My Greek Table With Diane Kochilas

December 2019

Season 1 Episode 13 - Athens Rising

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In Diane’s adopted city of Athens, the food scene has everything to offer, from mouthwatering souvlaki to Michelin-starred haute Greek. In this insider’s taste of the Greek capital, the amazing flavours of a bustling modern 'ancient' city bubble over in every pot. A stop at one of Diane’s favorite souvlaki joints is counte...

Season 1 Episode 12 - The Centaur's Kitchen: Preserving Nature's Bound

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Diane goes off the beaten path to lush Mount Pelion in Central Greece in search of ways to preserve nature’s incredible bounty. Preserves of every kind are the starting point for so many dishes here, from whole apples and almonds put up in sugar syrup, to wild pistachio shoots pickled in vinegar.

Season 1 Episode 11 - Crete: Mother Of The Mediterranean

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Diane visits the source of the well-known Mediterranean Diet - Crete. For a glimpse of village life, she follows a local family’s daily routine of working the land and cooking up a storm, and meets an unusual farmer who lives the way people did on Crete a hundred years ago.

Season 1 Episode 10 - Life Of Pie

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Is there a Greek dish more iconic than Spanakopita (spinach pie)? Diane follows the phyllo flake trail from a New York City diner to the remote Greek countryside to explore the origins of phyllo pies.

Season 1 Episode 9 - Flavors Of A Volcano

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Diane celebrates the intensely flavoured food and unique wines of one of Greece’s most breathtaking islands, Santorini. Diane hops in a boat to pick capers on this volcanic island. Back in the kitchen, she cooks sea bass with briny capers and a dash of minerally Santorini wine.
November 2019

Season 1 Episode 8 - Greek Mountain Cheeses

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Grass-fed takes on a whole other dimension here in Epirus, Greece’s untrammeled northwestern mainland, where sheep and goats graze in the lush green mountains. Here, Diane follows the country’s best-known cheese, feta, from its artisanal roots to modern state-of-the-art production. She’ll explore a range of other sheep and...

Season 1 Episode 7 - The Lesvos Spirit

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Diane travels to Lesvos, one of Greece’s most fascinating and easternmost Aegean islands, where the characteristic generosity of spirit almost won a few locals the Nobel Peace Prize. The crossroads of history play out on the table in Lesvos, where the waters overflow with renowned sardines and shellfish and islanders count...

Season 1 Episode 6 - A Bite Of Greek Red Wine

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Go on a picnic at a vineyard in Naoussa where one grape dominates the table - the local Xinomavro, one of Greece’s noblest reds. This delicious, tannic wine pairs perfectly with a cheese and spice stuffed leg of lamb and is the key ingredient in succulent red wine and sage potatoes. Red wine with fish is on the menu, too. ...

Season 1 Episode 5 - Meze Society

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Diane explores the meze tradition of small plates - vibrant food meant to be shared. In Volos, she meets up with a Meze meister who creates traditional meze dishes and heads off for a sip and a bite to a cutting-edge restaurant where they push the limits of meze. She uncovers the vast variety and robust flavors of the meze...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Olive Oil Everything

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Emerald green Greek extra virgin olive oil is the star of this show, as we watch it flow from tree to kitchen with a stop in between at the massage table. Diane takes us on a journey to the stunningly preserved town of Monemvasia in the Peloponnese. Greece’s liquid gold transforms a simple vegetable medley into a luscious ...