Category Archives: food

the 25th March

is a double celebration in Greece, a historical and religious one. Historically it marks the Independence of Greece, the war that began in 1821 was over in 1832 when Greece gained it’s independence, up until then it was under Ottoman … Continue reading

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Neroladia

a festival of wine, food and dance will be celebrated this evening in Gaios square from 9pm.

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A little bit of Ireland comes to Paxos

Irish Wings is a week of Irish art, music, poetry and cooking. It takes place between 6th and 10th July 2017 and is designed to explore Ireland’s cultural relationship with Greece. It launches on Thursday 6th July at 7pm with … Continue reading

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returning home

I was craving the spicy vegetable roti that I pretty much lived on every lunch time whilst in Sri Lanka. Cooking is a true pleasure for me and I’m happiest when in my kitchen re-creating dishes that I have tasted … Continue reading

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having eaten curry and rice every day

we were excited to be invited to cook with a friend of ours that owns a fantastic hole in the wall place in Galle Fort called Spoons. Babbis is a legend, having a natural flair for home cooked traditional dishes … Continue reading

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my love for bougatsa

started on a very hung over morning in Thessaloniki! having enjoyed the hospitality of friends the night before a little too much we went on the hunt for food. The city is renowned for this sweet custard like pastry and … Continue reading

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A lesson in Spanakopita making

was how I spent a sunny Monday morning and who better to learn from than local friends. Chrisanthi and family ran a taverna in Loggos for many years where she cooked home-made local dishes, the perfect teacher. A keen cook … Continue reading

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