Posted in May 2012

Diabetes & The Greek Diet

Diabetes & The Greek Diet

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

The Village Salad & The Greek Diet

The Village Salad & The Greek Diet

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

What Immigration does to Cuisine

What Immigration does to Cuisine

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