Ikaria, the Blue-Zone Greek island renowned for the longevity of its inhabitants. Here in Greece, schools get two weeks off, so we've already been here a few days and will stay through the whole "Lambro Evdomada," or "Bright Week," as the week after Easter is called.
9 April 2019
The Rhythms of an Ikarian Easter Easter is the most serious holiday in Greece, a symbolic celebration of renewal and a palpable celebration of spring. Most Greeks leave the city for the countryside, their exodus as much a yearly ritual as the roasting of the Paschal lamb or goat. For urbanites like me, my husband and kids, touching ground ...
29 February 2016
Beans and pulses are among the traditional Greek foods. For eons, these simple, healthful ingredients have been staples of the kitchen, an easy, economical, nutritious way to feed body and soul alike. Although Greeks consume many different kinds of beans and pulses, the oldest are no doubt the broad bean, the chick pea and the lentil, which have been sa ...
8 January 2016
SAVORING THESSALONIKI — GREECE’S SECOND CITY IS FIRST FOR FOOD Greece’s second city is first in food, a well-kept secret to those in the know that’s now out of the bag, thanks to the venerable paper of record, the New York Times, which a few days ago listed Thessaloniki as number 47 on a list of 52 places one ...
20 April 2015
LOOKING FOR WILD ASPARAGUS ON IKARIA You have to learn how to look. That’s what my friend Lefteris, a fount of knowledge about Ikaria’s flora, told me as soon as we stepped out of the car in Cambo, the island’s largest flat plain, not too far from Evdilos, the port town in the center of the north side. He didn’t ...
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