I live in Athens my entire life and I am a passionate food lover and food blogger. I love cooking so much that I created my food blog, www.marislurp.com about five years ago! Recently I created CookinAthens, a cooking studio, with a perfect view on the Acropolis, designed to make you love Greek food even more and where you will not only taste authentic Greek foods but you will also learn how to cook them. At CookinAthens we have created a cozy environment where we cook traditional greek food the way our grandmothers used to do. But also, since we believe that cooking should be joyful and creative, sometimes we use the traditional recipes as a guide to come up with something new. Our small sized, hands on classes encourage our guests to cook themselves and to be able to reproduce the recipes when they get back home.
Chocolate, pasta and wine
Ils parlent de leur expérience chez Marilena
I wish I could give Marilena 10 stars for every aspect of this wonderful experience. I booked a special dinner for the 10-year anniversary with my wife. Walking into the space, I was immediately struck by the incredible view of the Acropolis. Then came the food...and it kept coming. Each course was beautifully presented and wonderfully flavorful. It was some of the best food we've had in our month here in Greece. Our conversations with Marilena were also a treat. Whether you're looking for a cooking class or special dinner, you will be happy you chose Marilena and CookinAthens.
Marilena is that special kind of host that create a magical atmosphere of her amazing cooking lesson We do under his instruction , a magnificent Moussaka , a fresh and nice tzatziki , a philo pastry and the classical greek salad with also corn pepper staffed with cheese , and a nice crumble cookie jogurt dessert, all made with her precious indication and suggestion, tricks and secret from family cuisine experience . I will always remember the time passed together in a nice rooftop with view on parthenon as one of my best moment in athens. i really suggest her as a point of reference to everybody want to know how is the real everyday greek cuisine. Many thanks marilena
Marilena is the most wonderful host! She made our first night in Greece so memorable. The food was beyond delicious and her company so friendly and warm. We want to go back every night! I would definitely recommend visiting her while you’re in Athens. You’ll be dreaming about her food for days after.