In Vasso’s Kouzina

Last year I was at the Wimbledon Village Fair when my nose sniffed out a stall serving Greek dips and savoury pastries. Naturally I had to investigate and found that the stall was run by two lovely ladies who had set up their own business Vasso’s Kouzina (previously Yiayia’s Kouzina)…

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Top 10 Greek Wines

Wine has always played an important role in the Greek culture. Naturally wine was invented by the Greeks…by the Greek god Dionysus in fact. There are many different Greek wines on the market these days and it can be hard to choose which one will best compliment your home-made moussaka…

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Top 10 London Greek Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Whether you love it or loathe it, Valentine’s Day is all around us right now. Personally I’m a hopeless romantic and believe that any excuse to ‘spread the love’ can only be a good thing. Right? So with that in mind let’s focus on the positives of February 14th. For…

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The Akropolis on the Seafront

Did you know? Athens isn’t the only place where you can view the wonders of the ancient Acropolis (or Akropolis). The Akropolis Greek Restaurant in Westcliff-on-Sea (near my home town of Leigh-on-Sea) offers a wide range of traditional and modern Greek dishes all within 5 minutes walk of the seafront.

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Let’s eat cake for Greek Independence Day with Figs & Feta

Today marks a special day in the Greek calendar for it is Greek Independence Day. This marks the successful war of independence waged by the Greek revolutionaries between 1821 and 1832 against the Ottoman Empire. As a result of years of negotiation, Greece was finally recognized as an independent nation…

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A Taste of Sparta with Oliveology UK

As you all know, the Greek olive (sometimes Spanish if supplies are low!) makes up a huge part of my life, featuring heavily in both my dietary and beauty regime. So I was very excited to be given the opportunity to test/taste and review a number of delicious delicacies straight from an olive farm…

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Introducing The Gluten Free Greek!

I am very happy to introduce to you all my newest blogger affiliate and longest-serving friend: MY SISTER! CHRISTIANA BOTZIOU. After months of gentle prodding Christiana has finally succumbed to the blogger generation to bring us THE GLUTEN FREE GREEK. You can follow her facebook page and on twitter.

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Plate Smashing at The Stage Door Steakhouse

The saying goes that ‘When you go Greek, you’ve reached your peak.’ Well that is definitely true when it comes to Greek food. Wait, what were you thinking about?! The ONLY Greek restaurant in Wimbledon, The Stage Door Steakhouse mixes moussaka with sirloin (not literally) to bring customers the finest steak…

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Avgolemono Recipe & Story Snippet from Cheffie’s Kitchen

It’s ABSOLUTELY FREEZING IN LONDON TODAY so I have decided to share Friday’s recipe early thanks to Effie Kammenou over at Cheffie’s Kitchen. Effie is a first generation Greek-American who lives on Long Island with her husband and two daughters. When she’s not writing, or posting recipes on her food blog, you can…

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Lovely Loukoumathes by EAT YOURSELF GREEK!

Today’s recipe and post comes from fellow Greek, Eugenia, over at Eat Yourself Greek. Eugenia’s blog covers every family recipe from healthy Mediterranean meals to syrupy desserts. She is currently in the running for the Greek Food Blog Awards 2015 so please do check out her blog and vote for…

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Friday Greek Menu by Kouzounas Kitchen

So today I decided to share yet another wonderful recipe from my superbly talented Greek blogger friend Krystina Kalapothakos who runs the food blog Kouzounas Kitchen. Every Friday Krystina features a menu which includes a starter, a main and a dessert, for readers to try and this one has an added bonus of being extra…

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Constipated? Fasolia will sort that out!

While undeniably good for you, I must admit that fasolakia prasina ladera (green beans in oil) is not one of my favourite dishes. I’m personally not a big fan of vegetables, and when there is no meat involved I am completely not interested! However, fasolia is known for its…ahem…digestive qualities. Trust me, if…

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