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Welcome to my kitchen!

Katerina Stai-Failadi

Tell me what you eat, to tell you who you are.
Old Greek saying

Welcome to my kitchen, welcome to a journey full of flavor. Together we will make greek and mediterranean dishes, traditional and not, dishes delicious and above all healthy.

Katerina Stai – Failadis is a Professor of Greek Language. After her marriage she lives mainly abroad, following her husband who is a Press and Communication Counselor of Greek Embassies, and since 2008 she lives in Beijing. She gives “Greek cuisine & healthy diet” courses trying to impart her love for the wellcooked homemade food always based on Greek olive oil.


My Latest Recipes

Try this recipe even if fish is not one of your favourite dishes and I'm sure you're gonna love it!

4 people
20m · 40m

A healthy salad loaded with nuts, fruits and greens. So special!

4/6 people
15m · 0m

These homemade cereal bars pack well for mid-day snacks, for school or  for the office. Vary the ingredients for variety or to make them more wholesome. Be creative!

Tahini or Tehina  is 100% sesame; roasted and pressed. It's Gluten-free  and peanut -free, delicious and nutricious! 

10/15 people
10m · 10m

An easy but also "inspired" appetizer ideal to pleasantly surprise your guests!

10/20 people
15m · 20m

 Kale is superfood ! It is tasty, healthy , full of vitamins and antioxidants and you can eat it either raw in salads or cooked. We boiled kale before we put in our salad  along with olives, capers and pistachios and the result was amazing... Delicious and nutricious!

2/4 people
10m · 10m

A fantastic traditional recipe for Christmas cookies with honey, walnuts and cinnamon... just amazing!!!

25 people
120m · 30m

"Karydopita" is the traditional greek walnut pie, a really delicious recipe...

15/24 people
15m · 35m

An easy recipe for "tsoureki": sweet bread with olive oil, so much taste and full of flavor, so light and above all... healthy! Soft, fluffy, with a beautiful brown semi-soft crust and an amazing stringy texture... Greek Easter bread (tsoureki) is traditionally served in Easter but it is also the perfect accompaniment to a morning coffee or to an afternoon tea break. If you haven't tried tsoureki before, then you are certainly missing out!

10/20 people
150m · 30m

Amazing, tasty, extra flavorsome tomatokeftedes that you must definitely try! 

25 people
15m · 20m

A special dish for delicate flavors ... fragrances that oppose each other but eventually give a wonderful result that satisfies even the most demanding tastes ...

Bottarga is the roe of tuna or mullet that has been salted, pressed and dried; it can be grated or sliced paper-thin. Bottarga is available at specialty food stores

4 people
10m · 20m