Home Growing Up Greek Poll & Some Humor! February 5, 2014 Take Our Poll Have a wonderful Wednesday!! Stay tuned in this evening for a new authentic Greek recipe. – Cheers Advertisements Advertisements Share The Love Of Kouzounas KitchenClick to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Kouzounas Kitchen Welcome to my world of Greek traditional & modern recipes. Get ready to dance and drink some ouzo while enjoying our recipes. Previous Ancient Greeks Newer Greek Sweets.... Oh How I Love Them! You May Also Like Tips On Creme Brulee December 15, 2013 Santorini Vegetarian Keftedes April 3, 2016 Ready In Minutes FlatBread April 23, 2018 7 Comments Vassilis February 5, 2014 at 2:39 pm Reply I think that the Sunday table was the one that I remember fondly. It usually had pork steak with fried potatoes and tzatziki. But it didn’t have so much to do with the food, but with the calm feeling of the family sitting together around the table. And I think that I started appreciating the cooking of my mother, retrospectively, once I figured out how much time she had to spend preparing some dishes. Because it is easy to make pasta, mashed potatoes, french fries, a steak, chicken etc. But try to prepare mousaka, stuffed cabbage leaves, (I could eat them all the time), Stifado rabbit… Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen February 5, 2014 at 9:28 pm Reply Yes Sunday’s in my family I remember my father making a huge breakfast, which included omeleta, patates, then we had a huge barbecue. 🙂 🙂 Yes cooking Greek food takes a lot of time. I have experienced that many times, but that is why I try to create recipes that are done in 30 minutes or less. Thank you very much for your wonderful comment, and do you mind me sharing this to my Facebook page? Loading... Vassilis February 5, 2014 at 10:41 pm By all means! Go ahead! It has always been me belief that getting together for food was more than just food. Ancient Greeks had the famous Symposiums (which means drinking together, really) which were a chance to get into long and interesting philosophical talks! So every lunch or dinner around the same table is in a way, a means to communicate with people. Before the “let’s go for a coffee” days, we used to say “let’s eat together”. Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen February 6, 2014 at 7:27 pm Yes I agree with you. I remember my dad explaining to me about the Ancient Greeks, and what they use to do around the dinner table. The good old days right Vassilis? 🙂 Thx for sharing, and I will share your comments on my Fb page tonight. Loading... The Lady Olive February 6, 2014 at 7:32 am Reply I remember one Christmas I was about 10 and eight 8 tiropitas–no wonder I felt sick and couldn’t eat my dinner. If only I still had that metabolism! Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen February 6, 2014 at 7:25 pm Reply Hahaha, 10 ohh mann!! I love tiropita, and spanakopita. 🙂 I wish I still had my awesome metabolism too. Thank you for sharing, this is wonderful. 🙂 Loading... The Lady Olive February 6, 2014 at 7:33 am Reply *ate!!! Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.