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Greekfoodlovers’ New Year’s Eve Supperclub – December 31 Dec 2013

December 23, 2013

We’re bringing back the popular Greekfoodlover’s New Year’s Eve Supper Club on 31 December, where I’ll be cooking all the food and you’ll be sitting down eating a feast of Greek mezedes and lots of other Greek delicacies at our dinner on New Year’s Eve. We’ll start at 7:30pm and finish after midnight when you can continue celebrating somewhere else if you wish to go on partying.

So if you want to spend an evening with great Greek food and good company, this is the place where you can eat and socialise on New Year’s Eve without being rushed off your seat! The cost for the supperclub is £50 per person, menu will have an all vegan option or meat option, please advice upon booking. The finer details have not been set yet, but there will be 3 starters, a salad, a main and 2-3 desserts, including the traditional Greek Vasilopita and melomakarona! Price is £50 per person, portions are Greek and generous and all dishes are home made!

BYOB! Limited space so if you want to book for your party or just yourself, get in touch soon to arrange for your payment. (Vegan and vegetarian options available, let me know upon booking, gluten free option as well though some of the traditional desserts are not gluten free). All meat, dairy and eggs although I cook a lot without dairy and eggs are free range and organic, all flour is organic too, and the majority of the ingredients including vegetables and spices.

This is the perfect NYE dinner where you can arrive on your own, as no one sits by themselves or bring your partner and friends too! We all sit together around a big table, in an intimate and warm Greek atmosphere!

Book space via greekcookeryclass(AT)gmail.com

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas!

View pictures of our previous Greekfoodlovers’ NYE Supperclub here: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150208094562601&set=pb.99478232600.-2207520000.1387809973.&type=3&theater

Greek Brunch Club in London

May 5, 2011

Greek Cookery Class is brunching out! We’re doing a Greek Brunch Club near Columbia Flower Market and a walk away from Brick Lane and Spitalfields markets on Sunday 22 May to celebrate that it’s a year ago since Red Magazine featured me and the famous tyropittakia (=little Greek feta cheese pies).

We’ve created a Greek Brunch menu for this one-off event where I’m cooking and you’re eating, for menu and further details please see below. I’ve included a smoked salmon salad as well, because Greeks love salmon and because I always try to sneak in a little bit of Scandinavia in the menu from time to time.

The Greek Brunch will have some of the most typical and popular “breakfast” delicacies we have in Northern Greece and will keep you going well until after lunch. Just like my Greekfoodlovers’ Supper club offers some of London’s most delicious home-cooked Greek food in a friendly and informal setting where you’re surrounded by other Greek foodlovers, the Greek Brunch club will do just the same.

Menu (yes you get all of these things):

-Tyropittakia (=Greek feta cheese pies)
-Greek Yoghurt with honey and walnuts
-Fruit salad
-Smoked salmon with avocado and salad leaves served with Greek home-baked lagana bread
-Mpougatsa (baked sweet vanilla cream in fillo pastry, with cinnamon and icing sugar on top)

Tea is included and filtered water, you only have to bring your own coffee, we’re very centrally located with several places around offering coffee on the go.

All of this at the price of £20 per person and the portions are Greek i.e. generous!

For veg option or other dietary needs, request on booking.

Advanced payment only.

First come first served, so please book early to avoid disappointment!!

Book via: greekcookeryclass(AT)gmail.com

Mpougatsa

I also offer personalised gift vouchers if you want to give the Greek Brunch Club as a present to your loved ones.

For pictures and info and to get a feel of what we’re up to visit:
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=183923&id=99478232600 to see our previous 50 classes and Greekfoodlovers’ Supper Clubs

Press and testimonials:

Your chef Elisavet, devoted to Greek food, has received much acclaim for her traditional home-cooking style. Elisavet has been featured in Red Magazine (June 2010), Foodepedia and ITV’s Britain’s Best Dish where Michelin starred chef John Burton Race said her lagana bread is “absolutely first class” and the prawn dish she cooked live on ITV was “cooked to perfection!” Also Eating East has given her food and supper club 4**** stars out of 5 in their review: http://www.eatingeast.co.uk/2010/09/22/greek-foodlovers-supper-club-2/ and Business Traveller US magazine lists both her Greek Supper Club and Greek Cookery Class among London’s top alternative dining places. Finally, Elisavet is the first cook to teach Greek Cooking lessons at Divertimenti Cookery School in London and this year she’s also teaching at Leith’s Cookery School.

PS Private events can be arranged as well, for your work, colleagues or friends. Get in touch for separate dates and affordable prices! I also offer catering for your personal special occasions or office meetings and parties.

Elisavet

New Year’s Eve Greek Supper Club – NYE London 2010

November 30, 2010

The fear of holidays looming and what to do on New Year’s Eve is a headache for many. So if you want to go out and simply have a great meal and socialise at the same time without being rushed off then you’re at the right place, because we’re having a NYE dinner and you’re invited!

