Condensed Soup Not Required – Arnáki Frikasé

It was late 1975 and I was on a mission to impress my Greek boyfriend by learning how to cook some of his national dishes. This wasn’t easy then, apart from the dearth of some vital ingredients, there was really only one cookbook available and also, at that point, I had never been to Greece. …

A Last Taste of Summer Ambelofásoula

  It is a mystery to me that one of the most glorious of Greek summer vegetables seems not to have travelled outside the Aegean and, as far as I can ascertain, is unknown in the rest of Europe. It is a delicacy,usually in season from July through to September, which for me surpasses any…