Clean Monday indicates the start of the 40 day Lent period of the Orthodox Church. In Greece, that period is called ‘Sarakosti’ and actually means ’40 days’, and it ends at the beginning of Easter. Clean Monday also signifies the end of the meat eating period that is the ‘Apokries’ – the equivalent of our Greek… Continue reading Clean Monday at The Real Greek
This is the collaboration of five famous Greek chefs, Spiros and Vaggelis Liakos (of Base Grill and Travolta), Nikos Karathanos (with two Michelin star awards from Hytra), Periklis Koskinas (previously chef at Alatsi and the unforgettable creator at Milos) and Manos Zournatzis (previous chef and co owner of Cucina Povera). These are the same guys… Continue reading Cookoovaya – The Best Fine Dining in Athens
Recently myself and Blink publishing invited a handful of bloggers I love to follow along to a tasting of almost all the recipes we have in the cookbook. Sammijo – Cook and Pour http://www.cookandpour.co.uk/ – A lifestyle blog focussed on great things to do in London, with an emphasis on food and drink Lauren – Sahara Splash http://saharasplash.com/ – Blog with a focus on… Continue reading The Real Greek Cookbook Food Blogger Sneak Peek
What’s it all about? All the amazing food from The Real Greek in a cookbook & much more! What’s going to be the focus of the cookbook and what people should expect? Want to have the recipes from your favourite dishes along with simple easy to follow instruction so you can cook The Real Greek at home? This… Continue reading We’ve just launched The Real Greek Cookbook!
UPDATE: Order your copy of The Real Greek Cookbook now from Amazon. We are over the moon to be launching our new cookbook on July 14th but in the lead up to the big day I thought we should have a look at what happens behind the scenes. There are hundreds of hours of work… Continue reading Behind the scenes of The Real Greek Cookbook
You all know how big a fan I am of the one and only Greek chicken skewers. Easy to cook on a BBQ or on the stove and happily eaten by itself, in a souvlaki or with rice and a salad – the flavours can’t be beat. In the lead up to our launch of The… Continue reading The Real Greek Cookbook Sneak Peek – Chicken Skewers Recipe
We recently had man about town, Joe Alvarez, cover our Cookoovaya event at out Bankside restaurant. Who is he? Joe Alvarez is a celebrity and studio photographer based in London. Established for well over a decade, he has covered regularly a whole host of events like: film festivals -Cannes, Toronto, Venice, rock festivals like Glastonbury,… Continue reading Joe Alvarez is the King of Paparazzi at The Real Greek
If you’ve been living under a rock until now you missed our Greek Gods of Fine Dining Event that we head this week. The Real Greek flew in the chefs and their team from Cookoovaya in Athens for a one night event at our restaurant in Bankside. The event went fantastically well. When the first dish… Continue reading What you missed at The Real Greek x Cookoovaya Event