Yiayia: Time-perfected Recipes from Greece's Grandmothers


An exploration of traditional Greek dishes through the recipes and stories of Greece's most characterful matriarchs

Yiayia: Time-perfected Recipes from Greece's Grandmothers showcases regional Greek cookery and features sharing and feasting dishes, mainly vegetarian, from the kitchens of grandmothers across Greece.

Think Stuffed Courgettes from Lesvos, a Cycladic Fourtalia, Corfiot spicy Bourdeto Stew, Ionian pasta dishes, Cretan Dakos salad, and Watermelon Cake from Milos. Yiayia maps out the diverse dishes of Greece. far beyond the most commonly-known Moussaka, Greek Salad, and Tzatziki dip through the fascinating recipes and stories of its Yiayiades.

Follow Anastasia's journey through Greece as each yiayia welcomes you into their home. cook with them in their kitchen, learn their time-perfected techniques, and read the memories that season this book. With stunning location photography and heartwarming interviews, you can discover the true food of Greece and the characterful grandmothers behind beaded curtains in white-washed homes.