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Tag Archives: Greek

Jane Grigson’s Greek Bean Stew

It’s no secret I hold the late English cookbook writer Jane Grigson in high esteem. She came to food writing in the post WW2 period when the English were entering … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · 25 Comments

Vegetable Moussaka

There was a period in our lives when we were vegetarians, not motivated by health or moral sanctity¬†but purely by economics. Feeding a hungry Dad and three growing teenagers during … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · 17 Comments

Dolmades, my way

I consider myself a dab hand at making dolmades. I cannot claim any advantage based on ethnicity, but I do have lots and lots of experience. I have always cooked … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 21 Comments

Tess Kiros’ Dolmades

I have rolled thousands of dolmades in my cooking career, but never before have I filled them with meat. Pickled vine leaves rolled into a cigar shape with a herb … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · 26 Comments

Lamb and Mushroom Souvlaki

Happy New Year everyone. May this be the year of inspirational thought, beautiful images and lip lickingly delicious food. My home turf, until the 1960s, was a working class suburb, … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · 6 Comments

Popeye’s envy – Spanokopita, both large and small

My hometown Melbourne has the largest Greek population outside Greece, in fact, my neighbourhood was dubbed little Athens in the 1960s. The “spinach filo pie” is frequently the predictable vegetarian … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · 2 Comments