Enjoying the fruits of our cooking — Greek mousaka, spanakopita, fried eggplant, Greek tzatziki, and fresh tomatoes with feta cheese
About 20 of us joined the resident chef at the Villa of the Roses for a hands-on cooking class in the hillside above Corfu Town on the island of Corfu.
Villa of the Roses, Cofru Town, Corfu, Greece
We all were able to help chop, mix, prepare and cook a variety of traditional Greek dishes.
Resident Chef at the Villa of the Roses, Cofru Town, Corfu, Greece
Layering ingredients for Greek Mousaka on the left (meat sauce in pan and fried eggplant; not shown, fried potato slices on the bottom layer and Bechamel sauce to go on top)
Cooking calamari and onions (tomatoes yet to be added) for sauce for penne
Demonstration — making Greek Creamy Tzatziki
Demonstration — making Greek Spinach Pie — Spanakopita
Frying homemade dough balls for dessert (to be served with honey)
Dessert buffet- fried homemade dough balls with honey, melon, peaches, cherries and homemade baklava