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Carolina Doriti

Carolina Doriti

Carolina was born in Athens where she grew up in a multi-cultural family with a long culinary tradition. In 1997 she moved to England for about six years, where she completed a BA in Media and Cultural Studies and an MA on Arts Administration and Curating. In 2005 she decided to quit her museum career to follow her true passion: Cooking! Since then she has been working as a chef and caterer in Athens. She writes about food, gives cooking lessons and workshops at the Museum of Gastronomy in Athens and loves to experiment with food styling and photography. She is also the mom of a little foodie who loves to cook and eat with her! She is currently working on a show on Greek food that will be broadcasted on PBS channel in winter 2017.

Recent stories by Carolina Doriti

Get the scoop on the best of the Greek pantry on our culinary walk.
August 2, 2017

The Giving Tree: An Introduction to Greek Olive Oil

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Athens -- In Greece, where the land is mostly rocky and steep and the climate hot and arid, the olive tree thrives, and for millennia, olive oil has been as essential to Greek cooking as the gnarled, silver-leaved trees have been to its landscape. Greece is the third largest producer of olive oil in the world after Spain and Italy and the greatest in consumption per capita. Read more
July 26, 2017

CB on the Road: Taverna Mariou in Crete

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Athens -- There’s something special about Crete, Greece’s biggest island. The country’s most fertile region, it has a long history of food and wine production that stretches back to the Bronze Age, making Crete one of the most interesting culinary destinations in Europe. Read more
July 5, 2017

Cup By Cup: Downtown Athens' New Wave Cafes

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Athens -- Slowly enjoying a coffee under the warm sun with good company or a good book is practically a national pastime in Greece. In fact, Greeks love their coffee so much that owning a coffee shop is considered one of the safest businesses in the country: even when times are tough, who doesn’t want a cup of coffee? Read more