Host Maria Loi brings us to the rooftop of the historic Hotel Grande Bretagne in the heart of Athens and overlooking the Acropolis. She’s joined by Michelin star chef Asterios Koustoudis, and they prepare some Mediterranean classics with a twist: Eggplant Salad and Spinach Rice. Back in New York, Maria whips up Eggplant Boats and Spinach and Rice Soup.
Spinach and Rice Soup: https://to.pbs.org/2SM7UCd
Eggplant Boats: https://to.pbs.org/3uM8Zay
About This Series
In The Life of Loi: Mediterranean Secrets, Maria Loi, executive chef of the critically acclaimed Loi Estiatorio restaurant in Manhattan, shares thousands of years of knowledge baked into Mediterranean cuisine. Maria takes us island hopping across Greece – from Athens to Naxos to Evia – while learning about local ingredients and serving up the secrets to making some of the region’s most classic dishes.
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