Greek food is about freshness and simplicity.
This is the lesson I took from the food tour we did with Athens Walks on our first full day in Athens. These words would ring in my ears throughout my trip, putting a lens on the foods we chose. Cretan Dakos seem to exemplify this rule. A simple dish, to be certain, but perfect. My new favourite thing!
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I think this is my favourite new dish for Winter, though I had never even heard of it before January. I’m pretty eager to try “new” Persian dishes.
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I like to loaf over the holidays, but I’m actually useful on Christmas Day, when I make brunch for my family. This dish is a mashup of two of my favourite brunch dishes, is easy to make in advance, and great for a group.
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Don’t you love those experiences that pull you out of your regular life, and make you feel as though you are on another planet?
I had a few of those in Havana.
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