What are the essentials for a good restaurant experience? Of course food, location, service and good company.
Athens might be 15,000 kilometres from Sydney but the Cookbook Club established a pop-up Greek taverna close to home. Courtesy of our kyria (hostess)….Jan Sayers.
If you hanker for superb Greek cuisine, consider the blackboard menu for the night.
There’s also a snippet of the food on offer to whet your appetite.
Complemented by the strains of Nana Mouskouri and a wee dram of BYO Ouzo and Sambuco.
Credit where credit is due.
No one had a little Greek YiaYia in a room at home do this magic in their kitchen. Each of the guests was also a Super Chef for the evening providing one of the items on the menu.
But a well rounded evening should integrate food and culture.
20 Kulture Kwiz questions were posed? Can you answer some of them? (google for answers)
- Who is the songstress in the picture at the top?
- What are the colours of the Greek flag?
- What is the highest mountain in Greece?
Plus a few Greek riddles to test your lateral thinking. Such as…
4. Who was the Greek god who was average in everything? (Don’t cheat. Here’s the answer spelt backwards: esetarcoidem).
Congrats to Gilda (Madame President) who was probably the star of the quiz; (as well as doing a luscious baklava).