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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

November 7, 2017

Building Blocks: Amygdalota, Messenger of Good Tidings

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Athens -- The resilient almond tree flourishes in a dry climate with very little water, which makes it an ideal tree for Greece, especially in the south and on many of the islands. So it’s no surprise that almonds have featured prominently in Greek cuisine and pastry making going all the way back to the 6th century BC. Read more
September 27, 2017

Mikres Kyklades: From Island to Table

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Athens -- Ilioupoli may be an unassuming residential suburb southeast of Athens, but this neighborhood, whose name means “Sun City,” has at least one shining culinary star: Mikres Kyklades (Small Cyclades). Opened by Antonis Kovaios in 2005, the seafood restaurant is named after the most remote group of islands in the Cyclades, which includes such heavyweights as Santorini and Mykonos. Read more
September 7, 2017

Panegyria: Greek Raves for the Whole Family

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Athens -- The warm months in Greece have special meaning for most villages, particularly on the islands, as they herald the legendary panegyria. Organized by locals, these communal festivals are usually held outdoors, often in the village’s central square. Read more