narrative - photography: Antonia Kati, journalist - food photographer & food stylist Ingredients 1 octopus, about 2 kg 1-2 bay leaves black peppercorns a handful of whole allspice berries salt 2 carrots (chopped or diced) 2 “Florina” red peppers (sliced) sunflower oil high-quality white vinegar a pinch of coarse sea salt 1 sprig of parsley,…
narrative: Charis Vekris I recently travelled to Chalki in Naxos to visit Vallindras Distillery, thinking I would be the only one to have this idea. Who would leave the island’s vast beaches, fascinating archaeological sites and tavernas serving delicious food to visit a distillery in a village in the center of the island on a…
It is not a coincidence that Lesvos and Ouzo are connected in the minds of people. The history of Greece’s "national drink" is rooted in the island of Lesvos and the coast of Asia Minor. On the island there are 16 distilleries that produce Ouzo of Mytilene and Plomari, both Protected Geographical Indications. Ouzo Fest…
narrative-photography: Antonia Kati - journalist, food photographer & food stylist! Ingredients (4 people) 2 lbs sardines 2/3 cups olive oil 1 medium onion chopped 2 cloves of garlic chopped 2 medium tomatoes, chopped, skin removed 1/2 bunch of parsley chopped, stems discarded 2 tbs pine nuts (optional) 2 tbs black currants (optional) Salt Freshly ground…
TSOU.GRisma: Clinking our glasses and drinking is the only thing not included in this site about all things ouzo! Photography: Antonia Kati, Nikos Ragkousis Sketch: Tasos Maragkos What a great celebration our first birthday was! Time: Saturday night, June 17. Place: Ano Syros. Guests: friends from the print and online press from Athens, Thessaloniki, and…
narrative - photography: Antonia Kati - journalist, food photographer and food stylist! Ingredients (4 people) 30 mussels (give or take) 200ml dry, white wine 1 large onion (finely chopped) 1 clove of garlic (finely minced) ½ bunch fresh fennel, finely chopped 2-3 tbsp prepared mustard 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp olive oil 1 lemon (juice…
Starting this month and every month from now on, Antonia Kati will be gracing us with one of her scrumptious mezé recipes: appetizers which could easily become our little glass of ouzo’s heavenly match are being photographed in a way which is as unique as it is state-of-the-art. The result is appetizer portraits that could…
With a new award in an international packaging competition and its entry into Greek Duty Free Shops, this summer is everything but ordinary for the gogreek® brand. The brand gogreek®, a purely Greek brand that aspires to give new perspective to the way Greekness is being presented, is ready to celebrate its third birthday in…
narrative: Χάρης Βεκρής It’s been going on for some time now. I’ll be uploading on Instagram photos showing ouzo shot glasses with their appetizers and all I would think about was write on that topic. I kept putting it off. Still, as soon as the impact of the last shock, as commemorated in the article’s…
Live a unique experience in the ouzo museum of “Ouzo Plomari Isidoros Arvanitis” in Plomari, Lesvos. Ouzo of Plomari Isidoros Arvanitis, Greece’s favourite ouzo, famous for its fine quality and unique flavour, invites us to discover the magic "World of Ouzo", through a unique tour in its distillery in Plomari, Lesvos. The distillery is located…