Category: Miscellaneous

August 17, 2008

The Omnivore’s Hundred

Filed under: Miscellaneous - 17 Aug 2008

I just came across something fun, sort of a game for food bloggers. It’s a list, put together by Andrew from Very Good Taste, of 100 things he thinks “every good omnivore should have tried at least once …

August 9, 2008

Vacation Report – Kid Friendly Green Beans

Filed under: Miscellaneous - 09 Aug 2008

I’m back! We had a great time over at the coast.

Misty day on the beach.

I made just one meal because I was busy with work up until the night before we left, and didn’t have time …

May 31, 2008

Cheese from Mama’s Island

Filed under: Miscellaneous - 31 May 2008

Lately I’ve been eating a lot of bread and cheese instead of cooking. And when I do cook something, it tends to be topped with grated myzithra cheese. There is a reason for this. A lovely, delicious, …

May 24, 2008

My Secret Combination Is A Mystery For You

Filed under: Miscellaneous - 24 May 2008

For all the North Americans who don’t avidly follow the Eurovision contest, here’s a link to the Greek entry. Warning – Whether you like pop music or not, it’s guaranteed to get stuck in your head! By the …

May 11, 2008

Yay, My Camera Batteries Are Dead!

Filed under: Miscellaneous - 11 May 2008

Woops, the title was supposed to be “Happy Mother’s Day!” But it’s awfully nice to just cook without taking pictures. I’m on my way to my parents’ house to celebrate Mother’s Day. My dad is grilling some …

May 4, 2008

Super Memo & Six Word Memoir

Filed under: Miscellaneous - 04 May 2008

So, I’ve disappeared from the face of the internet for several days, no email, nothing. What have I been doing offline? SuperMemo! SuperMemo is a computer-aided learning program that allows you to review stuff you’ve learned as …

April 19, 2008

Waiting for my cuttlefish (Perimenontas tis soupies mou)

Filed under: Miscellaneous - 19 Apr 2008

I should be working on an Easter Egg post, but I’m just too antsy and unsettled. Why? Because I’m waiting for my grocery store to call and tell me that my cuttlefish order has arrived! They said …

April 18, 2008

Why the Greeks are better cooks than the French

Filed under: Miscellaneous,Yogurt - 18 Apr 2008

The New York Times recently carried an interesting article on yogurt in the U.S. The first commercial yogurt was introduced in 1942 by Dannon, but Americans wouldn’t eat it. Finally, in desperation, Dannon started adding fruit and sugar …

April 5, 2008

Food Blogging Is Hard to Do (Dyskolo pragma to Food Blogging)

Filed under: Miscellaneous - 05 Apr 2008

In order to blog I have to cook, but the blog can’t eat the food, so I really have to cook stuff that the people I’m cooking for will eat. Here’s a recent conversation I had with Zoe:

Lulu: …