Posts tagged “Greek cookbooks”

Seafood Specialties from Famed Athens Restaurant

The sun is setting over ice-rimmed Turnagain Arm, the inlet I see out my Anchorage window. The snow sparkles in the setting sun’s reflection.

My body is here, but my mind is in Greece. I’m wading the shallows of a Northern Aegean island, a plastic basin of sea urchins floating beside ...

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Ladenia, Pizza’s Forerunner from the Greek Island of Kimolos


Ladenia is so good I’ve made it three times in three days.

That’s almost true.

The first day I made Ladenia, it would’ve been good if I hadn’t smoked it with burnt olive oil (more on that later). The second day I made it to redeem myself after the disaster the day ...

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Celebrating Thanksgiving with Traditional East Thracian Fare


As families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, there’s peace within American borders. Others in the world aren’t so blessed.

In the Middle East, religious and ethnic differences contribute to seemingly intractable political conflicts. So it is now, and so it was in the first decades of the twentieth century, and so it ...

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