Sunday Dinner in Yiayia’s Kitchen, June 12th

 

IMG_6439Join me on Sunday, June 12th as I share some of my favourite food memories that I recall being made from my grandmother. Simple dishes using local and seasonal ingredients and made with love. I’ve come up with a menu I I like to call “Kouzina ’tis Yiayia’s (Grandmother’s Kitchen) and I am returning to St. Lawrence Market for what will be a fantastic Sunday evening of Greek food and wine.

All dishes will be made using Cretan olive from Nisos Importing and I am excited to share the wines of Domaine Spiropoulos and Domaine Mercouri, both from the Peloponnese. The wines are distributed in Ontario by Rubaiyat Wine & Spirit Merchants.

Appetizers:

Spaghetti with brown butter & Myzithra cheese on a fork

Bougatsa me Tyri (cheese) made with homemade phyllo

Chicken  Lemonato with Greek Oregano

Housemade Bread

paired with Domaine Spiropoulos Mantinia

1st Course: Roka Salata with Figs, Walnuts and Graviera Cheese

paired with Mercouri Foloi Roditis/Viognier

2nd course: Stuffed Zucchini with Meat & Rice (Kolokithakia Gemista) Avgolemono

paired with Mercouri Estate Red Refosco/Mavrodaphne

Main Course: Roasted Shoulder of Beef with Potatoes (Moshari sto Fourno me Patates)

paired with Domaine Spiropoulos Nemea

Dessert: Galaktoboureko

Served with Coffee/tea

*Menu subject to change

**You must email me at truenorth67@gmail.com with the names of the people in your party to be seated together

***Tickets for full dinner plus wine-pairings for the entire meal is $90.00 (plus handling fee)

 

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Peter Minakis

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