Kalofagas Evening at the Limani

The Kalofagas Greek Supper Club kicks off the New Year with a menu inspired by the seafood tavernas that one finds near the ports all over Greece. The theme of the dinner is Limani, that’s Greek for Port. It’s a celebration of fish and seafood and I look forward to cooking for you on Sunday, January 29th at Toronto’s St ....more

Phyllo Pies For Sale!

This is one of the most exciting moments since this blog first began back in May of 2007. After many hours of learning the craft of making homemade phyllo, I am confident enough to be able to make it on my own with consistency and some degree of speed. I am indebted to y Mother who taught me this craft, art, technique which is not made by hand less and less as the years march on ....more

A Taste of Mani, Greek Supper Club

Join me on Sunday, Decmeber 11th for a Greek Supper Club inspired by the region of Mani. Located on the most western peninsula of Laconia, this area is rugged, it used to be an area known for vendettas and fiercely proud Greeks. Niki h Thanato! ...more

Autumn in Athens Greek Supper Club

Join me on Sunday, November 13th for an evening of aromas and tastes of Athens. Greece’s capital is populated with people from all over Greece and the food reflects those influences. It can be rustic, it can be sophisticated but it is always delicious! ...more

Kouzina, A Twist on the Classics, Nov. 3rd

Each year, the National Hellenic Museum of Chicago holds a tremendous evening that combines offerings from Chicago’s best Greek chefs and a large selection of Greek wines are poured through the evening. This year’s Kouzina takes place on Thursday, November and it’s my honour to announce that I will be the honoury chair! I’ve known about this since Spring (could hardly wait to spread the news) and I am working on a delicious dish that will be my “twist on the classics” ....more

A Taste of Chios Greek Supper Club

The Kalofagas Greek Supper Club is back! Join me Sunday October 16th for a Taste of Chios. This past summer I finally got to explore the alluring island of Chios ....more

Homemade Greek Yogurt

Today is your lucky day. I’m sharing my mom’s recipe for making homemade Greek-style yogurt. I’ve seen people lament that they cannot find good Greek yogurt or some have even invested in a yogurt maker ....more

Greek Style Gazpacho

Serve this cold soup on a hot day, plop the olive oil ice cube just before serving and relish the summer, the outdoors, this hearty cold soup. Greek Style Gazpacho 2 cups Cretan rusks 2 Tbsp. fresh chopped Greek oregano 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil 1 roasted red bell pepper, skins peeled and seeds removed 1 roasted yellow bell pepper, skins peeled and seeds removed 6 cloves of garlic 2 red onions, roughly chopped (1 1/2 cups) 1 seedless cucumber (unpeeled, seeded & chopped) 4 large, ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped 3/4 cup Kalamata olives...more

Kalofagas Returns to Montreal July 15th!

Hello/salut my Montreal friends! I am coming back to cook for you on Friday, July 15th at the Resto Lounge L in Laval. This is gonna be like my Toronto Supper Clubs with a 5 course menu, Greek wine pairings and a fresh fish and seafood menu that will transport you to Greece ....more

Mamma Mia Greek Supper Club by Kalofagas

Once a year I hold an outdoor Greek Supper Club and on Sunday, July 10th we return to The Manor (Bob Rumball Center) for the most memorable dinner yet. I’ll be playing ABBA music all evening and I encourage you to dress up like you were in the movie/musical Mamma Mia (filmed in Greece). This year’s dinner will once again feature fish and seafood,...more