Diane explores the meze tradition of small plates of vibrant food meant to be shared. She visits different parts of Greece to discover the variety and robust flavors of the meze table and invites a wine expert into the kitchen for advice on what to sip when the meal includes spice, yogurt, cheese, crunch, comfort, seafood, meat and more, all in one sitting. The pungent Greek yogurt dip, tzatziki, is the perfect match for Diane's juicy keftedes, or Greek meatballs. A fiery shrimp dish gets a cooling... [see more] dash of feta. Two unique ways to serve local fish round out the diverse and delicious meal. All make up the mosaic of the meze table, with a few regional cooks' delights tossed in for fun. Discover the fun and festive meze tradition. TzatzikiKeftedes, Greek meatballsShrimp saganaki Cod fish gyroSmoked mackerel salad
Hosted by chef, cookbook author and restaurateur Diane Kochilas, the 13-part culinary series MY GREEK TABLE WITH DIANE KOCHILAS celebrates Greek history and culture through food. In the series, Diane travels throughout Greece and its surrounding islands where she showcases many of the foods that Greece is known for (olive oil, feta, honey, yogurt and more), while giving a snapshot of the country's traditions. Then Diane heads back to her kitchen to whip up simple home-cooked meals using the ingredients she highlights in each episode, offering tips on how to cook and pair them in a traditional Greek meal.