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Greek Valentine chocolates

Greek Valentine chocolates

Pretty soon love is celebrated on Valentines Day. Since I photograph the recipes for Katerina’s Kouzina, we recently discussed what to choose for this special occasion. The first thing that...

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Photography prints Greece

Katerina’s Kouzina at home; prints and printed products

Greece has been out of reach for many people this year, as it has been for me. I am Annette Spaan, the stylist and food photographer of Katerina’s Kouzina. I don’t know about you, but my mind quite often wanders off to Greece’s turquoise-blue waters, eating a Greek salad at a seaside taverna warmed by […]

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The Historical novel The Embroiderer by Kathryn Gauci

An interview with Kathryn Gauci, author of ‘The Embroiderer’

We at Odyssey love good books about Greece. On today’s blog we interview Kathryn Gauci, the English author of the wonderful book The Embroiderer. Before she became a full-time writer, Kathryn ran her own textile design studio in Melbourne. We talk about her historical novel, the culinary side of Greece and Turkey and the relationship […]

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Memoir Greekscapes: an American painter starts a new life on Poros

Guest blogger Annette Spaan I learned you can become your own worst enemy when you try to live like other people want you to. When you finally chose what is best for you, things fall into place and good things start to happen. The memoir Greekscapes is a real life example of this. In the […]

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Greek Easter at The Odyssey part 2

Author and photographer: Annette Spaan Dutch Travel Journalist Annette Spaan spent months at The Odyssey and is a guest blogger for Katerina’s Kouzina. Read all about her experience of Greek Easter at The Odyssey last year.   It’s Easter Sunday! Today the resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated. I am excited to experience my first […]

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