Tag Archives: Greek Cuisine

Beans, the land’s manna

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Beans are definitely the most prominent legumes of the Greek diet, since the broad variety of their sizes -small, big, giants, flat, kidney- and their abundant culinary versions, make them the “manna of the land” for every home cook who …

Pastitsada, Corfu’s family dinner favorite

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Corfu has a long history of gastronomy –so similar in terms of ingredients but also so different in its interpretation –to the rest of Greece’s culinary traditions- with influences ranging from its Mediterranean landscape to its Venetian occupation. The cuisine …

Alevropita by Saveur

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“Saveur”, the internationally, well-known culinary mag, presents its “twisted” adaptation of “Alevropita”, meaning flour-pie, a local of Epirus pie that looks like a tart, or a frittata or a tyropsomo (cheese bread), pick and choose! Feta Tart (Alevropita) Made with …

Michael Psilakis: New York’s self-taught chef

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He was brought up and raised in Long Island by Greek parents. He studied Finance but he opted for a career of serving at TGI Fridays and Café Angelica, a trattoria that he bought and renamed as Ecco. And then, …