The latest video: Vikki’s Dakos Salad

KO’s very first Food X Art video features contemporary jeweller Vikki Kassioras sharing a family recipe; a simple and delicious Dakos Salad and immediately following she shares the story of her creative journey. She reflects on how she came to be a jewellery artist; the inspirations for her work, her cultural identity and how it has informed her work… and so much more! 
 
Watch now and be inspired to make this delicious summer salad and nurture your appreciation for the soul and artistry of handcrafted jewellery, through Vikki’s evocative narrative!

Dimitra’s Kourabiethes

Dimitra’s kourabiethes have the perfect balance of butteriness and crumbliness, and along with beautiful bursts of roasted almonds and a very generous coating of icing sugar, they will certainly satisfy your sweet tooth. They are usually made for Christmas and Easter as a treat to share with family and friends, but they are so good, that you’ll want to make them all year round!

Watch now and learn how to make these delicious festive delights and also enjoy the special memories and pearls of cooking wisdom that Dimitra shares too!

Dimitra’s Kourabiethes

Dimitra’s kourabiethes have the perfect balance of butteriness and crumbliness, and along with beautiful bursts of roasted almonds and a very generous coating of icing sugar, they will certainly satisfy your sweet tooth. They are usually made for Christmas and Easter as a treat to share with family and friends, but they are so good, that you’ll want to make them all year round!

Watch now and learn how to make these delicious festive delights and also enjoy the special memories and pearls of cooking wisdom that Dimitra shares too!

Nicholaos’ Artichokes with Broad Beans

Nicholaos Kondelos‘ love of cooking was inspired by his mother. As a young boy he watched her closely as she prepared the family meals and her recipes have remained with him since. Now it’s your turn to watch Nicholaos prepare one of his favourite spring dishes – Artichokes with Broad Beans – and learn about his migration story along the way too.
This video is Kali Orexi’s first ‘Raw and Reel’ recipe. The footage was captured with a smart phone camera and edited by me. The video is not as refined as our other videos. But what it lacks in technical precision, it makes up in soul. And the absolute highlight is Nicholaos’ storytelling!

How Kali Orexi began…


A few years ago, I offered some of my mum Antigoni’s ntomatofai (tomato-eat dish) to my friend Sara. Sara enjoyed the ntomatofai so much, she asked if my mum would teach her how to make it. As it was also one of my favourite dishes and I had yet to learn it, I organised a cooking lesson for both of us. When other friends heard about this cooking lesson, they also wanted to join. The numbers grew, so the venue changed from my mum’s kitchen to my kitchen (now the kitchen used in filming Kali Orexi). Read more…