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The sights, sounds and tastes of Greece are explored.
Season 1, Episode 1
December 6, 2010
Part 1 of 2. This series about the sights, sounds and tastes of Greece opens on the island of Santorini. Included: local wines. Also: baking a whole fish; making fava; creating a cheese-mousse dessert.
Season 1, Episode 2
December 13, 2010
Conclusion. A visit to Santorini. Included: octopus-and-eggplant salad; a traditional Greek salad; zucchini fritters.
Season 1, Episode 3
December 20, 2010
Part 1 of 2. The Greek island of Mykonos is explored. Included: the traditional appetizer of mostra; a Greek risotto with scallops.
Season 1, Episode 4
December 27, 2010
Conclusion. A visit to the Greek island of Mykonos. Included: grilled cuttlefish; salads.
Season 1, Episode 5
January 3, 2011
A lesson in cheese making. Also: how to make krithoto (orzo with squid and saffron) and revithia (traditional baked chickpeas).
Season 1, Episode 6
January 10, 2011
A tour of Naxos, Greece, includes stops at a restaurant that uses organic products and a distillery that dates to 1896. Also: stuffed pork loin with potatoes; a tart made with figs and cheese.
Season 1, Episode 7
January 17, 2011
A tour of the island of Tzia. Included: an organic farm; the Greek snack pasteli. Also: making the local specialties paspala and spanakorizo.
Season 1, Episode 8
January 24, 2011
A tour of Athens. Also: making beef stew with eggplant and zucchini; and Greek Napoleon.
Season 1, Episode 9
January 31, 2011
A tour of the island of Skiathos. Also: making a baked whole fish with tomato-and-onion sauce, bulgur wheat and amigdalota.
Season 1, Episode 10
February 7, 2011
A train ride on Europe's oldest railway. Also: making spetsofai (Greek sausage and peppers) and a dessert of Greek yogurt and glyka tou koutaliou (spoon sweets).
Season 1, Episode 11
February 14, 2011
The monasteries of Meteora; a Trikala festival. Also: making hortopita, souvlakia and tzatziki.
Season 1, Episode 12
February 21, 2011
The traditional life in Metsovo is highlighted. Also: making bouyourdi; Greek lamb with roasted potatoes; and halva.
Season 1, Episode 13
February 28, 2011
The Season 1 finale visits the famous beach of Porto Katsiki on Lefkada. Also: making batzaria salata (beet salad); bakaliaro and skordalia (cod with garlic sauce); and giaourtopita.
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