North America Office: Orangeville, ON
(519) 940-3504 [email protected]
European Office: Athens, Greece
[email protected]

Posts by ian

Chicken With Saffron & Yogurt Sauce

We are no chefs and we are no food photographers but we definitely know how to cook and trust me, this chicken is easy to make and YUMMY!! Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 chicken around 2 kgrs 1 tbs Kirian Greek Oregano 2 lemons 1 tsp Kirian Greek thyme 1/8 of a bunch sage, finely chopped…

Read More

Whole Grain Fettuccine With Clams and Saffron (Krokos Kozanis)

An easy, fast, delicious dish with a krokos touch that makes it extra special. Clams are a very healthy food, providing a variety of minerals including zinc, selenium, calcium, and potassium. In addition, they are an excellent source of Vitamin B12. According to the Maine Clammers Association, clams can provide a boost to sexual function.…

Read More

Krokos Kozanis: The Greek ‘Gold’ Wins Italy’s High Gastronomy

(Note: This article is a translation of an article that appeared in the Greek newspaper, Proto Thema on 04/06/2017. Original article and photos are from the site, and it has been translated into English because we think it is of high-value and will be of interest to those gourmet chefs and cooks interested in the…

Read More

Homemade Pork Gyros – For Greek Souvlaki

The other day, we had a craving for Greek pork souvlaki, but there is no restaraunt close by that makes a genuine Greek souvlaki in town. A couple of fast food places claim to offer souvlaki, but it’s nothing like what you would find in Athens, Greece. Pork souvlaki is generally made with pork gyros…

Read More

Greek Pita For Souvlaki

There are several different ways to make Greek pita for souvlaki, and you can find different ingredients (some use milk, some don’t, some use herbs such as thyme, some don’t), but we really like this particular method. The addition of thyme gives a very nice subtle flavour and goes with almost anything you’d use the…

Read More

Onion Dolma (Stuffed Onion With Ground Beef)

The island of Lesvos has been a meeting point for many civilizations and traditions. In the passing of the centuries, from that combination, miracles have been made, small and big ones. The historical fate of the island was meaning for its people to live difficult times with dramatic occurrences but long periods of calm and…

Read More

What’s In YOUR Oregano?

How much do you trust your supermarket brand of herbs – especially that bottle of oregano that you have in your cupboard? We’ve written previously about the disturbing study conducted on various supermarket brands of this herb which showed the majority were adulterated with sumac, olive leaf, grape leaf and other impurities. One study that…

Read More

Coming Soon! Greek Thyme

There is just no comparison to the high-quality herbs and spices found in Greece to that which we get in the supermarkets in North America – and this is especially true when you are able to find various samples and obtain the best of the best. This past season, KirIan discovered a wonderful source of…

Read More

Potato & Leek Soup With Saffron

In our household, soup plays a major part of our diet during the cold months of autumn, winter and spring. A big bowl of a hot and hearty soup can send away the chills while giving a sense of comfort. A good hearty soup can also be quite filling, and depending on the time of…

Read More