Breakfast the Greek Way - Chef Maria Loi shows us her Cretan start to the day, soaking up the sun and sea as she sips on Ellinikos Kafes, traditional Greek coffee, and pastries. On Naxos, Maria joins Governor Ioannis Margaritis to make a traditional Kayana (Scrambled Eggs with Tomato). Back in New York, she prepares a hearty breakfast “the Greek way,” which includes Baklava Sticks, Cheese Sticks and Eggs in Tomato Sauce.
On Naxos, Chef Maria Loi makes a traditional Kayana (Scrambled Eggs with Tomato)
Chef Maria Loi demonstrates the power of flour in the Greek town of Varnavas
Chef Maria Loi visits stunning Cape Sounio in Eastern Attica.
Chef Maria Loi travels to Monemvasia, a stunning Greek town best known as “the rock.”
In Athens, discover what it means to “eat like the ancient Greek Gods.”
Chef Maria Loi visits olive groves and olive oil producers from Crete to Sparta.
Chef Maria Loi is inspired by Greece’s miracle ingredient, tomato paste.
Chef Maria Loi harnesses the power of nature’s sweetest gift, honey.
Chef Maria Loi travels to Crete to enjoy its flavorful cuisine.
Chef Maria Loi takes us to the historic Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel in Athens.
Chef Maria Loi travels to the farmlands of Naxos to cook, drink and dance like the locals.
Chef Maria Loi travels to Greece’s island where to make dishes for the home kitchen.
In the shadow of the Acropolis, Chef Maria Loi prepares Mediterranean classics.
About The Life of Loi: Mediterranean Secrets
Usher in the new year, and your health with a brand new 13 part National Public television series, The Life of Loi: Mediterranean Secrets, with chef, Maria Loi, of the critically acclaimed restaurant, Loi Estiatorio, in Manhattan. Known as the Julia Child of Greece, Maria shares thousands of years of knowledge baked into Mediterranean cuisine as she takes us island hopping across Greece.
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