The first episode of Savor Greece takes place in Northern Greece on Evia Island. Shortly after my visit to Psaropouli, the North part of the island suffered devastating damage from the 2021 summer wild fires. Many villages and forests were completely destroyed, including Vasilika and Agios Nikolaos in Elinika, futured in this video.
Paros island in Cyclades, Greece.
Savor Greece meets with private chef Petros Tsounakis at his farm house in Ambela, Naousa, where he cooks Revithada (chick-peas stew) in his wood burning oven and Gouna (salted mackerel fish) air dried for a day and then grilled.
Also a visit in Naousa, Parikia and sister island, Antiparos.
In this episode…
Dimitra’s apartments, a little oasis in Sitia
Dimitris Garefalakis prepares fresh artichokes to serve with Raki
Alexandra Psaraki makes Breakfast with cracked wheat (hondros) with fresh goat’s milk and honey,
Ghogho Garefalaki cooks Goat stew with artichokes stuffed with staka and creme fresh
Nicoletta goes for herbs hunting with Zambia and Gianni
Pantelis Kouvarakis gives us a demonstration of making Staka
Episode 4 Part One
In this episode…
The Garden of Heroes
Salt Flats of Mesolongi and Salt Museum
Mesolongi the Romantic City and the Lagoon
The fishing and making of Bottarga (Avgotaraho)
The Panigyri of Agias Agathis
Episode 4 Part Two
Part two of episode 4 takes you to a village outside Mesolongi called Rigani to learn all about Hilopites (Greek fresh noodles) Trahana (Frumenty) Ravani (a traditional local pan cake), a quick visit to a Traditional Settlement of Pellada in the lagoon of Mesolongi and the harvest and production of Calamata Table Olives.
In this video we visit the town of Nafplion, we learn about Goges and Tyropitaria at Kefalovriso and cook next to the river, we visit Maladreni to have amazing Dolmadakia at the Mikinaiki Ghe Winefarm, we have traditional Giosha at Hamezi Argolidas cooked in a mad and brick oven, fish from Kios fishing village, cooked Kakavia by the sea at Vivari and left with a promise to be back soon.