“Are you having any fun?” A daily reminder to ask myself when I take everything a bit too seriously! That’s one of the many reasons I thoroughly enjoy @apostolosthymiopoulos wines, he’s transmitting so much joy, energy and brightness through his Xinomavros. This PDO Naoussa “Earth & Sky” is such a legendary wine with a superstar quality; so … More Are you having any fun? Xinomavro and Burgers
Greek AF summer food and wine matching for tonight’s dinner with a modern and delicious pét-nat (lightly sparkling) Retsina by the master that is @kechris and homemade Spanakorizo (spinach & rice) boosted with the sunny colours of carrots and red peppers and the signature aroma of dill! Have you ever had a Retsina? If yes, … More Kechris Retsina and Spanakorizo for the win(e)!
Do you work in wine? Yes! Where are you from? Greece! What’s you favourite Retsina? If I got a penny for every time someone asks me which my favourite Retsina is and if I drink a lot of Retsina and if we Greeks add pine extract to other alcoholic beverages and if we break … More A lightly sparkling Retsina? Yes, please!
How has it taken me so many years to visit one of the most celebrated by both wine pros and oenophiles wine bar (with a top selection of natural wines) is beyond me! Especially when it’s so close to Redchurch street in Shoreditch – a road you’d usually find me on weekends looking for my … More Sager + Wilde – a.k.a. a must-visit wine bar
I hope you are not a vegetarian reading this post… if you are please look away because this is all very carnivorous! Burgers were never really a thing when I was growing up and for what matters only a few places would be proper burger places 10 years ago. At least in Greece. Mainly, they … More Best burgers I ever had! #nationalburgerday
The day I met Yannos was really cold and humid. We agreed to meet in a little coffee shop on a Sunday morning in the heart of London. When I arrived I looked around and thought that I got there first. So, I sat next to the coffee machine, waiting for my coffee, without realizing … More A hidden Greek treasure in London – Maltby & Greek
From what I can remember, this must be the first recipe I cooked in my first year of University. Back then, Internet was not part of my everyday life, so I had to collect ALL the food magazines I could find. The situation started to become unbearable; there was no room for mine and my … More Pork medallions cooked in fresh grape juice
A few days back, I asked my mother to take a photo of a very beloved recipe I like to make, when I’m feeling homesick. This dish is not what you call a signature Greek dish but for some reason, the aromas of smoked salmon paired with onions and mustard take me back to my … More Rosé KANENAS by Tsantali & Pappardelle with Smoked Salmon
You should try them! Super easy and delicious!