Greek Lent and Lentil soup

If you've read my last couple of blog posts you'll know that this week marks the start of Sarakosti or Lent in Greece. Fasting Greeks cut...

5 Tips For An Authentic Greek Salad

If I could only eat one thing for the rest of my life, it would be a Greek salad. I mean a proper Greek salad. The kind you probably...

Why do drinkers love Bekre Meze?

Bekre Meze is by far the most popular thing on my menu. While it’s not a particularly famous dish in Greece (I can’t ever remember seeing...

July Takeaway from Lakeside

Another month gone! While normality still seems like a long way away, I’m starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. And it...

Souvlaki takeaway from lakeside

Is there a better holiday memory than biting into a warm pita with the hot sun on your back? Strips of marinated meat that are both juicy...

Greek takeaway from lakeside cafe

For logistical reasons I’ve decided to offer a takeaway service from Lakeside cafe for the time being. This is the menu for Friday 12th...

5 top tips with ouzo

I’m sure I’m not the only one with a dusty bottle of ouzo at the back of the drinks cabinet, and this far into lockdown things are...

Winter Party Menu 2019

This year’s Christmas party menu is a mix of my favourite Greek and French festive specials! This menu can only be pre-booked and I can...

Kotosoupa (Chicken soup)

Making my favourite soup… Perfect for a cold autumn night and post-travel comedown! #chickensoup #Greece #Greekfood #recipe