I’ve had readers and colleagues tell me they crave Greek food upon reading my blog. So I’m curious. There are lots of great Greek restaurants out there, so here’s a quick poll, and “Leave a Comment” as to which restaurant you prefer!
If my father could barbeque in the sleet and snow, he would. We love to entertain, and host dinners in the family. So when Canada was blessed with a mild winter, my father was ecstatic to fire up the BBQ in late February. Yes, late February. Our neighbors don’t have to look outside to see … Continue reading
Since my last post, I’ve been thinking a lot about the “Greek diet,” and the good and bad eating habits in Greek households. I’m not an expert on the Mediterranean diet, I only know from experience what the diet consists of, and what makes it healthy, and unhealthy. For the most part, starches derive from … Continue reading
I last visited Greece in 2009. It’s been three years, but the memories remain as vivid as the turquoise water of the Mediterranean. While in Greece, my family and I live as locals, not tourists: we look after our own cooking and cleaning. My family lives in Piraeus, the Port City of Greece, situated south … Continue reading
I am a spiritual person. I have my beliefs. And you’re probably wondering, “what the hell does religion have to do with food?” Well, a lot actually. In the Greek Orthodox religion, Wednesdays and Fridays are days of fast, meaning avoid meat if you can. On days of fast, we usually cook pasta with a … Continue reading
The F Word In my household, the F word is a sacred one. It’s a word attached to family, conversation, debates, rants, and of course, chewing. That F word is food. I guess it should be two F words: family and food. I often wonder if one can exist without the other under this roof. … Continue reading