I’m offering a warm atmosphere to my guests with a Greek Supper Club to see off 2010 and welcome 2011. We start on Fri 31 Dec at 7:30pm and finish a few hours later, so if you want to stay for the 12 o’clock midnight and change of the year you’re welcome, but if you want to move on and party around in Shoreditch or walk to the Thames River for the fireworks that works too.

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After the success of the Greek Supper Club, I’ve decided to host a NYE Supper Club for those who want to sit down and have a delicious meal without being asked to leave after 1,5-2 hours to give their seats to the next customers and where the food will be plenty and you’ll be able to enjoy conversations and laughs with those around the table.

The dinner will consist of at least 9 courses.

Menu is mainly Greek food with a few Swedish/Scandinavian influences (yes you get all of these dishes):

Starters with the following mezedes:

Baked haloumi with a fig sauce made of Greek dried figs; Melitzanosalata/Aubergine dip; Tzatziki; Reindeer with roasted parsnips; Lagana bread and olives

Main:

Pork fillet with prunes served with rice and Greek roasted potatoes

Salad of fresh beetroot and green leaves with dressing.

Dessert:

Baklava and more dessert surprises.

All dishes and bread are home-made.

For veg option or other dietary needs, request on booking. All of the starters and main apart from some desserts and the bread are already gluten free.

Advanced payment only, £45 per person, all food included, you only bring your own drink.

First come first served, so please book early to avoid disappointment!! I had to turn people away last time so book in time as space is limited.

Book via: greekcookeryclass(AT)gmail.com

Location: We’ll be in between  Old Street and Liverpool Street with good links 24/7 to all parts of London, exact address is disclosed upon payment only and closer to the date of the NYE supper 2010.

I also offer personalised gift vouchers if you want to give the NYE supperclub as a Christmas present to your loved ones.

For pictures and info and to get a feel of what we’re up to visit:
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=183923&id=99478232600to see our previous 40 classes and Greekfoodlovers’ Supper Clubs

Press and testimonials:

Your chef Elisavet, devoted to Greek food, has received much acclaim for her traditional home-cooking style. Elisavet’s food was recently served at Riverside Studios at a Greek music and arts festival. She has been featured in Red Magazine, Foodepedia and ITV’s Britain’s Best Dish where Michelin starred chef John Burton Race said her lagana bread is “absolutely first class” and the prawn dish she cooked live on ITV was “cooked to perfection!” Also Eating East has given her food and supper club 4**** stars out of 5 in their review: http://www.eatingeast.co.uk/2010/09/22/greek-foodlovers-supper-club-2/ and Business Traveller US magazine lists both her Greek Supper Club and Greek Cookery Class among London’s top alternative dining places. Finally, Elisavet is the first cook to teach Greek Cooking lessons at Divertimenti Cookery School in London.

Teaching at Divertimenti

Teaching at Divertimenti

And once again a big thank you to Fage and Total Greek Yoghurt for sponsoring us with their yoghurt for the cooking of the dishes. http://www.totalgreekyoghurt.com/community/interview_detail.aspx?intID=11

Six DJ sets in six London locations

November 17, 2010

As a little girl… well a teenager, I was always wishing I could be a DJ. The cool thing was to be the person to choose which songs to play and make people smile or dance! Simple isn’t it? It was a dream and never did I think that London of all the places in the world would offer me a spot to DJ!

But it’s turning into a habit now

DJing in Cargo on Rivington Street, Shoreditch

DJing in Cargo on Rivington Street, Shoreditch

I have played in Darbucka’s basement several times and for the first time in Passing Clouds in Dalston as well this year. It’s a mix of world music and pop and rock songs and if you wonder how much George Michael I get in there in my set list…. well not that many of his songs. Trying to be professional! Haha!

But I do play a lot of Greek songs, everytime, not the most popular and not only contemporary styles, but more the music from the 50s and 60s some real rembetika tunes (Greek blues music) and Greek classics that my grandmother would listen to in her time. Those songs have more value and power than most modern Greek music popping out.

I think the highlight of the DJing dream has been this year when I’ve started getting longer hours to play and also being invited to play at the Playtimebar in Angel and then a couple of times at the trendy Cargo in Shoreditch and the Monarch in Camden!

The amount of people who come to ask what song was that you played, and usually it is the West African or Greek tunes that seem popular, is unbelievable!

And it’s a wonderful feeling to play both the songs you really love and like and have inside your skin, but also the ones you’re scared off, and not sure if they’re gonna work?

So what’s your scary song? If you have one? Let me know, I might be able to dig it out and include it in one of my future DJ sets and don’t forget to tell me why it’s your scary song?

I’m DJing again at the Rich Mix for the French live music night, so expect lots of French tunes and especially French world music! Details for Friday 19 November and to book tickets http://www.richmix.org.uk/music-rockfort.htm

If you’re an early arrival you might be lucky to get your hands on some Greek nibbles as well.