Recipes and essays exploring Southern identity through food and travel

Recipes and essays exploring Southern identity through food and travel

Month: September 2017

Eating Elsewhere: Restaurants On Paros Island

Eating Elsewhere: Restaurants On Paros Island

One of the most charming parts of being on Paros is the feeling of leaving my familiar world behind. For me, it’s a seven-hour time difference, a pretty impactful geographical one, and an outstanding food difference. The food here is spectacular but doesn’t always get […]

Baklava

Baklava

Baklava is so honey-soaked in Greece that you have to use a fork. If you try to eat it with your hands, you’re bound to drip honey down your chin, your neck, your shirt, and maybe even to your shoes. While baklava can sometimes be […]

Eating Elsewhere Docks on Paros Island

Eating Elsewhere Docks on Paros Island

I’ve been on Paros Island in the Cycladic Islands for over a week now and while my sleep schedule becomes more regular and I try to even out my eating patterns along with it, I’m in total shock still about my location in the world.

Greek Style Chicken Salad

Greek Style Chicken Salad

While I’ve been stretching my body out from the international flight, enjoying the Aegean, and taking in the sun, I’ve made time to not only eat at my favorite local restaurant here in Parikia, but to imitate (as best as I can!) their recipe for chicken salad. For the real deal, you’ll just have to stop by Ephessus. It’ll be worth the effort, I swear.