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Aglaia Kremezi Dinner: Celebrating “The Foods of Greece”

January 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Join Zaytinya for an intimate dinner and conversation with Aglaia Kremezi, leading Greek food writer, journalist and Zaytinya's chef partner. The evening will highlight dishes from Aglaia’s cookbook “The Foods of Greece.” Aglaia's cookbook will be available for purchase during the event with recipes of the dishes featured on the menu.


Feautured Dishes:

Pestrofa Kapnisti me Anitho 
smoked trout marinated with scallions, dill, and mustard, served on country bread with trout roe
small olive pies with potato, leek, pine nuts and herbs
fresh parsley spread with lemon, garlic and olive oil
Sardeles Pastes
freshly salted Mediterranean sardines


Midia kai Garides Saganaki
mussels and shrimp, white wine, mustard, lemon, feta
Psari Savori
fried fish in red wine vinegar sauce
sun dried tomato patties seasoned with parsley and mint
Gigandes Skordati
giant Greek white beans with garlic, dill and oregano


Kotopoulo Maskouli
chicken in white garlic sauce with walnuts and almonds
Patates Yahni me Elies
potato and olive stew with tomato sauce
traditional spinach and rice pilaf with Greek yogurt
Arni me Aginares Avgolemono
lamb and artichokes in egg-lemon sauce


traditional Lenten cookies filled with dried fruits and nuts
Kydoniglyko Pikantiko
Greek yogurt with spicy quince preserve
Greek orange phyllo cake



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