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Carolina Doriti

Carolina Doriti

Carolina was born in Athens where she grew up in a family with a long culinary tradition. She graduated from the American College of Greece (Pierce College) in 1997 and moved to the UK for six years, where she completed a BA in Media and Cultural Studies (Sussex University, Brighton) and an MA on Arts Administration and Curating (Goldsmith's College, University of London). In 2005 she set her museum career aside to follow her true passion: cooking! Since then she has been working as a chef, restaurant consultant and food stylist. Along with her work as CB's Athens bureau chief, she has written for various publications including Greek gastronomy magazine Gefsignostis (Γευσιγνώστης). She is the Culinary Producer of My Greek Table, a TV series on Greek gastronomy, broadcasted on PBS across the US. She has appeared on various cooking shows on Greek and Spanish TV and gives cooking classes and workshops in Athens. She has studied the history of food, loves everything edible and is fluent in English and Spanish. She is currently writing a cookbook that will hopefully be published soon!

Recent stories by Carolina Doriti

Join our Plaka tour and meet the man behind Athens’ beloved souvlaki.
April 12, 2018

Lambrinaki: Souvlaki Saviors

Athens -- Today a residential neighborhood four kilometers north of downtown Athens, Galatsi was once comprised of endless fields where shepherds grazed their flocks. Until the mid-19th century, this area at the foot of the Tourkovounia hill range was uninhabited – the shepherds had free rein. Read more
March 19, 2018

Peinirli Ionias: Talking Dough

Athens -- Since its name derives from the Turkish word peynir (cheese), it’s no surprise that Athens’ best peinirli (πεϊνιρλί, “with cheese”), a boat-shaped flatbread similar to pide in Turkey and khachapuri in Georgia, is usually found at old, specialized shops or eateries owned by families who originally came from Asia Minor or Pontus, the Greek name for the southern coast of the Black Sea, in the early 20th century. Read more