Invoking the Spirit of the Med…

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Fried cheese – Greek style!

Yes it really is as glorious as it sounds, even more so with a few extra embellishments. As Autumn sets in what better than something comforting and easy to make, especially if it invokes the spirit of the Med.

Usually Kefalotyri, Kefalograviera or Kasseri cheese is used, ‘Saganaki’ actually reffers to the pan in which it is fried. Yamas! have a great Saganaki cheese, widely available.

Click here for my easy peasy Saganaki recipe.

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About NazarBlue

Growing up with Southern Italian roots, Turkish best friends and Arabic and Greek speaking neighbours, life was lived around abundant tables in warm kitchens. A love for food and feeding was inevitable. It showed me how all people are the same regardless of language and borders – Una Faccia Una Razza! When I became engaged to a Saracen from Istanbul, his relatives not only welcomed me into their family but welcomed me into their kitchen. For me, food is love. Food personifies the people who you hold dearest and speaks of origins and affections. To cook is to create edible offerings of love. NazarBlue embraces food, culture & photography. But by no means the regular stuff you'll find littering the Mediterranean tourist trail. No, no! I cook food with stories behind each dish. I photograph simple things, but try to emphasis natural beauty in a moment or in a scene. And when I travel I live with the locals for an authentic experience. I adore the pockets of culture from the Mediterranean and beyond in this great city, London, and write about the authentic eateries and events I stumble upon, often by chance. I have also uploaded some flash fiction, for no particular reason other than I love a good story.

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