Recently, a real game-changer is the amount of online Greek supermarkets in the UK. I thought it might be useful to give a review of some of them.
Last week, we lost ‘Isle of Olive’, one of the nicest Greek delis in London.
After 11 years of bringing the tastes of the Aegean to East London, they have had to throw in the towel….
Describing how a traditional British Easter is celebrated can be a bit nondescript. Obviously it is the most important festival in the Christian calendar, and this four day holiday weekend … Continue reading Greek Easter – Cracked at last.
Let’s face it, there are many recipes for kourabiédes, after all they ARE the quintessential Greek Christmas sweet goodies. Flicking through the index of most Greek cookbooks, you will find … Continue reading Miketta’s Kourabiédes – a recipe from the ‘Cahier’
Tinos is a real ‘love island’. You can feel that the people have a true love for the place, the traditions and a real love for doing things well.
The Greek island of Tinos may not be the obvious tourist destination, but it’s and incredibly special place.
I’m not quite sure how to put this but I am really not in love with Valentine’s Day. It’s not that I’m hard-hearted or cynical but all the schmaltz surrounding … Continue reading ‘Chucked’ Chicken – Baked Chicken and Hilοpίtes
For anyone trying to do Veganuary, or maybe just trying to have more meat-free meals, aubergines are really useful. They offer a really substantial texture to plant-based dishes. They can … Continue reading Veganuary 2021 – Awesome Aubergines
So 2020 has finally taken itself off; shuffling away belligerently in its slippers and scruffy tracky bottoms… Only to be replaced by 2021; seemingly a nastier, more insidious version of … Continue reading Recipes for Love – A Moment To Reflect
As ridiculous as it sounds, I can safely say that I didn’t meet a courgette until 1975. Growing up in the 1960s, I cannot think of an occasion when one … Continue reading ‘Eat-It-All’ Courgettes Kolokithokorfádes
Obviously, that last post was quite a bit more than ‘tongue in cheek’! As you can probably guess, I’m really looking forward to eating something someone else has cooked as … Continue reading Golden Balls – Loukoumades
Call me boring if you want, but somehow I seem to be homing in on one very local eatery recently. To be honest, further afield, there were only one or … Continue reading Lockdown Lowdown – Where to eat?