Melomakarona and Kourabiedes are traditional desserts prepared primarily during the Christmas holiday season. Kourabiedes are sweet white buttery, crunchy cookies and Melomakarona are brown, honey-soaked delicious cookies. Christmas time in Greek culture is about gathering with our loved ones. Family and food are the main ingredients of this period! Kourabiedes and Melomakarona can be found […]
The Kefalonian meat pie was traditionally cooked as a main course on Sundays or feast days mainly by the families that owned flocks … for the rest, it was a more rare dish only for special occasions… Today there are many alterations to the old recipe and modern cooks may use as well pork and […]
There are times that you need a motive to see the island again with a fresh view… My lovely niece and her boyfriend that arrived from London a few days ago gave me this opportunity & I want to share a few shots with you from the first 3 days of touring the island like a […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Sea Rock ws Cooking Lessons – We have now finished for the season! Come back next year! Nikos, the owner of Sea Rock ws, a highly rated restaurant in the beautiful village of Agia Efimia, invites you to take part in a special outdoor culinary experience with amazing sea views. He welcomes you […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Ladokola stin Plagia Taverna Situated on the west coast of the island, 10 km from Lixouri, it is a family restaurant owned by two lovely twins brothers Christos & Spyros, their mom and dad. You will feel more like eating at home rather than in a typical restaurant.
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Maklithari Taverna This traditional taverna is located in the square of Makriotika, a well maintained village with great views over Agia Efimia bay. Maklithari is run by Petraggelos and his wife, and the taverna shares a terrace with the cafe next door where the locals spend their evenings!
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Odysseas Taverna Situated on Agia Jerousalem beach, where you can enjoy a swim before you eat, this is a family run taverna that is well worth the 20 minute drive from Fiscardo.There is no menu but an invitation to go inside and look at the chalk board telling you what ‘mama’ had […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Karnagio Taverna Come here for homemade casserole, seafood and traditional Greek dishes! Telis, the owner of the taverna has tried to keep an authentic Greek style to this place and he has succeeded well. This family run taverna is located on the sea side, on the north side of the coastal […]
There’s nothing like old fashioned recipes to warm the soul and trigger the senses! I am in a procedure of finding local cookers holding vintage recipes (even secret ones!), prepared with traditional procedures, in order to create an archive of video recordings to share them with you. Local ingredients, herbs, procedures, old utensils, special cooking techniques […]