My Greek Table With Diane Kochilas

The Centaur's Kitchen: Preserving Nature's Bou

Season 1, Episode 12 of 13

Diane goes off the beaten path to lush Mount Pelion in Central Greece in search of ways to preserve nature's incredible bounty. Preserves of every kind are the starting point for so many dishes here, from whole apples and almonds put up in sugar syrup to wild pistachio shoots pickled in vinegar. With a bunch of pickled sweet red peppers in hand, Diane makes a hearty local sausage-pepper dish. A foraging escapade inspires a fabulous dish of eggs cooked inside a bed of greens. And, finally, the rainbow of fruit preserves called spoon sweets leads to a delicious cherry-preserve and Greek-yogurt mousse that's one of those desserts easy to describe as deceptively light. Discover the Greek tradition of sweet and savory preserves that pays homage to Greece's incredible produce. Whole apple preserves; Pan-fried fiddlehead ferns; Spetsofai, sausage and peppers; Eggs in a hole, cooked in greens; Sour cherry Greek yogurt mousse.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
12/22/2017
8:30 a.m.
12/22/2017
4:30 p.m.
4/3/2018
11:30 a.m.
12/5/2018
8 a.m.
12/5/2018
4 p.m.
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