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Watermelon days

The Elpida refugee camp is set up in an abandoned jeans factory on the outskirts of Thessaloniki. Here, standards are higher than in other camps around Greece, though we must not forget that everything is relative and very much so. 615 more words


Moussaka (as made by Patrick Leigh Fermor's housekeeper)

This recipe comes from Rick Stein’s TV series From Venice to Istanbul. This featured in the programme where he visited the home of the late Patrick Leigh Fermor and ate a moussaka cooked by PLF’s housekeeper, Elpida Beloyannis. 806 more words

Food And Drink

Elpida's Moussaka


And welcome to the new year!

I’m starting off with an un-seasonal dish and (probably) ruffling some feathers as I scold Rick Stein. Oh yes. 1,333 more words


Rick Stein served moussaka by Elpida at Paddy's house

The global reach of the “celebrity chef” Rick Stein is unknown to me, but certainly for those of us in the UK he is a well known figure and is perhaps almost single-handedly responsible for the gentrification of the beautiful port of Padstow in Cornwall. 157 more words