culinary exploration

Follow me through the adventures that take place in my kitchen, in restaurants or in other kitchens. Cooking and food are my passions and I want to share my experiences of cooking, baking and eating with you.
I'm a Greek self-taught cook who lives in Chicago. I learned a lot about cooking from both of my grandmothers, my mom and dad, family and friends. Passing on timeless traditions through food is one thing I strive to do in life.

These are my journeys through culinary exploration...

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Culinary Exploration - Grecian Kitchen

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Jul 17


Ok, hear me out: breakfast salads are actually pretty great.

IDGAF when I’m eating a salad for breakfast at work and I get the side eye. Who says veggies can’t be for brekkie? LAY OFF ME I’M STARVING! 

Jul 7


Pop, lock, and freeze it.

Read more: How to Make Any Ice Pops Without a Recipe on Food52


chicken enchilada dip.

Holy mother of…….


chicken enchilada dip.

Holy mother of…….

Jun 22


We found at least 100 reasons to eat all the veggies.

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Jun 19


Because your pasta deserves to be cooked right.

Read more: Everything You Need to Know About Cooking Pasta on Food52.

Apr 23


Got eggs?

Read more: Make Eggs, Have Dinner on Food52.

“Relying upon corporations to process our food means we consume large quantities of fat, sugar, and salt. Taking back control of cooking may be the single most important step anyone can take to help make our food system healthier.” Michael Pollan, from Cooked. The book examines the basic elements of cooking. The simple act of cooking can connect us in many different ways.
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An epic fiesta is just a bite away.

Read more: 8 Festive Recipes for Cinco de Mayo on Food52

Mar 30


How to Make Homemade Pop Tarts! - Step by Step Instructions

S’Mores Pop Tarts Recipe | PBS Food

Good lord!

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Mar 16

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