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Skordalia, Potato and Garlic Mash

05.05.2019 in Gastronomy

Skordalia, Potato and Garlic Mash   Ingredients 2 medium potatoes 3-5 cloves of garlic 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar ½ cup olive oil 1 tbsp. salt Method Wash the potatoes. Peel and cut into large pieces. Place the potatoes in a saucepan, cover with water and boil for 20-25 minutes until they become soft. In a food processor add the garlic cloves, salt, white wine vinegar and blend. Add the potatoes, blend and then pour the olive oil gradually while blending until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Taste the mixture to test that the garlic is to your preference…

Bringing Back The Traditional Cooking Of The Peloponnese

01.03.2016 in Gastronomy

Bringing Back The Traditional Cooking Of The Peloponnese    I invite you to take a walk through the beautiful mountainous southern lands of mainland Greece, known as the Peloponnese; it is sure to be an experience that will excite all your senses.    From Mount Taygetos, mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey, to Mani, where early steps to Greek Independence from the Ottoman Empire were taken on March 17, 1821, the region has a rich history, but history is not the only reason to visit the region. When visiting, be sure to bring a good appetite. The Peloponnese are an absolute gastronomical delight!  Some…