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Broiled Lobster Tails With Oil Lemon Sauce

Apr 14th, 2014 | By
Broiled Lobster Tails With Oil Lemon Sauce

With winter finally giving way to warmer weather – that means we can enjoy the outdoors more and that means cooking and entertaining outside as well. Ladies and gentlemen, start your grills – it’s time to cook some lobster tails. Many grocery stores and fish mongers sell these frozen tails and they are very easy […]



Greek Food Gazette 13/04/2014

Apr 13th, 2014 | By
Greek Food Gazette 13/04/2014

Feta cheese, the essence of Greek cuisine First stop: Peter Minakis’ Athens Jennifer Gilmore peels back the layers of Naxos Here’s  recap of the food served at the White House for Greek Independence Day Here’s a list of the top restaurants to visit in Athens Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for […]



First Stop: Peter Minakis’ Athens

Apr 12th, 2014 | By
First Stop: Peter Minakis’ Athens

I was recently approached by the folks of Culinary Backstreets to share with their readers where I would eat upon immediately arriving in Athens. The site’s focus is to explore a city’s authentic dining scene and they offer gastronomic walking tours of Istanbul, Barcelona, Rio, Mexico City, Shanghai and Athens. Click on the link and […]



Paximadia With Figs, Star Anise & Walnuts

Apr 11th, 2014 | By
Paximadia With Figs, Star Anise & Walnuts

I came up with this recipe after having an epiphany that I must once again have and enjoy the flavour combo of walnuts and figs […]



Phyllo Beggar’s Purses With Greens

Apr 10th, 2014 | By
Phyllo Beggar’s Purses With Greens

I made these appetizer-sized phyllo bites last month for my Lenten Greek Supper Club. These look pretty and they really aren’t too hard to assemble but the filling was a challenge. You see, I had to make a filling that would be flavourful, vegetarian (for Lent) and come up with an ingredient that would bind […]



Greek Easter Recipe Round-Up

Apr 7th, 2014 | By
Greek Easter Recipe Round-Up

Many of you have visited my Recipe Round-Up for Lent and I hope that I’ve helped you find some interesting dishes to break-up the monotony of the usual Lenten fare. We’re fast approaching Greek Easter and preparations are already beginning in my household! Greek Easter is centered around lamb or goat and the whole day […]



Greek Food Gazette 04/04/2014

Apr 5th, 2014 | By
Greek Food Gazette 04/04/2014

Toronto area folks, pre-order your Easter Tsoureki now The sweet story of Greek spoon sweets The 10 best galleries and museums to visit in Corfu 10 +1 places to practice yoga in Greece The island of Hydra, a longtime inspiration to artists and musicians Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.



Nistisima Paximadia

Apr 4th, 2014 | By
Nistisima Paximadia

Here I am, mid-week into the first week of Lent. The first day is the hardest and then each day it becomes easier and easier. […]



G.F.C. Greek Fried Chicken

Apr 1st, 2014 | By
G.F.C. Greek Fried Chicken

When my parents came from Greece to live here, they were exposed to many new flavours, dishes that were foreign – not Greek. My father worked all his life in restaurants that served what was then a mostly Anglo-Saxon Toronto. My mother worked with other immigrant in factories, with English women who were already in […]



Greek Food Gazette 29/03/2014

Mar 29th, 2014 | By
Greek Food Gazette 29/03/2014

  Come see me in Ottawa on April 5th at the Ottawa Travel & Vacation Show Saffron, the golden bloom of Kozani The best restaurants to dine at when visiting the island of Santorini Condor Airlines to connect Kalamata with various German cities Crete has launched a series of food products with “Crete” brand name […]