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Greek ‘Tabbouli’-Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes

The first thing you should know about this post is that I’m ‘phoning it in’. I’m currently ‘on location’ in Seattle, where an epic childhood summer is being played out by my two children. I think I’m the over-worked and under-appreciated Assistant Director in this…

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Mediterranean Mango Parfait

Chunks of mango and whole pistachios are layered with an orange blossom water-scented Greek-style yogurt and topped with fresh pomegranate.

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Fig Truffles

Sinfully indulgent yet healthy? It’s true. Oh, and they’re incredibly easy to make.

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Greek Panini

Ahhh… the power of suggestion. It’s a force that is strong with me. In fact, I’m an advertiser’s dream. I’ll actually stand in the grocery store trying to remember the brand name of the product whose ad I liked so much.

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Greek Butternut Soup

I’m not very good at soups. Actually I’m really great at opening a can of Campbell’s, but not at making soup from scratch. And yet it really is very easy, so I have no excuse.

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Fetziki

Dear readers, I have decided, at long last and for no particular reason other than to liven up a dull Monday, to tell you about something that is such a staple in our fridge that it has its own place on the top shelf: Fetziki.

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Maria’s Mandarin Mousse

So, it seems my visit to Cyprus coincided with the end of mandarin season. They were everywhere I turned, and I wasn’t complaining. There’s just something special about that flavour – distinctive and refreshing – that kicks a boring old orange’s butt any day. On…

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Mrs. Aristidou’s ‘Mandarinatha’

Yes, I’m back from Cyprus and you will be happy to know that, even with the charms of a mountain village and the turquoise waters of the Med to distract me, I still kicked into ‘work’ mode a couple of times. The first was when…

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