In this love song to her adopted city, Diane explores the hip side of Athens, which tourists seldom get to see, and invites a friend and local foodie into her kitchen for a taste and talk of fascinating Athens. Under Dianes insightful guidance, we catch an insiders glimpse of everything from street art to street food, galleries to hipster bars, and life the way the locals live it in this city on the cusp of reinventing itself as one of the most exciting capitals in Europe. Nowhere is the Athens... [see more] vibe more evident than in the modern but deeply rooted cuisine that defines this citys food culture today. In the kitchen, Diane pays homage to modern traditions by reinventing a few classics. She makes an easy pastitsio with wonton wrappers, gives cauliflower and feta a makeover, and, enjoys the contemporary Greek dessert that she and her friend Carolina make together. Bohemian Pastitsio Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Feta and HoneyMosaico, Carolinas Rocky Road No-Bake Cake
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.