Ask The Chef

~Kouzounas Kitchen Awards~

I have been nominated for the following two awards!! This month has brought sunshine and happiness to my blog and I am very excited to share with everyone these two lovely awards!! 

Sunshine Blogger Award & Blog Of The Year

~Sunshine Blogger Award~

I would like to thank Elaine at Foodbod for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. I recently met Elaine on WordPress and she is very sweet and kind hearted. I love her food blog and make sure to check out her blog and visit her amazing recipes. 




The rules for the Sunshine Award, if you choose to follow them, are:

  • Visit and thank the blogger who nominated you.
  • Acknowledge that blogger on your blog and link back.
  • Answer the same 10 questions given.
  • Nominate up to 10 blogs for the award, a link to their blogs in your post, and notify them on their blogs.
  • Copy and paste the award on your blog somewhere.

I would like to nominate the following Word Press Bloggers:

Scripting Happiness

Zitronen Und Olivenol 

Mitts And Measures



Curls And Carrots

Night Owl Kitchen

Ice Cream Magazine

From The Bartolini Kitchens

Cup Cake Pedia

Questions & Answers

1. Where would you most like to travel to?

  • I would really like to travel to Spain.

2. Do you have a sweet tooth?

  • Yes of course I do!! I went to pastry school and was in sweet tooth heaven. :0

3. What motivates you to keep blogging?

  • My yiayia, who is my inspiration to this blog. Also my passion for the food industry and my catering. 

4. Who is your favorite comedian?

  • One of my favorites is Zach Galifianakis

5. What is your favorite outdoor activity?

  • One of my favorites is soccer, another favorite is rock climbing.

6. Who was your favorite teacher and why?

  • Mrs Pitt. She was super nice, and very friendly.

7. Do you own any pets?

  • I own one little dog, sabrina. She is a bichon.

8. The most embarrassing moment of your life?

  • I sat down on a park bench in San Francisco, and a splinter went through my jeans into my buttox. I had to go to the hospital and get it removed. Very embarrassing!! 

9. Where are you from?

  • I was born in Sacramento, CA. I have lived in Canada, Las Vegas, and Greece. 

10. How much wood would a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood?

  • Very much!!

*I really enjoyed answering my own questions HAHAHAH! Very cool how these got around on Word Press. 🙂


~Blogger Of The Year Award~

Thank you to Fae for nominating me for the Blogger Of The Year Award!! Please visit her lovely blog that is full of wonderful great recipes, pictures, and much more.


The Rules:
1 Select the blog(s) you think deserve the ‘Blog of the Year 2013’ Award
2 Write a blog post and tell us about the blog(s) you have chosen – there are no minimum or maximum number of blogs required – and ‘present’ the blog(s) with their award.
3 Let the blog(s) that you have chosen know that you have given them this award and share the instructions with them.
4 Come over and say hello to the originator of the ‘Blog of the Year 2013’ Award via this link –
5 You can now also join the ‘Blog of the Year’ Award Facebook page – click the link here and share your blog posts with an even wider audience.
6 And as a winner of the award – please add a link back to the blog that presented you with the award – and then proudly display the award on your blog … and start collecting stars…

The Nominees are:

Ekaterina Botziou at

Elaine at

Shanna at

Athina at

These four bloggers mentioned above are a huge inspiration to me, and keep me blogging. I want to thank each of you for your help and great spirits.

(Click on this link above and see a special message from me to you!)


Welcome to my world of Greek traditional & modern recipes. Get ready to dance and drink some ouzo while enjoying our recipes.


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