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It’s all GRK Authentic Gyros

Nov 25th, 2014 | By
It’s all GRK Authentic Gyros

It’s all grk Authentic Gyros http://itsallgrk.com/ Where: three locations in Toronto  – Dundas: 416 361 9888 | Bellwoods: 416 703 7888 | Annex: 416 968 7888 Owners: Matty Tsoumaris & Nathan Godin The Food: Its all grk offers two types of gyro – chicken and pork, pork and chicken souvlaki, kebab, Greek fries, an array […]



Baked Apples Stuffed With Walnuts

Nov 24th, 2014 | By
Baked Apples Stuffed With Walnuts

It’s autumn and the markets are teeming with apples…apples to eat as a snack, apples for making apple sauce, apples for pies and apples for baking. Here in Ontario, we must have at least 10 varieties in the marlet – people love apples! This recipe is quick, easy and it uses ingredients most of us […]



Greek Food Gazette 23/11/2014

Nov 23rd, 2014 | By
Greek Food Gazette 23/11/2014

As espresso rises, Greek coffee may be left for the Turks Carlsberg buys a majority stake in Olympic Brewery (FIX) Greek fruit traders visit Gulf region to fill void caused by Russian ban Tarpon Springs, Florida – still redolent of its Greek history The landmark Emporikon Hotel in Athens is set to reopen Post Footer […]



Chicken Avgolemono With Vegetables and Kritharaki

Nov 22nd, 2014 | By
Chicken Avgolemono With Vegetables and Kritharaki

This post is about Avgolemono – a compound word in Greek meaning egg/lemon and we use it to make thick lemony sauces or to finish off a soup. The classic Chicken Avgolemono is the most familiar and here, I am basically making a chicken noodle soup with a couple of Greek twists. First, I am […]



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 […]