The Chef

I learned how to cook cause…i didn’t have much of choice. The following recipes are the results of my efforts!

Scallops with Bacon

Scallops with Bacon

Sometimes i understand that the recipes that i write over here in the blog are not exactly…”Greek” but they are part of this cooking trip that i have in the past few years. Additionally they are cooked by a Greek so there is a little bit of truth in the term “Greek recipes”.

Anyway, the following is something that i tried after getting some scallops from the famous Billinsgate fish market that exists in London.

Sweet Grapes Greek Desert

Sweet Grapes Greek Desert

When you think about Greece there are many things that come to your mind. You picture the sun, beautiful beaches and really nice blue waters that are inviting you to dive in.   Obviously its the food that will always be in your mind and Acropolis, the islands and many many more…

The Mediterranean Diet – Looking at Some Facts

The Mediterranean Diet – Looking at Some Facts

The Mediterranean Diet is actually much more of a way of life than it is a diet, even though the name may suggest otherwise. The emphasis is not on weight loss, rather on keeping healthy.

Background

Although it was originally inspired by eating patterns in the 1940s and 1950s in southern Europe, it only rose to prominence in the 1990s. Much more so than previously, the last few decades have seen an increased interest in dietary and lifestyle issues, mainly because obesity

The best Greek Food Festivals

The best Greek Food Festivals

There is a long list of reasons to visit Greece; unparalleled history, incredibly scenery, nightlife that ranges from dance clubs to theatre, and some of the best beaches in the world.  If that isn’t enough, you have to consider the food. Greek and Mediterranean food has always enjoyed a fairly high degree of popularity. However the amount of recently published research which points to the health benefits of Greek food, along with the recent “foodie” revolution has elevated Greek foods

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