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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

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
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