Tag Archives: Epifanios

1644 – A book about monastic cooking

Very nice photo’s in the book: The Cuisine of Holly(?) Mount “Athos” by Dimitris Vlaikos. This monks show a plate with snails, Mt Athos in the background. With of course father Epifanios of Mylopotamos but many other “chefs” are photographed.A monk … Continue reading

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1527 – Mount Athos food and cookbook

Preparing Wild boar with eggplant Athos monks do not eat meat. If you use the cookbook of the famous father Epifanios – The cuisine of the Holy Mountain Athos –  you will only find vegetarian food and meals with fish, … Continue reading

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1497 – What’s for dinner?

In 2013 we stayed 4 nights on Athos and that includes ofcourse dinner. In Kavsokalivia we ate in the small trapeza/kitchen with 3  Greek pilgrims and 4 monks. One of them was an iconpainter. No bible reading. Menu: coleslaw, pasta … Continue reading

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1397 – food at different places

In Mylopotamos we got Octopus with rice cooked by father Joachim, recipe father Epifanios. We drank the Mylopotamos red wine. Wonderful meal,  the best I ate at Athos ever. 2009. Father Epifanios wrote the cookbook  The Cuisine of the Holy … Continue reading

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1224 – new wine from Mylopotamos, "The best red wine of Greece ever tasted"?

In post nr 2546 of the Agioritikes Mnimes (our fellow blogger Keliotes) shows us a Greek webshop with products from monasteries/Mount Athos. My special interest lies with the wines and to my surprize the vineyard of Mylopotamos came with a … Continue reading

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1182 – a Mount Athos fish recipe by Epifanios

Grouper in white sauce by Epifanios of Mylopotamos. Ingredients 2 kilos of whole fresh grouper (filleted) 4 large onions, finely chopped 4 large onions (for onion juice) 6 cloves of garlic (peeled) 5 lemons (or 250 grams of lemon juice) … Continue reading

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1095 – octopus

Just as we entered the ferry for our visit to MT Athos in 2009 (here you see the ramp of the ferry boat) we saw something in the tiny waves at the beach near the peer. It was a small … Continue reading

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