Archive For The “Food” Category

My bean soup has come a long way

By | March 13, 2014

It is here I present to you my bean soup I made last night! Ta-dahhhhhh…. Let me tell ya, it’s come a long way since my first attempt when I was 18 years old living in an apartment in Athens. I had no clue you shouldn’t add salt to your soup at the beginning, as […]

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Potato Chip Fan from Jamon to Oregano

By | May 25, 2013

Have you ever noticed when you’re abroad the variety of flavours a country has in the potato chip selection compared to back home? I do, and that is because I am a potato chip fan! I shouldn’t be writing as if I’m oh so proud to place that junk food in my body, but really […]

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Lemonis – Traditional Greek Products

By | March 15, 2013

You will be able to find many touristic stores and restaurants by the seaside of Skopelos town close to the “Limani” port. While walking with my friend from the island, one afternoon we came across an authentic local Greek store called Lemonis that carries traditional products from the island of Skopelos. It is hear that […]

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Rakomelo Crete’s Traditional Drink

By | September 26, 2012

It was in Skyros Island that I was introduced to Rakomelo. Rakomelo is a drink from Raki (strong spirit made from grapes) & Meli which is honey in Greek. Raki & meli = Rakomelo! This is a strong clear liquor which contains about 40% alcohol. OPA! The island of Crete is known for their Raki. […]

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Travel Dream – Skyros Island, Greece

By | September 26, 2012

After quite the adventure of arriving to Greece, losing my luggage, flying to Skyros Island, meeting Maria, napping, trying to buy clothes to wear, meeting the Greek yiayia ( Grandma) and exploring the main town of Chora, it was time to go to a taverna to eat. Maria took me to a Greek Tsiporo/Ouzeri taverna […]

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