A Greek Chef’s Chinese Adventure

Stella Spanou was whisked to Guangzhou city to present some of Greece’s favorite dishes.

Chinese food journalists, bloggers, newspaper publishers, foodies and other officials in Guangzhou, a city of around 18 million people, got their first authentic taste of Greece recently when

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Sunday, February 12th, 2017 News Comments Off

Edible Christmas: Traditions of Greece

Greece has essentially stuck to age-old traditions, with fascinating variations around the country, accomplished chef Stella Spanou tells us.

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Saturday, February 11th, 2017 News Comments Off

Greek gastronomy festival in China-Window to Greece

The Greek gastronomy festival called Window to Greece took place on the White Swan Hotel in Guangzhou (city of 18 million people) in China. The event was arranged by the Greek Consulate General in Guangzhou, in cooperation with the EOT (Greek National Tourism Organization China Office) office in China.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 News Comments Off

Northern Greek-Macedonian Dishes is now on Kindle!


Northern Greek-Macedonian Dishes ebook in now available on Kindle!

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Thursday, December 10th, 2015 News, Uncategorized No Comments

Making a Mediterranean menu at Zurich…


After a month of staying at Zurich another collaboration has come to a successful finish!

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Thursday, December 10th, 2015 News No Comments

Cooking for Coco-mat


A few days ago I had the pleasure to be in charge of a special dinner for Coco-mat (coco-mat.com), a dinner attuned to the company’s philosophy about vegetarianism.

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Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 News No Comments

Stella Spanou- Ta Karamanlidika toy Fani


It’s been a year since my successful partnership with Ta Karamanlidika toy Fani (www.karamanlidika.gr) delicatessen for a setup on the menu in which I was in charge.

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Saturday, August 15th, 2015 News No Comments

Growing my own food…


Food is one of our basic needs so we have to make sure that it’s organic, this is why I prefer to grow and gather it on my own.

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Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 News No Comments

Halva -Thracian cuisine


Recipe from my book ”Thracian cuisine”

2 cup butter
2 cups fine ground semolina
Grate of 2 orange rinds
1 small cup raisins

For the syrup
2 teacups of sugar
4 teacups of water
1 tbsp cinnamon
Ground almond

1. Boil the water along with sugar and cinnamon for 10 minutes.
2. In a pot add the butter and slowly the semolina, stir with a wooden ladle in medium heat until the mixture has a soft brown colour.
3. Pour the boiled syrup,little by little, [...]

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Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 News, Sweets No Comments

Cuttlefish with herbs- Thracian cuisine


Recipe from my book ”Thracian cuisine”

Cuttlefish with herbs


1kg cuttlefish
1 glass of red wine
½ glass of olive oil
2 onions
1 ½ tbsp dried grounded coriander
½ tbsp cumin

1. Clean the cuttlefish. Put them in a pot and cover with water. Boil for 10 minutes.
2. Drain them and keep a glass of its liquor.
3. Chop the onion and sauté in olive oil.
4. Cut the cuttlefish in pieces and add it to the pot with the onion.
5. After 5 [...]

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Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 Seafood, Uncategorized No Comments


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