Valentine Delight: Pink Icing

- January 21, 2014

Ingredients ½ cup butter, softened ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups powdered sugar 2 tablespoons heavy cream Red food coloring Directions: With an electric mixer, […]

Asi Gonia: Blessing of the Sheep

- January 20, 2014

In the orthodox religion, every profession has a saint and shepherding is no exception.  Saint George is the patron saint of shepherds and every year […]

V-Day Chocolate Covered Strawberries

- January 20, 2014

This is the easiest dessert on our menu this week. White chocolate may be drizzled over the milk chocolate for a fancier look. Makes about […]

Fish Pedicures Quite Trendy in Greece

- January 18, 2014

Spa meets the fish bowl! Fish spas are one of the latest fads popping up around Greece as an alternative skincare treatment. At these spas, visitors […]

Art Meets Drink at Taf Bar in Athens

- January 17, 2014

Bearing just a letter “T,” TAF Bar’s otherwise unmarked entrance remains discrete to passersby on the outside, but a walk through reveals what is hidden […]

How to Talk Wine Without Being a Snob

- January 16, 2014

If you’re like me, when you’re at a party or social gathering, you need to have something in your hand. Preferably said thing is a […]

Winter Hiking on the Island of Kea

- January 15, 2014

In my many decades of traveling to Greece, I have spent some winter months in Athens, but never on an island.  I want to do […]

Burlotto Verduno Pelaverga, 2012

- January 14, 2014

The New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov mentioned this bottle in his most recent list of twenty wines under twenty dollars, and it prompted […]

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

- January 14, 2014

Ok, so this one is not so low in calories, but the ingredients are fresh and healthy and, above all, it’s delicious! Makes one 9-inch […]