Sunday, 13 May 2012

Greek Orthodox Baptisms....

Hi strangers...I haven't posted for a while...Organising my little angel's christening took a bit out of me. Anyone who knows me knows that if I was ever to get married I wanted a "The Godfather" type wedding reception.  (eg.  Michael Corleone's sisters wedding!!) Oustisde, lots of food, lots of music and everyone having fun.  Ideally it would be a sunny day with no rain!!!!  (Bloody Melbourne weather!) Since marriage is not on the books, it had to be Evangeline's christening, with my 40th bday sneaking in there as well.

Tuesday, 14 February 2012


All I can say is OMG! ...... About a month ago I received a phone call inviting me to do a Greek food presentation at the 2012 Antipodes Greek Festival in Londsdale Street.  HUGE honour! The lovely Victoria, who is one of the organisers briefly told me about a new Greek yoghurt that is about to hit the Australian market and I believe is one of the sponsors..To be honest I thought...not another try hard TOTAL!  We all know and love that yoghurt in Greece!

Sunday, 29 January 2012

Australia Day and icecream!

Here's my little Aussie Evangeline!

A couple of days late but once again we celebrated Australia Day with our friends at our annual bbq at Fawkner Park in South Yarra...After all these years Lee has the charcoal bbq down pat.  He lit it at 11.30am and was cooking on and off till about 4pm.  I didn't make my souvlakia this year..It was soutzoukakia, marinated chicken wings, paidakia (good old lamb chops - Sam Kekovich would be proud!) sausage sizzle and salads... The boys played cricket, we all sat under the trees and had a drink, ate, chatted and laughed...It was a great day!

Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Summer fruits

I'm not a huge fruit fan.  A banana here or there....however summer is probably the only time you will see me indulging.   Mangoes mmmmmm, cherries are number one on the list...especially the ones from Red Hill but only equal to the very Greek karpouzi ke tiri..Translated Watermelon and feta cheese.  I absolutely love the stuff...Very simple but very mourish.  If I was to eat anything that would "transport" me to Greece it is this.  The balance of sweet and salty is just out of this world.  Who needs salted caramels???