We all love Greek food, so here are some of my favourite dishes! Many of these have been featured in the show and the recipes are created by none other than my good friend and chef on Mia Zoi – Kyriako!
This is a healthy, traditional meal that was eaten in ancient Greece, as seen in
Series 4 Episode 1
Μelomakarona, along with the kourabiedes, is the traditional Greek Christmas treat.
In order to keep my energy levels up chef Kyriako created a healthy, long-lasting and delicious snack we can carry in our backpacks and munch on as we go.
Cooked with Chef George Tselementes, grandson of Nikolaos Tselementes – the great cooking teacher and writer from Sifnos.
A typical sweet of Chios that the locals would traditionally make for weddings, engagements and other festive occasions.
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Sarmadakia or Dolmadakia are tiny handmade stuffed vine leaves that you can find in many variations all over Greece.
Seen in this episode.
Fakes is a healthy soup that’s packed with flavour, made from lentils grown in Lefkada, as seen in
series 1 episode 11 .
In Kefalonia, they use a mix of meats – goat, pork and beef – as well as some Greek cheese. We filmed this is
series 1 episode 10!
A favourite dish of mine that brings back special memories. My mum use to make this and every time I taste it I think of her.
Featured in series 1 episode 7 .
This easy to prepare meal is a favourite on cool nights, when a warm, full flavoured dish is just what you need to warm up.
Series 1 episode 4.
This classic Greek sweet, made using oranges and filo pastry as major ingredients, is a favourite for not only me, but the crew of Mia Zoi as well. As seen in
series 1 episode 5.