Food & Drink
Patisseur Stelios Parliaros shares a summer salad that hits just the right notes as temperatures soar!
Ingredients: (10 servings)
4.4 lbs. (2kgs.) tomatoes
8.8 oz. (250 gr.) feta
1 bunch basil
1 bunch mint
1 bunch fresh coriander
7 oz. (200 gr.) cucumber
5 barley rusks
Extra virgin Greek o...
Chef Christofors Peskias creates a delightfully fresh soup to usher in the summer.
Ingredients: (4 servings)
1 large hothouse cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
2 cups honeydew pieces, peeled, seeded and cubed
8 oz. (227 gr.) Greek strained yoghurt
¼ cup fresh mint leaves
2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
Salt and ...
Now that we've all taken to testing our culinary skills, Christina Vlahouli urges us to try out easy-to-make Greek comfort food. Her courgettes with minced meat recipe captures the wholesomeness of home-cooking as few dishes do.
6-8 medium round courgettes
1 kilo ground beef
2 tablespoon olive oil + a little ...
For too long, rosé wines languished at the Liebfraumilch and Babycham end of the wine league tables: the Barbie-toned bottle left undrunk at BYOB parties; the choice for the likes of Joey from Friends’ dates (blush Zinfandel, to be precise), or drunk with an ironic smirk by kitsch-lovers. But in recent years, pink wines have shed their in...
Konstantinos Votsalas suggests a three-ingredient, low-carb, fresh and light salad to usher in the end of lockdown.
Ingredients: (1 serving)
2 tomatoes, peeled
1 oz. (90 gr.) formaela cheese, cut into 3 slices
2 tbsp. extra-virgin Greek olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
A few small sprigs o...
Skies stained in orange hues, nature in full bloom, cocktails on the terrace! Whether in lockdown or not, experiment with some basic alchemy to match nature in your drink. Our in-house bartender Elian Clauss concocts a refreshing aperitif that adds much-needed cheer to your quarantine days!
A delightfully floral and fresh aperit...
You want the trappings of Easter minus the long hours slaving over a barbecue? Athens Insider has the answer to your Easter prayers for a festive Paschal meal, delivered to your doorstep.
Lots of wine, an orgy of succulent spit-roast lamb and kokoretsi, an egg-cracking competition and much merriment – a lot of reasons why we l...
Acclaimed chef, cookbook author, TV host and passionate culinary ambassador Diane Kochilas dons her apron to create Easter delicious recipes and an Easter menu.
Cretan Braised Lamb & Greens with Egg-Lemon Sauce - Arni Fricasse
This dish is made all over Greece, but this particular version, the original of which calls for a ...
Christina Vlahoulis, private chef and culinary expert, is spending quality quarantine time in her Athens kitchen, whipping up a storm of savoury and sweet delights. She’s sharing some of her recent Greek dishes with Athens Insider, hoping to bring out the budding chef in us all.
TARAMOSALATA – FISH ROE DIP (Serves 4)
What a treat to have Chef Asimakis Chaniotis of London's Pied-a-Terre restaurant, guide us through our baking basics in Lockdown, this time with a quintessentially Mediterranean flatbread – crisp on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside.
570gr bread flour
340gr of very ripe tomato juice (or water if you ...
When the great Corona Chronicles will be written stress-baking will surely feature as the coping mechanism of choice. Anna Roins on why she turns to her oven for quality mother-daughter moments and a sense of normalcy in the midst of the Corona chaos.
At the time of writing this, coronavirus-related illness had killed over a t...
Remember the good old days when your first stop was your morning coffee run? Since the coronavirus took over our lives, and our caffeine rituals, we have been reduced to playing wannabe baristas in isolation. Say hello to Dalgona, the viral (!) whipped coffee sensation inspired by a spongy toffee in South Korea that is sending the confine...