BBC Online: Cookisto – A new Greek way of getting dinner

Foteini Mangana, a Cookisto cook, and her spinach pie

Foteini Mangana, a Cookisto cook, and her spinach pie

The traditional way of getting dinner is buy food and cook it, or to go to a restaurant. But what if someone in a nearby street has cooked more than they need and is ready to share it for a small fee? It’s already happening in the Greek capital and will soon be starting in London.

It’s time for Marilena Zachou to get up, make a Greek coffee, get the kids fed and off to school. And when the peace and quiet descends at 10am, the cooking begins. Today it is moussaka.

She gently fries the onion and minced lamb in olive oil. She reaches for the pepper, salt, paprika and tomatoes and inhales as the aroma fills the kitchen and escapes from the windows and out into the street.

She uploads details of the dish and watches the screen as people from the area order their portions.

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