Tag archive for Greek

Goodbye (again)

I know I killed this blog with my last post, and I’ve been very good about staying away and focusing on my other projects. But I need to use this platform for one last post, sadly another goodbye. This time to my favourite restaurant in…

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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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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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Antipasti Pasta

There are lots of things I could have called this lunch. My knee-jerk name for it was ‘Greek Pasta’, but I get a bit bored of calling everything I put feta cheese in ‘Greek’.

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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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Trahana Soup

As regular readers may recall, I recently returned to Cyprus (where I spent many a happy childhood summer) after a long absence. One of the foods my family enjoyed in Cyprus all those years ago was Trahana soup.

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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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