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The Magic of Crete

Season 1 Episode 105 | 26m 46s

Chef Maria Loi travels to Crete to meet with Chef Giannis Baxevanis, who makes a Lavraki Gemisto (Stuffed Branzino) while Chef Poppy Kourkoutaki demonstrates a variation on the traditional way of making Dolmadakia (Stuffed Grape Leaves). Chef Loi puts a unique twist on traditional stuffed grape leaves and seafood expert, Øyvind Ihle, stops by to enjoy Kranios Rolo (Greek Stone Bass Roulade).

Aired: 12/30/22
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Chef Maria Loi cooks up some classic Greek dishes on the beach in Costa Navarino.
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Chef Maria Loi harnesses the power of nature’s sweetest gift, honey.
Chef Maria Loi travels to Monemvasia, a stunning Greek town best known as “the rock.”
Chef Maria Loi visits stunning Cape Sounio in Eastern Attica.
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.
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Chef Maria Loi demonstrates the power of flour in the Greek town of Varnavas
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