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Serano Bakery

Nov 21st, 2014 | By
Serano Bakery

Serano Bakery http://www.seranobakery.com/ Where: 830 Pape Ave, East York, ON M4K 3T5 (416) 462-2735 Owners: Sophie and Chris and Kostas Takas The Goods: Serano Bakery offers breads, cakes for all occasions, Greek sweets, homemade pies, phyllo based sweets like Baklava, cookies, puddings. Try their revani, kataifi, kariokes or chocolate baklava. My brother and sister-in-law ordered […]



Manoura Cheese From Sifnos

Nov 20th, 2014 | By
Manoura Cheese From Sifnos

This past summer, I visited the island of Sifnos, located in the Cyclades chain of islands in the Aegean. The first time I visited Sifnos was back in 2008 and the although the island was busy, it was full of tourists who were more low key, looking to relax – have  real vacation. Eight years […]



An Evening of Greek Country Cooking at Urban Pantry

Nov 19th, 2014 | By
An Evening of Greek Country Cooking at Urban Pantry

This past Sunday, I hosted the latest Greek Supper Club at Urban Pantry, just 45 minutes northeast of Toronto, in Uxbridge. The concept was Greek Country Cooking and the setting of a Uxbridge was ideal for a comforting Greek meal. Greek wine was selected and poured by Kolonaki Group and the Cretan olive oil was […]



Stewed Pork With Leeks, Celery and Avgolemono Sauce

Nov 18th, 2014 | By
Stewed Pork With Leeks, Celery and Avgolemono Sauce

The cold months are here, at least here in Canada and the light, summer time dishes and salads have given way to soups and stews. Today’s dish is a classic, using pork shoulder, leeks and celery. Pigs in many villages in Greece are fattened up all year then slaughtered in December and broken down and […]



Greek Food Gazette 16/11/2014

Nov 16th, 2014 | By
Greek Food Gazette 16/11/2014

Here’s a list of the Top Ten places to grab a beer in Athens A New Yorker’s guide to Athens It’s time to get excited about Greek wine again Greek restaurant among Trip Advisor Top 25 of the world 2 tons of vegetables rejected by fussy grocery stores feeds 5,000 Greeks Some seats left for […]



Recap of Montreal Supper Club at Su Restaurant

Nov 13th, 2014 | By
Recap of Montreal Supper Club at Su Restaurant

Last month I returned to Montreal to cook at the city’s preeminent Turkish Restaurant – Su. Invited by Chef Fisun Ercan  , who grew up in the kitchen and she shares her passion and affinity for Mediterranean flavours. The staff at Su and chef were warm, very hospitable and it was a joy to cook […]



To Psaraki in Santorini, One of Greece’s Best Fish and Seafood Tavernas

Nov 12th, 2014 | By
To Psaraki in Santorini, One of Greece’s Best Fish and Seafood Tavernas

To Psaraki www.topsaraki.gr Where: atop of the Port of Vlyhada, Santorini Owners: Thanassis Sfouggaris and Angeliki Synetou The Food: The food on their website is described as “simple and honest food” and is true to a certain extent, as ther plating has this simple yet exquisite elegance that I think captures and elevates what Greek […]



Octopus Souvlaki Meze With Greek-Style Chimichurri

Nov 11th, 2014 | By
Octopus Souvlaki Meze With Greek-Style Chimichurri

This past summer was a busy one filled with Greek Supper Clubs and catering dinner parties. I love entertaining and now that it’s become a full-time job, I get to try many of the ideas I have swirling in my head. Greek loves octopus and we cook/prepare it in many ways but my favourite is […]



December 14th Christmas Dinner in Amyndeon With Alpha Estate Wines

Nov 5th, 2014 | By
December 14th Christmas Dinner in Amyndeon With Alpha Estate Wines

Christmas is once again near and that means it is time to gather with friends for sumptuous meals and splurge on some exquisite wines. This year’s Christmas themed Greek Supper Club will feature the comforting regional cuisine of Amyndeon (and Florina) and for the first time, one of Greece’s most distinguished wineries. Alpha Estate of […]



Greek Food Gazette 31/10/2014

Oct 31st, 2014 | By
Greek Food Gazette 31/10/2014

Melitini: a sweet Greek crisis story made in Santorini A delicious video from Aegean Islands highlighting Greek Gastronomy Amphipolis ancient burial site video released Survey says: 37% of Britons want Parthenon Marbles returned to Greece Blue Star Ferries announces 2015 ferry schedules to Aegean Islands Get your seats now for Nov.16th Greek Country Cooking Dinner […]