I’m dreaming of a Greek Christmas!

 

Christmas Baking for Children!

kourampiedes-1The session will include an introduction to various Greek Christmas traditions, listening to Carols from different areas of Greece, making Greek Christmas crafts and preparing one of the most popular holiday desserts, kourampiedes from scratch.

The workshop is organised and run by Olga Fakatseli & Amaryllis Tsegou, founders of the Hellenic Hub and baking enthusiasts. Olga has a professional background in the area of folk customs and traditions, and a great experience in organising baking birthday parties for her two young children and others, whilst Amaryllis has organised many cooking classes both in London and in Athens, while also running a successful food blog, The Tasty Other.

When: Sunday 11th December 2016, 10am-12pm

Where: Flocafe Espresso Room, 40 South Molton St, London W1K 5RW

Price: £25 (including materials used, a box with just made desserts, printed recipes and Carols) paid in full to HH a week before the event to secure a place. Please pay either by cheque (payable to The Hellenic Hub Ltd and sent to The Hellenic Hub, 10 Chichester Drive, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2NR), or by bank transfer (Bank: HSBC, Account No: 92239795, Sort Code: 40-03-27). Please note that refunds for cancellations are offered up to 48 hours before the event.

How to book: please email info@hellenic-hub.com by 4th December at the latest with the following: name and age of the participant(s), method of payment, any allergies, and whether you are happy with us taking photos during the event.  We may use these images for publicity purposes (on our website and elsewhere), but please bear in mind that names and personal information will remain confidential.

The Olympian Gods to the rescue

hermes-sandalsThrough a series of drama games and physical theatre exercises in Greek, children will be introduced to the 12 Gods of Olympus. They will then be encouraged to develop characters who will offer advice to people of today on how to tackle the issue of global warming and its consequences on the planet. This is a great opportunity for children between the ages of 8-11 years old, to build confidence in using the Greek language, and to explore the world of Greek mythology and its current relevance.

The workshop is run by Ms Konstantina Rapti, a London-based education specialist with an MA in Applied Theatre – Drama in Education and Drama with Communities from University of London, with extensive experience as a Community Drama teacher for children and adults both in London and Athens.

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Cooking Classes

EASY WEEKDAY LUNCH  (on offer upon request –  three weeks notice required)

Three Greek – inspired dishes, including a salad/appetiser, main course & dessert (subject to preference & diet). We come to your house and help you and your friends prep and cook a delicious and easy lunch.

Price subject to the menu planned

EXTRA COURSES  (both for adults and children, available on request)

Greek pies – This event covers one of the staples of Greek cooking, pies. Wrapped in crunchy olive oil phyllo pastry and filled with a variety of ingredients, pies are delicious, nutritious and once you learn how to make them, you’ll never stop!

Salads – In this session we focus on tasty and refreshing salads that are easy to prepare, versatile and perfect for celebrating fresh seasonal ingredients.

Greek tasting menu – If you’re looking for a quick taste of Greek cuisine, look no further: in this session, we will be giving insider’s information and tips on Greek cooking, while preparing a few popular dishes (vegetarian option available).

For more information or to book one or more of the above cooking classes please email info@hellenic-hub.com (more…)

Greek Easter Fun for Children

In these fun spring session, children will work with different ingredients and materials and engage in a number of activities, including egg-dyeing, traditional cookie making and spring wreath making.

This is a London based activity to take place at your chosen venue for small groups of up to six children.

Price: £50 each (includes all ingredients)

For more information or bookings please email info@hellenic-hub.com This event is now closed