Author(s): Lyndey Milan
Tastes of Greece celebrates the cuisine, culture and beautifully undiscovered land of the Peloponnese. While the cuisine of this area has a starring role, the historic heart of Greece is not overlooked as ancient sites are explored with an adventurous edge, full of humour and insight. Following on from the successful television series 'Lyndey & Blair's Taste of Greece comes the accompanying book. Cuisine highlights include sheep's milk yoghurt in Athens; vineyard tour and tasting at Gaia Winery as well as a wonderful goat dish to sample; cooking the freshest squid, barbounia and sea bass on the beach at Vivari; Karon's' ouzo distillery tour, tasting and learning about food and ouzo matching; traditional stuffed eggplant Papoutsakia in Leonidio; visiting bee hives on Kythira; eating hunks of roast pork cleavered from whole pigs at the gypsy market in Messine, cooking local fish recipes at Dimitris Taverna in Stoupa; and the world's best chocolate covered figs in Kalamata. The book is filled with beautiful location photography and contains over 80 delectable recipes, which are sure to inspire.
Lyndey Milan is one of Australia's most recognised food, wine and lifestyle personalities with a career spanning over 25 years across most TV and radio networks and publishing houses. Her fort is presenting seemingly complicated ideas in an easy, straight-forward and entertaining manner. Lyndey and Blair are a mother and son team who embarked on a culinary adventure together through Greece.