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Aspasia’s Athenian Odyssey: A 3-Hour Culinary Experience in the Heart of the City

Attica

Athens Center

Duration

3 h

Availability

Up to 5 persons

Guided Tour

Not provided

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Description

Aspasia, a dynamic hostess from Southern Greece, combines her passion for traditional cooking with her expertise in pharmacy and entrepreneurship to create a delightful culinary experience. Her dishes, inspired by her Maniot heritage, preserve authentic recipes from her childhood. With her warm personality and infectious humor, Aspasia ensures that guests feel at home as they embark on a journey through Greek cuisine and culture.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Discover the hidden side of Athens with Aspasia’s unconventional lunch or dinner experience, where you’ll delve into traditional Greek cooking in a vibrant atmosphere. Nestled in a harmonically decorated house in the heart of Athens’ vibrant neighborhood between Ampelokipi and Kolonaki, Aspasia invites you to a 3-hour culinary session filled with laughter, lively conversation, and delicious dishes. From the picturesque region of Mani, Aspasia brings her warm hospitality and infectious sense of humor to guide you through the preparation of a rich variety of traditional Greek dishes. Conveniently located less than 5 minutes away from the Blue Line metro station Amplelokipi, Aspasia’s event is easily accessible by all means of transportation and is a perfect addition to your Athens sightseeing itinerary, being close to the Acropolis and the historic center of the city. After the culinary adventure, savor the delectable meal you’ve helped create, accompanied by two glasses of crisp white wine per person, and cherish the special memories of Greece that will stay with you forever.

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Booking Options

  • Lunch with Aspasia

    MENU:
    APPETIZERS
    Paximadi Bread with Olives and Graviera Cheese
    Graviera is a traditional Greek hard cheese with its flavor ranging from slightly sweet to a bit spicy.
    Stuffed Long Sweet Peppers
    Vegetables filled with feta cheese, herbs like spearmint, and tomatoes.
    Greek Eggs Kayanas
    Scrambled eggs, fresh tomatoes, and cured pork (siglino).
    SALAD
    Cretan Dakos Salad
    Crispy barley rusks with tomato, olive oil, and feta cheese.
    MAIN COURSES
    Greek Meatballs with Yoghurt Sauce
    Ground beef, flour, and a selection of Greek spices.
    Eggplants Imam
    Eggplants stuffed with onions, tomatoes, garlic, and various herbs and spices.
    DESSERTS
    Ravani
    Sweet semolina cake soaked in an aromatic syrup.
    DRINKS
    Two Glasses of White Wine per Person
    Winemaking in Greece has a long history of more than 2,500 years.

  • Dinner with Aspasia

    MENU
    APPETIZERS
    Paximadi Bread with Olives and Graviera Cheese
    Graviera is a traditional Greek hard cheese with its flavor ranging from slightly sweet to a bit spicy.
    Stuffed Long Sweet Peppers
    In this vegetarian dish, the vegetables are filled with feta cheese, herbs, such as spearmint, and tomatoes.
    Greek Eggs Kayanas
    Kayanas is a tasty dish from Mani made of scrambled eggs, fresh tomatoes and cured pork, called siglino.
    SALAD
    Cretan Dakos Salad
    This fresh salad, one of the most popular Greek dishes, combines uniquely the crispy barley rusks with tomato, olive oil and feta cheese.
    MAIN COURSES
    Greek Meatballs with Yoghurt Sauce
    This famous dish, made of ground beef, flour and a selection of Greek spices, is one of the most typical grandmas’ delicacies.
    Eggplants Imam
    A delicious dish consisting of eggplants, stuffed with a savory mixture of onions, tomatoes, garlic, and various herbs and spices.
    DESSERTS
    Ravani
    This sweet semolina cake, soaked in an aromatic syrup, has its origins in Northern Greece.
    DRINKS
    Two Glasses of White Wine per Person
    Winemaking in Greece has a long history of more than 2,500 years.

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